Here’s one reason Southeast Asia’s skies are getting so chaotic
Thanks to Asia’s rising middle class, the stratosphere is getting really crowded.
Indonesia says missing AirAsia plane could be at 'bottom of sea'
The Indonesian agency searching for AirAsia Flight 8501, which had 162 people on board, said the plane probably sank after it was presumed to have crashed off the Indonesian coast on Sunday.
Flight from Indonesia to Singapore loses contact: media
An AirAsia flight from Surabaya lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday, Indonesian media said.
Survivors and victims from dozens of countries mark 10 years since the world's deadliest tsunami
The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami that followed created one of the worst natural disasters in human history.
These tsunami survivors prove just how resilient people can be
Few tragedies compare to the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Ten years later, life forges on.
Indonesian officials want to stash 10,000 refugees on a desert island
With Australia growing hostile toward asylum seekers, Indonesia says they’ve become a burden.
Why that Australian hostage taker was a delusional phony
News analysis: Here are Asia-Pacific’s real jihadi groups.
17 dead, scores missing as landslide destroys Indonesian village
Rescuers used their bare hands to search through the mud for scores of missing.
8 ways Tony Abbott has made Australia unsafe for refugees
He promised to 'stop the boats,' and he has, despite his country’s obligations to international law.
Red Light Jihad: Thailand’s new breed of Facebook jihadis
An increasingly extreme Islamic insurgency surfaces from the shadows to taunt its prey.
Oppenheimer’s ‘The Look of Silence’ casts a chilling gaze at massacre survivors
The sequel to the Oscar-nominated ‘Act of Killing’ shows how mass murderers became heroes in Indonesia.
Indonesia’s new male birth control pill is ‘99 percent effective’
Tests show it works as well as women’s birth control pills, with far fewer nasty side effects.
Indonesia subjects female police applicants to virginity tests
Young women are forced to undress in front of others. Fingers are 'inserted.'
Wondering if you’re corrupt? In Indonesia there’s an app for that
One reason graft is so rampant is that people don’t know when a gift is a bribe. (Hint: Bars of gold? Not okay.)
The world's third largest democracy is now run by a populist neophyte
Despite the ovations, Jokowi's challenges are as massive as his public appeal.
Gay in Aceh? Brace for 100 lashes in front of a jeering crowd
The Indonesian province is also now authorized to punish homosexuality with 100 months in jail or 1,000 grams of gold.
Indonesian Twitter blasts lame-duck lawmakers for slashing democracy
With days left in their terms, they eliminated local elections, defying the wishes of 80 percent of the electorate.
Reacting to IS atrocities, Indonesia claims to be a model of Islamic tolerance
Yet religious minorities in the country complain that violence and abuse is getting worse.
Will Indonesia’s new president end one of Asia’s oldest conflicts?
Jokowi has promised a softer approach, but the country’s powerful generals may have other ideas.
What does the Islamic State's rise mean for Indonesia?
There's growing support for the Islamic State in the country with the world's largest Muslim population and authorities are getting concerned.
Here’s the scandal that an Australian court has banned from the media
WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange says the gag order is about 'preventing embarrassment' in the highly sensitive money-printing business.
Bali’s government is on an unrepentant dog-killing spree
Asia’s heroin now sold in lemon yellows and cotton-candy pinks
Why pastel-colored smack is being produced in the wilds of Myanmar.
To guard against fraud, Indonesians are now crowd-sourcing the vote count for their presidential election
In Indonesia, a contentious presidential campaign has led to accusations of voter fraud and manipulation. So Indonesians are downloading ballots and counting them themselves.
Here's what Australia can learn from Uganda about handling refugees
A leading refugee expert debunks Tony Abbott’s refugee myths.
This Singapore mall has real live maids for sale
They are on display and marketed as 'sweet-natured and compliant.'
This Singapore blogger lost everything just by criticizing the prime minister
Now the internet is coming to his rescue.
A Nazi-themed cafe re-opens in Indonesia
Meanwhile, a leading presidential candidate embraces a Nazi-themed endorsement, to the tune of 'We Will Rock You.' (We're not making this up.)
Indonesia’s next president will be either a hot-tempered ‘manly man’ or a ‘puppet’ populist
The world’s fourth-biggest nation is holding a landmark election. It won't be boring.
Watch how this awesome Malaysian girl rescues a sinking canoe
Coordination level: Expert.
These maps show where you can still go to jail for apostasy or blasphemy
Nearly a quarter of the globe has anti-blasphemy laws.