A boat capsizes in the north of Indonesian Borneo, leaving at least 8 people dead.
Several others are missing after the vessel, whose passengers included children, sank near Borneo.
- A boat capsizes in the north of Indonesian Borneo, with at least 8 people dead.
- A boat capsizes in the north of Indonesian Borneo, leaving at least 8 people dead.
- Scientists report fires raging in Indonesia have hit Borneo's orangutans particularly hard. Borneo is home to about 30 percent of the world's wild orangutans, an endangered species. Smoke has already displaced many orangutans and caused health problems related to smoke inhalation, according to the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF).
- Indonesian forest fires have advanced into dense forest on Borneo and now threaten one third of the world's remaining wild orangutans, say conservationists.
- Indonesian officials confirm that at least three bodies have been recovered from the Java Sea off Borneo.
- At least 500 people are feared to have drowned after the ferry "Senopati Nusantara" travelling between the port of Kumai on the Indonesian island of Borneo to Semarang on Java sank during a storm.
- Malaysia and Indonesia agree to talks about the border dispute in Borneo over oil resources. Indonesia has deployed military units to the area