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12-Year-Old Australian Boy Steals Family Credit Card to Fly to Bali

A 12-year-old boy stole his family’s credit card and travelled alone to Bali after a heated argument with his parents. The boy told his parents that he was going...

Go-Jek Planning Expansion to the Philippines

Go-Jek is looking to expand into the Philippines, Manila’s transport regulator said on Friday, just days after Uber Technologies Inc shut down its local business as...

Jakarta School Accuses Travel Agency of Fraud

A school in Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta has reported travel agency PT Wisata Mandiri Travel to the police for alleged fraud. Barunawati Vocational School’s...

Aceh Lashes Unwed Couples and Prostitutes In What Could Be Its Last Public Caning

Aceh province caned several unmarried couples for showing affection in public and two women for prostitution before an enthusiastic audience of hundreds on Friday, April...

Australian Man in Custody After “Abducting” Son in Bali

A 15-month-old boy is being reunited with his mother in Bali after allegedly being abducted by his father, a self-described former Perth spiritual healer. Andrew Larmour...

Nigerian-Indonesian Couple In Custody for Alleged Facebook Fraud

A Nigerian-Indonesian couple, identified only by their initials ASE and SD were arrested for allegedly committing fraud using Facebook. ASE reportedly posed as a United...

Woman holds cash in Rupiah on her hands

Indonesia Plans to Limit Cash Transactions to Curb Bribery

The Indonesian government has proposed a law to Parliament to limit cash transactions to curb bribery and money laundering in the country, the head of the...

Man Allegedly Kills Person Who Added Him to an LGBT WhatsApp Group

The police have arrested a man for allegedly killing 33-year-old Ali, whose dead body was found in Waru alley in Cawang, East Jakarta, on Monday night. The suspect was...

Suspected Kingpin of Deadly Bootleg Liquor Operation Arrested

Police have arrested the main suspect in a spate of bootleg alcohol poisonings thought to have killed dozens across Indonesia, authorities said on Wednesday, April 18,...

Foreign Academics Now Welcomed as Permanent Lecturers in Indonesian State Universities

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s latest policy has now allowed Indonesian state universities to welcome foreign academics to serve as permanent...

Indonesian Maid Jailed in Hong Kong for Streaming Video of Children Bathing

An Indonesian domestic helper was jailed on Monday for three months for publishing a 17-minute live-streaming video of three Hong Kong children naked in the shower on...

Avengers: Infinity War Director “Shocked” That Indonesia Has Cut Seven Minutes of His Film

Indonesia’s Film Censorship Institute has announced on Saturday that it will be cutting seven minutes from “Avengers: Infinity War,” and the film’s co-director...

Indonesian Inmates Involved in “Sextortion” Scam

The Bandung Police have named three inmates currently serving their sentence at the Class II A Bandung Narcotics Penitentiary, popularly known as Jelekong prison, as...

Tourists Disturbing Komodo Dragon will be Blacklisted

Tour guides and tourists disturbing the critically endangered Komodo Dragon and damaging their habitats will get blacklisted and banned from entering the conservation...