Category: News

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Jokowi Graces New Yogyakarta Int’l Airport Inauguration

Groundbreaking ceremonies for the New Yogyakarta International Airport will be formally held on Monday, January 23, with President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo gracing the...

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62 Foreigners Face Deportation for Multiple (Immigration) Violations

The office of North Jakarta Immigration will deport 62 foreign nationals, some of which are Egyptians and Nigerians, who were discovered to have committed multiple...

Drug Smuggling in Indonesia

Kiwi Woman Arrested In Bali Admits To Drug Smuggling

The New Zealand woman arrested in Bali last year for smuggling drugs has admitted to the crime.

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Indonesia Will No Longer Recoup Costs for Oil Exploration

On Wednesday, January 18, the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry issued new decree basing new oil and gas contracts on the gross split scheme, instead of the cost...

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Megawati Backs Ahok-Djarot in Jakarta Gubernatorial Race

Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) Chairwoman Megawati Sukarnoputri has officially confirmed she will be campaigning for the incumbent Jakarta governor...

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Manager Stages Fake Robbery at His Own Mart, Gets Busted

Robberies in convenience stores are common in today's world. But robbing your own store and getting caught red-handed? It can be tricky.

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British Council Pushes to Empower Indonesian Teachers and Students

The British Council-Indonesia partnered with HSBC and set a character-building programme for local teachers, principals and high school students.

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World Bank Projects Higher Than Expected Economic Growth in 2017

The economic growth for 2017 remains upbeat as the latest World Bank report projects it at 5.3 percent, higher than what the government initially expected.

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32 Alleged Sex Workers Arrested by Immigration Office

32 foreigners, allegedly sex workers, were arrested by investigators of the Immigration Office under the Law and Human Rights Ministry for serious violations of...

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Ahok-Djarot Wins More Swing Voters After First Debate

A survey conducted after the first gubernatorial debate held on Friday evening, January 13, showed that many undecided voters have eventually declared they will most...

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Indonesia Launches Anti-Hoax Campaign to Battle Fake News

In an attempt to stop the rampant circulation of hoaxes on the Internet and several social media platforms, an anti-hoax campaign was kicked off across six cities in...

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Indonesian Fighters Bag 2 Titles at ONE Championship MMA Event

At the ONE Championship MMA event held at the Jakarta Convention Center on Saturday, January 14, three Indonesian mixed martial arts fighters impressed the home crowd by...

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Minister Pandjaitan Defends Jokowi’s Aim to Have ‘Bules’ Running State-Owned Enterprises

Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan expressed his agreement with President Jokowi pushing to have foreigners taking charge of some of the...

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Indonesian Man Mauled to Death by Sumatran Tiger

An Indonesian man died after a brutal attack by a Sumatran tiger that left him with bite marks all over his body.