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Indonesia's Democratic Party of Struggle has named Joko Widodo -- or Jokowi -- its presidential candidate, a move expected to boost the party's chances in this parliamentary election.
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The third day of the Future Music Festival in Malaysia has been cancelled after six people died from suspected drug overdoses and 19 people were arrested for drug possession, including at least one Australian.
U.S. Navy crew members on board a P-8A Poseidon aircraft assist in search and rescue operations for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the Indian Ocean on Sunday, March 16. The Boeing 777 went missing during March 8 flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing as it entered Vietnamese airspace.
Robinhood Simanjuntak, the older brother of passenger Surti Dahlia, 50, and his wife, Delfi Siagian said the police had visited the houses of Indonesian passengers on board the jetliner to get information from family members.
SINGAPORE: Despite being intellectually and visually-challenged, 38 of them showed how fit they are when they took part in the 2014 Passion North East Run on Sunday morning.
As police investigate the two pilots of a Malaysian passenger jet that disappeared more than a week ago, a possibility they must consider is that one of them committed suicide by deliberately crashing the plane.
Two Malaysian children stand in front of messages board and well wishes to people involved with the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370, Sunday, March 16, 2014 in Sepang, Malaysia.
Indonesia holds parliamentary and presidential elections this year in what could bring major change to the way the world's third largest democracy is run.
Indonesia's raucous election season kicks off on Sunday with the promise of a fresh style of leadership in the world's third largest democracy, whose economic promise has been sapped by rampant graft, confusing policy and weak rule.
The week-long search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 took a major new turn Saturday as evidence indicated that its communication systems were manually switched off and the airliner was deliberately diverted.
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono left for Sumatra, to take the lead in an operation to combat massive forest fires, which has so far proved fruitless.
Agriculture Ministry permanent secretary Ropate Ligairi and adviser to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Indonesia, Mukti Sardjono, sign the official documents during the handing over of the tractors.
The Royal Thai Navy has called off its hunt for the missing Malaysian Airlines plane over the Gulf of Thailand and Andaman Sea in light of new developments, navy spokesman Rear Adm Karn Dee-ubon said on Saturday.
Muslim men arrive at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport Mosque for afternoon prayers where a special prayer session will be offered for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Friday, March 14, 2014 in Sepang, Malaysia.
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono ordered national and local officials on Friday to take action to control fires in peat-rich Riau province, where heavy smoke has threatened people's health and disrupted air flights.
Sky's Mark Stone joins the Malaysian Air Force as they look for the missing plane from the skies with the naked eye.