Category: News

Tigerair in Indonesia

Tigerair Pulls Out Bali Service Permanently Over Regulatory Issues

It’s official: Tigerair will no longer fly Australians to Bali. Less than a year after its inaugural flight, Virgin Australia’s budget airline pulls out of Bali...

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Indonesia Upset by Trump’s ‘No Entry’ Order for Refugees

US President Donald Trump’s signing of the latest immigration decree has permeated more than just its targeted seven countries. Muslim-majority Indonesia holds deep...

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Report: ISIS Exploits Structural Problems in Indonesia’s Prisons

Structural problems in the prison system such as overcrowding and understaffing make it easier for ISIS to recruit, says a new report.

West Java Police Closer to Detaining FPI Leader Rizieq Shihab

The West Java Police gather more evidence to strengthen the case against Rizieq Shihab, leader of conservative hardline group Islamic Defenders Front (FPI).

Ship Captain and Crew Under Investigation for Illegal Transport of Workers

The Immigration Office has put the captain and crew of KM Bahtera under questioning for transporting illegal migrant workers.

Traffic Accidents Still Main Cause of Death and Health Problems

A toll road crash in recent weeks demonstrated the lack of discipline of some drivers in Indonesia, as a growing number of traffic accidents have been reported in recent...

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President Jokowi Responds to Sylviana’s Graft Defense

President Jokowi responds to implications of involvement in the Jakarta Scout Movement graft case.

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Eco-Groups to Paper Mill: Stop Draining Peatlands

Various Indonesian and international eco-groups want one of the biggest paper mills in the world to stop draining peatlands.

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Facebook Reps to Discuss Fake News in Indonesia Visit

Representatives of the social network giant Facebook are scheduled to meet Indonesia’s Minister of the Communications and Information Ministry, Rudiantara, to discuss...

Telkom to Install Its Third Satellite in February

Despite last year’s delay, the state-controlled Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom) plans to launch its third satellite worth US$199.7 million this February....

Indonesia to Build Papua Naval Base

According to General Gatot Nurmantyo of the Indonesian Military (TNI), Indonesia will deploy more military personnel in regions like Papua. Nurmantyo has stated that...

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Man Charged for Vandalizing Indonesian Flag

Indonesian police claim they have already charged a man believed to have desecrated the Indonesian flag with Arabic writing. The man, known to the media as NF, is...

111 Islets to Be Part of Indonesian Sovereignty

To secure the country’s defense and security, the Indonesian government hastened the registration of 100-plus islets around the country’s border areas.

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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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