A slew of cases involving young girls and boys at Indonesian religiously-linked schools has horrified parents.
Critics say the plan will displace Indigenous peoples and centralise power in ways that may be unconstitutional.
Indonesian faces a military commission over his alleged role in the Bali bombing and Jakarta’s JW Marriott hotel.
Experts worry about effect on broader vaccination programme, with many outside key centres still not fully covered.
Indonesian authorities’ decision to lift ban on Boeing 737 Max follows similar moves around the world.
People take shelter in mosques, public buildings as homes submerged in Aceh and Jambi, with at least two children dead.
The refugees – mostly women and children – were brought ashore at Lhokseumawe in Aceh after an 18-hour rescue operation.
The danger of illicit sea crossings was highlighted by the recent capsizing of a boat off Malaysia’s Johor.
Plan to turn North Sumatra airport into hub servicing 50 million passengers prompts transparency, feasibility concerns.
Doctors worry that inhalation of volcanic ash could complicate the health of evacuees, who are now in cramped shelters.