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Leighton CosseboomDec 28, 2016
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Leighton CosseboomDec 19, 2016
Locavore is a saga of fine dining, presented as visual works of art. It’s perfect for foodies willing to pay for stellar service and a bit of mystery.
Leighton CosseboomDec 07, 2016
Ahok is embroiled in a legal battle, as his blasphemy trial takes centre stage. As if that wasn’t enough, he also has to cope with a civil lawsuit from the secretary...
Leighton CosseboomOct 26, 2016
After British banker Rurik Jutting filmed the rape, torture and murder of two Indonesian women in 2014, he pled not guilty on Monday, October 24, 2016.
Leighton CosseboomOct 21, 2016
A 23-year-old Dutch tourist died after stepping in front of a train at the station in Lempuyangan, Yogyakarta.
Leighton CosseboomOct 19, 2016
In what might closely resemble a future dystopia in the capital, Jakarta provincial government has asked locals to kill rats for a financial reward. It says, “Just...
Leighton CosseboomOct 14, 2016
Thousands of activists from the hardline group Islamic Defenders Front protest in front of City Hall to indict Jakarta’s governor Ahok of “blasphemous” words and...
Leighton CosseboomOct 05, 2016
A gigantic python slithered up from one of the sewers on Kemang Raya. It was one of two large reptiles that emerged as a result of flooding in Kemang.
Leighton CosseboomSep 29, 2016
US-based restaurant chain Hooters will open its first Indonesian location in Jakarta’s trendy Kemang district. But will the nation’s conservative culture let it fly?
Leighton CosseboomSep 28, 2016
A 21-year-old Jakarta man is dead after a birthday gag went wrong, and he was killed by friends. The victim was strapped to an electrified pole and had water dumped on...
Leighton CosseboomSep 21, 2016
Popular navigation app Waze just ranked Jakarta’s suburban neighbour Bogor as the second worst city to drive your car in, just behind Cebu in the Philippines.
Leighton CosseboomFeb 23, 2016
Zika causes only mild flu-like symptoms, but can lead to serious neurological disorders in unborn babies. Pregnant women in Indonesia should take precautions. Earlier...