As the eurozone only slowly returns to growth, investors here are looking for places which offer better returns. With average GDP growth of 6% p.a., Indonesia offers plenty of opportunities.
Online ads in Singapore offering Indonesian maids for sale have drawn accusations of irresponsible marketing and human trafficking. DW spoke with the NGO Migrant Care about how domestic workers become "commodities."
Conditions at prisons in Indonesia are often poor and overcrowded, but officials at a prison in West Java have been arrested for allegedly providing "luxury" facilities for prisoners who are able to pay a price.
Methanol poisoning is a common occurrence in Indonesia, but the latest incident has led to scores of deaths. One region has even declared a state of emergency.
The sinking of a ferry on Lake Toba, North Sumatra, is one of Indonesia's deadliest maritime disasters. In a DW interview, maritime security expert, Siswanto Rusdi, explains why these accidents are common in the country.
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