A spate of illegal payments and arrests involving developer Lippo Group has cast doubts over the future of the US$21 billion Meikarta megacity project.
The Indonesian fisheries minister – known for her penchant for blowing up wayward vessels – sets her sights on Chinese habits ahead of an international conference that will tackle overfishing.
Disabled people in the country face barriers towards education, employment and independence. In the worst cases, they are locked in cages or chains in state-run institutions.
In Indonesia, where earthquakes and a tsunami have left more than 1,600 dead in Sulawesi, relief efforts often face an added obstacle: the politics of accepting foreign aid.
With consumer prices falling, wages rising and inflation under control, the Bank Indonesia governor rubbishes comparisons with 20 years ago. “Come on!,” he says. “You make it sound like Indonesia is falling apart”
The 10-member bloc has just finished another round of summits pledging cooperation, peace and prosperity, but its inability to confront thorny issues such as the Rohingya crisis leaves observers wondering why any of it matters.
The waria were respected in Indonesia’s Hindu-Buddhist period. Now, they find themselves reviled.
The country is running out of time to achieve its goal of inoculating 32 million infants and children against measles and rubella by the end of September.
Sixteen months ago, thugs threw a vial of hydrochloric acid into the face of the country’s leading anti-corruption investigator. So why aren’t Indonesian police taking his case seriously?
Indonesia’s capital has scrambled to prepare for this weekend’s pan-Asian multi-sport event, but organisers insist that whatever is left on the to-do list is minor – critics disagree.
After years of battling sectarian politics and attacks on the strength of his religious beliefs, Indonesia’s president has joined forces with Islamic leader Ma’ruf Amin to boost his election chances
For women fleeing natural catastrophes in Asia, reaching shelter doesn’t mean safety. Often, it’s where the real suffering begins.