Indonesia is planning a hi-tech monitoring network to protect peatland at the center of last year's raging fires that cloaked Southeast Asia in toxic haze, a senior official said.
Indonesian Olympic medalist Triyatno had a look of pained determination on his face as he hauled a 180 kilogram barbell into the air -- no mean feat for a weightlifter fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Suspected militants in the southern Philippines boarded an Indonesian tugboat and abducted seven of 13 crew members in a third such attack in the volatile region, the Indonesian foreign minister said Friday.
The death toll from landslides and flooding in Indonesia rose to 47 on Monday, an official said, after hundreds of homes were engulfed by surging torrents of mud and rock.
Mahboob Jafari had barely seen the inside of a classroom, let alone taught in one, before he arrived in Indonesia as a refugee fleeing persecution in Afghanistan.
The death toll from flash floods and landslides in Indonesia has risen to 31, an official said Sunday, as search crews scour devastated villages in the hope of finding survivors.
Indonesia plans to put 16 convicts to death after next month's Muslim Eid holiday, an official said Tuesday, confirming executions were set to resume after a hiatus.
Indonesian netizens have reacted with fury and a flurry of donations after footage emerged of a frail food seller breaking down as her cafe was raided for staying open during the daytime in Ramadan.
Schoolchildren ride on a makeshift raft to attend the opening of classes at the remote Casili Elementary School in Montalban, Rizal, northeast of Manila, Philippines, on Monday, June 13.
Three leaders of a banned Indonesian sect have been arrested for blasphemy and treason, police said Tuesday, drawing condemnation from activists who accuse authorities of persecuting the men for their beliefs.