President Joko Widodo

Indonesia weighs early release of cleric linked to Bali bombings

Last week, President Joko Widodo said Bashir, 81, would be granted early release on humanitarian grounds, citing his old age and poor health.

Jan 22, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

Indonesia sinks scores more boats in war on illegal fishing

Indonesia destroyed 81 mostly foreign boats at the weekend that had been caught illegally fishing in its waters, taking to more than 300 the number sunk since President Joko Widodo launched a battle against the poaching of fish in 2014. 

Apr 03, 2017, 17:15 PM IST

Indonesia summons British ambassador over coral reef destruction

Indonesia summoned the British ambassador on Friday after a cruise ship on a voyage organised by a London-based company smashed into coral reefs in a popular tourist spot and caused extensive damage.

Mar 17, 2017, 12:05 PM IST

Not so fast: Thrifty consumers put brakes on Indonesia's economy

The Muslim fasting month is traditionally a time of plenty in Indonesia: shoppers throng Jakarta`s markets snapping up gifts to exchange at extravagant fast-breaking celebrations.

Jun 07, 2015, 09:10 AM IST