EU imposes tariffs on Indonesian biodiesel

The European Union says it has imposed tariffs on imports of subsidised biodiesel from Indonesia to level the playing field with European producers. It...

80% of forest fires in Indonesia: report

Almost four-fifths of hotspots detected in Asean over the past month are in Indonesia, according to the Asean Specialised Meteorological Centre (ASMC).Forest fires...

Indonesia pushes ahead with capital shift

The Indonesian president, Joko Widodo, is pushing ahead with a plan to move Indonesia’s capital to Borneo to reduce pollution and congestion in sinking...

Indonesia mulls nickel export ban 

Indonesia says it is considering bringing forward a ban on mineral ore shipments after nickel prices surged amid speculation Jakarta would halt exports.The initiative...

Indonesia plans electric vehicle perks 

Indonesia is reportedly planning incentives for electric-car manufacturers, luring investment from Toyota Motors and SoftBank Group. Indonesia said Toyota, which has the biggest market share...

Indonesia vows to fight EU over palm oil limits 

Indonesia's president, Joko Widodo, has vowed to fight the European Union over plans to restrict the use of palm oil in biofuels as the...

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,...

Expect Papuan misery to increase

The looming 50th anniversary of a so-called referendum that condemned the two Papuan provinces to exploitation by Indonesia has coincided with a rising tide...

Indonesian woman jailed for exposing sexual harassment 

A school bookkeeper in Indonesia who recorded her employers’ lecherous phone call as proof she was being sexually harassed has been jailed by the...

Indonesia court dismisses election challenge

An Indonesian court has unanimously upheld the re-election of President Joko Widodo, rejecting a petition by his challenger disputing the result.A panel of...

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