By NINIEK KARMINI Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – Thousands of taxi drivers caused traffic chaos in the Indonesian capital March 22 in a rowdy protest against what they say is unfair competition from ride-hailing apps such as Uber. TV footage showed long lines of taxis and three-wheel minicabs blocking a central expressway, men setting […]
By Margie Mason and Robin McDowell Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Boats carrying more than 500 members of Myanmar’s long-persecuted Rohingya Muslim community washed ashore in western Indonesia on Sunday, with some people in need of medical attention, officials and a nonprofit organization said. They warned that thousands more are believed to be stranded […]
By Margie Mason and Robin McDowell Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) —The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote eastern Indonesian islands has spiraled to 4,000, including some revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been enslaved. Many are migrant workers abandoned by their boat captains after the government passed a moratorium on […]
By Niniek Karmini Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – The rival candidates in Indonesia’s presidential election each claimed victory Wednesday, raising uncertainty about the political and legal landscape in a nation that made the transition from dictatorship to democracy less than two decades ago.
By Niniek Karmini Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – Indonesia has the will and the funds to stage the 2019 Asian Games, a government minister confirmed Sunday as regional organizers scrambled for a host to replace Vietnam.
By Staff The Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s highest court has upheld the death sentence for a British woman convicted of smuggling $2.5 million worth of cocaine into the resort island of Bali, a court official said Aug. 30.
By Niniek Karmini The Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Thousands of Indonesian factory workers took to the streets in the country’s capital Thursday, Nov. 22 to protest low wages and a new social security law that will require them to pay for health services.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP)—A powerful earthquake hit off western Indonesia late Monday, Oct. 25th briefly triggering a tsunami warning that sent thousands
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesians grappled with their first-ever celebrity sex tape scandal, casting aside social taboos as they swarmed around office
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Tens of thousands of workers thronged the streets of Asian cities Saturday in annual May Day marches, demanding job creation and minimum wage hikes.