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Huge drugs haul intercepted in Bali – Indonesia police

Jul 16, 2018 - 7:23 PM

Some 600,000 pseudoephedrine tablets being sent from South Korea to Australia are found during a stopover on the Indonesian resort island. The bust, which occurred in January, is announced Monday.

DRUG BUST. An Indonesian customs officer speaks to journalists during a press conference after they seized cold relief tablets that contained a key ingredient for making illicit drugs at at Ngurah Rai International Airport on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on July 16, 2018. Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP

Veloso family unable to visit Mary Jane on 33rd birthday

Jan 10, 2018 - 4:14 PM

The Veloso couple says they were not permitted by the Department of Foreign Affairs

HAPPY BIRTHDAY. The Veloso family lights a birthday cake for the 33rd birthday of detained migrant worker Mary Jane Veloso. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Mary Jane Veloso's birthday wish: 'Hear my testimony in court'

Jan 10, 2018 - 11:42 AM

January 10 marks trafficking victim Mary Jane Veloso’s 33rd birthday - the 8th time she’s celebrating it behind bars

MARY JANE. Cesar (2L) and Celia Veloso, (L) parents of Filipina drug convict facing execution in Indonesia, hold a candle light vigil in front of Quiapo church in Manila on September 8, 2016, ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte's working visit to Indonesia. Photo by Ted Aljibe/Rappler

Ex-foreign journo arrested for drug use in super strict Indonesia

Oct 10, 2016 - 7:18 PM

The Briton David Fox and Australian businessman Giuseppe Serafino are detained for allegedly possessing small quantities of hashish

WATCH: Indonesia executes 4 drug convicts

Jul 29, 2016 - 5:58 AM

Only 4 out of 14 scheduled to be executed are put to death by the Indonesian government

DEATH PENALTY. Indonesian activists hold candles during a candlelight protest against death penalty executions, outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, 28 July 2016. EPA

WATCH: Indonesia executes 4 drug convicts

Jul 29, 2016 - 5:56 AM

Only 4 out of 14 scheduled to be executed are put to death by the Indonesian government

EXECUTED. Cilacap waits for the bodies of those executed. Photo by Natashya Gutierrez

Boxing offers Indonesian drug users way out of addiction

Jun 09, 2016 - 10:53 PM

The simple gym where he trains – kitted out with punching bags sparring gloves and couches for downtime – offers a rare safe haven for countless drug users in a country where addiction often leads to jail time or premature death

BOXING OUT OF ADDICTION. This picture taken on April 16, 2016 shows Indonesian boxer Jundullah Muhammad Fauzan training at the Rumah Cemara boxing camp in Bandung. ADEK BERRY / AFP

VLOG: Veloso family visits Mary Jane on her birthday

Jan 11, 2016 - 3:57 PM

Their wish on her birthday? That Mary Jane finally comes home

Australian jailed for one year for smoking joint on Bali beach

Jul 23, 2015 - 7:20 PM

Nicholas James Langan was arrested after he was found smoking the drug with an Indonesian driver

NO TO DRUGS. Indonesian parents stage a rally and a signature campaign against illegal drugs in Surabaya, the capital of East Java province in 2011 as concern for increasing drug use among youths despite the death penalty against drugs in Indonesia. File photo by AFP

Indonesia court: No new evidence in Mary Jane case

Apr 15, 2015 - 12:36 PM

Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso moves a step closer to execution but her lawyers are planning to file a second appeal as soon as possible

Roxas defends Aquino, Arroyo plunder, MayPac ad | The wRap

Apr 07, 2015 - 8:11 PM

Interior secretary Mar Roxas defends President Benigno Aquino Plunder charges against Gloria Arroyo moves to the trial stage The Mayweather Pacquiao ad is out

Indonesian court to rule Monday on death row Australians' appeal

Apr 01, 2015 - 3:34 PM

Verdicts on the appeals would be handed down on Monday

ON DEATH ROW. Australian drug smuggling suspects Andrew Chan (L) and Myuran Sukumaran (R) inside a holding cell waiting for their trial at Denpasar District Court in Bali, Indonesia, in February 2006. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

Indonesia to accelerate legal process for Filipina on death row

Mar 10, 2015 - 12:53 PM

Probably this week we will get the ruling from the Supreme Court

HEAVY SECURITY. Mary Jane is escorted by Indonesian police as she arrives at the court in Sleman on March 3, 2015. Photo by Suryo Wibowo/AFP

