Jacob Zuma cancels Indonesia trip due to South Africa violence

South African President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday he has cancelled a state visit to Indonesia in order to deal with a wave of xenophobic violence against immigrants and other foreigners.

Zuma cancels Indonesia trip due to South Africa violence

South African President Jacob Zuma said Saturday he has cancelled a state visit to Indonesia in order to deal with a wave of xenophobic violence against immigrants and other foreigners.

Paris warns Indonesia of consequences if Frenchman executed

The French ambassador in Jakarta on Friday warned Indonesia that executing a Frenchman on death row on drugs charges would have "consequences" for the bilateral relationship.

Indonesia swears in new police chief after bitter feud

Indonesian President Joko Widodo swore in a new national police chief Friday, ending a long-running saga over the powerful appointment that tested his leadership and commitment to fight corruption in the graft-prone country.

Indonesia flight makes emergency landing, no bomb found

An Indonesian Batik Air flight with 122 people on board made an emergency landing in Makassar in South Sulawesi after a suspected bomb threat, a government official said on Friday.

Expect delays: world's-worst Jakarta traffic in gridlock for another decade

Millions of Jakarta commuters will have to struggle through the world`s most congested traffic for almost another decade, authorities believe, and they may have to wait even longer if $4 billion worth of new railway projects don`t work out as planned.

Indonesian plane in emergency landing after bomb threat: Official

A passenger plane in Indonesia was forced to make an emergency landing Friday after air traffic control received a bomb threat, an official said.

Saudi executes second Indonesian woman: Jakarta

Saudi Arabia executed an Indonesian domestic worker Thursday just days after beheading another woman from the country, prompting the Indonesian foreign ministry to summon the kingdom`s ambassador, Jakarta said.

Indonesian fighter jet catches fire on runway

An Indonesian fighter jet caught fire just before take-off today, prompting the pilot to jump to safety as flames and thick smoke engulfed the plane, officials said.

Indonesian fighter jet catches fire on runway, pilot jumps to safety

 An Indonesian fighter jet caught fire just before take-off on Thursday, prompting the pilot to jump to safety as flames and thick smoke engulfed the plane, officials said. 

Muslim-majority Indonesia cracks down on alcohol sales

Indonesia on Thursday introduced a ban on small retailers selling most alcoholic drinks, the latest move to curb drinking in the world`s most populous Muslim-majority country, despite opposition from the industry and in tourism hotspots.

PM Narendra Modi unable to attend Bandung meet; writes to Indonesian President

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not attend the Bandung Conference of Asian and African countries in Jakarta later this month and has deputed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on his behalf.

Indonesia protests beheading of domestic worker in Saudi Arabia

 Jakarta summoned the Saudi Arabian ambassador Wednesday to protest the beheading of an Indonesian domestic worker and complain that her family and consular staff were not given prior notice of the execution.

Indonesia`s Widodo seeks to revive faltering manufacturers

Indonesian factory manager Ronie, whose plant produces shoes for Western markets, is preparing for layoffs as orders fall and wages rise, an example of the challenge facing President Joko Widodo as he seeks to boost the country`s lacklustre manufacturers.

Indonesian Islamic parties seek ban on alcohol consumption

Two Islamic parties have proposed legislation to ban all consumption of alcoholic drinks and hand jail terms of up to two years to offenders in Indonesia, home to the world`s largest Muslim population.

Indonesia, Malaysia win on the opening day of Fed Cup
Indonesia, Malaysia win on the opening day of Fed Cup

 Indonesia and Malaysia won their matches on the opening day of Asia/Oceania Group II in the Fed Cup at the L B Stadium here tonight.

Former doubles champ warns on match-fixing
Former doubles champ warns on match-fixing

A former doubles world champion has called on badminton chiefs to take corruption in the sport more seriously, a report said Tuesday, after two top Danish players revealed they were approached to fix matches. 

Indonesian Islamic parties propose alcohol ban

Indonesia`s Islamic parties have proposed legislation banning alcohol consumption that could see offenders jailed for up to two years, lawmakers said Tuesday, the latest bid to crack down on drinking in the Muslim-majority nation.

Indonesian lawmakers propose bill to ban alcohol consumption: Report

Two Islamic parties have proposed legislation that would ban all consumption of alcoholic drinks and bring jail terms of up to two years for offenders in Indonesia, home to the world`s largest Muslim population, the Jakarta Post said on Tuesday.

Indonesia hits back at FIFA in escalating row

Indonesia has reportedly accused FIFA of violating the country`s sovereignty after world football`s governing body threatened sanctions against Jakarta over government interference in its domestic league.