Indonesia’s president on Monday announced the capital would be moved to an area that forms part of the North Penajam Paser and Kutai Kartanegara regions
The KM Santika Nusantara was travelling between Indonesia's second-largest city of Surabaya and the town of Balikpapan on Borneo island when it caught fire on Thursday evening.
A week after Indonesia’s election, the nation remains deeply divided with both candidates continuing to claim victory, prompting the authorities to warn against public displays of discord.
Nearly 2,500 schools were ordered to shut their doors in Malaysia over soaring health concerns sparked by toxic haze from out-of-control blazes in Indonesia's Sumatra and Borneo islands.
Wednesday's incident comes after additional security forces were deployed to restore security in Papua, following a series of sometimes violent demonstrations since August, triggered by concerns over perceived racial and ethnic discrimination.
The final report on the crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX jet that killed 189 people last year will be published in the first half of November, Indonesia’s civil aviation authority said on Wednesday.
Toxic haze from Indonesian forest fires closed thousands of schools across the country and in neighbouring Malaysia on Wednesday, while air quality worsened in Singapore just days before the city’s Formula One motor race.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday ordered a delay in a parliamentary vote on revisions to the criminal code, which has been criticised by rights groups as an assault on basic freedoms.
A journalist-turned-diplomat on an official visit to Dubai in 2019, who got impressed by its feel and architectural landscape, has been assigned as the new Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia for Dubai and the Northern Emirates.