Indonesian President lays out reform agenda

 Indonesian President Joko Widodo has unveiled an economic agenda, which includes plans to boost domestic production, spur growth and improve the fiscal balance.

Colourful Australian MP's adviser charged over bizarre kidnap plot

A senior media adviser for Australian lawmaker and mining magnate Clive Palmer, whose party holds the balance of power in the upper house Senate, was charged on Friday over the kidnapping of a bank executive on an Indonesian island.

Fishermen die in freighter collision off Japan

A Japanese fisherman and his Indonesian crewmate died off western Japan after their boat collided with a cargo ship, Japan`s coastguard said Thursday.

Toll in Indonesia's landslide reaches 79

Rescuers have recovered 79 bodies after a landslide in Banjarnegara district in Indonesia`s Central Java and are searching for at least 29 more people who remain missing, officials said here on Wednesday.

Indonesian landslide death toll rises to 56

Indonesian rescuers dug through mud with shovels and their bare hands for a third day Monday in the hunt for dozens of people still missing after a landslide engulfed a village, as the death toll rose to 56.

32 dead, 76 missing in central Indonesia mudslide

Rescuers pulled more bodies from the debris on Sunday after heavy rain in central Indonesia loosened soil and collapsed a hill, setting off a landslide that killed at least 32 villagers and left 76 others missing under piles of mud.

Destructive tsunami also brought peace to conflict-riven Aceh

When a tsunami engulfed Indonesia's Aceh a decade ago, it not only killed tens of thousands of people but also wiped the slate clean in the conflict-racked, poverty-stricken province and paved the way for peace.

Indonesia rescuers use earth-movers in landslide rescue as toll rises to 24

Indonesian rescuers on Sunday used heavy-lifting equipment for the first time to clear roads leading to the site of a landslide that destroyed a village and killed at least 24 people, officials said, with scores still missing.

Indonesia landslides death toll rises to 19, scores still missing
Indonesia landslides death toll rises to 19, scores still missing

Rescuers found two more bodies Saturday evening, bringing the death toll to 19 in landslides in Indonesia`s Java island.

Indian charged with rape, sodomy of Indonesian woman

Kuala Lumpur: An Indian national was charged in a sessions court here with three counts of raping and sodomising an Indonesian woman.

Indonesian editor accused of blasphemy over IS cartoon

The chief editor of a leading English-language newspaper in Muslim-majority Indonesia has been named a suspect in a blasphemy case after the publication of a cartoon about the Islamic State group, police said on Friday.

Did torture really help US find al Qaeda chief Hambali?

Hailed as a major success in the US "war on terror," the capture of Indonesian cleric Hambali if often touted by the US intelligence community as evidence that harsh interrogation produces results.

Indonesian Naval ship visits Kochi

Commanding officers of the visiting Indonesian Naval Ship KRI Frans Kaisiepo on Monday called on Rear Admiral AK Jain, Chief of Staff of Southern Naval command.

Bali completes probe into US pair accused of suitcase murder

Indonesian police have completed their probe into an American man and his girlfriend accused of killing the woman`s mother in Bali and stuffing her body in a suitcase, a prosecutor said Monday, adding the pair was expected to go on trial next month.

Former maid tells court of `torture` by Hong Kong employers

A former Indonesian maid on Monday told a court for the first time how she was starved, beaten and ritually humiliated by her Hong Kong employers in a case that has sparked international outrage.

Magnitude 6.0 quake hits east of Indonesia

The US Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.0 underwater quake has struck off east Indonesia, but no tsunami warnings have been posted.

Death toll of Indonesians in South Korean fishing ship's sinking rises to 12

The death toll of Indonesians in Monday's sinking of a South Korean fishing vessel has risen to 12, according to Indonesian authorities.

Indonesia sinks Vietnamese boats to stop illegal fishing

Indonesia blew up and sank three empty Vietnamese boats on Friday, the Navy said, as the world`s biggest archipelago nation pushes to stop foreigners from illegally fishing in its waters. 

New Zealand man arrested in Bali for drug smuggling

A New Zealand man faces the death penalty after he was arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle crystal methamphetamine into the Indonesian island resort of Bali, a customs official said Friday.

Canadian, Indonesian on trial over Jakarta school sex abuse

 A Canadian and an Indonesian teaching assistant went on trial Tuesday accused of sexually assaulting children at a prestigious Jakarta school, but parents of students rallied outside court and proclaimed their innocence.