Indonesia to release 690 Vietnamese fishermen International

Indonesian authorities and the Vietnamese Embassy in Jakarta on Wednesday completed the necessary paperwork to release 690 Vietnamese citizens who had been detained for illegal fishing, according to Vietnam News Agency. It is scheduled to be the largest release of Vietnamese fishermen in history. Authorities from both countries are finalizing procedures for the fishermen to […]

Indonesia releases four Vietnamese boats after clash in disputed waters International

By Khanh Lynh  &nbspMay 25, 2017 | 02:18 pm GMT+7 The two sides are trying to resolve the issue through diplomatic channels. Indonesia has released four of the five Vietnamese fishing boats it seized on Sunday along with most of the 55 fishermen who were captured for crossing into Indonesian waters near the Natuna Islands, […]

Indonesia, Vietnam to probe reported skirmish in disputed waters International

Indonesia and Vietnam will launch a joint investigation into a sea incident at the weekend, officials said, after reports that Vietnamese coast guards had tried to forcibly free five fishing boats and their crew detained in waters near the Natuna Islands. An Indonesian sea patrol intercepted the Vietnamese fishing boats with 55 crew on Sunday […]

‘146-year-old man’ laid to rest in Indonesia

By Reuters/Julian Satterthwaite  &nbspMay 3, 2017 | 04:59 pm GMT+7 An Indonesian man who claimed to be the world’s oldest person was laid to rest on Monday. According to his identity card, he was born on December 31, 1870.   Share on Facebook   Share on Twitter Tags: Indonesia View more Your comment 20/1000 Your comment 0/1000 […]