At a summit for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Jakarta, Indonesian President Joko Widodo called on the Muslim world to back the "Two State Solution" in support of full independence for Palestinian territories.
The accident killed all 162 passengers and crew on board, who were en route from Surabaya to Singapore.
Human rights activists see this as a positive step as it could prevent discrimination against women and minority groups.
British Prime Minister David Cameron met with Indonesia’s business community and religious leaders during the second day of his Southeast Asian tour on Tuesday (Jul 28).
A new toll road dubbed the "longest toll road" in Indonesia aims to reduce traffic congestion and travel time, but the Cipali road is unwaveringly straight for most of its 116 kilometres and drivers taking it face fatigue and loss of concentration.
Indonesia’s Food and Drug Agency has increased inspections across the archipelago in light of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan, but the lack of strong law enforcement and public ignorance has made it difficult to ensure food products are safe for eating.
As the world marks World Day Against Child Labour 2015 on Friday (Jun 12), Indonesia's Manpower Ministry says it plans to phase out all forms of child labour in seven years.
Indonesia confirmed it will build temporary shelters to accommodate stranded migrants in Aceh and Sumatra.
Indonesia was planning to send home hundreds of Bangladeshi migrants from Aceh, some of whom claimed to have been kidnapped and held for ransom.
Mixed responses have been received from Bangladeshi migrants, who are stranded in Indonesia's Aceh province and are expected to be flown home by the end of June.