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Indonesia Passes Tougher Anti-Terrorism Law

Less than two weeks after a wave of attacks including three separate bombings at churches in Indonesia’s second largest city of Surabaya, lawmakers on Friday gave...

Go-Jek To Expand To Four Southeast Asian Countries

Motorcycle-taxi service PT Go-Jek Indonesia will invest $500 million to expand its operations in Southeast Asia, revving up competition in a fast-growing consumer market...

Ownership of Insurance Companies

New Regulation Limits Foreign Ownership of Insurance Companies to 80 Percent

The government has issued Government Regulation No. 14/2018 on foreign ownership of insurance companies, setting a maximum foreign ownership of 80 percent. “This...

Jakarta: MRT Trial Run Scheduled for December

The development of Jakarta’s MRT is on track and it is set to enter a trial run in December before becoming fully operational in March 2019, MRT Jakarta president...

Mount Merapi Spewing Ash

Alert Raised on Mount Merapi After Another Eruption

Mount Merapi, located in the border of Central Java and Yogyakarta Provinces, erupted on Tuesday at 1.47am local time. The Indonesian Government has declared the...

Impatient Child Torches Family Home

A 16-year-old boy in Jambon, Ponorogo, East Java, burned down his family house after his parents told him he would have to wait until after the Hari Raya Aidilfitri...

Mount Merapi

Mount Merapi Erupts Again

Another phreatic eruption occurred at Mount Merapi in Magelang, Central Java, at 1.25am on Monday, May 21. The eruption, which lasted for only 19 minutes, spewed...

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...