Probe launched into Indonesia terror funding

Indonesia's uniformed forces have been on alert. Source: Wikimedia A militant financing probe has uncovered about US$500,000 in Australian cash transferred to Indonesia to arm...

Jakarta defiant over Natunas

An Indonesian frigate on patrol. Source: Wikimedia Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has rejected China's claim that it had competing claims in the South China...

Indonesia calls for tough haze action

Smog has become an annual event in the region. Source: Flickr Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) in Riau on Sumatra has called for...

18 die in Javan traffic chaos

Java has disastrous traffic problems. Source: Flickr Around 18 people died while waiting in Indonesian traffic in a 20km queue ahead of the Eid al-Fitr...

AirAsia crash blamed on technical fault

An Indonesia AirAsia Airbus A320-200 at Singapore Changi International Airport. Source: Flickr The Indonesia AirAsia crash off the Indonesian coast last year was a result...

Jakarta unveils tax amnesty

Indonesian Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro. Source: Wikimedia     Jakarta has started to introduce its new tax amnesty programme as it seeks to boost tax revenues and...

Widodo asks for lower interest rates

Indonesia is looking to end its protectionist tradition. Source: Wikimedia Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo is hoping to boost economic growth and create a stronger industrial sector...

‘Most-wanted’ militant killed

Sparsely populated, mountainous and covered in dense forest, Sulawesi provided a base for Santoso’s militant group. Source: Wikimedia The “most-wanted” Indonesian Islamist has been killed...

Indonesia fears global trade war 

Pinisi ships at the Sunda Kelapa harbour in Jakarta. Source: Wikimedia President-elect Donald Trump’s protectionist promises are not expected to have an immediate impact on...

Widodo mulls capital move

Plans are under discussion to relocate the capital of Indonesia, as a drastic solution to reports that the sprawling megacity of Jakarta, which is...

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