Fate of Filipina on death row now with Indonesia's Supreme Court

Mar 05, 2015 - 10:58 AM

UPDATED This means Mary Jane shouldn’t be transferred to Nusakambangan for execution for now

Mary Jane, warga Filipina yang vonis mati atas kasus narkoba, diantar oleh petugas kepolisian untuk mengikuti sidang Peninjauan Kembali di Sleman, 3 Maret 2015. Foto oleh Suryo Wibowo/AFP

Lawyers for Filipina on death row: Her translator was just a student

Mar 03, 2015 - 7:14 PM

Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso s lawyers argue that she deserves a case review because of this

Court to hear case review request of Filipina on Indonesia death row

Mar 03, 2015 - 8:54 AM

UPDATED Veloso says she did not know the suitcases she was paid to bring into Indonesia contained heroin

EXECUTION. An Indonesian police car leads ambulances carrying 5 bodies of prisoners out of Wijayapura port as they arrived from Nusakambangan Island prison complex, after their execution under the death row for drug trafficking on January 18, 2015. Photo by EPA

Australians on death row ask Indonesia to let them live

Feb 22, 2015 - 9:23 PM

The Australian prisoners say they have been rehabilitated and have helped set up rehabilitation programs that have benefited Indonesians

BALI NINE. Australian drug traffickers Andrew Chan (L) and Myuran Sukumaran (R) the ringleaders of the 'Bali Nine' drug ring, are seen in a holding cell while awaiting court trial in Bali in 2006. Photo by AFP

Why Indonesia is likely to ignore protests and execute ‘Bali Nine’ duo

Feb 19, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Joko Widodo is unmoved by international pressure to halt executions in Indonesia

PH seeks case review of Filipina on Indonesia's death row

Jan 29, 2015 - 5:28 PM

The Philippine government is optimistic because of strong new evidence in Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso s case

The wRap Indonesia: Jan. 29, 2015

Jan 29, 2015 - 3:04 PM

Indonesia ready to execute more foreign drug convicts Jakarta to install more CCTVs and use snipers to boost safety bodies of AirAsia crash victims found in West Sulawesi and more

Debris from AirAsia flight QZ8501 found in the waters of Majene, West Sulawesi. Photo by Mansur Rahim/Rappler

Filipina could face the firing squad in Indonesia soon

Jan 29, 2015 - 10:51 AM

Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso was sentenced to death in October 2010 for attempting to smuggle 2 6 kilograms of heroin into Indonesia from Malaysia

EXECUTED. An Indonesian police car leads ambulances carrying five bodies of prisoners out of Wijayapura port as they arrived from Nusakambangan Island prison complex, after their execution under the death row for drug trafficking, in Cilacap, Central Java, on January 18, 2015. Photo by Bayu Nur/EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Jan. 28, 2015

Jan 28, 2015 - 2:36 PM

The latest in the AirAsia crash probe a new requirement for all civil servants to submit wealth reports the finance minister s take on the weak rupiah and more

BLACK BOX. The FDR (Flight Data Recorder) (C) of AirAsia flight QZ8501 was retrieved from the Java Sea on January 12, 2015.  Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

Hong Kong 'drug lord' forced to burn meth stash in Indonesia

Jan 28, 2015 - 12:42 PM

A total of 862 kilograms of drugs were burnt

UP IN SMOKE. Indonesian officials and suspects destroy some of the 862 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine during a ceremony in Tangerang, on the outskirt of Jakarta on January 27, 2015.   Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Jan. 16, 2015

Jan 16, 2015 - 2:08 PM

Jokowi meets with Sutarman and Budi Gunawan divers try again to reach AirAsia s main body Amnesty International calls on Indonesia to stop imminent executions and more

Controversial police chief candidate, Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan (center), pictured with members of House of Representatives Commission III after his fit and proper test on January 14. Photo by Dhemas Reviyanto Atmodjo /Tempo

Indonesia to execute 6 drug convicts on Jan. 18

Jan 15, 2015 - 11:59 PM

Jokowi is under fire from human rights activists for his firm stance on the death penalty but he maintains a hard stance is needed to combat the threat posed by illegal drugs

NO TO DRUGS. A group of Indonesian parents stage a rally and a signature campaign against illegal drugs in Surabaya in 2011 as concern for increasing drug use among youths despite the death penalty against drugs in Indonesia. File photo by AFP

Indonesia eksekusi hukuman mati pada 18 Januari

Jan 15, 2015 - 6:37 PM

Kejaksaan Agung akan eksekusi 5 terpidana di Nusakambangan 1 orang di Boyolali

HM Prasetyo, politisi Nasdem, yang ditunjuk Presiden Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo sebagai Jaksa Agung.

