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Javanese People

14 killed in ethnic clashes in Sumatra

Hundreds of police and soldiers have been dispatched to restore security in western Indonesia after 14 people were killed and dozens wounded in ethnic clashes.

Thursday, 1 November, 2012, 3:54am

Documentary trilogy details working family's lot in Indonesia

The Eye of the Day/Shape of the Moon/Position Among the Stars

Director: Leonard Retel Helmrich


20 Aug 2012 - 10:21am

Rich and powerful flocking to tycoon's funeral

The funeral of Indonesian tycoon Liem Sioe Liong is drawing a contingent of his countrymen to Singapore to attend the service, with many flights and hotels heavily booked.

13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

You give them an inch and they want a foot. They're too much of a bully

Leung Fuk-yuen, co-owner of a Yuen Long theme park that has occupied land illegally, referring to the Lands Department

He has been polite and co-operative during the trial, and regretted what he has done

22 May 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

It is disappointing that ... we have the trainer of a horse making very public complaints about a jockey's ride

Jockey Club official Kim Kelly responds to the spat between Tony Millard and Douglas Whyte

We are not against legislation, but we want to make sure it [complies] with the Basic Law

8 May 2012 - 12:00am

Maids protest at agency abuses

More than 100 Indonesian domestic helpers took to the streets of Central yesterday to protest against what they say is collusion between Jakarta government officials and unscrupulous employment agents.

They held demonstrations as their country's president, Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, made an official visit to the city.

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Ties with Indonesia strengthened

China and Indonesia signed a series of investment agreements worth US$17.4 billion yesterday during a visit to Beijing by Indonesian President Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, as they pledged to strengthen their co-operative partnership.

24 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Civil suits put brutal Suharto era and his children back in public eye

Since the downfall of their strongman father 13 years ago next month, the adult children of the late Indonesian dictator Suharto have studiously avoided the public spotlight.

21 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Indonesia's military: from pariah to toast of the town

In September 1999, the Indonesian armed forces reached perhaps its lowest point in its proud but controversial history. As Indonesian soldiers went on a burning, pillaging and murder rampage in the province of East Timor after it voted for independence, then-United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan warned that its actions could constitute 'crimes against humanity'.

1 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Susilo and defence chief clash over generals' defiance

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Defence Minister Juwono Sudarsono are locked in a dispute over whether former generals implicated in human rights abuses should co-operate with investigators.

27 Apr 2008 - 12:00am