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UN fact-finding mission demands ‘full and unfettered’ access to Myanmar to probe refugee crisis

UN human rights investigators said they needed "full and unfettered" access to Myanmar to investigate a grave and ongoing refugee crisis...

Bangladesh bearing brunt of Rohingya refugees crisis as Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand offer help

Amid the crackdown by the Myanmar Army, Rohingya muslims are fleeing to neighboring countries in large numbers. The post Bangladesh bearing brunt of...

Everyone has the right to walk on Jakarta & Kuala Lumpur’s streets

The public transport system in both Southeast Asian cities are in need of a major revamp if its governments actually want all its citizens, from all...

Indonesia: 22 detained over violent anti-communist protest

Communism is banned in Indonesia and any sympathisers are regarded with a deep suspicion and hostility, especially by nationalists and Islamists.

Indonesian police detain 22 over violent anti-communist protest

JAKARTA: Indonesian authorities detained 22 people late on Monday after a violent mob clashed with police at an anti-communist protest in the capital...

'They are victims': the Indonesians jailed in Australia and their five-year legal battle

For Indonesian lawyer Lisa Hiariej, taking on the Australian government has been a bit like waiting for GodotFor Indonesian lawyer Lisa Hiariej,...

Indonesia’s Only Transgender Islamic School Quietly Running Again

Indonesia’s only Islamic school for transgender people closed with much drama in February 2016 after it came under fire by a local hardline Muslim...

Man arrested over murder of Japanese couple in Bali

Indonesian police have arrested a man over the murder of an elderly Japanese couple whose bodies were found burned beyond recognition on the holiday...

Women of childbearing age around world suffering toxic levels of mercury

Study finds excessive levels of the metal, which can seriously harm unborn children, in women from Alaska to Indonesia, due to gold mining,...

600 kg gold imports from Indonesia; government mulling curbs

Worried over a surge in gold imports from Indonesia that crossed 600 kg in the last two months, the government is considering ways to check the...

Being Japanese is the best nationality in Asia

PEOPLE born in Japan, New Zealand and Australia are the luckiest in the Asia Pacific, says new research by citizenship and residence advisory firm...

Indonesia needs to be vigilant to avoid becoming a home for terrorists again

AS BATTLE between Islamic State-aligned militants and state security forces in Marawi enters its fourth month, Indonesia is watching the events...

Badminton: Ginting wins all-Indonesian men's final

SEOUL: Indonesia's Anthony Sinisuka Ginting claimed his first international title at the Korea Open World SuperSeries event on Sunday (Sep 17),...

Michael Essien searching for a spark on Indonesian football adventure

Five former Premier League players headed east this season but Carlton Cole’s move was an unmitigated disaster and only Peter Odemwingie is...

Ginting wins all-Indonesian men's badminton final

Indonesia's Anthony Sinisuka Ginting claimed his first international title at the Korea Open World SuperSeries event on Sunday, beating fellow...