Indonesia — the world's third-largest democracy — has some of the worst money politics in Southeast Asia, according to researchers.
Many so called "buzzer" teams, named for the social media buzz they aim to create, often using fake accounts, have sprung up ahead of the presidential election next month.
Acting on complaints from the public, West Java provincial broadcast commission is restricting the airing hours for “adult” songs including Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You".
Europe, the world's second-biggest buyer of palm oil, is set to miss a 2020 target to use 100-percent sustainable supplies of the edible oil in food ingredients, experts warn.
The tsunami struck almost without warning along the east coast of the Indonesian island of Java late on Saturday.
The chief of a fishing community in the area said the group was bound for Malaysia and it was unclear why it had landed in Indonesia.
The second earthquake in a week has prompted an exodus of tourists while the death toll is expected to rise.