Category: News

Persecution Continues To Trend Online: SAFEnet Warns

A frightening trend of online targeting and cyber-bullying of individuals for their personal views amid tense freedom of expression tests in Indonesia has prompted one...

Jakarta-Cikampek

Jasa Marga to Halt Jakarta-Cikampek Toll Construction Ahead of Mudik

Highway operator Jasa Marga has warned mudik, the routine returning to one’s hometown or village ahead of Eid al-Fitr, will again be marred by congestion, even with...

Drowning Death in Bali Reminds Visitors to Be Safe

A 20-year-old man drowned after slipping while fishing at Baung Penyu Beach, Bali, on Tuesday, May 30, prompting authorities to remind visitors to be cautious around the...

Korean Air Ready to Fly to Lombok

South Korean carrier Korean Air is set to host charter flights between South Korea and Lombok International Airport, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), in July and August....

Terrorism

Jokowi Calls For Prioritising Anti-Terror Law Reforms Following Attacks

ISIS’ recent attacks put the nation on high alert. To prevent future terrorist acts, Jokowi called on the DPR to conclude revisions on anti-terrorism law

BNN Suspects ‘Zombie-Like’ Drug Has Entered Indonesia

A new type of deadly drug called flakka which causes a ‘zombie-like’ effect in users has allegedly reached Indonesia, according to the Head of the National Narcotics...

re-denominate rupiah

Bank Indonesia Puts Money On Redenomination of the Rupiah

The central bank Governor Agus Martowardojo said the macroeconomic condition is currently stable and healthy enough to support redenomination.

Ahok

‘Ahok Effect’ Undermines Freedom of Expression Warns Activists

Support for former Jakarta governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama continues after he announced he will not appeal a two-year jail sentence after being found guilty...

Comprehensive Economic Partnership

Indonesia and Australian Complete 7th Economic Partnership Round

The seventh round of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA CEPA) last week saw a recommitment to cooperation between the two...

Karimunjawa Reef

Government to Penalise Coal Barges After Karimunjawa Reef Damage

Several coal-carrying barges have damaged the Karimunjawa Reef after parking near conservation waters during bad weather, potentially disturbing the reef’s ecosystem.

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo Tourism Aims High Against South Korea, Bali Giants

The fame of Labuan Bajo has been rising for two years, but the government wants even more. Here’s how they’re planning to make the town the next Bali.

Bule-Mugging

Kuta Bule-Mugging Pair Arrested After Report

Two muggers were arrested in ‘Kampung Bule’, Kuta, after a Swedish victim filed a report with police.

Protected Birds

Medan Pet Birds Confiscated In Protected Animal Crackdown

Eight pet birds were confiscated by authorities in Medan after they were found to nationally protected in a bid to save the country’s unique wildlife.

kampung-melayu-bomb

Islamic State Claim Kampung Melayu Bomb

Terror group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the bombing in Kampung Melayu, East Jakarta, Wednesday night, May 24, confirming police suspicions. “We...

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