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Indonesian leader orders probe after second student dies in legal-reform protests

Indonesian leader orders probe after second student dies in legal-reform protests

Indonesian leader Joko Widodo ordered a probe Friday after a second student protester died from injuries sustained during a wave of nationwide demonstrations against divisive legal reforms ...

Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke

Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke

Thousands of Indonesians prayed for rain in haze-hit towns on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo on Wednesday, as forest fires raged at the height of the dry season ...

Indonesia eyes putting up manufacturing facilities in Qatar

Indonesia eyes putting up manufacturing facilities in Qatar

Indonesia is keen to explore the possibility of making Qatar its export and re-export hub by establishing storage and manufacturing plants in the country’s free zones, according to a business council official.

Qatar-Indonesia trade posts 154% jump in 2018, says Qatar Chamber executive

Qatar-Indonesia trade posts 154% jump in 2018, says Qatar Chamber executive

Qatar and Indonesia recorded stupendous 154% jump in total trade volume from $346mn in 2017 to $866 last year, Qatar Chamber first vice chairman Mohamed bin Towar al-Kuwari said on Wednesday.

Indonesian rights lawyer named suspect after sharing posts on Papua

Indonesian rights lawyer named suspect after sharing posts on Papua

Indonesian police on Wednesday named a prominent human rights lawyer and activist a suspect in connection with Twitter posts about an incident that triggered unrest in Papua

Indonesia begins destroying millions of eggs as poultry prices drop

Indonesia begins destroying millions of eggs as poultry prices drop

Indonesia has started destroying eggs in order to stop the plummeting prices for live poultry, an official said Wednesday.

Indonesia sends back hundreds of shipping containers full of waste

Indonesia sends back hundreds of shipping containers full of waste

Indonesia has sent hundreds of garbage-filled shipping containers back to their countries of origin, according to the customs agency

Indonesian police ban violent protests, separatism in Papua

Indonesian police ban violent protests, separatism in Papua

Indonesian police have banned violent demonstrations and speeches promoting separatism in the easternmost region of Papua

Indonesia arrests dozens for Papua protests that set buildings afire

Indonesia arrests dozens for Papua protests that set buildings afire

Indonesian police have arrested dozens of people in the easternmost region of Papua following protests last week in which buildings were set ablaze, a police spokesman said on Sunday.

Six protesters killed in Papua clash: eyewitness

Six protesters killed in Papua clash: eyewitness

Indonesian authorities shot dead six protesters in its unrest-wracked Papua region Wednesday, according to an eyewitness, while authorities said a soldier was killed in the clash.

Indonesia picks eastern Borneo island for new capital

Indonesia picks eastern Borneo island for new capital

Indonesia has chosen the eastern edge of jungle-clad Borneo island for its new capital, President Joko Widodo said Monday, as the country looks to shift its political heart away from congested megalopolis Jakarta.

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua over unrest fears

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua over unrest fears

Indonesia has cut off internet access in unrest-hit Papua over fears that a stream of offensive and racist online posts would spark more violent protests in the region, but critics slammed the move as a threat to free speech.