Indonesia's Jakarta is overwhelmed by people, traffic, pollution and rubbish.
Abuse of Indonesian maids
Thousands of Asian women leave their homes each year to seek better jobs abroad - usually working as domestic help. Many of them are young and inexperienced, and some are subjected to physical and mental abuse.
Indonesia corruption watchdog in spotlight
Indonesia ranks as one of the world's most corrupt countries.
And now, even the country's main anti-corruption agency has become embroiled in a bribery scandal, with half of the senior prosecutors at the Attorney-General's department being investigated.
Quality of life worsens in Indonesia
Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen finds out what people in Java feel about life 10 years after Suharto's fall.
ndonesia prides itself on its 'unity in diversity'. The right to religious freedom is enshroned in the country's constitution. But have these commitments proven hollow for the members of some minority faiths? One of these groups, the Ahmadiyah Muslims, is now fighting for their very survival in the world's largest Muslim democracy.
Polygamy row in Indonesia
In Indonesia a political row has flared over the taboo topic of polygamy, after Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was accused of being secretly married.
Despite being the world's largest Muslim nation, polygamy is forbidden by law for government officials.
High price of speaking up in Indonesia
Many of the thousands of political opponents imprisoned under former Indonesia president Suharto's rule were released after he was toppled from the presidency, but 10 years after his fall, people are once again being jailed for expressing their opinions. Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen speaks to a man jailed for life for waving a flag.
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