With foreign language skills seen as crucial to success in the emerging regional marketplace, an Islamic school in Hat Yai has taken steps to prepare its students.
Religious and community leaders in Madiun declare their opposition to terrorism and violence following the arrests of two terror suspects in the city.
Friendship and tolerance characterise Sunni-Shia relations in a port region proud of its history of tolerance.
Indonesians of many religions and ethnicities live on the Hindu-majority island. They are working together to maintain unity in that diversity.
He captured silver in this summer's Paralympic Games, and his nation's heart, seven years after a fall from a roof left him paralysed.
Restaurant business provides a new life, an income and a sense of purpose, to former terrorist.
Clerics from around Yala joined in a prayer ceremony at the site of a Saturday bombing, praying to Allah for an end to the violence that claimed the life of an innocent civilian.
Funding is running low and boredom is setting in for the Shia Muslims sheltering in a sports facility in Sampang since a mob burned their homes in late August.
The Valley regains its lustre as a destination for visitors, with increased tourism expected to improve the economy and lead to new job opportunities.
Extremist groups see great advantage in seeking out members' relatives for recruitment. For the families involved, the result can be social stigma and trouble with the law.
A controversial flyer in Kuala Lumpur highlights the issue of Indonesian migrant workers' rights in Malaysia.
Suspected insurgents gunned down a Yala cleric on Wednesday as he was on his way to a local hospital to visit his ailing four-year-old son.
Residents in the city are nervous to learn that a man on trial for a string of bombings in September 2011 squeezed through a prison window and disappeared.
The government and private sponsors paid for the travel costs of a group of Muslims, including some who lost loved ones to the Deep South insurgency.
Businesses, especially in the service industries, say workers from abroad help fill gaps at a cost they can afford. The government, meanwhile, wants to make sure those entering the country for work are doing so legally.
A local speciality not only brings jobs to the Deep South, but also helps boost morale in some of the region's most dangerous areas.
Reconstruction in Nias has helped thousands of people get access to public resources after the 2005 earthquake that pounded the island. But the work is not yet finished.
Officials say the hills and forests of Central Sulawesi – once the scene of horrific sectarian conflict – have become a haven for terrorists
The two men arrested in Lebanon for ties to Al-Qaeda don't represent Malaysia and their behaviour is not condoned by Islam, citizens say.
Indonesians call them "foreign exchange heroes" because of the remittances they bring home. For years, however, migrant workers have faced excruciating delays and price-gouging at a specially designated terminal.
Extremist groups see Malaysia as a desirable location for gaining new recruits, counterterrorism experts warn. The government, however, says it is bolstering efforts to track militant activity.
The Art Festival was not just for the city's Chinese community. Other cultural and religious groups participated and helped organise the event.
Despite the threat of militant violence, teachers say the start of the new school term is an occasion for joy.
Forget salaries and office hours. A growing number of young people are finding a niche in the market and learning along the way.
As new terror plots come to light, religious leaders lament how radicalism is undermining Indonesian pluralism and harmony.
Don't allow homecoming extremists to import their brand of jihad from Syria, cleric warns.