A balcony collapse interrupted trading at the Indonesian Stock Exchange in Jakarta. Dozens were injured. But with terror ruled out, markets remained calm during the afternoon trading session.
Drones and sonar are being used to find the Lion Air passenger plane that crashed into the sea shortly after take-off from Jakarta. DW spoke to an official from Indonesia's search and rescue agency about the situation.
Officials said the Lion Air plane experienced issues during its most recent flights — including its final fatal one. The new details emerged after divers recovered one of the plane's "black box" data recorders.
The Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business is the flagship event in the region for the promotion of economic relations between Germany and Asia. This year the conference takes place in Jakarta.
Plastic trash increasingly pollutes rivers and fills landfills. In Jakarta, two men are on a mission to offer alternatives that could have an impact on the environment and the economy, not just in Indonesia.
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