Indonesia

Widodo or Prabowo? Indonesia's Aceh hedges its bets

In need of development funding from Jakarta, Aceh's largest political party hedges its bets on presidential vote.

Widodo or Prabowo? Indonesia's Aceh hedges its bets

Indonesia

Boots, boats and bikes: Getting out the vote in Indonesia

Indonesia works hard to get the ballot to the remotest parts of the vast archipelago.

Boots, boats and bikes: Getting out the vote in Indonesia

Asia Pacific

Indonesia's opposition candidate alleges cheating ahead of polls

Indonesia's conservative opposition candidate Prabowo says election is rigged but provides no evidence.

Asia Pacific

Indonesia elections: Candidates focus on economy

In Indonesia, the economy has been one of the main points of debate during the six-month election campaign.

Indonesia

Are Chinese-Indonesian voters key to Prabowo's election win?

The three million Chinese-Indonesians have long faced discrimination in the country.

Are Chinese-Indonesian voters key to Prabowo's election win?

Indonesia

Environment a missing topic as Indonesia election looms

New civil society coalition urges voters to quiz candidates and push the environment higher up the political agenda.

Environment a missing topic as Indonesia election looms

Indonesia

Indonesia: Election campaigning ends with massive rallies

Thousands flock to President Joko Widodo's final rally in Jakarta before elections next week.

Indonesia

Indonesia election and the role of its powerful military

The armed forces were banned from politics in 2004, but the general remain powerful behind the scenes.

Indonesia election and the role of its powerful military

Indonesia

Infrastructure at heart of Widodo's Indonesia re-election bid

President's failure to deliver on promises could swing voters in favour of his opponent Subianto.

Infrastructure at heart of Widodo's Indonesia re-election bid

Indonesia

More families of Indonesia's Lion Air crash victims sue Boeing

Move comes after Boeing CEO apologised for crash that killed 189 people last October.

More families of Indonesia's Lion Air crash victims sue Boeing

Indonesia

'Golput': Why a number of Indonesians will not be voting

With both candidates pandering to the religious right, liberals and minorities wonder whether it’s worth voting at all.

'Golput': Why a number of Indonesians will not be voting

Human Rights

Indonesian Buddhist woman's blasphemy conviction upheld

Supreme Court backs Meiliana's 18-month jail sentence but her lawyer says she is a 'victim of a hoax'.

Indonesian Buddhist woman's blasphemy conviction upheld

Indonesia

Overseas Indonesians vote for country's next president

There are almost nine million Indonesians living abroad, a key constituency for the contenders Widodo and Subianto.

Overseas Indonesians vote for country's next president

Asia Pacific

Indonesia: Children of landfill scavengers learn to dream big

Children who grow up near Indonesia's biggest landfill face an uncertain future, but one school is trying to change that.

101 East

Indonesia's Football Fever

101 East follows Indonesia’s die-hard football fans as violence threatens to shut down an entire league.