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An Indonesian court has jailed the disgraced former head of the country's biggest Islamic party for 16 years over a scandal in which bribe money was laundered as gifts for dozens of women, including an adult magazine model.
At least two people died when an asylum-seeker boat sank off the Indonesian island of Java and 30 people were rescued, Australia's Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday.
The railroad crossing collision between an electric commuter train and a gasoline tanker in Pondok Betung, Bintaro, South Jakarta, on Monday has raised concerns about passenger safety and the imminent threat posed by unofficial crossings in the capital.
APRIL 5: An Indonesian Playboy magazine photographer shoots a model at a photo shoot on April 5, 2007 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
A campaign to distribute free condoms in Indonesia has been axed after conservative groups claimed it promoted promiscuity, it's reported.
Taiwan's Cheng Shin Rubber Co. Ltd. is moving ahead with plans for a plant in Indonesia, budgeting $320 million for a passenger and motorcycle tire factory in the country's Karawang area.
The Asean Secretariat in cooperation with the French and German embassies, as well as a delegation from the European Union will host the Asean-Europe Economic Dialogue at the Asean Secretariat here Jakarta on Dec 10 and 11, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.
No fewer than four people have been killed when a commuter train collided with a fuel truck near the Indonesian capital Jakarta, derailing a women-only carriage which burst into flames, officials said.
A crowded commuter train crashed into a fuel tanker on the outskirts of the Indonesian capital on Monday, killing at least 10 people in a huge explosion and injuring scores.
At least four people were killed when a commuter train collided with a fuel truck near the Indonesian capital Jakarta, derailing a women-only carriage which burst into flames, officials said.
JAKARTA, Indonesia A commuter train collided with a truck hauling liquefied gas in Jakarta on Monday, sending a fireball of orange flames shooting skyward and killing at least two, an official from the train company said.
Indonesia will choose its next president in a few months and the historic presidential race is heating up.
JAKARTA: Strong corporate dollar demand coupled with a small volume of intervention by the central bank has put the rupiah into uncharted territory on Thursday.
We are particularly positive about the future growth prospects for clothing & footwear; however, we expect the highest proportion of the household budget to be spent on food and drink throughout our forecast period.