Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama was sentenced in May 2017 to two years in prison for blasphemy.
Four civilians reportedly were killed as security forces carried out an anti-insurgency operation.
Insurgents demand negotiations on independence, warn of more attacks.
Jakarta looks to expand Indonesian footprint in Beijing’s One Belt, One Road program.
Soldiers were shot at while recovering bodies of 16 slain construction workers.
“It was a gunfight, not an execution,” guerrilla group’s spokesman tells BenarNews.
The 20 young males aboard the wooden boat had sailed from Myanmar, Indonesian officials say.
Authorities still verifying information, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo says.
Police capture 26 of 113 escapees who used barbells to smash out windows and metal bars.
Report does not determine cause of crash; airliner’s CEO does not rule out legal action.
Android application raises concerns that it could lead to persecution of faiths outside official religion.
Prabowo Subianto will face off against Joko Widodo in April 2019 general election.
Hari Budiawan (alias Budi Pego) was convicted of spreading communism by waving a hammer-and-sickle flag at a protest demonstration last year.
Broadcasts of intolerant sermons could lead to radicalism among listeners, an Indonesian radio operator warns.
Defense attorney claims there are errors in the indictment, which could see one defendant sentenced to death.
Weekend event focusing on changing Indonesia to an Islamic-based government is illegal, official says.
Sutopo Purwo Nugroho heads the P.R. unit of Indonesia’s disaster management agency.
Issues persisted after a faulty part was replaced on the doomed 737 Max 8, investigators say.
Minister praises social media company Twitter for sending a representative to their meeting in Jakarta.
Airspeed indicator of Lion Air flight JT 610 malfunction on four flights, investigators say.
Jakarta will honor plan to send 30,000 just days after woman was put to death.
Airline announces compensation of more than U.S. $83,000 for each victim.
Meanwhile, Lion Air suspends its director of technical operations on orders from the Indonesian government.
Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi orders Lion Air and Garuda Indonesia to inspect Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet.
China, however, has grown stronger on the world’s stage, respondents told Pew Research.
The airline had only taken delivery of the new Boeing 737 Max 8 in August.
Outside Jakarta, organizers with a moderate Muslim movement canceled a mass rally.
The project, scheduled for completion in 2022, will stabilize the power supply on Sumatra island, government says.
Prabowo Subianto is running against Joko Widodo, the incumbent who has cultivated ties with Beijing.
September’s earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi was “God’s punishment” against gays, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi suggested.