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One of “Bali Nine” Drug Mules to be Released from Prison

The first of a group of nine Australians convicted for trying to smuggle heroin out of Indonesia in 2005 will be released from a Bali jail later this month,...

Woman Who Lost Her Fiance in Lion Air Crash Goes Ahead with Wedding Alone

An Indonesian woman who lost her boyfriend in last month’s Lion Air plane crash near Jakarta went ahead with their planned wedding alone, to fulfil his last wish....

Thousands Protest LGBT Community in Bogor

Thousands of Muslims from various organisations in Bogor city staged a protest rally against the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community on Friday,...

Scam Victims Stranded at Gambir Train Station

A total of 128 people became the victims of a scam for a job vacancy at PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI). They were stranded at Gambir Station, on Sunday night, November...

Teenagers Caught Boiling Menstrual Pads to Get High

As bizarre as it sounds, young Indonesians have found another affordable way to get tipsy — boiling sanitary pads and drinking the water. Police in Jakarta; Bekasi,...

Three Killed after Train Passes Crowd Celebrating National Heroes Day

Three people were killed and 20 others injured when a train passed a crowd of residents celebrating National Heroes Day in Surabaya, East Java, on Friday night. The...

Authorities Call Off Search for Victims of Lion Air Crash

Indonesian authorities said on Saturday they had stopped the search for victims of a plane crash that killed all 189 people on board, but would keep looking for the Lion...

Lion Air Crash: DNA has been Identified from 626 Body Parts

The Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) team has identified the DNA from the 626 body parts belonging to the victims of the ill-fated Lion Air flight JT 610 on Friday,...

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Man Attacks Police Headquarters in North Jakarta

A man identified as Rohandi, 31, allegedly attacked police officers while shouting Takbir (Allah is Great) at the Penjaringan Police headquarters in North Jakarta on...

World’s Oldest Animal Cave Painting Found in Borneo

The world’s earliest-known cave painting of an animal has been discovered on Borneo in Indonesia. It dates back to at least 40,000 years ago, a new study says. The...

Lion Air Jet Smashes into Pole and Damages Wing just Before Take-off

A Lion Air plane has smashed into an lamp post before take-off just a week after one of the airline’s jets crashed in Indonesia killing 189 people. The Boeing...

ATM Card Thieves Arrested in Jakarta

Police have made arrests after ATM card thefts were reported in East Jakarta. Cakung Police criminal unit head Comr. Tom Sirait said on Tuesday that two members of a...

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Boeing to Send Safety Advice to 737 MAX Operators following Crash

Boeing Co (BA.N) is planning to send a bulletin to 737 MAX jet operators as soon as Wednesday advising them of the procedure for dealing with erroneous cockpit readings...

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Police Arrest 10 Women Suspected of “Being Lesbians”

Police in Padang, West Sumatra arrested the 10 women after someone reported them for being LGBTI. The person saw a photo of one of the women kissing and hugging another...