Consular access has to given quickly according to the Vienna Convention, Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has told her Malaysian counterpart Anifah Aman.
Recent polls show that none of the three candidates running for the position of Jakarta governor has secured more than 50 per cent support, and the race could be decided by a small group of undecided voters.
Voters in Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta, will head to the polls on Wednesday (Feb 15) to choose their governor. Outside the capital, candidates have been hard at work rallying for voters' support.
Many businesses in Indonesia have indicated positive hiring intentions this year as the country's economy continues to generate optimism.
A Lippo-linked entity has launched a cash offer to take control of Singapore's largest private clinic operator Healthway Medical Corporation.
It will soon be compulsory for land concession owners to install these systems to ensure peatlands are kept moist, according to the Peatland Restoration Agency.
After several years of subdued economic output, government figures showed a glimmer of acceleration for 2016, with growth of 5.02 per cent, compared to 4.88 per cent a year earlier - the smallest expansion since 2009.
Growth in foreign investments has rebounded in Southeast Asia's largest economy largely thanks to truck loads of Chinese money flowing into the country.
Located in North Jakarta, Indonesia's Tanjung Priok Port has long been the country's largest container port, handling more than half the country’s externally-traded goods.
Australia is welcoming Indonesia and China to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.