President Widodo met with Tesla’s CEO Musk for a possible deal on a nickel source. Jakarta for years has been trying to secure a deal with Tesla on battery investment and potentially for Musk’s SpaceX aerospace company.
US President Biden opens a gathering of Southeast Asian leaders with a promise to spend $150 million on their infrastructure, security, pandemic preparedness and other efforts aimed at countering the influence of rival China.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo also said he declined Ukraine's request for weapons due to his country's foreign policy, which tries to steer a path of strategic neutrality.
The ban is aimed at addressing the soaring palm oil prices within the country, exacerbating the global food shortages
Authorities in Indonesia have suspended export of palm oil as the world's largest supplier of the oilseed struggles to meet its own demand.
The final draft of the law includes prison terms of up to 12 years for crimes of physical sexual abuse, 15 years for sexual exploitation and nine years for forced marriage.
Demand for key rare earths used in electric vehicle batteries is higher than ever, while pandemic-driven shortages drive prices higher and increase government involvement.
Students rallied outside parliament in capital Jakarta, protesting against rising fuel and food costs and the prospect of President Joko Widodo outstaying his two-term limit.
But residents say the threat of rising sea levels is overhyped, while many of them are unimpressed by the government’s grand plans to shift capital to a new island
Indonesia's FM Retno Marsudi and Qatar's Deputy FM Lolwah Al Khater together hold talks with Taliban's acting FM Amir Khan Muttaqi in Doha, urging the Taliban to allow womens' education.
A wooden fishing boat carrying 89 migrants traveling to Malaysia from Indonesia capsized under strong waves, leaving at least two dead and 26 missing.
Powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Sumatra island, while a 6.4-magnitude quake strikes Philippines with no immediate reports on casualties in either countries.
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