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Government Blocks Unreliable News Portals, Sets Up Cyber Agency

Samuel A. Pangerapan, director general for the Ministry of Applications and Information, told reporters that news portals with non-credible sources and information,...

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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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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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Indonesian Muslim Wishes You A ‘Merry Christmas’ Through His Name

In the wake of the debates surrounding religious arrogance in the archipelago, one local Muslim man suggests that all Indonesians should come together and promote...

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Local Trans Women Redefine the Notion of Beauty in a ‘Secret Pageant’

LGBT community and activists continue to challenge status quo by secretly organizing a national beauty pageant in Jakarta, while successfully staying away from local...

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Breaking: Expats Can No Longer Rely Solely on Agents to Get Permits

Indonesia announced immigration formality agents are no longer allowed to submit applications for visas and stay permits without having the expat present.

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Massive Fire Eats Up Neo Soho Mall

Jakarta police reported that the Neo Soho mall in Tanjung Duren, Grogol caught fire at 9 pm, Wednesday evening, November 9.

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Jakarta Braces for Islamic Hardline Protest Against Governor Ahok

Several businesses in Jakarta have encouraged their employees to stay inside during what many fear will become a violent protest by Islamic hardline groups.

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Infamous Money Launderer Tubagus Wardana Gets Just One Year in Prison

After a famous money laundering trial, Tubagus Wardana has been found guilty. Many see his one-year sentence as a slap in the face of Indonesia’s taxpayers.

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Police Confiscate “Pornographic” Textbooks in West Sumatra

Police raided a number of Sumatra schools early this month and confiscated “pornographic textbooks” that supposedly contained vulgar content.

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Dutch Tourist Dies After Getting Hit By Train in Yogyakarta

A 23-year-old Dutch tourist died after stepping in front of a train at the station in Lempuyangan, Yogyakarta.

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Bridge Collapse in Bali Kills 9, Injures More than 30

The Yellow Bridge in Klungkung, Bali collapsed at 6:30 pm local time on October 16, killing nine people, including three young children, and injuring more than 30.

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Founder of Vice Indonesia Aims to Change the Local Media Game

One of the world’s most popular youth-focused media companies has come to Indonesia. Caranissa Djatmiko sits down with Vice Indonesia’s Managing Director to find out...

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Islamic Defenders Front Takes to Streets in Jakarta, Accuse Governor of Blasphemy

Thousands of activists from the hardline group Islamic Defenders Front protest in front of City Hall to indict Jakarta’s governor Ahok of “blasphemous” words and...