Indonesia scrambles to help quake-hit island as death toll tops 800

Indonesian authorities scrambled to get food, aid and equipment into quake-hit Sulawesi island on Monday as the death toll from the disaster soared to 832 and looked certain to rise as rescuers struggled to reach devastated outlying communities. Dozens of people were reported to be trapped in the rubble of several

Indonesia’s ‘Minions’ aim for badminton glory

JAKARTA - Affectionately dubbed the "Minions" after the little yellow creatures from the 2015 animated movie, diminutive badminton duo Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo will hope to stand tall and win gold for hosts Indonesia at the Asian Games this month. Currently the world's top ranked men's doubles team, the pair

320 were dead as a result of Indonesia quake

PEMANANG, Indonesia - The death toll from a huge 6.9 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia’s Lombok island has climbed to more than 320, officials said on Friday, even as relief efforts picked up pace. The national disaster mitigation agency said it had verified 321 deaths and that over 270,000 people had been

Around 131 people died as a result of Indonesia’s earthquake

KARANGPANGSOR, Indonesia - The death toll from last weekend's powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Lombok island rose to 131 on Wednesday as rescuers found more people crushed under collapsed buildings, though some still held out hope of finding survivors. "We don't know for sure how many people are alive under the rubble,"

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