May Day: Workers protest around the world
People around the world took to the streets on May Day, also known as International Workers' Day, an international pro-labor holiday used to demand workers' rights.
Indonesia minister backs state cannabis farms
Gaffe-prone State Enterprises Minister Dahlan Iskan has backed the idea of state-run cannabis farms in a country where trafficking pot gets the death penalty.
Indonesians sue ExxonMobil in US court
Villagers in Aceh claim ExxonMobil is responsible for human rights abuses committed by Indonesian soldiers guarding its natural gas pipeline and processing facility.
South African surfer Brett Archibald rescued after 27 hours floating in the sea
Missing South African surfer Brett Archibald has been rescued after falling overboard off Indonesia.
Indonesian pilots have a nasty crystal meth problem
Overworked pilots in Jakarta have a history with Indonesia's No. 1 drug.
Indonesian passenger jet carrying 108 people crashes into water off Bali
An Indonesian passenger plane carrying 108 passengers and crew has crashed into water near Denpasar International Airport.
Elderly Indonesian woman fights off Komodo dragon (VIDEO)
The 83-year-old woman was sitting outside her home on Rinca when she was attacked by the 6-foot-long lizard, which she fought off.
Foreign Hong Kong maids lose residency battle
Hong Kong maids denied the right to live in the city permanently after residing there for seven years, unlike other immigrants.
Sumatran tiger kills man working at Indonesian plantation
Critically endangered tiger has reportedly killed and dismembered plantation worker, and is suspected to be responsible for other attacks in the area.
Who won the drug war? Drugs did
The world — not just Colorado and Washington — embraces a more laissez faire approach to narcotics.
Plastic surgery, 'Gangnam-style'
Under the knife, beauty seekers get a piece of the Gangnam dream.
Papuan tribal leaders to author Jared Diamond: 'Don’t call us warlike'
New book likens chimp warfare to that of traditional societies.
New species of owl with distinctive territorial song identified in Indonesia
Newly identified Rinjani scops owl is found on the island of Lombok, and has a curious territorial call.
Indonesian president's son resigns from parliament
Son of Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono resigns from office after he is caught absent from a House plenary session.
Speed bumps should be haram, say clerics in Indonesia
In Indonesia, clerics are calling the Islamic Council to issue a religious edict claiming speed bumps are haram.
Chinese New Year 2013: The Year of the Snake is in full swing across Asia (PHOTOS)
Millions of Chinese have already begun their celebrations of the New Year, which begins February 10.
Komodo dragon office attack leaves two hospitalized
The Komodo dragon office attack in Indonesia left two employees of the wildlife park hospitalized with serious injuries.
Monkeys attack village in Indonesia
Monkeys attacked an Indonesian village, injuring seven people.
Indonesia landslides kill as many as 19
As many as 19 people were killed in Indonesia during two separate landslides brought on by heavy rains.
Jakarta's gridlocked traffic can be fixed, says IBM Indonesia
Jakarta's traffic sees 10 million motorcycles and 3 million cars clog the roads every day.
Jakarta teeters on tidal flooding disaster as thousands remain stranded
Jakarta could face tidal floods if its northern sea wall collapses, an official said Friday.
Love across the DMZ: Matchmaking, North Korea-style
Seoul is full of untapped customers eager to tie the knot with northern beauties.
British grandma gets death penalty in Bali drug smuggling case
British grandma Lindsay Sandiford received the death penalty after being found guilty of smuggling cocaine into Bali.
Indonesian court sentences British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford to death for smuggling cocaine into Bali
An Indonesian court has sentenced British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford to death for smuggling $2.5 million worth of cocaine in her suitcase onto the resort island of Bali.
Indonesia: Large, shallow earthquake strikes Aceh province, killing girl
An earthquake struck Indonesia’s western Aceh province on Tuesday, reportedly killing a child and injuring others.
Death toll rises sharply after Jakarta monsoon floods
At least a dozen people are dead and thousands displaced in some of the worst monsoonal flooding in five years.
Thousands flee Jakarta as floodwater rises (PHOTOS)
The Indonesian capital is in a state of emergency after intense seasonal rains.
Indonesian city demands women not 'straddle' motorbikes
"When you see a woman straddle, she looks like a man. But if she sits side-saddle, she looks like a woman," Mayor Suaidi Yahya told the BBC.
Indonesia: death by soap opera?
Child's family says soap opera's hospital shoot contributed to daughter's death
2,012 words of 2012
Here are the buzzwords, the keywords, or just plain words, that were uttered time and again in 2012. This was an absurd amount of work. So please click on it.
Indonesian clerics vs. Santa Claus
Is "Merry Christmas" forbidden in Muslim-majority Indonesia?