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

Indonesia

Indonesia pressed to conduct independent inquiry in West Papua

Human Rights Watch says situation in region remains 'tense' following deadly riots that forced thousands to evacuate.

Indonesia pressed to conduct independent inquiry in West Papua

AJ Impact

Indonesia protests will not derail reform agenda, says president

Indonesia's Joko Widodo says people can express their opinions, but he has authority to see through reforms.

Indonesia protests will not derail reform agenda, says president

Indonesia

Sukarno heir elected as Indonesia's first female House speaker

Maharani is the daughter of former president Megawati Sukarnoputri and granddaughter of Indonesia's founding president.

Indonesia

New Indonesia parliament members take oath amid protests

Clashes erupted on Monday outside parliament in Jakarta as well as in West Java's Bandung city and in Sulawesi.

New Indonesia parliament members take oath amid protests

Joko Widodo

What's driving the latest protests in Indonesia?

Grievances include government move to curb powers of anti-corruption body, concerns about environment, personal freedom.

What's driving the latest protests in Indonesia?

Inside Story

Are new laws an assault on human rights in Indonesia?

Protesters say the legislations will weaken anti-corruption efforts as well as affect sex, abortion and gay rights.

Counting the Cost

Oil attacks: What's next for Saudi Aramco and world oil markets?

We ask why Saudi Arabia's billion-dollar defences failed to protect its oil facilities and how it affects oil prices.

Environment

Indonesia 'doing everything' to put out forest fires: President

Pressure is growing to tackle forest fires as noxious smoke haze envelopes Malaysia and Singapore.

Indonesia 'doing everything' to put out forest fires: President

AJ Impact

Indonesia puts anti-corruption agency under supervisory board

Activists expressed concern that proposed legal reforms will weaken the anti-corruption agency.

Indonesia puts anti-corruption agency under supervisory board

AJ Impact

By the numbers: Economic impact of Southeast Asia's haze

Agriculture and healthcare sectors among those bearing cost of worsening air quality in Southeast Asia.

By the numbers: Economic impact of Southeast Asia's haze

Indonesia

Indonesia police name suspect in West Papua unrest

Human rights lawyer and activist Veronica Koman accused of spreading 'hoaxes' and inciting unrest in West Papua region.

Indonesia police name suspect in West Papua unrest

AJ Impact

World's biggest nickel ore maker bans exports from January 2020

Indonesia is banning all nickel ore exports two years ahead of schedule, sending prices surging across the world.

World's biggest nickel ore maker bans exports from January 2020

Indonesia

Indonesia deploys troops to West Papua as protests spread

At least 300 troops arrive in Manokwari as protests spread with reports of a prison break and airport attack in Sorong.