Moving cross-country to a tiny rural town to open a new bakery may not seem like a recipe for success. But the search for a close-knit community and a less expensive, simpler life led one family to give it a try.
Women often bear the brunt of climate change's impact. In Guatemala, they also have become some of the country's most visible environmental activists.
Countries in Central America have strengthened laws against child marriage, but rates are still high. Real change comes from changing minds, advocates say – and local girls themselves can do that best.
The World Muslimah Foundation, a Muslim women’s group, is holding a beauty contest in response to the Miss World competition currently taking place in Bali.
Indonesia is seeing a rise in the number of asylum seekers using it as a transit to Australia.
Analysts say the deal would tighten military ties between Washington and Jakarta. But human rights activists are concerned about what the helicopters could be used for.
What's changed in Indonesia over the four years that our correspondent has been there?
Air pollution in Singapore rose to unhealthy levels this week because of illegal forest clearing in Indonesia, prompting Singapore to urge Indonesia to do something to end the haze.
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono received a religious tolerance award last night, infuriating critics who say he has failed to stop a wave of attacks on religious minorities.
Indonesia has reformed its clothing industry since the sweatshop-plagued 1990s, and may offer a model for Bangladesh to improving labor standards while also remaining competitive.
The price of staple crops has skyrocketed in Indonesia - shallots have gone from $1.20 a kilogram to as much as $7 - prompting farmers to take new measures to guard their fields against looters.
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