Asia Pacific

Papuans commemorate 1998 massacre amid Indonesia crackdown

Papuans living in exile in Australia have put together a book and a music album describing a major massacre.

Indonesia

Rights group: 10 unlawfully killed in Indonesia election riots

Police detained some 465 people during two nights of street battles that paralysed central Jakarta.

Rights group: 10 unlawfully killed in Indonesia election riots

ISIS/ISIL

Southeast Asia expects long fight against ISIL influence

Officials say while death of ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi will unsettle the group, it remains capable and dangerous.

Southeast Asia expects long fight against ISIL influence

AJ Impact

Indonesia chases trade deals with EU, US

Southeast Asia's largest palm oil producer seeks to retain its privileged trade status with the US and sign an EU deal.

Indonesia chases trade deals with EU, US

AJ IMPACT

Indonesia recommends redesign, training after 737 MAX crash

Seattle Times says investigators called for closer scrutiny of automated systems with report to be released on Friday.

Indonesia recommends redesign, training after 737 MAX crash

AJ IMPACT

Lion Air: Boeing 737 MAX design flaws tied to Indonesia crash

Incorrect assumptions on how an anti-stall device functioned and how pilots would react cited as factors of the crash.

Lion Air: Boeing 737 MAX design flaws tied to Indonesia crash

Indonesia

Indonesia's Widodo appoints archrival as defence minister

Controversial former army general who twice failed to win presidency named defence minister.

Indonesia's Widodo appoints archrival as defence minister

AJ Impact

Do Boeing texts reveal flawed simulator or smoking gun?

Text messages suggest Boeing knew about problems with the 737 MAX flight control software well before two fatal crashes.

Do Boeing texts reveal flawed simulator or smoking gun?

AJ Impact

Zooming off: Indonesia's ride-hailing pioneer to join cabinet

Cofounder of ride-hailing giant Gojek says he was offered a ministerial post by re-elected President Jokowi.

Zooming off: Indonesia's ride-hailing pioneer to join cabinet

Indonesia

Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's president for final term

Oath ceremony in Jakarta takes place under heavy security as Widodo starts his second term with a series of challenges.

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo sworn in for final term

Indonesia

As Indonesia's Widodo prepares for second term, challenges await

Joko Widodo has a 'lot on his plate' as he takes oath of office for second term as president on Sunday, say analysts.

As Indonesia's Widodo prepares for second term, challenges await

AJ Impact

Is Southeast Asia's mobile payments boom bad for small firms?

Investors are pouring cash into more than 150 e-wallet licence-holders in the region as they race for dominance.

Is Southeast Asia's mobile payments boom bad for small firms?

Fault Lines

System Failure: The Boeing Crashes

Have US aviation regulators allowed the industry too much control over safety? Investigating the Boeing 737 MAX crashes.

Indonesia

Indonesia province shuts schools as haze from fires returns

Haze from new deliberately set fires blankets parts of Indonesia's Sumatra island after days of improving air quality.

Indonesia province shuts schools as haze from fires returns

Environment

'Vocal, unafraid': Indonesia activist's sudden death questioned

Environmental campaigner and lawyer Golfrid Siregar was found dead by the side of the road in suspicious circumstances.

'Vocal, unafraid': Indonesia activist's sudden death questioned