Taxi apps vie for prized market

Another competitor Ojek UI vs Go-Jek. Motorbikes have helped to dodge Jakarta’s notorious queues. Source: Flickr Indonesia’s motorbike-hailing service Go-Jek has raised funding in excess...

China’s Java high-speed rail project hits buffers

It is easy to see why Indonesians might want to find alternative forms of transport. Source: Flickr The Chinese US$5.5 billion high-speed rail project in...

Coral crash sparks Indonesia backlash 

The Raja Ampat islands have some of the world’s most fascinating reefs. The huge British-registered cruise ship which ripped through one of the world's...

Another gay raid in Jakarta 

Indonesian police have arrested 58 people, including eight foreigners, at a Jakarta sauna popular with gay men, pointing to a further erosion of tolerance...

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...

Rally backs Jakarta governor 

Jakarta Muslims demand the removal of the governor. Source: YouTube Tens of thousands of Indonesian protesters have attended a "unity rally" in Jakarta to counter...

US knew about slaughter: files

The US knew that civilians were being "delivered for slaughter" and did nothing during Indonesia’s 1965-66 anti-Communist massacres, declassified documents have revealed. Between 500,000 and...

Malaysia fears rabies outbreak 

Malaysia and Thailand will hold talks next month to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation on disease control amid growing fears of a Borneo...

Indonesia oil and gas project delayed

Jakarta's demand for fuel is rising. Source: Wikimedia Japanese oil and gas extractor Inpex Corp plans to delay introducing a US$15 billion liquefied natural gas...

Indonesia to appeal against court ruling on haze lawsuit

A NASA satellite image showing the haze blanketing the region on September 24, 2015. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The Indonesian government said it will appeal against a...

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Thailand’s share index on Thursday recorded its biggest single-day fall since mid-November, while stocks in the Philippines reversed losses by the end of the...

US knew about slaughter: files

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The appointment of Paik Jin-hyun, a South Korean, to head the little-known International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) is likely to...