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"A Letter From the Kampung"

Stanley Weiss | Posted 07.02.2014 | World
Stanley Weiss

WASHINGTON, DC- Indonesia has been wracked by a string of seismic and volcanic activity of late --including a 6.0 magnitude quake today in the eastern...

World Leader Acknowledges Belief In Witchcraft

Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono may be the first Indonesian president to acknowledge publicly he believes in witchcraft. In a recently published memoir...

Latest Leaks Reveal Australia Tried To Spy On Indonesia

AP | NINIEK KARMINI and ROD McGUIRK | Posted 11.18.2013 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono recalled his ambassador from Australia on Monday and ordered a review of bil...

Nation Extends Landmark Forest-Clearing Ban

AP | Posted 07.16.2013 | Green

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia has approved a two-year extension to a landmark ban on clearing primary rainforests and peatlands, officials sai...

Indonesia Sentences Brit To Death For Smuggling Cocaine Worth $2.5 Million

AP | FIRDIA LISNAWATI | Posted 03.24.2013 | World

BALI, Indonesia -- An Indonesian court sentenced a British grandmother to death on Tuesday for smuggling cocaine worth $2.5 million in her suitcase on...

Investing in Indonesia: The Promise and the Peril

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

The government deserves credit for having stopped these attacks before they could be carried out, but the impression that is left is that terrorism will remain an influence in the Indonesian landscape for some time to come. So what does all this mean for foreign investors?

Indonesia's "Three R's"

Stanley Weiss | Posted 11.21.2012 | World
Stanley Weiss

For the government of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, determined to join the ranks of the world's truly advanced democracies, the "three R's" of modernization may as well be reading, writing, and road-building.

Indonesian Christians Attacked On Their Way To Prayers

AP | IRWAN FIRDAUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEKASI, Indonesia — Indonesia's president ordered police to arrest the assailants who stabbed a Christian worshipper in the stomach and beat a m...

Police uncover plot to kill Indonesia's president

AP | ALI KOTARUMALOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World


Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Indonesian President, Moonlights As Pop Star

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The words of the president of Indonesia boom through the room, and 24-year-old Desy grows quiet, listening to her leader's ...

Obama To Visit Jakarta, Indonesia

The Australian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

US President Barack Obama will make a much-awaited visit to Jakarta this year, his Indonesian counterpart Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has confirmed. Spe...

Indonesia Murder Trial: Widow, Public And International Observers Protest Acquittal Of Former Official | Peter Gelling | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Defying what analysts had called an opportunity to demonstrate reform, a Jakarta court on Wednesday acquitted a former intelligence official of any ...