An Indonesian court jails 14 Muslim Rohingya men from Burma for nine months each for bludgeoning eight Buddhists from their country to death in an Indonesian detention centre.
Indonesia’s anti-terror squad kills seven suspected militants and arrests 13 during raids in four cities. Several are suspected to be involved in the Burmese embassy bomb plot last Thursday.
Police have named 18 Rohingya refugees as suspects for the deaths of eight Buddhists in an immigration detention centre, and say they will face trial in Indonesia.
Indonesia’s Marty Natalegawa met with Wanna Maung Lwin in Rangoon and discussed procedures for the hand-over of ASEAN’s chairmanship to Burma in year 2014
Burmese officials say 2014 chairmanship of regional Southeast Asia bloc confirmed as political opposition signals approval
Foreign ministers throw support behind Burma’s bid to chair regional bloc in 2014 at ASEAN summit in Bali
KNLA tells government they will only negotiate as part of armed alliance as Naypyidaw looks to Indonesia for help with reform
Can Burma’s President, Thein Sein emulate Indonesia’s former President Habibie and diverge from his military mentor?
Indonesia giving ‘positive consideration’ over bid for chair despite warnings that Burma remains unfit to lead the region
Credibility of Southeast Asia bloc would be tarnished if Burma’s bid to take the 2014 chair is successful, regional parliamentarians warn
Regional leaders this week travelled to Indonesia for the annual ASEAN Summit. On Burmese President Thein Sein’s mind is the vacant 2014 chair of the bloc, which it appears to[…]
Nov 24, 2009 (DVB), Scores of fishermen on board four Taiwanese boats captured by the Burmese navy last week are reportedly being held in Rangoon's notorious Insein prison, with Taiwanese[…]
Aug 13, 2009 (DVB), An "historic" meeting of Burmese opposition groups in Indonesia was yesterday forced to relocate following pressure from the Burmese junta on the Indonesian government to block[…]
Aug 3, 2009 (DVB), Burmese ethnic groups and pro-democracy parties are set to meet in Jakarta this month to draw up a national reconciliation programme for Burma, billed as "history[…]
July 13, 2009 (DVB), Thailand and Indonesia will look to join together in tackling the influx of Rohingya refugees from Burma into their respective countries, whilst also pushing for the[…]
June 9, 2009 (DVB), The Indonesian foreign minister said during a speech in the United States yesterday that US sanctions on Burma are causing hardship to its people, while expressing[…]
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Feb 29, 2008 (AFP), Indonesia wants to see democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi included in the political process in military-ruled Burma, foreign minister Hassan Wirayuda said Wednesday. Burma’s foreign[…]
Feb 21, 2008 (AP), Burma will allow UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari to visit the country in early March, Indonesia’s foreign minister said Thursday. Gambari is currently on a tour of[…]
Jan 13, 2008 (AFP), The governments of Indonesia and Burma have agreed to postpone a visit this week by Burmese prime minister lieutenant general Thein Sein, the president’s spokesman said[…]