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KPK Arrests Multiple Palm Firm Executives in Bribery Probe

Indonesia’s anti-graft agency has arrested seven people, including a senior executive of palm firm Sinar Mas Agro Resources and Technology, in connection with a...

Video: Red-hot Ash and Rocks Almost Wipe out Tour Boat During Volcanic Eruption

Frightening footage shows Indonesia’s Krakatoa volcano throwing super-heated rocks towards a tour boat just metres from the shorelines, as it erupted and spewed a...

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Garuda Introduces New Flight Class for Short-Haul Flights

National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia introduced a new flight class product called “Explore Business Class” on its Bombardier CRJ1000 aircraft on Thursday. The...

Denpasar to Prohibit Plastic Bag Use Starting 2019

The city government of Bali’s capital, Denpasar, has announced that it will be prohibiting the use of plastic bags in shops starting in 2019. The plastic bag...

Malaysians Arrested for Smuggling Meth into Surabaya

The Indonesian police have arrested two Malaysian citizens for allegedly smuggling 1.05 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine into Indonesia, East Java Provincial Police...

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Cigarette Ads at Railway Stations to be Evaluated

Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi agrees with the anti-smoking agenda that voiced by the Indonesian Consumers Foundation (YLKI) regarding the cigarette...

Riverbank Collapses in Jakarta, Several Shops Destroyed

The rainy season that has just begun had caused a riverbank to collapse on Tuesday in Pejagalan, North Jakarta. Six semi-permanent shops on Jl. Jembatan Gambang Raya...

Singaporean Paraglider Who Survived Palu Disaster and Saved Others Dies in India

A Singaporean paraglider who helped rescue trapped people in last month’s earthquake in Indonesia has died while paragliding in India, according to a memorial...

Malaysian Leader Says Sulawesi Disaster was “Punishment from Allah” for LGBT Activities

Malaysia’s opposition leader said Tuesday (Oct 23) that the recent quake-tsunami that killed thousands in neighbouring Indonesia was “punishment from...

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Jakarta: Two Train Accidents, One Killed

A woman was killed and the Commuter Line train schedule was disrupted in two separate railway accidents on Tuesday in East and South Jakarta. A woman named Nuraini...

Jakarta: Toddler Found Dead Inside Locked Car

A toddler was found dead in a locked car in the parking lot of Pluit Sea View Apartment in Muara Baru, Penjaringan District, North Jakarta, on Saturday. Penjaringan...

Disinfectant Dropped on Neighbourhoods in Palu to Reduce Disease Risks

Helicopters are dropping disinfectant on neighbourhoods in the earthquake- and tsunami-stricken city of Palu to reduce disease risks from the thousands of victims...

Palu Inmates Volunteer to Help Survivors

Inmates from Palu Detention Centre have volunteered to help the survivors of the earthquake and tsunami. They call themselves Bui Squad (Prison Squad). They distribute...

Bandung: Gay Couple Arrested for Running LGBT Facebook Page

The Police have arrested a man and his partner for allegedly running a Facebook page for the gay community in Bandung, West Java, in Indonesia’s first case of...