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Business as usual for commercial female sex workers, who cover their faces while sitting behind a glass screen inside a brothel in the ‘Dolly’ red-light district in Surabaya, Indonesia, despite being closed by Surabaya’s new Mayor on Friday
Workers install a 60-metre telecoms tower in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. The increasing number of users of mobile devices in Indonesia requires telecoms service providers to improve their infrastructure with the additional installation of cell towers in densely populated areas. Read more
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Children play at Lamalera, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The locals use ancient hunting methods to catch whales for reasons of subsistence, and they celebrate the start of the whaling season, which runs from May to October, with a mass and festivities.
A Balinese Hindu man pours holy water during Galungan Day celebrations at a temple in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. Galungan is an important feast for Balinese Hindus and is held every 210 days according to the Balinese calendar to honour the creator of the universe and the spirits of the ancestors. The festival symbolises the victory of truth over evil Read more
Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, right, and his running mate Hatta Rajasa greet supporters after registering their candidacy at the General Election Commission’s office in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday
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A Buginese man installs a wooden block in the hull of a phinisi, a traditional wooden two-masted sailing ship at Tanjung Bira Beach, in Bulukumba, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Friday
Indonesian labour activists perform during a Labour day protest in Jakarta, Indonesia, one of several rallies taking place across the country to demand higher wages Read more
A wok vendor waits for customers at his stall in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia
Indonesian Baduy tribe women wait for their turn to cast their ballots during the parliamentary elections at a polling station in Kanekes village, Lebak, Banten province. Polls opened on Wednesday amid expectations of an opposition victory.