Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has called for a delay in passing a new law that would outlaw gay and pre-marital sex after the controversial plan sparked a public outcry.
Indonesians were voting in presidential and legislative elections after a campaign that pitted the moderate incumbent against an ultranationalist former general.
An Indonesian corruption investigator had acid thrown in his face by assailants activists say are linked to a graft case that has implicated senior politicians.
Indonesia's president has issued a regulation that provides tougher penalties for child rapists, including chemical castration.
FIFA officials held crisis talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, six months after FIFA issued a ban to his country.
Indonesia’s president has assured Norway, which has pledged up to $1bn in aid to help preserve the Southeast Asian country’s forests, that he is as committed to the environment as his predecessor, the Norwegian PM says.
Australia's foreign minister says she had proposed a prisoner swap to her Indonesian counterpart in an 11th hour effort to save the lives of two Australian drug smugglers expected to face a firing squad.
Indonesia has formally protested to the Malaysian government over a vacuum cleaner ad it says is "utterly insensitive" to the hundreds of thousands of its citizens working as domestic workers.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has pressed Indonesia's incoming leader to improve internet access in the sprawling archipelago.
Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo is leading in the Indonesian presidential election, but his rival is not conceding.
At least six people were killed as Indonesia's capital erupted in violence when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of President Joko Widodo.
The election is a huge logistical exercise costing about 27.6 trillion rupiah ($1.9bn).
Australia and Indonesia have announced the full restoration of military ties as the countries' leaders held talks following a brief spat over teaching material deemed offensive to Jakarta.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who is on a working visit in West Java town of Cirebon, has ordered security forces to hunt down the perpetrators and their network behind the attacks in Jakarta.
The families of two Australian convicts facing execution in Indonesia have paid an anguished final visit to their loved ones, wailing in grief as ambulances carrying empty white coffins arrived at their prison.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been too busy during the past three weeks to accept a phone call from the Australian PM to plead for the lives of two death row prisoners, an envoy says.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she is "very disappointed" the latest bid to spare two Australians on death row in Indonesia has failed, as lawyers urged they not be killed before an appeal is heard.
Rescuers searching for more than 80 people missing after a landslide in Indonesia have deployed bulldozers and excavators to battle their way through roads strewn with debris.
Indonesian former general Prabowo Subianto has withdrawn his presidential candidacy after denouncing the election process undemocratic.
An unofficial quick-count results of Indonesia's hotly contested presidential election shows Joko "Jokowi" Widodo ahead of his rival with more than 80% of the votes tallied.
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