Indonesia`s first international gallery of contemporary art opens Saturday, bringing together works by Ai Weiwei, Mark Rothko and Indonesian masters in a freeflowing modern space overlooking the Jakarta skyline.Nov 03, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
At least 47 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a blaze that tore through a fireworks factory outside Jakarta, police said on Thursday triggering explosions and sending plumes of black smoke into the air.Oct 26, 2017, 18:38 PM IST
At the same sentencing hearing, a co-conspirator, who received six years in prison, shook his fist in the air and shouted "God is Great."Sep 20, 2017, 20:04 PM IST
A former Indonesian Constitutional Court judge was jailed for eight years on Monday for accepting bribes to influence court rulings, the state news agency Antara reported.Sep 04, 2017, 18:45 PM IST
Taiwan issued a protest to Beijing Thursday over a decision by Indonesia to deport 22 Taiwanese fraud suspects to China, the latest such deportation to hit the island amid frosty cross-strait ties.Aug 03, 2017, 22:57 PM IST
The Philippines military has defended the use of air strikes in its offensive, noting that militant snipers positioned on top of buildings made it difficult for ground troops to make headway in the dense urban environment.Jul 21, 2017, 17:21 PM IST
The Indonesian government today banned Hizbut Tahrir, an organisation that wants to establish a global caliphate, under a new presidential decree criticised as draconian by rights groups.Jul 19, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Indonesia renamed the northern reaches of its exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea as the North Natuna Sea on Friday, the latest act of resistance by Southeast Asian nations to China`s territorial ambitions in the maritime region.Jul 14, 2017, 16:08 PM IST
The plane was flying from Wamena to Derakma.
Jul 06, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
Flying is one of the main transportation means in the mountainous and jungle clad easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua.Jul 05, 2017, 15:00 PM IST
Some 142 people were reportedly asphyxiated in 1979 when the volcano spewed gases.
Jul 02, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
The attacker had just finished praying with several policemen and other worshippers on Friday night when he stabbed the two officers and screamed 'infidel', said national police spokesman Rikwanto, who like many Indonesians goes by one name.Jul 01, 2017, 09:28 AM IST
Indonesia has the world`s largest population of Muslims but is officially a secular country. Most Muslims practice a moderate form of the religion.Jun 30, 2017, 16:54 PM IST
A statue of the kid still remembered as "Barry" by childhood friends was erected outside the elementary school he attended in Jakarta.Jun 30, 2017, 12:28 PM IST
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, and is a time for fasting, family and discipline, when believers abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from dawn until sunset.
Jun 25, 2017, 15:29 PM IST
The casually dressed former president arrived in the resort island of Bali with his wife Michelle and their two daughters, a local military commander said.Jun 24, 2017, 12:00 PM IST
They had escaped from Kerobokan prison on Monday along with with two other inmates, Australian Shaun Edward Davidson and Malaysian Tee Kok King.
Jun 23, 2017, 10:21 AM IST
Indonesia Open: Sensational Kidambi Srikanth thrashes Kazumasa Sakai to capture 2nd Super Series Premier title
Last month, he lost in the final of Singapore Open to compatriot B Sai Praneeth. This was his fourth Super Series final. He had previously won the 2014 China Open and 2015 India Open.Jun 18, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
Dozens of inmates swam to freedom from a flooded Indonesian jail after one of its walls collapsed.Jun 14, 2017, 16:45 PM IST