Indonesia picks eastern Borneo island for new capital
The government would draft a bill for the move which would be sent to parliament, President Joko Widodo said.
Protests on Tuesday by supporters of Widodo’s challenger for the presidency, former general Prabowo Subianto, started peacefully but turned violent in the evening, forcing police to fire tear gas to disperse the crowd.248 days ago
While official results are not due until next month, a series of so-called "quick counts" by pollsters showed Widodo holding a strong lead with around 55% of the vote to Subianto's 44%.283 days ago
A motorbike stuntman posing as Widodo, known as 'Jokowi', leapt off a ramp and pulled other tricks in Jakarta's streets before riding into the Gelora Bung Karno stadium and disappearing into the basement.524 days ago
Waves & winds prevent divers from searching the crash zone for the sunken remains of flight QZ8501.1853 days ago