Showing posts with label Indonesia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Indonesia. Show all posts

Friday, May 11, 2018

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Just four Indonesians wealthier than poorest 100 million: Oxfam

The four richest Indonesians are wealthier than the poorest 100 million people in the country, a study has found, highlighting how huge numbers have been left behind as the economy booms.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Hundreds of thousands protest for arrest of Jakarta governor accused of blasphemy

The second protest of Jakarta's governor was almost as big as the first, making clear some residents in the city want to see Basuki Tjahaja Purnama jailed for allegedly insulting the Quran.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Rights groups condemn Indonesia's chemical castration penalty

Rights groups in Indonesia have condemned the country's recently-enacted law that allows chemical castration and death penalty against convicts who commit underage sex crime cases.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Indonesia turns to China as ethnic Uyghurs join would-be jihadists

Indonesian authorities are working with their counterparts in China to stem a flow of ethnic Uyghur militants seeking to join Islamist jihadists in the world's most populous Muslim country, Indonesia's counter-terrorism chief said.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Russia’s foreign ministry advises Russians not leave resort areas in Indonesia

Russia’s Foreign Ministry advised on Saturday the Russians who are on holiday in Indonesia not to leave resort areas in that country, citing information on possible terror threats.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Human Rights group alleges Australia paid people smugglers

Almost six months after the Australian government was accused of paying the crew of an asylum seeker boat to return its passengers to Indonesia, a London-based human rights group has taken out advertisements in Australian newspapers to underline the claims.