The political party of former Indonesian President Megawati Sukarnoputri has nominated the capital's governor as its presidential candidate.
Plans are underway to raise awareness among Indonesian citizens living overseas about voting in the elections this year as the number of overseas voters has declined, an official has said.
Indonesia swung to a trade deficit in January as a controversial government ban on mineral ore shipments by Southeast Asia's biggest economy crimped overall exports, data showed Monday.
Indonesian police said Tuesday they believe villagers on Bali have spotted two Japanese scuba divers alive four days after they went missing, following the astonishing rescue of five others in the same group.
Five Japanese scuba divers were found alive Monday clinging to a coral reef in rough waters off the Indonesian resort island of Bali three days after they went missing, officials said.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday accused Syrian President Bashar Assad of stonewalling in peace talks and called on Russia to push its ally to negotiate with opposition leaders.
Three Indonesian airports reopened Saturday while four others remained closed, officials said, after a volcanic eruption killed four people and forced mass evacuations.
An explosive volcanic eruption on Indonesia's most populous island blasted ash and debris 18 kilometers into the air Friday, killing three people while forcing authorities to evacuate more than 100,000 and close seven airports.
Hundreds of thousands of Indonesians were ordered to evacuate and three international airports were closed Friday after a volcano on the main island of Java erupted spectacularly, hurling red-hot ash and rocks.
Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby, her face veiled against a horde of press photographers, was hustled out of prison Monday to start the next chapter of her troubled life after more than nine years behind bars in Bali.