JAKARTA Indonesia's tourist island of Lombok is battling malaria, authorities said on Saturday, declaring a health emergency after a series of earthquakes in July and August forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes.
JAKARTA A Pole detained in Indonesia late last month could face life imprisonment having been charged with plotting against the state after being named as a suspect in a conspiracy to smuggle arms to separatists in Papua, a police spokesman said on Monday.
JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday picked billionaire businessman Erick Thohir to manage his re-election campaign, citing his successful role in organizing the recent Asian Games hosted by the country.
JAKARTA While many Indonesians have been cheering on the athletes at the Asian Games, which began in their country on Aug. 18, some have been mourning loved ones killed in a security crackdown aimed at ensuring a trouble-free sports festival.
JAKARTA Several Indonesian medalists at the Asian Games have offered to raise money or donate their win bonuses to the victims of a series of earthquakes that hit Lombok island, killing more than 500 people and destroying tens of thousands of homes.
JAKARTA A 15-year-old girl jailed for six months for terminating her pregnancy after being raped by her brother has been cleared by a higher court in a case that spotlights Indonesia's tough anti-abortion laws.
JAKARTA By far the loudest cheers at the main cluster of Asian Games venues in the heart of the Indonesian capital Jakarta over the last couple of weeks have been heard rising from the badminton arena.
JAKARTA Australia's new prime minister is to visit Indonesia this week on his first overseas trip since being sworn in, Indonesia's foreign ministry said on Monday, amid expectation the neighbors are close to signing a free trade deal.
JAKARTA Indonesia's biggest Islamic organization called for greater tolerance on Friday as it criticized a court that jailed a mother of four for blasphemy after complaining that a mosque in her neighborhood was too loud.
JAKARTA A top Indonesian anti-corruption investigator plans to release the findings of his own probe into an acid attack that partially blinded him last year, after a failure by police up to now to solve the case.
SEOUL North Korea said on Wednesday it would permanently abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, the latest gesture by leader Kim Jong Un to revive faltering talks with Washington over his country's nuclear program. | Video