Updated Saturday, November 29, 2014 0:03 am TWN
Monday, November 24, 2014
In an old cemetery in the Indonesian capital, Enur's family and others live in makeshift houses between tombstones, a handful of the millions of poor people that new President Joko Widodo has pledged to help.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Indonesia must stop subjecting female police recruits to a physical test to try and determine whether they are virgins, a leading human rights group said Tuesday, describing the practice as degrading and discriminatory.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
State-owned telecommunications operator PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom) is aiming to strengthen its grip in Saudi Arabia, targeting millions of Indonesians living in the Middle Eastern country.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Indonesia's economy grew at its slowest pace for five years in the third quarter, official data showed Wednesday, underlining the challenge for new President Joko Widodo to get Southeast Asia's top economy back on track.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Monday, October 27, 2014
Indonesia's new president unveiled his Cabinet on Sunday, a compromise lineup featuring technocrats in key finance roles who will need to push painful reforms to fix the country's slowing economy, but also including politicians who supported his spectacular rise to power.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Two French journalists were Friday handed short jail terms for illegally reporting in Papua, sparking calls for the new Indonesian government to lift long-standing restrictions on foreigners covering the restive province.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Joko Widodo, Indonesia's first president from outside the political and military elite, got a rock-star welcome from a cheering crowd at a celebration marking his inauguration Monday but takes power facing huge challenges in enacting bold reforms.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was inaugurated as Indonesia's new president on Monday, facing the challenges of rebooting a slowing economy and working with a potentially hostile opposition that has already landed some blows against his administration.
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