A driver pushes his Baja vehicle through flood waters outside the Presidential Palace, after heavy seasonal rains flooded parts of Jakarta, Indonesia.
A ragpicker looks for recyclable items on a pile of garbage at a landfill in Depok on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia
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Indonesian riot police stand guard as former presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto’s supporters try to pass a blockade near the constitutional court in Jakarta, which is hearing a legal challenge by the ex-general who alleges widespread cheating cost him victory in the recent elections
An Indonesian dancer waits for the start of a cultural parade marking the country’s 69th Independence Day celebration in Jakarta.
A boy takes part in a protest by supporters of losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, who is contesting last month’s presidential election result, outside the Constitutional Court in Jakarta.
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
Models show the creations by Fenny Mustafa during the Indonesia Fashion Week 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia
Indonesian artists, dressed as mermaids in traditional Chinese cheongsam costume and lions, perform underwater in a programme celebrating the lunar new year at Jakarta’s Ancol park on Friday.
A man plays a guitar as people affected by a flood seek refuge under a bridge in Jakarta. More than 4,300 people in the capital have been displaced by the floods, which also worsened the city’s traffic jams
People ride on a horse-drawn carriage through floodwaters in Jakarta on Monday. Thousands of residents have been evacuated after floods hit the Indonesian capital following heavy rains.
Indonesian police officers in riot gear take a break during a show of force ahead of Christmas celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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.
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.