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Three Intersections Closed in Jakarta To Help Ease Traffic

The Jakarta Transportation Agency is conducting a trial run of the closure of three intersections on Jl. Mampang Prapatan Raya, South Jakarta to ease traffic in the busy...

Death Penalty Demanded For Cleric Accused of Ordering Multiple Terror Attacks

Indonesian prosecutors on Friday demanded death for radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman who is accused of ordering attacks including a January 2016 suicide bombing...

Travel advisories to indonesia

Countries Issue Travel Advisories to its Citizens in Indonesia Following Terror Attacks

Twelve countries including the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore and Malaysia, have reportedly issued travel advisories for their citizens in Indonesia...

Riau Police Headquarters Attacked by Sword-Wielding Men

Indonesian police on Wednesday shot dead four sword-wielding men who attacked Riau’s police headquarters in Sumatra, killing one officer, the latest in a spate of...

Four Children Orphaned After Surabaya and Sidoarjo Bombings

At least four children belonging to two of the three families behind the string of bombings in Surabaya and Sidoarjo, East Java, on Sunday and Monday, became orphans...

Another Family of Five Bomb Surabaya Police Headquarters

A family of five riding on two motorbikes carried out a suicide bombing at Surabaya Police headquarters on Monday morning, May 14. Video footage of the latest attack on...

President Jokowi on his speech on the terrorism law

Jokowi Demands House to Finish Revising Terrorism Law

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has demanded that the House of Representatives conclude the revision of the Terrorism Law immediately, or he would issue a...

Surabaya: 11 Dead, Dozens Injured After Suicide Bombers Attack Three Churches

Suicide bombers suspected to be from an Islamic State-inspired group killed at least 11 people and wounded 40 in attacks on Christians attending Sunday morning services...

Mount Merapi on Friday

Mount Merapi in Central Java Erupts, Residents Within 5km Radius Asked to Evacuate

Mount Merapi in Central Java experienced what officials call a phreatic eruption, which is a phenomenon caused by the heating and expansion of groundwater. The volcano...

Multiple Cases of Dead Drivers Reported in Jakarta

The Jakarta Police, through the force’s Instagram account @tmcpoldametro, announced on Tuesday that they had found a Blue Bird taxi driver dead on the driver’s seat...

Fake Henna Tattoos in Some Bali Tourist Spots May Put Lives at Risk

Visitors to Bali have been warned that temporary tattoos offered around the island could have a serious impact on their health – and even prove fatal – after a...

Six Dead in Depok Prison Riot

Five officers and one prisoner have been killed in a riot at a police detention centre in a city near Jakarta that authorities allege was earlier being targeted by...

Next Year’s Presidential Election May Only Be a One-Man Race

Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s most likely contender for next year’s election, Prabowo Subianto, may not be able to assemble a viable coalition to be...

Chinese Prime Minister Wants Chinese Firms to Prioritise Recruiting Indonesian Workers

China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang has called on Chinese firms investing in Indonesia to give priority to recruiting local workers in their respective companies. He...