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Ahok

Ahok to be Released from Prison in January 2019

Former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, also known by Ahok who is serving a two-year jail term for blasphemy, will be a free man on January 24, said a Law and...

Persija Football Club Fans Damage Minimarket, Attacks Employee

Dozens of Jakmania, avid fans of the Persija Jakarta soccer club, have vandalised a convenience store in Depok, West Java, and assaulted two of its employees, according...

Earthquake hits Three Indonesian Provinces

An earthquake rocked three provinces in Indonesia within 10 hours today since 12.45am, but there has been no report of a casualty or damage to property so far. According...

Landslides

Family Buried in Bali Landslides, Search for Bodies Continues

The Search and Rescue (SAR) team from Denpasar, supported by police, are still searching for missing victims of landslides in Batubulan, in the district of Gianyar,...

Padang Detains LGBT Couples and Performs “Exorcisms” On Them

The city of Padang has detained 18 LGBT couples as part of a campaign to ‘cure’ LGBT people through religious exorcisms. Police have so far targeted 10 lesbian...

Free Papua Movement Claims Accountability Over Shooting that Killed 31 Workers

Sebby Sambom of The West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB), challenged President Joko Widodo to capture them. The military wing of the Free Papua Movement (OPM),...

Bogor Tornado Kills One, Damages 850 Houses

The Bogor Police have reported that a tornado hit Bogor municipality in West Java on Thursday afternoon at around 3pm, killing one and damaging 848 houses and five...

Police hand gestures

Police Officers Banned from Making “Political” Hand Gestures on Photos

As the presidential election draws near and has begun to divide the nation, Jakarta Police chief Insp. Gen. Idham Azis has called on his subordinates to maintain...

Lion Air Considering Cutting Ties with Boeing

Lion Air is reviewing plane purchases from Boeing and has not ruled out cancelling orders as relations worsen in a spat over responsibility for a 737 jetliner crash that...

Construction Workers Killed by Gunmen in Papua

At least 24 construction workers have been killed by gunmen in Indonesia’s eastern province of Papua, officials said. A soldier was also shot dead when a team of...

Indonesians Rescue 20 Rohingya Muslims Found Adrift Off Aceh

Indonesian fishermen rescued a wooden boat carrying 20 hungry, weak Rohingya Muslims on Tuesday after it was found adrift off Indonesia’s northernmost province of...

Jakarta Predicted to Experience Heavy Rain, Strong Winds

After heavy rain drenched Jakarta on Monday afternoon, several areas suffered from flooding, including in Rawa Terate, Cakung subdistrict, East Jakarta. The Jakarta...

garbage in the river

Local Government Gives Garbage Bags to Prevent Littering River

Residents living along the Gendong River in Penjaringan, North Jakarta, have received around 1,000 garbage bags that were distributed by the district authority to...

bandung - singapore route

Garuda Launches New Bandung – Singapore Route

Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia started on Sunday its Bandung-Singapore route, which will be available four days a week: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. “The route...