Indonesian woman gets jail reprieve after recording boss’ lewd call

An Indonesian woman, who is facing six months in jail for recording a graphic phone call of her boss as evidence she was being harassed,...

Indonesian challenger alleges electoral fraud

The Indonesian election commission has ordered a probe before the April 17 election into allegations that thousands of ballots have been cast by expats...

Islamist faces blasphemy charges 

Islamic Defenders Front condemns Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama last October. Source: YouTube Indonesian police will prohibit a rally in Jakarta next month led by...

Jakarta suspends death sentence

Kerobokan Prison in Bali, where drug smugglers have been held. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Indonesia has suspended the execution of death-row prisoners, the archipelago’s top security...

Solomans defends Indonesia police deal

The Solomon Islands claims there is no relation between its support for West Papua (pictured) and its proposed policing co-operation with Indonesia. Vanuatu and the...

Widodo U-turns on cleric release

Indonesia says an 80-year-old Islamist cleric, seen as the planner of the 2002 Bali bombings, will only be released from jail if he pledges...

Jakarta offers second tax amnesty 

To address Indonesia’s revenue shortfalls, the government is giving taxpayers another opportunity to report previously hidden assets as lower-than-expected growth hits the state income....

Indonesia eyes banking boom

Indonesian banks will enjoy “more than 12 per cent” loan growth this year due to a recovering global economy and rising commodity prices, according...

Ahok suffers heavy defeat 

Jakarta's Christian governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, commonly known as Ahok, has conceded defeat in his attempt to secure re-election, ending a campaign fuelled by...

Measles ravages Papua children

  Indonesia is struggling to contain a prolonged outbreak of measles in poverty-stricken Papua Province that has killed dozens of children. Dr Stefanus Lange at a...

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