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Man Burned Alive by Wife After He Refuses to Give His Phone Password

A man in Pandanwangi, East Lombok in Indonesia, was set on fire by his wife after a physical altercation that occurred when he refused to give his phone password. The...

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Basuki Tjahaja Purnama Asks Supporters to Call Him BTP Instead of Ahok After Prison Release

Former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has asked his supporters to refer to him as BTP instead of Ahok after he is released from prison on January 24. In a...

Indonesian Fisherman Claims to Know Location of Lost MH370 Plane

An Indonesian fisherman claims to know the exact spot where doomed MH370 plane plunged into the sea. 42-year-old Rusli Khusmin said he witnessed the disaster in March...

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Citilink to Impose a Paid Baggage Policy

First was Lion air and Wings Air, and now Citilink Indonesia will also impose a paid baggage policy at the end of January 2019. “We will implement [the policy] but we...

Indonesia to Develop Green Vehicle Industry

Indonesia is now open to investment for manufacturing electric vehicles, says Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto. Two major car makers, Hyundai and Volkswagen, are...

Indonesian Scientist Eaten Alive By Crocodile

An Indonesian scientist is believed to have been eaten alive by a crocodile she was feeding at a laboratory in North Sulawesi. Officials believe that 44-year-old Deasy...

Cockpit Voice Recorder of Crashed Lion Air Flight Found

Indonesia has found the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from the Lion Air plane that crashed in October, giving investigators a real chance at solving the mystery of what...

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Bandung Tornado Damages Hundreds of Houses

A tornado hit the sub-district of Rancaekek, Bandung Regency on Friday afternoon, January 11, and a total of 200 people have been displaced to different evacuation...

One Child Dies after a Landslide Hits Sukabumi Railway Project

National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said landslides occurred in the Kampung Nyalindung railroad construction project at Cicurug...

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Russian Tourists Fall into Deep Ravine in Bali

Two tourists were hospitalised after falling into a 10 metre deep ravine in Pecatu, North Kuta, Bali, on Wednesday afternoon, around 1.40pm. 30 year old Sergey Neginskiy...

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Bomb in KPK Leader’s Home is Fake, Officials Say

The Indonesian National Police confirmed that the suspicious item hanging on the front gate of a house belonging to Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) chairman Agus...

Garuda Indonesia Adds Live Music on Domestic Flights

Garuda Indonesia is taking music to the skies with a series of live acoustic concerts on domestic flights, the airline said. Airline spokesman M. Ikhsan Rosan told AFP...

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Bombs Found in KPK Leaders’ Homes

Leaders of Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), Agus Rahardjo and Laode M. Syarif, faced bomb threats at their homes on Wednesday, January 9....

350kg Woman Asks Indonesian Government for help to Lose Weight

A 37-year-old woman from Palangkaraya City in Central Kalimantan has made headlines after asking the government for assistance to help tackle her obesity. Titi Wati, who...