Indonesia

Indonesia plans to move capital from Jakarta

President Widodo decided at a special Cabinet meeting to move the capital outside of Indonesia's populous island, Java.

Indonesia plans to move capital from Jakarta

Weather

Indonesia floods: At least 29 people dead, thousands displaced

Authorities evacuate some 12,000 people from Bengkulu province as torrential rains cause floods and landslides.

Indonesia floods: At least 29 people dead, thousands displaced

Indonesia

Indonesia: Scores of election staff died from overwork

Election commission official says 272 workers died mostly from overwork-related illnesses days after disputed polls.

Indonesia: More than 270 election staff died from fatigue

Indonesia

Indonesia's presidential rivals both declare election win

Fears of violence as President Widodo announces vote victory and his rival Prabowo does the same citing ballot-rigging.

Indonesia's presidential rivals both declare election win

Indonesia

'Quick counts' show Jokowi leading presidential race

Quick count results show Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo has a 10-point lead over long-time rival Prabowo Subianto.

Indonesia

The vote's (not quite) in the bag: Indonesia poll, West Papua way

Ballot papers fail to arrive in remote areas in time for election amid questions over traditional noken voting system.

The vote's (not quite) in the bag: Indonesia poll, West Papua way

Indonesia

Indonesians await 'quick count' after country's biggest election

Polls close in presidential and legislative elections in a country that has more than 190 million registered to vote.

Indonesia

Indonesia election: Widodo, Prabowo vie for presidency

More than 190 million Indonesians will vote in polls that pit incumbent Widodo against long-time rival Prabowo.

Indonesia election: Widodo, Prabowo vie for presidency

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.