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Indonesia believes it has located crashed jet's fuselage and black box

31 Oct 2018

JAKARTA Indonesian search and rescue workers believe an underwater "pinging" sound they have detected is from the black box of a passenger jet that crashed into the sea with 189 people on board, the country's military chief said on Wednesday. | Video

Indonesian divers, 'pinger locators', hunt for doomed plane's cockpit recorders

30 Oct 2018

JAVA SEA, Indonesia Indonesia deployed divers on Tuesday to search for an airliner that crashed with 189 people on board, as "pinger locators" tried to zero in on its cockpit recorders and find out why an almost-new plane went down in the sea minutes after take-off. | Video

Japan's scandal-hit men's basketball team out of Asian Games

27 Aug 2018

JAKARTA Japan's turbulent Asian Games basketball tournament, which saw four players sent home in disgrace, came to an end on Monday when they were beaten 93-67 by Iran in the quarter-finals.

Malaysia, Indonesia should jointly repel EU pressure on palm - Mahathir

29 Jun 2018

BOGOR, Indonesia Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday Indonesia should join forces with his country to oppose pressure from Europe on the palm oil industry in the world's top two producers of the edible oil.

Unofficial counts show regional Indonesia polls favouring President Widodo

27 Jun 2018

DEPOK, Indonesia Unofficial counts in Indonesia's regional elections on Wednesday put candidates favouring President Joko Widodo ahead in three provinces on Java island, home to more than half of the population of the world's third-largest democracy.

Islamic fashion school cuts a faithful figure in Indonesia

11 Jun 2018

Bandung, INDONESIA Indonesia's first Islamic fashion school is teaching students in the world's largest Muslim-majority country the usual skills of design, styling and marketing - but with a religion-specific twist.

Airlines limit Bali flights to guard against volcanic ash

01 Dec 2017

DENPASAR, Indonesia A window appeared to be closing on Friday for travellers stranded on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali as airlines cut back on flights, fearing a return of plumes of volcanic ash.

Hijab cosplay takes off as Muslim women embrace fan culture

21 Jul 2017

JAKARTA After donning a blue Cinderella dress, Sind Yanti carefully arranges her pale yellow "hijab", or traditional headscarf, into folds that resemble hair. | Video

Indonesia's hijab-wearing Muslim metal group challenges stereotypes

29 May 2017

GARUT, Indonesia With their heads covered with Islamic headscarves, the three members of the Indonesian band VoB ("Voice of Baceprot" or "Noisy Voice") do not look like your typical heavy metal group.

Ford's Indonesian dealers demand compensation after abrupt withdrawal

27 Jun 2016

JAKARTA Ford Motor Co's dealers in Indonesia are demanding around $75 million in compensation after the U.S. carmaker announced in January it would close all operations in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

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