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Jokowi sued over Jakarta’s air pollution

Joko Widodo's government is facing a lawsuit by Jakarta's residents over its failure to solve the city's major air pollution problem.

Indonesia to return 49 containers of waste to Europe, US

Jakarta has joined Malaysia and the Philippines to ship back dozens of containers full of waste from western countries and Hong Kong.

After 1,000% returns Southeast Asia’s hottest stocks fizzled out

Escalating trade tensions between China and the US have led to worries that a global economic slowdown will reduce the demand for pulp and paper products.

Dozen killed in Indonesia bus crash after passenger argument

The accident happened at around 1.00am Monday when the coach swerved into oncoming traffic smashing into two cars and causing a truck to roll.

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest

The curbs has been criticise by opposition figures as being authoritarian.

Tiada rakyat Malaysia terlibat rusuhan di Jakarta, kata Saifuddin

Wisma Putra tidak mempunyai rancangan untuk membawa pulang rakyat Malaysia yang berada di Jakarta.

No Malaysians involved in Jakarta riots

The foreign minister says there are no plans to bring Malaysians home but the government is monitoring the situation.

Indonesian troops flood Jakarta streets after post-election riots

Indonesian troops are on standby in Jakarta as a deadline for a presidential challenger to file an appeal for cheating in its recently Presidential elections is underway.

#WhatsappDown jadi trending selepas rusuhan di Jakarta

Ramai pengguna aplikasi WhatsApp menghadapi kesukaran untuk menerima atau menghantar mesej, video atau gambar.

6 maut, 200 cedera dalam rusuhan bantah keputusan pilihan raya presiden

Rusuhan itu berlaku di sekitar Jakarta jam 11 malam hingga jam 5 pagi dengan perusuh melontar batu 'molotov coctail' dan mercun kepada pasukan keselamatan.

Indonesia has a US$412 billion plan to rebuild the country

Indonesia is drafting up ambitious plans to reinvigorate the country's economic infrastructure via multiple construction and transportation projects that total up to over US$400 billion.

Indonesia’s new capital to be decided this year

The government is finalising studies so they can decide this year and start the groundbreaking project in 2021.

Does sprawling Indonesia really need a new capital?

While Jokowi hasn’t officially decided on a venue, talk of locating the new capital in central Kalimantan, on the island of Borneo, is worrying

Indonesia plans to move capital out of Java

Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro says the Indonesian cabinet has yet to decide where to move the capital to.

Patung Hermes di Jakarta kini pakai kain pelikat

Patung Hermes dianggap sebagai malaikat untuk menjaga dan melindungi pedagang yang menyeberangi Jambatan Harmoni

No quiet rules at Indonesia’s flyover library

While cramped in the midsts of the country's most notorious city, laughter and singing of children are heard at the Taman Baca Masyarakat Kolong just under a flyover in Jakarta.

Traffic-choked Jakarta battles epic gridlock with new MRT

Construction on a 2nd line linking downtown to Jakarta's northern port is also kicking off Sunday with completion set for around 2024, with more lines envisioned in future.

Indonesians get first chance to ride subway in traffic-clogged capital

The MRT, developed with Japanese expertise and funding, is the centrepiece of President Jokowi's infrastructure boom.

The US$43 billion race to fix Jakarta’s choking traffic

The city will open its 1st Mass Rapid Transit rail line next month.

Indonesia, S.Korea aim to sign trade deal by November

Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita said Indonesia reopened negotiations to avoid being 'left behind.'

Saudi crown prince to visit Indonesia next week

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's two-day visit to the world's biggest Muslim majority country kicks off Monday, but Jakarta supplied few details about his itinerary.

Russia rejects Indonesia election ‘propaganda’ accusations

In a tweet, the Russian embassy in Jakarta says the term 'Russian Propaganda has no basis in reality.

Indonesia’s inflation seen moderating to 3% in Jan

Bank Indonesia's target range for 2019 is between 2.5% and 4.5%.

Indonesian minister quizzed by anti-graft agency over Lippo case

Neneng Hassanah Yasin, an elected official also a suspect in the case, says there had been some communication between her and Indonesia’s home affairs minister during a trial.