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miss-indonesia

Miss Indonesia Places Third at Miss World 2016

Miss Indonesia Natasha Mannuela Halim bagged the third place in the prestigious Miss World competition held in in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on Sunday, December 18.

e-tilang

Traffic Police Launches e-Tilang App for Easier Traffic-Fine Paying

The National Police’s Traffic Corps launched the e-Tilang app across 17 provinces in the country, including Jakarta. First introduced in the market in October, the...

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Survey Shows Ahok’s Increased Electability for His Positive Attitude Amidst Controversies

The Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI) released its latest survey showing the increased electability of candidate pair Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama and Djarot Saiful...

earthquake

Jokowi Orders Fast Distribution of Financial Aid to Aceh

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has been ordered by President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo to immediately distribute aid allocated for the victims of the...

sutisna

Traffic Cop Keeps His Cool with Angry Citizen, Gets Professionalism Award

When a traffic police officer was attacked by a woman after being issued a ticket for a traffic violation, he showed restraint and professionalism by keeping his cool...

taxi

Robbed and Stabbed, Cab Driver Runs After Perpetrators

After being robbed and stabbed by his perpetrators around 1 a.m. on Monday, December 12, M. Rokhim gathered all the energy he could, took the driver’s seat, ran after...

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Women’s Rights Activists Support Ahok’s Reelection

On Thursday, December 15, hundreds of women’s rights advocates visited Jakarta Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama right at his campaign office at Jl. Taman...

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House Ends Sitting Session with Targets Unmet

The House of Representatives recently concluded a month-long sitting session, where two bills were passed into laws and leaving 40 others delayed.

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Blasphemy Case Could Have Ahok Temporarily Dismissed

With the ongoing trial that Jakarta Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama is involved with for being a suspect in a blasphemy case, the Home Affairs Ministry may...

indonesia-police

Police Thwarts Militant Group’s Bombing Attack on Jakarta

Jakarta Police arrested four suspected Islamic militants and safely detonated a bomb on the outskirts of Jakarta last week, December 10. The group was believed to be...

mui

MUI Issues Fatwa Banning Muslims Partaking in Christmas Festivities

On Wednesday, December 14, the nation’s independent clerical body, the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) issued a fatwa forbidding Muslims partaking in the Christmas...

rohingya

Malaysian PM Asks Indonesians to Protest Myanmar’s Treatment of Rohingya

Earlier last week, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak urged Indonesians to come together and fight not only against Jakarta Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama...

firing-squad

Attorney General to Prioritize Drug Criminals in Next Round of Executions

While President Jokowi has mentioned the government’s move in the direction of abolishing the death penalty, Indonesia’s Attorney General HM Prasetyo is firm about...

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Indonesians Made 4.1 Billion Tweets in 2016

Twitter Indonesia Country Head Roy Simangunsong reported at their end-of-year review event that Indonesians made around 4.1 billion tweets for the year 2016.

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