Indonesia

Indonesia's Jakarta hit by massive power blackout

Tens of millions of people were affected by the outage which plunged buildings across Jakarta into darkness.

Power restored to most of Indonesia capital after 9-hour blackout

Indonesia

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after strong earthquake

Authorities lift tsunami warning hours after urging residents to 'evacuate to higher ground' following powerful tremor.

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after strong earthquake

Asia Pacific

Four dead, dozens missing as Indonesian fishing boat sinks

Official says 37 people were on board the vessel when it ran into trouble off the coast of Borneo island.

Four dead, dozens missing as Indonesian fishing boat sinks

Asia Pacific

Oil spill spoils Indonesian beaches, major cleanup operation on

It is the second potential environmental catastrophe for the company in just over a year.

Oil spill spoils Indonesian beaches, major cleanup operation on

AJ IMPACT

Indonesia's most active volcano a magnet for tourists

Indonesians living by Mount Merapi make a living by ferrying hundreds of tourists to its 'danger zone'.

Sexual assault

Indonesia pardons woman jailed for reporting boss' lewd call

Parliament approves amnesty for Baiq Nuril Maknun who was jailed after she filed sexual harassment against school head.

Indonesia pardons woman jailed for reporting boss' lewd call

AJ Impact

Boeing posts biggest loss in its history. Is 737 MAX to blame?

Chief executive acknowledges for the first time that his company may have to slow or halt production of the 737 MAX.

Boeing posts biggest loss in its history. Is 737 MAX to blame?

Indonesia

'Cycle of revenge': Children join Papua rebels in Indonesia

Teenagers pictured among independence fighters in central highlands of restive territory in far east of Indonesia.

'Cycle of revenge': Children join Papua rebels in Indonesia

Volcano

Indonesian villagers near active volcano refuse to relocate

Mount Merapi's eruption in 2010 killed 275 people and destroyed farms but some villagers moved back within months.

Asia Pacific

Indonesia to send waste back to Australia

Environmentalists are concerned about the high level of plastic and household waste in wastepaper imports.

Environment

Why is Southeast Asia the world's dumping ground?

Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines among countries battling to deal with avalanche of rubbish imported from rich nations.

Why is Southeast Asia the world's dumping ground?

Asia Pacific

Indonesian plastic waste threatens fish stocks

Indonesia fishes for a solution to the plastic pollution threatening its coastlines.

Indonesia

Series of aftershocks hit Indonesia after earthquake kills two

Magnitude 7.2 earthquake damages homes southeast of Ternate in North Maluku province, prompting residents to flee.

Series of aftershocks hit Indonesia after earthquake kills two

Asia Pacific

Indonesian woman who recorded boss's lewd call gets jail reprieve

Indonesia's attorney general says he has suspended Baiq Nuril Maknun's fine and six-month sentence.

Indonesian woman who recorded boss's lewd call gets jail reprieve

Risking it all

The Loggers Skirting Danger in Borneo's Rainforest

Loggers in Borneo struggle to transport giant wood logs on treacherous narrow forest trails and dangerous rivers.