Rescuers were searching for 40 missing Indonesians including women and children on Saturday after a boat carrying them home to celebrate the end of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan sank off Malaysia.
Rescuers were searching Wednesday for dozens of asylum seekers still missing after their boat sank in Indonesian waters on the way to Australia. Nearly 190 survivors were brought to safety and nine bodies were recovered.
A controversial Nazi-themed cafe in Indonesia would be reopened with a broader World War II theme — without the swastika symbols but retaining images of Adolf Hitler, the owner's lawyer said Tuesday.
The owner of a Nazi-themed cafe in central Indonesia said Monday he has decided to permanently close down amid intense pressure from home and abroad.
Around 1,000 Indonesian police and soldiers were Friday hunting for about 100 inmates, including terror convicts, who escaped from an overcrowded jail after setting the prison ablaze in riots that left five dead.
Indonesia will file charges against the local unit of Malaysia's third-largest palm oil planter over illegal fires that blanketed Singapore and Malaysia with hazardous smog last month, police said on Friday, prompting the company to deny any wrongdoing.
Indonesia's central bank on Thursday hiked its key interest rate for a second straight month as it seeks to keep inflation in check after a huge rise in the price of fuel.
Newly reinstated Prime Minister Kevin Rudd held talks on asylum-seekers with Indonesia's president on Friday, with thousands each year defying deadly perils to try to reach Australia by sea.
Soldiers, police and volunteers fanned out across an earthquake-damaged region of western Indonesia on Wednesday, scouring the debris of fallen homes and landslides for possible victims of a temblor that killed at least 29 people and injured hundreds.
A powerful earthquake in Indonesia's Aceh province flattened buildings and sparked landslides Tuesday, killing at least five people and injuring dozens in a region devastated by the quake-triggered tsunami of 2004.