JAKARTA A top Indonesian lawmaker has demanded a parliamentary inquiry into the deaths of more than 500 officials during recent elections, most of them linked to fatigue-related illnesses in gruelling work conditions.
JAKARTA Indonesia's president has decided to move the capital of the world's fourth most populous country away from the crowded main island of Java, but has yet to finalise a new location, the planning minister said on Monday.
JAKARTA Indonesia's chief security minister said on Wednesday accusations that the government and security forces conspired with election agencies to conduct systematic fraud during last week's polls are "baseless" and threatened national security.
GARUT, Indonesia When Wawan Setiawan, a volunteer for Indonesian President Joko Widodo's re-election campaign, goes door-to-door in this conservative part of Java, his opening line is: "If you hear he is anti-Islam or a communist, remember, it's all lies."
JAKARTA Armed with laptops, three dozen journalists and fact-checkers braced for battle before a live debate between Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his challenger, Prabowo Subianto.
JAKARTA Indonesia's biggest non-government environmental group on Wednesday launched a fresh legal bid to stop the construction of a controversial China-funded dam that some experts warn will destroy the habitat of a unique species of orangutans.
JAKARTA The wife and son of a suspected militant Islamist blew themselves up in their home on the Indonesian island of Sumatra early on Wednesday after hours of tense negotiations with counter-terrorism officers, authorities said.
JAKARTA Almost every day, "Janda", a self-described Indonesian housewife with 2,000 Twitter followers, dispenses lifestyle tips, complains about city life, and praises how the government of President Joko Widodo has improved her life as a young mother.
JAKARTA Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, held on Tuesday the first public trial run of its $3 billion mass rapid transit (MRT) system aimed at improving transport conditions in a city suffering some of the worst traffic jams in the world.