This year's parade had about 1,500 participants, up from 500 last year, and had 'more participation from LGBT community members'.
This month marks 20 years since the end of the Suharto dictatorship.
This hermetic community is a rare success story: an indigenous group that has maintained its ancient way of life just four hours from Jakarta.
Police have arrested at least seven individuals, one of whom admitted that his recipe for oplosan, a term for home-brewed alcohol, included mosquito repellent, cough syrup, and pure alcohol.
Decision by region, major cultural center of Indonesia, to uphold its statute to bar ethnic Chinese Indonesians from owning land has reignited claims practice is discriminatory and unconstitutional.
There were two other knife attacks in the cities of Medan and Samarinda in 2016.
Mount Merapi, in Central Java, is one of the most important - and active - volcanoes in the country.
The only major Christmas-related protest took place in Aceh, an ultraconservative province in Western Indonesia.
President and foreign minister both condemn the U.S. decision to move its embassy.
NGO says it has documented a variety of labor abuses, including lower-than-minimum wages, child labor, exposure to pesticides, and union busting
Several prominent politicians in the world’s fourth largest country are named in the documents.
It is the largest and most significant release from the National Declassification Center, which was created by a 2009 Executive Order from then-President Barack Obama in order to improve transparency.
School was forced to close in February 2016 after it came under fire by local hardline Muslim group as part of larger anti-LGBT hysteria.
False news played a role in recent anti-Communist protests in Jakarta.
Hundreds of fires leave parts of country in thick haze, fueled in part by peat in Indonesia's swamps.
The group Indonesia Tanpa Pacaran believes that young people spent too much time on finding the perfect mate. Some people worry that a social movement opposed to dating could lead to more child marriages.
Pagar Nusa claims three million followers, and training combines 'physical strength, martial arts, and spiritual intelligence'.
Kreteks, clove cigarettes that are omnipresent in Indonesia, account for as much as 90 percent of all local cigarette consumption.
Thailand has about 2.6 million foreign workers, mostly from its poorer neighbors Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos.
Because the fishing industry in Southeast Asia is still lightly regulated, exact numbers of human trafficking victims are hard to come by, but there are signs that it is huge.