Malaysia will benefit from Indonesia’s decision to relocate its capital to East Kalimantan on Borneo island, Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya told the Dewan Rakyat.
Two members of an ISIS-linked terror network stabbed Indonesia’s chief security minister Wiranto on Thursday, the intelligence head said, as the powerful politician underwent emergency surgery for his wounds.
More than 16,000 scared residents have fled an unrest-hit city in Indonesia’s Papua.
Indonesian President Widodo has opened the door to holding talks with separatists.
At least 26 people have been killed in fresh unrest in Indonesia’s restive Papua region.
Indonesian police fired water cannon and tear gas to break up protests on Tuesday, as tens of thousands of students gathered in cities nationwide over issues that included a new criminal code that penalizes adultery and revised laws on corruption.
The Hat Yai municipality endures the thickest haze yet from the current spate of Indonesian forest fires.
Indonesian security forces were battling on Monday to restore order in a town in the easternmost province of Papua, a police spokesman said, following media reports of buildings set ablaze and gunfire amid fresh demonstrations by protesters.
Nearly 2,500 Malaysian schools are closed due to toxic haze from Indonesia’s fires.
Indonesia’s central bank slashes interest rates for the third month in a row.
Schools in two cities in the Indonesian part of Borneo island will be closed for a week after smoke from forest fires caused air quality to hit “dangerous” levels, a local government official said on Sunday.
Pollution from forest fires in Indonesia pushed Singapore’s air to unhealthy levels.
Indonesia’s environment minister said on Friday some forest fires in its territory had started on land used by subsidiaries of Malaysian companies, as the neighbors traded blame for blazes that have spread haze across the region.
Malaysia steps up pressure on Indonesia to tackle the huge blazes.
Huge fires are raging across vast swathes of Indonesia’s rainforests.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s first term in office was criticised for lack of attention to and interest in foreign affairs, something that he himself has openly acknowledged. As he prepares for his second term, should we expect change?
Indonesia has sent hundreds of garbage-filled shipping containers back to their countries of origin, according to the customs agency, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes back against becoming a dumping ground for foreign trash.
Indonesian police have banned violent demonstrations and speeches promoting separatism in the easternmost region of Papua, which had been rocked by protests for two weeks, the state news agency Antara reported on Monday.
Indonesia to move the country’s capital and to spend $40 billion to save Jakarta.
Indonesia has chosen the eastern edge of jungle-clad Borneo island for its new capital, President Joko Widodo said Monday, as the country looks to shift its political heart away from congested megalopolis Jakarta.
Indonesia will build a new capital in the province of East Kalimantan on Borneo island, media cited land planning minister Sofyan Djalil as saying.
Indonesia has cut off internet access in eastern Papua to prevent provocative posts.
Indonesia’s central bank announces a surprise interest rate cut.
Rallies erupt in more Papua towns, with protesters setting fire to a market.
Riots broke out and a local parliament building was torched in Indonesia’s Papua on Monday, as thousands protested against the weekend detention of pro-independence student activists.
Despite a contentious campaign featuring the use of divisive identity politics and attempts to paint Jokowi as an agent of foreign capital, the president’s broadly popular policies in his first term (2014-2019) helped to secure the win.
Indonesia’s government aim to increase the palm content in biodiesel early next year.
Indonesian authorities banned residents and trekkers from doing activities within 3 kilometers from the summit of Mount Merapi as the volcano located between Central Java and Yogyakarta provinces spewed hot lava on Wednesday morning.
Until July 2019, Indonesia’s Anti-Corruption Commission (KPK or Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi) had not, since its establishment in 2003, lost any of the hundreds of cases it brought to full trial. This was a remarkable achievement in a country renowned for entrenched and widespread corruption at the highest levels.
Indonesian leader Joko Widodo warned Tuesday that officials would be sacked if they failed to stamp out rampant forest fires that are belching out toxic smog over Malaysia and Singapore.