Bali 9 - updates

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Australian ambassador in Indonesia: Stereotype of drunk Australian tourists unfair

Feb 01, 2016 - 8:30 PM

You get 1 1 million Australian tourists going to Bali do 1 get into trouble? Half a per cent? No The number of cases dealt with by the consulate in Bali last year was in the low hundreds

Seger beach in Lombok Island, in West Nusa Tenggara province. Photo by Nila Tanzil/Rappler

Mary Jane Veloso's family to Aquino: 'Taumbayan ang tumulong'

May 01, 2015 - 10:00 AM

UPDATED The Velosos are grateful for the overwhelming public support they received during their ordeal in Indonesia when Mary Jane was scheduled to be executed by firing squad

WELCOME HOME. The family emerges at the airport wearing T-shirts printed with these calls: "Justice for Mary Jane! Justice for all migrant workers.”

How the viral petition to save Mary Jane Veloso reached Jokowi

Apr 30, 2015 - 4:44 PM

The SaveMaryJane campaign proves that even in the darkest of hours it is worth holding on to the tiniest inch of hope because a fight to save a person’s life is always a battle worth fighting for

Jokowi on Mary Jane Veloso: I listened to rights groups

Apr 29, 2015 - 10:38 PM

President Jokowi did not only consider President Aquino s last minute appeal for Mary Jane Veloso s life but also human rights activists

President Benigno S. Aquino III and His Excellency Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, share a light moment following their joint press statement at the Reception Hall of the Malacañan Palace during the State Visit to the Philippines on Monday (February 09, 2015). This is President Widodo’s first State Visit to the Philippines. In the spirit of ASEAN solidarity, it is tradition on the part of a new head of state to immediately conduct introductory visits to fellow ASEAN Member States. Indonesia was the Philippines’ 11th largest trade partner in 2013, with total trade amounting to US$3.62billion. The Philippines and Indonesia enjoy excellent bilateral relations and cooperate extensively in numerous areas.

Australian condemnation after Indonesia execution reports

Apr 29, 2015 - 4:23 AM

A top official from Australia s foreign ministry called the death penalty an abuse of state power after the reported execution of two Australian drug convicts in Indonesia

STILL HOPING. Letters made out of flowers reading 'Keep Hope Alive' seen at a vigil for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukamaran, the two Australians in Indonesia's death-row, in Sydney, Australia, 27 April 2015. Photo by Dan Himbrechts / Australia and New Zealand Out / EPA

Mary Jane’s execution, Petilla’s 2016 plans, Pacquiao in Las Vegas | The wRap

Apr 28, 2015 - 8:37 PM

Mary Jane Veloso will be executed Energy Secretary Petilla will run for a legislative post Pacquiao arrives in Las Vegas

Asian netizens call on Jokowi to #SaveMaryJane

Apr 26, 2015 - 6:00 PM

We appeal to our respective Heads of State and peoples to join the international clamor to save the life of Filipina Mary Jane Veloso

The race to save Mary Jane Veloso from death

Apr 25, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Despite the filing of the second appeal for judicial review the execution of convicted drug courier Mary Jane Veloso may still push through

PH not informed of Mary Jane's transfer to island

Apr 24, 2015 - 12:33 PM

Moved to a prison island in the middle of the night Mary Jane Veloso misses her family from the Philippines by around an hour

VELOSO TRANSFERRED. Indonesian armored police vehicles transporting Filipino death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso to Nusa Kambangan prison leave the Wirogunan prison in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on April 24, 2015. Photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

Indonesia death row, Roxas on Binay, William and Kate | The wRap

Apr 10, 2015 - 8:27 PM

A Filipina and two Australians on Indonesian death row ask for another case review Mar Roxas says he will not be Jojo Binay’s running mate Prince William and Duchess Kate prepare for their second child