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Illegal Alcohol

Police Crackdown on Illegal Alcohol Sales Ahead of Ramadan

Ahead of the start of Ramadan next week, police across Indonesia have launched sweeps cracking down on illegal alcohol sales and ensuring a pious beginning to the...

Indonesian Police Drug Smuggling

Bali Chaos Expected As Australian Drug Convict Corby Deported

Tourists and residents alike can expect delays and traffic congestion around Kuta, Bali, over the next week as international media swarms the holiday hotspot ahead of...

Jambi Police Marijuana Raid Nabs 3

The Jambi Operational Police of Narcotics Unit have arrested three suspected drug traffickers in a raid Sunday, May 14, in the latest crackdown on narcotic use across...

foreign banknotes

Bank Indonesia To Cap Foreign Banknotes Entering Country

From March 5, 2018, carrying foreign banknotes equal or more than US$75,148 will be illegal if not registered with Bank Indonesia.

Kaki Lima - street vendors in Jakarta

Not So Tasty Meatballs Shut Down Party After Poisoning Kids

A spate of vomiting an dizzines ended a community party in Suberingin village, South Sumatra, on Monday, May 15, with 13 children suffering food poison after allegedly...

Raining Bandung

BMKG: High Waves To Strike West Java’s South Coast

The Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) has warned fishing communities and tourists along West Java’s south coast, predicting heavy...

IECE

Government is Ready to Support an Eco-friendlier Transportation Sector

Following ever-increasing energy consumption in the transportation sector, the government has prepared programmes to reduce the harmful environmental impact.

Bandung Police Smash Motorcycle Theft Gang

Police in Bandung arrested six members of a motorcycle theft gang in an effort to crackdown on crime in the area, a police spokesman said Friday, May 12. The suspects...

Sanur Death Case Breakthrough

Investigations into the suspicious death of an Australian man earlier this week in Sanur, Bali, continue after police discovered blood not belonging to the victim....

Tourist Killed in Bali Magic Mushrooms Misadventure

A 23-year-old Singaporean tourist died on Saturday, May 6, after reportedly falling from a balcony in Bali while under the influence of ‘magic mushrooms.’

Bear Attacks

Spate of Bear Attacks Put Jambi Residents On Edge

Deforestation in Jambi is forcing humans and wildlife to live ever closer, seeing bear attacks rise in the area.

Cellular Tower

Cellular Tower Battery Theft in Indonesia

Police have apprehended a man suspected of stealing batteries from a Telkomsel cellular signal transmitter tower in Lampung.

Ahok

Ahok Jailed for 2 Years in Blasphemy Case

Jakarta’s Chinese Christian governor Ahok will spend two years behind bars after the long-running blasphemy case wraps up.

foul play

Foul Play Suspected in Australian’s Death in Sanur

Police are investigating the suspicious death of an Australian national in seaside resort town Sanur, Bali, on Monday, May 8.

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