An Indonesian court has jailed the disgraced former head of the country's biggest Islamic party for 16 years over a scandal in which bribe money was laundered as gifts for dozens of women, including an adult magazine model.
Indonesia's second biggest political party has stood behind its candidate for next year's presidential election despite fears among some members that the controversial tycoon was far too unpopular among voters to stand any chance of winning.
Indonesian Vice President Boediono has said he was questioned as a witness by anti-graft investigators over a controversial bank bailout, in a case that could prove problematic for the government ahead of polls next year.
Hundreds of protesters in Jakarta pelted the Australian embassy with eggs Friday, as an escalating spying row spread to the business world when an Indonesian state-owned firm froze plans to buy an Australian company.
A group of Indonesian archeologists has discovered what is believed to be the wreck of a German U-boat that sank during World War II lying on the floor of the Java Sea about 100 kilometers from Karimunjawa Island.
Indonesia has “downgraded” its relations with Australia and suspended cooperation on people smuggling following outrage over reported eavesdropping on senior Indonesian leaders' phones, officials said Wednesday.
Indonesia's president criticized Australia's prime minister on Tuesday for not expressing remorse over the alleged wiretapping of his phone, and said cooperation agreements between the near-neighbors would be reviewed.
Indonesia's central bank unexpectedly raised its key interest rate Tuesday to rein in a widening current account deficit blamed for exacerbating recent turmoil in Southeast Asia's top economy.
Indonesian rescuers on Sunday flew to the jungles of Borneo island to bring back the bodies of 13 people killed when an army helicopter crashed and burst into flames a day earlier.
Forests are still disappearing and local communities disregarded by palm oil development despite a plan to put the sector on a sustainable footing, researchers warned as an industry gathering kicked off Thursday.