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Prison music festival

Bali Inmates to Compete in Prison Music Festival

Thirteen bands with prisoners and inmates as members are set to compete in the 2018 Bali Prison Music Festival. The event will be held this Saturday at the Kerobokan...

Singaporeans on Trial over Allegedly Bribing Indonesian Embassy Official

Three Singaporeans appeared in court on Wednesday (Nov 21) over their alleged roles in a bribery case linked to an Indonesian Embassy official, involving more than...

Dead Whale Found with 6kg of Garbage in its Stomach

A team from Wakatobi National Park found on Monday about 5.9 kilograms of garbage inside the stomach of a dead whale that had beached on Kapota Island, Southeast...

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Woman Chases Plane on the Tarmac After Missing Flight from Bali

A woman was so desperate to catch her flight at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport that she ran after the plane, which was already moving on the tarmac. The...

Batam Encourages Foreigners to buy Property on the Island

Batam Indonesia Free Trade Zone Authority (BIFZA or BP Batam) says it is ready to be the guarantor for foreigners who want to buy property on the island to compete with...

Indonesian Woman Jailed for Revealing Boss’ Affair

An Indonesian woman who exposed her cheating boss has been slapped with a six-month jail term for her trouble. The supreme court’s shock ruling overturned an...

Five Bali Villages to be Developed as Tourist Villages by 2020

The development of five tourist villages, namely Bongkasa Pertiwi, Sangeh, Mengwi, Carangsari, and Pangsan, in Badung District, Bali Province is expected to be complete...

Free Wifi on flights

Free Inflight Wifi to be Offered on Garuda and Citilink Domestic Flights Starting 2019

Passengers can expect to enjoy free internet access on all Citilink flights and Garuda Indonesia’s domestic services starting 2019. Garuda Indonesia Group...

cat

East Jakarta Offering Free Cat Neutering to Control Cat Population

The East Jakarta Food Security, Marine and Agriculture Agency is offering a free cat neutering service as the area’s cat population continues to spiral out of control,...

Bali Nine Drug Smuggler May Face Charges in Australia after being Released

Bali Nine drug smuggler Renae Lawrence is unaware she could be arrested by Australian police as soon as she returns to Sydney, her dad says. Lawrence is due to land in...

Garuda

Garuda Indonesia to Resume Direct Jakarta – London Flights

Indonesian flag carrier Garuda will resume flights to London Heathrow from later this month. The direct London route was only recently halted due to low demand coupled...

Bekasi family

Bekasi Family Murdered, Police Looking for Multiple Suspects

The police are looking for more than one suspect in an investigation of a murder of an entire family in Bekasi, West Java. “Yes, [the suspects] are more than one...

bali nine drug mule

One of “Bali Nine” Drug Mules to be Released from Prison

The first of a group of nine Australians convicted for trying to smuggle heroin out of Indonesia in 2005 will be released from a Bali jail later this month,...

Woman Who Lost Her Fiance in Lion Air Crash Goes Ahead with Wedding Alone

An Indonesian woman who lost her boyfriend in last month’s Lion Air plane crash near Jakarta went ahead with their planned wedding alone, to fulfil his last wish....