Crews will resume the underwater hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at the end of the month, and will begin the search in an area farther south than initially planned, a senior search official said on Friday.
An American man has confessed to killing his girlfriend`s mother at a luxury resort on the Indonesian island of Bali, while the girlfriend has admitted helping stuff the body into a suitcase, police said Friday.
Indonesian president-elect Joko Widodo wants the top court to overturn legislation that makes it more difficult to investigate lawmakers for graft, an adviser said, referring to a law passed with little publicity in one of the world`s most corrupt countries.
Indonesian lawmakers are expected to vote this week on legislation that ends direct elections for governors and mayors, a measure critics say would weaken the country`s democratic advances and encourage patronage politics.
Indonesia`s powerful anti-corruption agency on Wednesday named the Energy Minister a suspect in a corruption case, the third member of the Cabinet to become embroiled in a graft scandal in recent times.
With a legal challenge by his rival defeated, Indonesia`s Joko Widodo has swept away the last barrier to the presidency and an ambitious reform agenda after an unlikely rise from his upbringing in a riverside slum.
Former general Prabowo Subianto accepted the final ruling of the Constitutional Court that has summarily rejected all his allegations that challenged the result of Indonesia`s presidential race, his party coalition spokesman said Thursday.
Indonesia`s highest court unanimously upheld last month`s presidential election result on Thursday, paving the way for Joko Widodo to take over as the next leader of the world`s third largest democracy.
Indonesian police used tear gas and water cannon Thursday to break up a rally by supporters of the ex-general who lost last month`s presidential election, as a court was set to uphold his opponent`s victory.