Oxfam highlights Indonesia wealth gap

Jakarta’s poor. Source: Wikimedia Indonesia’s four richest men have more wealth than the 100 million poorest residents of the archipelago, Oxfam claims, although inequality statistics can...

Freeport looks to sue Jakarta

Most indigenous Papuan communities have not embraced the foreign mining companies. Source: Wikimedia Freeport-McMoRan has warned Indonesia it was prepared to sue if it...

Freeport boss in Papua quits

Freeport’s controversial copper mine in Papua, Indonesia. Source: Wikimedia Chappy Hakim, the chief executive of mining giant Freeport-McMoran in Indonesia, has stepped down after the...

Jakarta election set for run-off

Anies Baswedan (centre) in his previous role of education minister. Source: Flickr Jakarta has voted for a new governor in an election overshadowed by the...

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...

Indonesia prisons feed Isis: study 

  So-called Islamic State is increasingly looking towards Asean. Source: Flickr So-called Islamic State is allegedly flourishing in Indonesia's 70 prisons, taking advantage of the archipelago's poverty, a report...

Retno hits out at Papua flag protest 

The West Papua flag. Source: Flickr   Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has urged Australia to “immediately investigate and legally process” those displaying the controversial Papuan...

Jakarta backs down in Australia spat

The Australian special forces train with their Indonesian counterparts. Source: Wikimedia The government in Jakarta appears to have backed down from a decision to suspend...

Trump partner eyes top job

Pura Tanah Lot in Bali, which the Trump development will overlook. Source: Wikimedia Donald Trump's Indonesian business partner says he may run for president in...

Ahok blasphemy appeal fails

Happier times. Australian ambassador, Paul Grigson, with Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. Source: Flickr   An Indonesian court will proceed with the blasphemy trial of...

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