In a theatre in the central Javanese city of Solo, a troupe of performers are acting out a fight scene from Hindu epic, the Mahabharata. The god Gatutkaca is dispatching some long-haired bad guys to the delight of the audience.
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Friday 11 May 2012
Search teams found at least 12 bodies Friday near where a Russian-made jetliner crashed into the side of an Indonesian volcano while on a demonstration flight for potential buyers from airlines, an official said.
Thursday 10 May 2012
A new Russian-made civilian plane carrying 50 people went missing in Indonesia yesterday during a demonstration flight for potential buyers and journalists.
Sunday 25 March 2012
Nat Rothschild is almost certain to be ousted tomorrow as co-chairman of Bumi Resources, the Indonesian coal giant he created 18 months ago.
Tuesday 14 February 2012
Indonesian police called Umar Patek "Demolition Man", such was his alleged bomb-making expertise. Yesterday Mr Patek went on trial charged with a string of terrorism-related offences, including assembling the explosives used to blow up two Bali nightclubs in 2002.
Sunday 12 February 2012
Umar Patek tells police how he used household items to make 1,500lb device that killed 202
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Monday 25 April 2011
Luke Donald saw his world No 1 dream cruelly snatched away on the third hole of sudden death at The Heritage last night. But English golf could still go to bed content in the knowledge that one of theirs would be heading the rankings when they are published this morning. Lee Westwood, and his many admirers, will feel he is back where he belongs.
Wednesday 06 April 2011
Prince Andrew has quietly resumed his role as UK trade ambassador, in his first official trip abroad following the furore surrounding his contact with foreign dictators. The Prince arrived in Indonesia yesterday to promote British business interests there. The visit received no publicity in the UK, but was reported on the website of the British embassy in Jakarta.
Friday 10 December 2010
Indonesian police said today they had arrested their most-wanted fugitive, a man believed to have an important role in terrorist activity.
Wednesday 10 November 2010
After twice postponing a visit because of domestic crises, Barack Obama finally returned to his boyhood home of Indonesia yesterday. But he was set to spend less than 24 hours in the world's most populous Muslim nation and the excitement once generated by his return has largely dissipated.
Sunday 31 October 2010
Saturday 14 August 2010
Thursday 01 July 2010
An Indonesian film giving a fictionalised account of Barack Obama's time in the country as a child was premiered yesterday in Jakarta.
Saturday 19 June 2010
The grandson of an Indonesian national hero, Tengku Muhammad Hasan di Tiro founded a separatist movement that waged one of the world's longest-running civil wars, eventually seeing his home province of Aceh granted limited autonomy following the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami.
Thursday 11 March 2010
Manchester United chief executive David Gill insists the Glazer family are going nowhere - and pointed to a new seven-figure sponsorship deal as evidence of the benefits brought to Old Trafford by the club's controversial owners.
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