Polisi tangkap pengedar narkoba untuk Fariz RM

Jan 07, 2015 - 9:23 PM

Barang bukti yang ditemukan polisi saat menangkap Fariz RM berupa 0 5 gram heroin dan 0 5 gram ganja sisa yang sudah dipakai

Screen shot YouTube Fariz RM dalam video klip 'Persimpangan'.

1001 cara selundupkan narkoba

Jan 07, 2015 - 12:32 AM

BNN meringkus sembilan pengedar narkoba dan menyita 800 kilogram sabu Beragam cara kelabui petugas Hari ini polisi juga menangkap musisi Fariz Rustam Munaf karena konsumsi narkoba

NARKOBA. Badan Narkotika Nasional melakukan penggerebekan di Tangerang, terkait jaringan narkoba internasional dari Tiongkok ke Indonesia. 800 Kilogram Sabu berhasil diamankan. Foto oleh Henry M/Rappler

The wRap Indonesia: Jan. 6, 2015

Jan 06, 2015 - 1:49 PM

The latest news on AirAsia QZ8501 a massive drug bust involving 800kg of crystal meth reports that Indonesian actors will appear in the new Star Wars film and more

MASSIVE HAUL. Police confiscated 800 kilograms of methampetamine from an international drug syndicate arrested in West Jakarta on Jan. 5, 2015. Photo by Rappler

AirAsia Indonesia pilot fails drug test – airline

Jan 01, 2015 - 8:52 PM

I would like to clarify that one of our pilots in a random preliminary drug test was found to be positive says airline president director Sunu Widyatmoko

AIRASIA. Sunu Widyatmoko, CEO of AirAsia Indonesia during a press conference on Thursday, January 1. Photo by Kartika Ikawati/Rappler

Russian woman arrested in Bali for drugs smuggling

Dec 11, 2014 - 2:39 PM

Magnaeva said that her boyfriend with whom she had been living in China had told her to pass the drugs on to someone in Bali

Aleksandra Magnaeva of Russia is presented to the media by customs officials for a press conference at the customs office in Denpasar, Bali on Dec. 11, 2014. The 26-year-old woman may face the death penalty for allegedly attempting to smuggle crystal methamphetamine into the resort island of Bali. Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP

N.Z. drug accused held in Bali a dating scam victim: family

Dec 06, 2014 - 9:46 AM

His son says he was heading to Bali to see a woman he met on an Internet dating site and she made all his travel arrangements

Antony Glen De Malmanche of New Zealand sits as evidence is placed next to him by customs security during a press conference at the customs office in Denpasar on Bali island on December 5, 2014. De Malmanche was arrested on December 1 carrying 1709 grams of methamphetamine in his bag at Bali International Airport. AFP PHOTO / SONNY TUMBELAKA

New Zealand man arrested in Bali for drug smuggling

Dec 05, 2014 - 7:45 PM

The 52 year old faces the death penalty after officials found 1 7 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine hidden inside his backpack

Antony Glen De Malmanche of New Zealand sits as evidence is placed next to him by customs security during a press conference at the customs office in Denpasar on Bali island on December 5, 2014. De Malmanche was arrested on December 1 carrying 1709 grams of methamphetamine in his bag at Bali International Airport. AFP PHOTO / SONNY TUMBELAKA

The wRap Indonesia: Oct. 30, 2014

Oct 30, 2014 - 11:17 AM

The latest political drama in the legislature slight improvements in ease of doing business in Indonesia a comedian busted for drugs and more

FIRST TRIP. President Joko Widodo (C) speaks to villagers who fled their houses after the eruption of Mount Sinabung at a refugee camp in Gurukinayan village, Karo, North Sumatra, on October 29, 2014. Photo by Dedi Sahputra/EPA