23 September 2019, Monday | 09:41am

Indonesia

Millions may risk jail as Indonesia to outlaw sex outside marriage

JAKARTA, Sept 18 — Indonesia is poised to pass a new penal code that criminalises consensual sex outside marriage and introduces stiff penalties for insulting the president’s dignity — a move rights groups criticised as an intrusive assault on basic freedoms.

Jerebu: Bukan protes tapi tawar bantu Indonesia tangani kebakaran - Duta Malaysia

 

JAKARTA: Malaysia tidak menuding jari kepada Indonesia berikutan masalah jerebu, sebaliknya menawarkan bantuan menangani kebakaran hutan di beberapa wilayah Indonesia ketika ini.

Indonesia unveils site of new capital on Borneo island

 

JAKARTA Aug 26 — Indonesia today revealed the long-awaited site for its new US$33-billion (RM138.7 billion) capital on the forested island of Borneo to replace the crowded, polluted megacity of Jakarta, which is slowly sinking into the sea.

Perak exco man Paul Yong pleads not guilty to rape charge

 

IPOH: Perak executive council (exco) member Paul Yong Choo Kiong has claimed trial to raping an Indonesian maid.

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua province amidst unrest

 

JAKARTA: Indonesia has cut off internet access in eastern Papua to prevent provocative posts online from fuelling violence, after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison over mistreatment of students and perceived ethnic discrimination.