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Mezzanine collapse inside Jakarta tower hurts nearly 80

Jan 15, 2018

A mezzanine floor inside the Jakarta Stock Exchange tower collapsed on Monday, injuring nearly 80 people and forcing a chaotic evacuation

The Latest: Tremor occurred before floor collapse in Jakarta

Jan 15, 2018

A college student visiting the Jakarta Stock Exchange says she felt a tremor just before a mezzanine floor collapsed into the building's lobby, with the debris hitting and injuring some of her friends

A hospital spokeswoman says injuries are being assessed on 28 people after structural collapse in Jakarta Stock Exchange

Jan 15, 2018

A hospital spokeswoman says injuries are being assessed on 28 people after structural collapse in Jakarta Stock Exchange

Indonesia hard-line Muslims protest ban on Facebook accounts

Jan 12, 2018

Muslim hard-liners have protested in Indonesia's capital against Facebook's blocking of accounts belonging to their group

Vietnam prosecutors seek jail terms for former oil execs

Jan 11, 2018

Vietnamese prosecutors are seeking long jail terms for former oil company executives accused of mismanagement or embezzlement, including a former senior Communist Party official and an official whom government agents allegedly kidnapped from Germany

Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70M if it finds missing plane

Jan 11, 2018

Malaysia's government will pay U.S. company Ocean Infinity up to $70 million if it can find the wreckage or black boxes of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 within three months

Reuters journalists charged with violating Myanmar law

Jan 10, 2018

Prosecutors in Myanmar have formally charged two Reuters journalists with violating the Official Secrets Act, signaling the case will go forward despite international condemnation

Thailand confirms that ex-leader Yingluck is in Britain

Jan 9, 2018

Thailand's foreign minister says former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country last year to evade a prison sentence, is in Britain, after photos surfaced online apparently showing Yingluck in London

Singapore arrests 17 suspected in Shell oil heist

Jan 9, 2018

Singapore police arrest 17 men, seize tanker, $2.3 million linked to theft of oil from Shell refinery

Myanmar trial set to begin for 2 Reuters journalists

Jan 9, 2018

Myanmar to begin trial this week of two Reuters journalists charged under a colonial-era state secrets act, in a case that highlights growing concerns about press freedom in the country