A street monkey performs on a pavement in Solo, Central Java, Indonesia, on Monday. The governor of the capital Jakarta, Joko Widodo, has introduced a plan to stop masked monkey performances, locally known as topeng monyet, by next year in order to improve public order and prevent the spread of diseases carried by the animals. The city’s administration intends to buy the monkeys and put them in a zoo.
A model presents a creation by Feny Mustafa, the Indonesian Muslim clothing designer, during the Jakarta Fashion Week catwalk show
Members of trade union Serikat Pekerja Seluruh Indonesia walk during a protest in the business district in Jakarta. Almost 1,000 workers participated in the protest, demanding wage raises and objecting to outsourcing, according to local media on Thursday.
About 50,000 workers take part in a rally in Jakarta on Thursday, demanding wage increases and to abolish the outsourcing system – where temporary workers are taken on without the additional cost of providing healthcare and pension benefits. Read more
A woman walks past a vast billboard advertising luxury flats in Jakarta. Indonesia’s government unveiled an emergency fiscal package last Friday to promote foreign investment, reduce imports and prop up its tumbling rupiah currency, as it struggles to revive confidence in southeast Asia’s largest economy
Women push themselves into a train carriage at Sudimara train station on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Friday
A woman walks around a water park during the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Serpong district, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia.
Sayeed Abbas, accused of smuggling people to Australia, waits for his extradition trial to begin in Jakarta. An Indonesian court on Thursday rejected a request that the Afghan national be sent for trial in Australia Read more
Indonesian Muslim women on Tuesday hold prayers at the Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta on the eve of the holy month of Ramadan.
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A family reads verses from the Koran at a relative’s grave, a day before the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, in Jakarta on Tuesday. Traditionally Indonesian Muslims visit the graves of their relatives before and towards the end of the holy month