Shortages of basic needs persist and 60,000 displaced remain vulnerable.
Humanitarian agencies have welcomed the decision, with the US and EU pledging assistance.
A controversial blasphemy conviction over a complaint about the volume of a call to prayer has sparked a new round of scrutiny.
But experts say its economy is strong enough to endure a drop in the rupiah.
In latest bold attack, anti-corruption commission busts 90 percent of council members in one Java city
Critics say fatwa from Indonesia’s top Islamic authority may see a $100 million public health campaign wasted
Dry season and imperfect enforcement mean forest fires again threaten the health of millions.
Jakarta has invested billions in preparations, but some say it is a wasted opportunity.
Many observers say President Joko Widodo’s choice of an influential Islamic cleric is a smart political move.