Category: News

migrating birds

Migrating Birds Threaten Juanda Airport Flights

Migrating birds have flocked to Surabaya’s Juanda Airport causing concerns of the possibility of a major safety incident.

A Users Guide To New Transport Regulations, Tariffs

The Transport Ministry has introduced a slew of regulatory reforms aimed at evening out the public transport industry which has been shaken up by online app-based...

Fuel Price

Jonan: Prices Steady Amid Strong Supply

A predicted post-holiday fuel increase has been postponed until at least September with Energy Minister Ignasius Jonan spruiking strong fuel supplies.

Indonesia’s Accused Double Killer Shocks Singapore

An Indonesian woman employed as a domestic worker in Singapore is alleged to have murdered her two elderly employees before fleeing the country in a case that has...

baby-hostage

Hoax Or Higher Power? Sulawesi’s ‘Miracle’ Baby

The small town of Karuen in Enrekang district, South Sulawesi, has been divided this week over the apparent miracle virgin birth of a child to a 19-year-old teenager....

capital city

Is Jakarta Set To Lose Capital City Title In 2018?

Rumours of plans to move Indonesia’s capital from Jakarta to another city in Java or even another region have long swirled, but are the recent rumblings different?

Sileri Crater

Tourist Hotspot Crater Eruption Ends In Tragedy

While the eruption recorded no fatalities, the response proved disastrous with Search and Rescue Agency officers killed in a helicopter crash.

Rice

Indonesian Rice Prices Double Global Average

Despite being a major producer of rice, consumers in Indonesia pay over double on average for the food staple.

Barack Obama and Jokowi Dine on Bakso in Bogor

President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo and former US president Barack Obama met Friday, June 30, for lunch in Bogor to mark the end of the Obama family’s ten-day holiday...

Bank Indonesia Warns Of Fake Cash Across Country

Bank Indonesia has warned that while counterfeit banknotes have dropped in circulation in recent years consumers must stay savvy as 22,212 fake notes have already been...

Barking Mad: Rabies Outbreak In West Kalimantan

West Kalimantan is battling to control a spike in rabies cases with reports in eight regencies increasing to 11 earlier this month, prompting warnings to avoid dogs in...

Indonesia Teams Up With Philippines and Malaysia To Fight Terrorism

Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia have agreed to join forces and pool intelligence as threats of terrorism loom over Southeast Asia during a trilateral meeting on...

Flying High: BNN Busts Lion Air Pilot For Drug Use

The National Narcotics Agency (BNN) in Lombok apprehended a Lion Air pilot Wednesday, June 21, after he was found to have consumed hashish. Indian national Rahul Sharma,...

Brimob

Ahok to Stay in Mako Brimob Prison Amid Security Concerns

Former Jakarta governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama will not be moved to East Jakarta’s Cipinang Prison as initially planned but will remain at the Mako Brimob...