Iflix and Next 10 Ventures Launch Southeast Asian Creators Hub

Iflix, a streaming service for emerging markets, and Next 10 Ventures have launched a Creators Hub to fund the development of new online video creation in Southeast Asia. Announced at the ongoing Asian TV Market & Forum, as part of a 12-month program, Iflix will invest up to $5 million with selected content creators in Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, and the […]

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Grab, Go-Jek wage street fight for SE Asia 'super-app' supremacy

JAKARTA (Reuters) – At a makeshift kiosk outside her home in a South Jakarta backstreet, 39-year-old Julaiha stands at the front lines of a multi-billion-dollar battle over one of the richest opportunities in the global digital economy. Along with goods such as instant noodles and cigarettes, she sells insurance and offers a service to pay utility bills. Though Julaiha has […]

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Indonesia plane crash black box reveals problems before tragedy

The ‘black box’ of a doomed Lion Air plane that crashed into the sea killing 189 people has revealed problems with its previous flights. The flight recorder shows that four of the aircraft’s flights had experienced issues with the airspeed indicator, investigators say. The box was recovered after Flight JT610 slammed into the ocean off the coast of Indonesia last […]

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Pilot of crashed Lion Air requested to return to airport shortly after take off

JAKARTA, Indonesia – New details about the crashed Lion Air jet’s previous flight cast more doubt on the Indonesian airline’s claim to have fixed technical problems, as hundreds of personnel searched the sea for a fifth day Friday for victims and the plane’s fuselage. The brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane plunged into the Java Sea early Monday, just […]

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Lion Air pilot reported ‘speed and altimeter’ problem hours before deadly crash

The captain of a Lion Air flight from Indonesia’s Bali island reported a “speed and altimeter” problem minutes after takeoff but resolved the issue and continued on to Jakarta, where the same plane crashed hours later, killing all 189 people aboard, according to a report. After overcoming the problem, the pilot alerted air-traffic controllers that he did not have to […]

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Jet that crashed off Indonesia suffered engine trouble the day before

Doomed jet that crashed off of Indonesia ‘was like a roller-coaster’ on previous flight and went up and down so many times due to engine ‘losing power’ passengers were panicking and VOMITING Lion Air jet crashed into Java Sea shortly after take-off on Monday, killing 189  Passengers who flew on the same jet on Sunday said it had engine problems […]

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Indonesia vs Myanmar: Live streaming, TV channel, kick off time and team news for the international friendly

The visitors will be reeling from just one win in their last five matches – while their opponents a five-time runners-up of the Asian competition that kicks off next month. When does Indonesia vs Myanmar kick off? This friendly fixture will take place on Wednesday, October 10. It will kick off at 12.30pm UK time – that's 6.30pm in Indonesia. […]

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Toll from Indonesia quake, tsunami rises as army vows to 'stop looting'

Jakarta: The confirmed death toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia's Sulawesi island has risen to 1407, the disaster mitigation agency said on Wednesday. National Disaster Management spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the death toll had risen from 1234 on Tuesday, while the number of people injured had also risen significantly to 2455, with 133 people missing. Long queues lead out […]

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Indonesia earthquake – Harrowing pics reveal destruction along the Palu coast after tsunami and quake killed 1,300

Aerial footage shows the extent of the damage caused by the magnitude 7.5 earthquake that sparked 20ft-high tsunami waves and killed up to 1,300. Search-and-rescue teams combed destroyed homes and buildings in Palu including a collapsed eight-story hotel, for any trapped survivors, but they needed more heavy equipment to clear the rubble. Many people were believed trapped under shattered houses […]

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Indonesia earthquake – mass grave dug for 1,300 victims amid rising death toll as rescuers desperately search for buried survivors

Giant diggers covered the bodies in dirt and rubble as the death toll continues to climb – with thousands more feared buried under mud after the quake "turned the ground to liquid". The 100-metre-long dirt and rubble trench has been dug in Palu and can be enlarged if needed, said Willem Rampangilei, chief of Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency. Palu, […]

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