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Indonesia`s religious minister resigns over pilgrimage graft case

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 15:20

Indonesia`s religious minister, a prominent supporter of presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, has resigned after being named a suspect in a corruption case over funds set aside for the main Muslim pilgrimage.

Indonesia religious affairs minister named suspect in graft case

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 11:49

Indonesia`s powerful anti-corruption agency has named the religious affairs minister a suspect in a graft case involving state funds allocated for the haj pilgrimage.

Saina leads India to maiden Uber Cup semis beating Indonesia

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 22:38

Indian women`s badminton team scripted history today as they reached the semifinals of the Uber Cup tournament for the first time with a dominating 3-0 victory over Indonesia in the quarterfinals at the Siri Fort Sports complex here.

Indonesian election presents US with Modi-style visa headache

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 06:34

The emergence of Prabowo Subianto as a serious contender in Indonesia`s election this week means the United States faces the awkward possibility of having to welcome another Asian leader it had denied entry to because of alleged links to mass killings.

Indonesian leader`s corruption-mired party to sit out poll

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 17:53

The Indonesian leader`s crisis-hit party said Tuesday it would not formally back either of the contenders running to be president at July elections after failing to field its own candidate.

Indonesia `deeply concerned` over Thai martial law

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 10:48

Indonesia, Southeast Asia`s biggest economy and a key partner of Thailand in the regional ASEAN bloc, expressed serious concern after the Thai army declared martial law on Tuesday.

Indonesian presidential favourite picks running mate

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 10:14

Indonesia`s presidential frontrunner has picked a popular former vice president who is a formidable political operator as his running mate for elections in July, a party official said Monday.

Indonesia hosts conference on n-test ban

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 10:12

A two-day conference on nuclear test ban for Southeast Asia and Pacific Far East regions commenced Monday in Indonesia, attracting 50 experts from 21 countries.

6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes off Indonesia,no reports of damage

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 08:50

A 6.2-magnitude shallow undersea earthquake has hit parts of western Indonesian island of Sumatra today, prompting panicked people to run out of their homes. But there are no immediate reports of casualties.

Australia spends $81m to help Indonesia on asylum-seekers

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 18:19

Australia will spend Aus$86.8 million (US$81 million) over the next three years to help Indonesia manage its asylum-seeker population, budget papers revealed Tuesday.

Indonesia races to count Parliamentary poll results

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 13:04

Indonesian officials raced against time Friday to finish counting votes from last month`s legislative polls before a midnight deadline, as fears grew the announcement of the results may have to be delayed.

Indonesian women gang raped and faces caning, end of humanity !

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 22:37

An official says an Indonesian woman who was gang raped by men who accused her of having extramarital sex now faces possible public caning for violating Islamic law.