Category: Top Reads

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Manager Stages Fake Robbery at His Own Mart, Gets Busted

Robberies in convenience stores are common in today's world. But robbing your own store and getting caught red-handed? It can be tricky.

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Environment Ministry Urges for More Jobs to Cut Wildlife Crimes

According to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, providing more employment opportunities in relevant communities will considerably reduce wildlife crimes.

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Narcotics Agency Blames Drug-Using Pilots for Indonesian Plane Crashes

The anti-narcotics agency head minced no words when he blamed pilots on drugs as one of the leading causes of aviation accidents involving Indonesian planes.

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When You Say “I Do” to an Indonesian

While Jane Austen’s classic novel Pride and Prejudice presupposes that deciding whom to love (and eventually marry) is mostly just taking into consideration some...

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Human Rights Commission: Religious Intolerance in Indonesia Is Alarming

Among the notable trends that defined 2016 in Indonesia was the growing sense of religious intolerance as evidenced by the large number of reports on attacks on...

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Indonesian Man Mauled to Death by Sumatran Tiger

An Indonesian man died after a brutal attack by a Sumatran tiger that left him with bite marks all over his body.

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US Sanctions Four Militants Linked with Islamic State

The US State Department now recognizes the Islamic State-linked Indonesian extremist organization responsible for the fatal attack in Jakarta on January last year as a...

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Ahok Lashes Out at FPI Leader During Trial

At his blasphemy trial yesterday, January 3, Jakarta Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama slammed at a leader of the activist Islamic Defender Front (FPI) who was...

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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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Luhut Orders Accelerated Expansion of Benoa Harbor

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

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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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Suspected Drunk Citilink Pilot Babbles at Passengers

An airline pilot in Indonesia has been terminated after he came under suspicion of trying to fly a plane while under the influence of alcohol.

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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.