Police in Indonesia are promising to crack down on the distribution of bootleg alcohol as deaths this month from drinking illegally produced toxic liquor rose to at least 86.
Indonesian authorities have declared a state of "emergency response" over an oil spill off the Southeast Asian country's coast as it continues to spread, causing environmental and economic damage.
An orangutan smoking a cigarette drew the ire of animal rights activists who are challenging conditions at the Indonesia zoo, according to the BBC.
When Ael left home to go to school in Jakarta, his parents warned him to be careful in the big city. "Be a kind person," his mother told him.
The number of orangutans on the island of Borneo has more than halved in 16 years.
A sword-wielding attacker slashed worshippers as they prayed at a church in Indonesia on Sunday, injuring five people, CNN Indonesia reported.
Police in a conservative province of Indonesia forcibly shaved the hair of a group of transgender women and made them wear men's clothing, state media reported, in a crackdown on the LGBT community that has horrified human rights activists.
At least 77 people were injured in Jakarta Monday when an internal walkway inside the Indonesian Stock Exchange collapsed suddenly, causing widespread damage to the building's main lobby area.
Authorities have issued the highest-level warning possible after volcanic eruptions from Mount Agung on the Indonesian resort island of Bali forced the closure of the island's main airport and evacuation of thousands of residents living nearby.
Over 144,000 people have been taken into shelters on the Island of Bali, Indonesia, as Mount Agung could erupt at any time.
Three Southeast Asian nations have started trilateral naval patrols in the first concrete sign of cooperation against ISIS-inspired terror groups operating in the region.
In less than 18 months, being gay in Indonesia has gone from widely tolerated to just plain dangerous.
Police have identified the two suicide bombers responsible for Wednesday's deadly attack in Jakarta that left at least three dead.
A pair of suicide bombers struck a bus station Wednesday in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, police said.
Two men were caned 83 times Tuesday as a punishment for having homosexual sex in Indonesia's ultra-conservative Aceh province.
A region in Indonesia saw its first case of a python killing and swallowing an adult.