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...

US ends nine-year flight ban

The tail section of Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 which crashed in December 2014. Source: Wikimedia Indonesia's airlines have been cleared to fly to the US, after...

Ukraine and Indonesia deepen ties

Ukraine is Indonesia’s main wheat supplier. Source: Pixabay       Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Indonesia's Joko Widodo have agreed to start consultations on establishing a free-trade...

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...

Najib moves to boost Indonesia trade

Indonesia and Malaysia together dominated global production of palm oil. Source: Wikimedia Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak says he wants to double trade with Indonesia...

14 inmates face execution

Nusa Kambangan houses Indonesia’s death row. Source: Wikimedia The UN human rights chief has called on Jakarta to stop the executions of 14 prisoners for...

‘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...

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...

Papua excluded from island group

Baliem Valley in Papua, Indonesia. Source: Wikimedia     The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG), a grouping of Pacific island nations, has denied full membership to the United...

Papua excluded from island group

Baliem Valley in Papua, Indonesia. Source: Wikimedia     The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG), a grouping of Pacific island nations, has denied full membership to the United...

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