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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...

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Jakarta Traffic Costs Rp65 Trillion Every Year, Jokowi Says

President Joko Widodo, also known as Jokowi, is on a mission to save billions of dollars lost to Jakarta’s infamous traffic congestion. The president held a cabinet...

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Indonesian Celebrities Arrested for Alleged Prostitution

A prostitution scandal has emerged after two Indonesian celebrities were arrested by Police at a hotel in Surabaya on Saturday, January 5 for their alleged involvement....

Balinese Man Finds Endangered Animal on his Doorstep

A Balinese man was shocked to come across one of Indonesia’s most exotic animals right on his doorstep. On Saturday, January 5, 2019, I Ketut Gede Yasa Ariana heard a...

Lion Air and Wings Air to Start Charging for Checked Baggage on Domestic Flights

Indonesia’s largest airline Lion Air and its subsidiary, Wings Air, has decided to start charging for checked baggage on all their domestic flights starting...