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Palembang LRT on Track Ahead of Asian Games 2018 Thanks to Minister

Palembang’s vital Light Rail Transit development will receive a financial boost to ensure its completion ahead of Asian Games 2018.

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Indonesia Warned to Keep Safe Online Amid North Korean Hacks

North Korean hacker groups are again suspected of launching cyber attacks around the world as Indonesia’s Minister of Information and Communications Rudiantara...

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Airports to Go Digital Under New Ministry Plan

Minister of Transport Budi Karya Sumadi has announced a project to digitise services at some of the country’s largest airports to bring Indonesia into line with...

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Unidentified Man Killed on Train Tracks in Cilacap

The death of an unidentified man hit by a train in Gandrungmangu in Cilacap, Central Java, on Thursday, May 18, has prompted another reminder to be safe when around...

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Bye, Schapelle: Tense Farewell Tipped For Drug Convict

The parole officer of one of Bali’s most high-profile drug convicts, Australian Schapelle Corby, has hinted there will be no love lost at the end of the parole period...

Kalimantan Infrastructure

Jokowi to Get Kalimantan On track With Rail Plan

Under a push to improve infrastructure across the archipelago, the Jokowi government is ripening a plan to establish a far reaching railway across Kalimantan.

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Police Arrest 144 in Kelapa Gading Raid On Gay Venue

North Jakarta Police arrested 144 men late Sunday, May 21, during a raid on a bathhouse in Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta. Police entered the Ruko Inkopal and Fitness...

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Key Sectors to Cash In On Bank Indonesia Cashless Payments

Bank Indonesia, the country’s central bank, is developing a National Payment Gateway which will soon see electronic payments processed within the country and...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...