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Australian man goes on trial in Indonesia for alleged drug possession on Bali

Jun. 13, 2024 05:34 AM EDT

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — A court on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali on Thursday began the trial of an Australian man who faces up to 12 years in prison if convicted of possessing methamphetamine under the country's tough drug laws. Troy Andrew Smith, from Port Lincoln in...

Thomas acknowledges more travel paid for by Harlan Crow. Colleagues report six-figure book payments

Jun. 07, 2024 15:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas on Friday belatedly acknowledged more travel paid by Republican megadonor Harlan Crow, while several colleagues reported six-figure payments as part of book deals. Thomas, who has faced criticism for failing to report luxury trips paid for...

Indonesia is to deport a fugitive to Thailand who is wanted on murder and drug trafficking charges

Jun. 03, 2024 00:57 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — One of Thailand's most wanted fugitives will be escorted home on a Thai air force plane after being arrested on Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali following months on the run in connection with several killings and drug trafficking charges in his homeland, officials...

Elon Musk launches Starlink satellite internet service in Indonesia, world's largest archipelago

May. 19, 2024 14:45 PM EDT

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Elon Musk traveled to Indonesia’s resort island of Bali on Sunday to launch Starlink satellite internet service in the world’s largest archipelago nation. Wearing a green Batik shirt, Musk was greeted with a garland of flower petals at a community...

Indonesian police raid drug lab in Bali villa

May. 13, 2024 15:15 PM EDT

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police raided what they said was a major drug lab hidden in a villa on the resort island of Bali and arrested four people, authorities said Monday. Police raided the house in the upscale resort area of Canggu early this month and found two drug...

Apple CEO says company will 'look at' manufacturing in Indonesia

Apr. 17, 2024 05:30 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company will “look at” manufacturing in Indonesia as he met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday. “We talked about the president’s desire to see manufacturing in the country, and it’s something that we...