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4 killed in Indonesia forest fires; police arrest suspects

Aug 28, 2018

Police in the Indonesian part of Borneo island have arrested more than a dozen people suspected of starting forest fires that have killed at least four people in the past month

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Badminton star Sindhu makes millions on Olympic silver medal

Aug 25, 2018

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu turned an Olympic silver medal in Rio de Janeiro two years ago into millions of dollars in income and endorsements

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Ex-US head coach Schubert now working with China's swimmers

Aug 22, 2018

Ex-US swim team head coach Mark Schubert is now working with China's swimmers

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Indonesian officials defend parade of veiled kids with guns

Aug 21, 2018

Indonesian officials are defending a street parade that involved veiled kindergarteners carrying replica weapons, with police saying they'll arrest the person who uploaded a video of the event to Facebook

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Indonesia woman irked by mosque noise convicted of blasphemy

Aug 21, 2018

An Indonesian court has sentenced a woman who complained about a noisy mosque to 18 months in prison for blasphemy

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Amnesty condemns Indonesia police killings ahead of games

Aug 17, 2018

Amnesty International says Indonesian police fatally shot dozens of petty criminals in a deliberate campaign of "unnecessary and excessive" force ahead of the Asian Games

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Forests group halts plan to endorse Indonesian paper giant

Aug 16, 2018

Forests group halts plan to restore endorsement for Indonesian paper giant

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Indonesian president urges tolerance in annual speech

Aug 16, 2018

Indonesia's president urged the country to embrace its founding spirt of tolerance in an annual national address just days after choosing a divisive cleric as his running mate in elections next year

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Indonesia woman irked by mosque noise on trial for blasphemy

Aug 14, 2018

Indonesian prosecutors are seeking an 18-month prison term for a woman who was charged with blasphemy after she complained about the volume of a mosque's loudspeakers

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Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

Aug 13, 2018

The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses will exceed several hundred million dollars

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