Government And Politics

Indonesia clerics want boycott of US products over Jerusalem

Dec 17, 2017

Muslim clerics have called for boycott of American products in Indonesia's largest protest against President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Top Indonesia court rejects attempt to criminalize gay sex

Dec 14, 2017

Indonesia's top court has ruled against petitioners seeking to make gay sex and sex outside marriage illegal.

Indonesia politician's graft trial delayed by stomach woes

Dec 13, 2017

A top Indonesian politician accused of involvement in one of the country's biggest corruption scandals told a court on the first day of his trial he's suffering a stomach complaint, forcing a postponement while his medical condition was checked

Indonesians burn US flags in 4th day of Jerusalem protests

Dec 11, 2017

Activists burned U.S. and Israeli flags in front of the American embassy in Jakarta in the fourth day of protests in Indonesia against President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital

APNewsBreak: Files show birth of Papua independence struggle

Dec 11, 2017

APNewsBreak: Declassified State Department cables show prominent Papuans pleaded for the U.S. to give them money and arms in the mid-1960s to fight Indonesia's colonization

Thousands of Indonesians rally at US Embassy over Jerusalem

Dec 10, 2017

About 10,000 people have rallied outside the U.S. Embassy in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta to denounce President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Muslims in Asia rally against Trump's Jerusalem move

Dec 8, 2017

Muslims in Indonesia and Malaysia protested outside the U.S. embassies Friday against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Singapore revokes citizenship of suspected match-fixer

Dec 7, 2017

Singapore authorities have revoked the citizenship of a man who allegedly belonged to a major syndicate which rigged football matches around the world

Malaysian PM plays ethnic card as he gears for elections

Dec 7, 2017

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says it would be a "nightmare" for ethnic Malays if the opposition wins elections next year.

New Zealand's governor general pays visit to Malaysia

Dec 6, 2017

Malaysia rolled out the red carpet Wednesday for New Zealand's governor general, who is marking 60 years of diplomatic ties between the countries

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