The new capital will cover about 56,180 hectares in East Kalimantan province on the Indonesian part of Borneo, which the country shares with Malaysia and Brunei.
The two-stage drills off the coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island involved eight warships and four aircraft from Russia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and Brunei.
A formal statement, which was issued by ASEAN leaders after they met with Myanmar General Min Aung Hlaing in Jakarta, calls for “immediate cessation of violence in Myanmar” and urges all parties to “exercise utmost restraint”.
Unidentified woman wearing a long black robe and a blue veil points a gun at several police officers in National Police Headquarters before being shot dead.
US and Britain impose sanctions on military-controlled conglomerates as security forces are reported to have killed five more protesters in an unrelenting crackdown on dissent.
Battle between economic optimism and fears about inflation and possible rate hikes that recovery will fuel has continued to play out on trading floors.
At least five people have been killed after Jakarta was struck by torrential rains over the weekend, which flooded dozens of major roads and forced hundreds of people to rush to emergency shelters.
Indonesia’s meteorology agency warns the heaviest monsoon rains of the season will fall in and around the densely populated capital in the coming days.
Sriwijaya Air’s flight crashed into waters off Jakarta on January 9, killing 62 passengers and crew, including nearly a dozen children.
Indonesia’s move has been applauded by rights activists, who say non-Muslim girls were forced for years to wear the head-covering in conservative parts of the country.
Officials say more human remains were also found at the crash site, as well as personal belongings, such as wallets containing identification cards, three days after a jet crashed into the Java Sea with 62 people on board.
Divers continue to search for debris and bodies after the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 went down in the Java Sea with 62 people aboard, shortly after take off from Jakarata.
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