JAKARTA, May 22 Indonesia has introduced curbs
on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some
calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell two days of
protests in the capital.
JAKARTA A clash between Indonesian security forces and protesters angry over the result of last month's presidential election raged for a second night on Wednesday, turning central Jakarta into a battlefield of tear gas, rubber bullets, rocks and firecrackers.
JAKARTA Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell two days of protests in the capital.
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JAKARTA April 30 The Indonesian-Chinese
consortium building a high-speed rail project between the
capital Jakarta and the textiles hub of Bandung expects to earn
$18 billion from developing satellite towns and industrial
centres along the line, a company official said.
JAKARTA In a low-rise Jakarta office block, young Indonesian supporters of President Joko Widodo sit hunched over screens to count photographed vote tallies from polling stations, two weeks after an election to lead the world's third-biggest democracy.
JAKARTA The first online troll I met was a middle-aged, potbellied Indonesian man, dressed casually in jeans and sneakers. He said his nickname was "Commandant".
WALLINI, Indonesia In a rural part of Indonesia's Java island, two orange-clad workers confer in Mandarin over plans to lay tracks on a stretch of a $6 billion (£4.62 billion) high-speed rail project between the capital Jakarta and the textile hub of Bandung.
JAKARTA Two months before this week's presidential election in Indonesia, prize-winning novelist Eka Kurniawan declared in an opinion column that "the Islamists have already won".
JAKARTA Indonesia's ruling coalition, which backs President Joko Widodo, is on course to win more than half the votes in an election for the national parliament, based on a count of more than 60 percent of ballots cast on Wednesday, two pollsters said.