Challenger lags incumbent in most national surveys but analysts say his supporters are better organised and can mobilise block voting.
Indonesia's incumbent leader Joko Widodo faces off against ex-military general Prabowo Subianto in an election for president of the world's third-biggest democracy. The 2019 election is a re-run of the 2014 contest narrowly won by Widodo.
Incumbent president Joko Widodo calls on voters to be optimistic about economy even as GDP growth stays flat.
The 32-year-old environmentalist is among a crop of young leaders seeking legislative seats in world’s largest Muslim country.
Indonesia's various music styles could be the deciding factor for winning some hearts – and votes – for Indonesians as they head to the polls next week.
Indonesia's capital will inaugurate its first mass rapid transit system on Sunday, a $1.1 billion project seen as crucial to tackling some of the world's worst traffic congestion.
Last week, President Joko Widodo said Bashir, 81, would be granted early release on humanitarian grounds, citing his old age and poor health.
The construction workers were shot dead by separatist rebels in Indonesia’s Papua province, marking the region’s deadliest bout of violence in years.
The Lion Air Boeing Co 737 MAX, which only went into service in August, crashed on Monday into the Java Sea.
The 2-month-old Boeing jet crashed into the Java Sea early Monday, just minutes after taking off from Jakarta, killing all 189 people on board.
The death toll of at least 1,347 is certain to rise, officials say, as rescuers reach devastated outlying communities hit on Friday by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami waves as high as six metres.
Quake and tsunami-hit Indonesia starts burying its dead and asks for international help after Friday's disaster left over 800 people dead and displaced tens of thousands.
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