Asia Pacific

Indonesia forbids ex-ISIL members abroad from returning home

Critics say the move means hundreds, including children, will be left stranded and stateless, and could breach Indonesia’s constitution.

ISIS/ISIL

Indonesia says will not repatriate citizens who fought with ISIL

Indonesia has suffered a number of attacks by groups claiming loyalty to ISIL and is sharply divided on repatriation.

Indonesia says will not repatriate citizens who fought with ISIL

Asia Pacific

Indonesians uneasy about quarantine plan

Indonesians airlifted from China's Hubei province where coronavirus outbreak began have been brought to Natuna.

AJ Impact

Indonesia's growth slows to 3-year low, more rate cuts expected

As economic growth sputters, coronavirus outbreak may pressure Indonesia's central bank to cut interest rates again.

Indonesia's growth slows to 3-year low, more rate cuts expected

Environment

Bali rockers rage against reclamation in Indonesia's tourist hub

Artists and environment groups continue to resist multibillion-dollar project, which they say will destroy Bali.

Bali rockers rage against reclamation in Indonesia's tourist hub

Asia Pacific

China coronavirus: Indonesia prepares to evacuate students

Hundreds of Indonesian students will soon be airlifted out of Wuhan, which has been at the centre of a new coronavirus outbreak.

LGBT

'It's dangerous': Sinaga case fuels LGBT backlash in Indonesia

Indonesia's gay community has struggled with abuse for years and Sinaga's rape conviction has fuelled more anger.

'It's dangerous': Sinaga case fuels LGBT backlash in Indonesia

AJ Close up

Indonesia's Unlikely Shutterbug | Close Up

'You don't have to be perfect to be the best at what you do.' Meet Dzoel, Indonesia's unlikely shutterbug.

AJ Close up

Indonesia's Unlikely Shutterbug: Part II | Close Up

Achmad Zulkarnain, aka Dzoel, is focused on photography and helping people with disabilities in Indonesia.

LGBT

Indonesia rights body condemns LGBT raids ordered by Depok mayor

Depok mayor says that he also wants to rehabilitate 'victims' in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.

Indonesia rights body condemns LGBT raids ordered by Depok mayor

AJ Impact

Indonesia, UAE sign business deals worth nearly $23bn

UAE to supply gas and invest in building new Indonesian capital and property projects in Aceh province.

Indonesia, UAE sign business deals worth nearly $23bn

Asia Pacific

Asian workers caught in a bind as Middle East tensions soar

Filipinos in Iraq question Duterte's evacuation plan while Indonesians in Mecca say they have not heard from Jakarta.

Asian workers caught in a bind as Middle East tensions soar

Asia Pacific

Most of Jakarta's coastal areas could be submerged by 2050

Experts warn 95 percent of Jakarta's coastal areas could be submerged by 2050.

Turkey

Six stories you may have missed because of Iran's missile attacks

Here are some major stories you might not have seen because of the breaking news out of Iran and Iraq.

Six stories you may have missed because of Iran's missile attacks

Asia Pacific

Indonesia floods: Death toll hits 66 as more rain is expected

Tens of thousands forced into shelters after floodwaters submerge entire neighbourhoods in Jakarta and satellite cities.

Indonesia floods: Death toll hits 66 as more rain is expected