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2 hrs ago | Asia News Network
The National Commission on Violence against Women called on the government to raise the legal minimum age for marriage from 16 to 18 years old for females.
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3 hrs ago | Asia News Network
In the wake of the alleged sexual abuse case at Jakarta International School in South Jakarta, Indonesia, where a six-year-old kindergarten student was supposedly gang raped by several members of the school's cleaning staff, questions have been raised about safety at schools, in particularly at JIS.
3 hrs ago | Asia News Network
Indonesia's National Police deployed tens of thousands of well-equipped personnel across the country to safeguard the celebration of Easter from Thursday through Sunday.
6 hrs ago | The Straits Times
Former general Prabowo Subianto, who has struggled to shake off accusations of human rights abuses, received the backing of Indonesia's oldest Islamic party on Friday, bringing him close to being able to run in the July 9 presidential election.
10 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency
By Elmi Rizal Elias JAKARTA, April 18 -- At least seven people drowned after a boat carrying dozens of Christian worshippers for a Good Friday sea ceremony in Indonesia's Flores waters sank when hit by strong waves Friday afternoon.
14 hrs ago | Government Executive
In October 2002, one of the worst terror attacks of the post-9/11 era killed 202 people and wounded 240 more at two nightclubs on the Indonesian island of Bali.
18 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
20 hrs ago | The Asian Pacific Post
A stunning 2-bedroom executive apartment in the heart of central Jakarta, Indonesia.
Yesterday | The Age
Police have urged parents of other students at the school to check the behaviour of their children and report anything suspicious, after the shocking child rape claim at Jakarta International School.
Twenty-four cities across Sumatra, which are part of the Indonesia City Administration Association's Regional Commission I, are preparing to face the upcoming Asean Economic Community, which will come into effect at the end of 2015.
Indonesia's National Commission for the Protection of Children has urged authorities to impose heavier punishment on child abusers particularly those involved in sexual assault.
Indonesia's Armed Forces Commander, General Moeldoko, has said he did not apologise over the naming of a new navy frigate - the KRI Usman Harun - after two Indonesian marines behind a 1965 bombing in Singapore.
In the early stages of the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - when speculation was rife that the plane could have been hijacked and flown under the radar to a secret location - a lot of people pointed to the similarities with the Tintin adventure " Flight 714 for Sydney ."
The Northern Territory's new commissioner to ASEAN and Indonesia says Australia had "forgotten" its Northern neighbour in recent times, but that relations between Canberra and Jakarta are getting back on track.
Consumer-focused companies from Ikea to European automakers are putting money into Indonesia to target the country's young population.
JAKARTA, Apr 17, 2014 - - MEGA BUILD INDONESIA and KERAMIKA 2014 kicked off today at Jakarta Convention Center by Mr. MS.
A faction of Indonesia's Golkar Party members disappointed with how party chairman Aburizal Bakrie has been handling coalition-building negotiations ahead of the July 9 presidential election may attempt to unseat the chairman at the party's upcoming national executive meeting.
The quick-count results of the April 9 legislative election in Indonesia, which hint at the possibility of a fragmented government, has not quelled the fears of investors hoping for an effective - and united - government.