Many are hopeful the project will bring jobs, stability and peace to the insurgency-torn region.
Under pressure from the MUI and other Islamic organisations, the Indonesian Health Ministry cancels a safe-sex promotional campaign.
With millions of rupees being raised in Indonesia, transparency and accountability is needed.
Iranians can no longer enter Malaysia or Indonesia without obtaining a visa prior to arrival.
Indonesian police are mobilising to shield the Christian minority from a Christmas and New Year holiday terror threat.
The United Development Party (PPP) is inviting other Islamic parties to build a coalition that would contest the 2014 Indonesian elections as a bloc.
Unrest in Thailand is harming efforts to find a peaceful solution to the insurgency in the far southern provinces, experts say.
Muslims, Christians, Hindus and Buddhists in the central highlands town of Wamena in Indonesia's Papua province live together in harmony.
With dozens of terrorism convicts scheduled for release in coming years, Indonesia is preparing programmes to ease their return to society and prevent resumption of militant activity.
Indonesia commits to bringing home expatriates who overstayed their work visas in Saudi Arabia.
Thousands of Thai Muslims ask Allah to restore peace in Thailand and urge dialogue and non-violence to solve the conflict wracking the country.
The international syndicate smuggled in Rp.12 billion ($1.01 million) worth of methamphetamine pills, crystal meth and meth powder, Indonesian authorities say.
Relatives rejoice and local officials urge the former inmates to use their freedom to develop the country.
Differences should not trigger violence, says one demonstrator at a peaceful gathering marking International Tolerance Day.
Muslim groups from the Deep South and other parts of Thailand showcase a range of products at OTOP fair.
Young women in Madiun help local orphanage by making and selling handbags.
Recent court testimony provides more examples of the ways terror outfits recruit new members and strengthen their networks.
A church and a mosque work together to host story time for families the last Saturday of the month – educating local kids in more ways than one.
Markets in the peaceful district are doing brisk business selling fur-lined jackets, sweaters, thick blankets and other cold-weather gear in the tropical region.
Indonesian officials are encouraging Manila to focus on transparency, co-ordination of relief efforts, and strong leadership during typhoon recovery.
Despite successes in curbing terrorism, Densus 88 is facing criticism for not capturing suspects alive.