Sailors attempting a rafting expedition from the Timor Sea to Darwin, Australia, has been deported in the latest wave of stricter measures applied by the government on research conducted by foreigners.
A senior Indonesian minister has caused an uproar in saying that the country’s rich must marry the poor to help reduce poverty.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s approval rating has surged early in his second term, with the majority of voters satisfied with the performance of his top ministers, a survey shows.
Nowhere in the world are there three neighbours more different than the extraordinary triangle of Australia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
While the three Cs (curry, cricket, and the Commonwealth) still reappear at Australia-India gatherings, Jokowi’s visit passed with little reference to the parallel three Bs (boats, beef, and Bali)
Despite the two countries’ proximity Jokowi’s speech was only the second time an Indonesian president had performed the honor in the 70-year history of their diplomatic relations, with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono being the first a decade ago.
Full address by President Joko Widodo to the House of Representatives. Includes remarks by the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition.