Young people in Surakarta join colourful anti-smoking campaign.
The Indonesian government is warning pilgrims about a viral respiratory disease that spread rapidly in Saudi Arabia in recent weeks.
New approach offers help to users instead of throwing them in prison.
Muslim and Buddhist youths turned out for a Yala drive to help those affected by insurgency violence.
Under pressure from the MUI and other Islamic organisations, the Indonesian Health Ministry cancels a safe-sex promotional campaign.
Pakistani militants' hard-line stance against vaccination has allowed the virus to migrate to Syria and could bring polio back to other places that had eradicated the disease.
Fatal wedding feast spurs formation of group to spread food safety tips, raise standards.
Month-long outreach helps thousands of addicts and helps prevent more societal problems.
The government has moved to debunk rumours that a recent outbreak of avian flu was deliberately triggered.
Thought to cure HIV, cancer and impotency, a rare northeastern Indian species is being trapped and trafficked to Southeast Asia.
Zero deaths, zero discrimination, and zero infections: student activists have clear goals for combating HIV/AIDS in Indonesia.
The first mosque with a methadone clinic is closing its service to addicts, a decision drawing mixed reactions from the community.
Punters may see nothing wrong in a bit of harmless flirting with Lady Luck, but Malaysian authorities are not so sure.
University students hope rabbit faming will bring nutrition, income and independence to disabled people in East Java's Ponorogo Regency.
Malaysia can boast a partial success story in the cleanup of a notorious drug district, now a major tourist attraction. But more remains to be done.
The region's esteemed leader, Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, encourages the community to play a mentoring role for students who might fall into lethal habits.
A new centre that helps drug addicts is cleaning up one of Kuala Lumpur's seamiest neighbourhoods.
The National Commission for Child Protection is drafting a lawsuit that it hopes will spur tougher action to stem a growing problem.
Free will, the power of touch and gainful employment can all play a role in helping addicts regain their lives.
Marriage traditions for noblewomen in Lombok, unknown to most Indonesians, force difficult choices. Noblewomen who marry below their rank can be cast out of their families.
Many were surprised Malaysia's recent arrest of a member of the East African terror group.