Category: News

Indonesia Cuts All Military Cooperation with Australia

Indonesia was reportedly upset over insulting training material presented at an Australian Special Forces base. The country has now demanded an immediate suspension of...

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Ahok Supporters to Stage Protests to Push for Fair Verdict

Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama’s supporters have pledged to stage rallies at the court complex throughout the remaining days of the governor’s...

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Indonesia Ferry Fire Kills 23, Ship’s Captain Detained

The captain of the Zahro Express ferry, which caught fire off the coast of Jakarta’s capital over the New Year weekend, is now being detained by police authorities...

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Operation Tinombala to Resume in 2017

With Operation Tinombala being successful over the past year, Brig. Gen. Rudy Sufahriadi said operation will resume in 2017 to completely wipe out the terrorist group...

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Cops Nab ‘Jokowi Undercover’ Author for Slander Against Jokowi

Bambang Tri Mulyono, who has been accused of slandering Indonesian President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo in his book ‘Jokowi Undercover,’ is now in the hands of police...

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Luhut Orders Accelerated Expansion of Benoa Harbor

Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minister Luhut Binsar Panjaitan has ordered for an expedited expansion of Benoa Harbor.

Avian Flu 2017 in Indonesia

Indonesia Fears Avian Flu in 2017

What’s the most serious health risk in Indonesia in 2017? If you’re going to ask the health ministry, it will be avian or bird flu. Director General for Disease...

Railway Upgrade in Indonesia

Japan Commits to Upgrading Indonesian Railway

It’s full steam ahead for the upcoming railway upgrade of Indonesia’s railway system as Japan gives its nod of approval. One of the biggest foreign direct investors...

Fake News Indonesia

Fake News Now a Security Priority in Indonesia

The flood of fake news in Indonesia is severe enough to make it a top security priority in 2017, along with terrorism.

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Nominee Scheme Dangerous Form of Land Ownership For Foreigners

Despite the goal of Indonesia to increase its foreign direct investments and its massive growth in tourism, foreigners in the country are still not allowed to own a...

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Indonesia Says No Deal on Google Tax Settlement This Year

The head of the tax office’s special cases branch reported that no deal will be reached this year, as the Indonesian government finds Google’s offer on the tax...

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Citilink CEO Steps Down After Sacking Drunk Pilot

After having Capt. Tekad Purna (the drunk pilot of flight QC 800) dismissed for unprofessional conduct, Citilink Chief Executive Albert Burhan announced he will be...

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6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Bali

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit the country’s tourist hotspot Bali, panicking residents and tourists alike at 6:30a.m. Friday, December 30.

Indonesia’s Top Google Searches for 2016

Indonesia's list of top Google searches for the biggest events, personalities, controversies and more for the year that was.

Education Guide 2017

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