Lion Air crash report points to Boeing, pilots, maintenance

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian investigation found a Lion Air flight that crashed and killed 189 people a year ago was doomed by a combination of aircraft design flaws, inadequate training an...

Former Indonesian President Habibie dies at age 83

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Former Indonesian President Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie, who allowed democratic reforms and an independence referendum for East Timor following the ouster of the dictator Suhar...

Not just Bali: Indonesia hopes to develop more tourism sites

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Hundreds of tourists, many of them young Westerners, sat on gray stone steps atop the world's largest Buddhist temple, occasionally checking cellphones or whispe...

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov't restricts social media

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and b...

Indonesia’s Widodo declares victory in presidential election

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said Thursday he was won re-election after receiving an estimated 54% of the vote, backtracking on an earlier vow to wait for official ...

Indonesian voters deciding between moderate and ex-general

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Tens of millions of Indonesians were voting in presidential and legislative elections Wednesday after a campaign that pitted the moderate incumbent against an ultranationalis...

Flash floods, earthquake in Indonesia kill dozens

JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — Flash floods and mudslides triggered by downpours tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia's easternmost province, killing at least 58 people, disaster officials said...

2nd crash renews safety concerns for Boeing's prized new jet

HOUSTON (AP) — The second deadly crash of a prized new airplane in five months has renewed safety concerns about the 737 Max that could shape Boeing's fortunes for many years. The 73...

Governor convicted of blasphemy freed from Indonesian prison

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A polarizing Christian politician whose campaign comments ignited protests that were the largest in Muslim-majority Indonesia in years was freed Thursday after serving nearly...

Indonesian presidential campaign heats up with first debate

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Echoing the campaign tactics of Donald Trump, former Indonesian Gen. Prabowo Subianto says his country, the world's third-largest democracy, is in dire shape and he is the le...

Stealth Indonesia tsunami turns perfect night into nightmare

TANJUNG LESUNG, Indonesia (AP) — The tsunami that roared ashore in Indonesia, killing more than 370 people and injuring over 1,400, was particularly cruel. It hit on a busy holiday w...

Doctors, rescuers work in tsunami-struck Indonesian areas

CARITA BEACH, Indonesia (AP) — Doctors are working to help survivors and rescuers are looking for more victims from a deadly tsunami that smashed into beachside buildings without warning in the darkne...

Official vows action after AP reports missing migrant girls

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian official is vowing to do more to combat human trafficking after an investigation by The Associated Press revealed that scores of trafficked girls have quietly d...

Scores of migrant girls quietly vanishing from Indonesia

FATUKOKO, Indonesia (AP) — The stranger showed up at the girl's door one night with a tantalizing job offer: Give up your world, and I will give you a future. It was a chance for 16-...

Scores of migrant girls quietly vanishing from Indonesia

FATUKOKO, Indonesia (AP) — The stranger showed up at the girl's door one night with a tantalizing job offer: Give up your world, and I will give you a future. It was a chance for 16-...