Conference tackles marine plastic pollution

UNEP and Indonesia launch campaign to solve global issue of massive amounts of plastic ending up in oceans.

Asia Pacific

Four Indonesia billionaires wealthier than 100m poorest

Gap between rich and poor has grown faster in Indonesia than in any other country in Southeast Asia, Oxfam reports.


Can board games tackle corruption in Indonesia?

A group of women are educating bureaucrats, school children and police about the wrongs of corruption.


Indonesia: Widespread flooding hits Jakarta

Many days of torrential rain have brought floods to Indonesia's capital, closing schools and causing travel disruption.

Inside Story

Is Indonesia a tolerant country?

Millions voted in regional elections seen as a test for diversity.

Asia Pacific

Jakarta vote heads for run-off after heated campaign

Incumbent governor to face former education minister in second round of voting in April, according to unofficial counts.

Asia Pacific

Religious tensions, fake news test Jakarta election

Millions expected to cast their ballot for the capital's governor following campaigning marred by religious disputes.

Asia Pacific

More than 100,000 rally against Purnama in Jakarta

Huge crowds attend Istiqlal Mosque gathering to protest against incumbent governor facing trial on blasphemy charges.

Press Freedom

Pramoedya Ananta Toer: Why you should know him

One of Indonesia's greatest authors, who long fought for freedom of speech, spent most of his adult life in jail.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Ahok: Indonesia's religious tolerance on trial?

Jakarta's governor talks Indonesian crossroads, between a multi-religious state or a nation ruled by Islamic principles.


Indonesia suspends military cooperation with Australia

Media reports say training material deemed offensive found at an Australian army centre triggered the move.

Asia Pacific

Indonesia ferry fire kills 23

Tourist vessel, carrying more than 200 passengers, caught fire near Jakarta after generator short-circuited on board.


Court to proceed with Jakarta governor blasphemy trial

Judges reject call to strike down case against Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, a Christian accused of insulting the Quran.

Asia Pacific

A special bond: The Balinese girl and her rescued dogs

Agung Dewi says she wants to become a policewoman when she grows up and one day bring to justice those who kill dogs.


Indonesia police kill suspects plotting holiday attacks

Police in Jakarta kill three allegedly planning a suicide attack over the Christmas and new year period.