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100,000 Police and Soldiers to Provide Security for the 2018 Asian Games

Indonesia is deploying 100,000 police and soldiers to provide security for the 2018 Asian Games, the biggest event ever held in its terror attack-prone capital Jakarta,...

Official Guide to the Asian Games 2018

Here is the official guide and everything you need to know about the Asian Games 2018! This guide can also be found on our print version and can be pulled out!

President Joko Widodo Chooses Muslim Cleric Ma’ruf Amin as Running Mate

Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s choice of a conservative Muslim cleric as his running mate took many by surprise, but it underscored his determination to...

Plane Crash

Plane Crash Kills Eight, 12-Year-Old Boy Sole Survivor

A 12-year-old boy has been found alive in the wreckage of a plane crash which killed eight people in Indonesia. He was found with the wreckage on a mountainside near the...

Lombok Island

Lombok Earthquake Lifted the Island by 25 Centimetres, Scientists Say

Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people has lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimetres. Using satellite images...

Man Gets Cheated on During 10-year Anniversary Trip to Bali, Turns to Reddit for Help

A husband has turned to the internet for advice after he caught his wife of 10 years cheating during a trip to Bali to celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary. The...

Lombok Earthquake Death Toll Rises to Over 300

The island of Lombok was shaken by a third big earthquake in little more than a week on Thursday as the official death toll from the most powerful of the quakes...

5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Shocks Lombok for the Third Time

The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by a third big earthquake in little more than a week Thursday as an official said the death toll from an earlier quake had...

Lombok Earthquake: Death Toll Now at 131, More Than 156,000 Left Homeless

Hopes of finding survivors faded in quake-devastated Lombok island in Indonesia on Wednesday as a humanitarian crisis for 156,000 left homeless looms with a shortage of...

83-year-old Indonesian Shaman Kept 12-year-old Girl as Sex Slave for Years

A traditional healer in Indonesia is accused of imprisoning a 12-year-old girl and tricking her into having sex with him for 15 years, according to local authorities who...

6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Lombok and Bali, Latest Death Toll at 91

A powerful earthquake rocked Lombok and Bali on Sunday, causing death and destruction as homes were flattened and at least 91 people were killed. The huge 6.9-magnitude...

37 Suspected Terrorists Arrested in West Java Ahead of Asian Games

The West Java Police have arrested at least 37 suspected terrorists ahead of the 2018 Asian Games, in which several events will be held in the province. West Java Police...

Singaporean scam

Singaporean Detained Over Scamming Indonesians

Indonesian police have arrested a man claiming to be an oil tycoon from Singapore who is suspected of hypnotising people while robbing them. “The suspect is being...

British Tourist Slaps Immigration Officer Over Visa Fine

A British tourist who lashed out at an immigration officer has been detained in Indonesia and is facing criminal charges, according to the Directorate General of...