Stories By Devianti Faridz
128 Nov 2013 Thu
Thousands of residents have been evacuated from a 5-kilometre exclusion zone around Mount Sinabung. But while authorities have announced the zone is off limits to anyone, some residents are still willing to risk their lives to protect whatever is left of their homes.
228 Nov 2013 Thu
Children evacuees of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung eruptions face overcrowding, lack of supplies and embarrassment in unfamiliar schools as they strive to continue their education.
308 Nov 2013 Fri
Indonesia will review the way it shares intelligence with the US and Australia in the wake of a spying scandal.
407 Nov 2013 Thu
Indonesia is lifting limits on foreign investment by opening up at least five new business sectors, which will include operating the country's airports and seaports -- once the exclusive domain of domestic investors.
524 Oct 2013 Thu
Jakarta is putting a stop to street monkey performances, known locally as "topeng monyet". The city's administration has begun rounding up the monkeys, and has sent them for health checks.
623 Oct 2013 Wed
Greenpeace has released a report claiming that palm oil giant, Wilmar International, was sourcing its oil from illegally-cleared land in Indonesia. The report accuses the Singapore-based company of contributing to deforestation and destroying the habitat of numerous animals.
717 Oct 2013 Thu
Indonesia took steps in August to bolster its economy against global financial volatility, but experts say more measures should be taken in light of the recent US government shutdown that threatened the global economy.
816 Oct 2013 Wed
Businesses are working with the Indonesian government and farmers to address the country's issue of food security.
914 Oct 2013 Mon
In June, the pollution caused by illegal land clearing in Indonesia got so bad it caused a thick haze to blanket Singapore and parts of Malaysia. But a solution could be hard to come by, especially when economic benefits outweigh conservation efforts.
1011 Oct 2013 Fri
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was on his first state visit to Indonesia on Friday aimed at broadening relations between Asia's two largest democracies.