Radhiyya Indra, Jakarta – From television skits to social media clips, comedians have long used comedy as a tool for political criticism in the public sphere, but few women have partici
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November 28, 2023
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – An expert said Tuesday that Indonesia could leverage the diaspora's potential to supercharge bilateral trade with their country of residence rather than ur
November 20, 2023
Jakarta – A collision between a train and a minibus at a level crossing in East Java on Sunday killed at least 11 people and injured several others, an official told local media.
November 6, 2023
Mei Leandha, Karo – The people of Karo Regency, North Sumatra, planned to build a 75-meter-high statue of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in Liang Melas Datas.
November 1, 2023
Gandhi Armansyah, Jakarta – Neighbors were horrified to discover the bodies of Hamka Rusdi, aged 50, and his two-year-old son, Abid Qushayi, in their home in North Jakarta, while Hamka'
October 27, 2023
Defara Dhanya Paramitha, Jakarta – Indonesian Vice President and Chairperson of the National Committee of Sharia Economy and Finance (KNEKS) Ma'ruf Amin launched the Indonesian Halal In
October 23, 2023
Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – Firefighters are still trying to put out a blaze that has been raging since last week through the Rawa Kucing landfill in Tangerang, Banten, which has caused temp
October 21, 2023
Joniansyah, Jakarta – Authorities sent 30 fire trucks on Saturday morning, Oct.
September 29, 2023
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The Medan administration in North Sumatra will impose a fine of up to Rp 10 million (US$642) or three months in jail for anyone found littering in the city's ri
September 20, 2023
Jakarta – President Joko Widodo has denied allegations widely discussed on social media that a minister resorted to violence during a policy dispute in a Cabinet meeting.
September 17, 2023
BeritaSatu, Jakarta – The National Museum in Jakarta, housing hundreds of thousands of ancient artifacts, including prehistoric treasures, suffered a devastating fire on Saturday evenin
August 28, 2023
Jakarta – Local authorities have declared a state of emergency following a raging fire that has been burning at Sarimukti landfill in West Bandung regency, West Java, since last week.
August 25, 2023
Jakarta – A fire that burned about 15 hectares (37.07 acres) of a landfill in Bandung, West Java last weekend was still raging on Thursday, as the local government declared a state of e
August 16, 2023
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo used the annual joint session of the People's Consultative Assembly on Wednesday to express his growing apprehension about the persistent barrag
July 28, 2023
Pribadi Wicaksono, Jakarta – The trash piles crisis in Yogyakarta shows no sign of ceasing.
July 21, 2023
Pribadi Wicaksono (Contributor), Yogyakarta – The Yogyakarta Culture Agency expressed objection to the extravagant 'wedding' of a pair of Alaskan Malamutes dogs using Javanese tradition
July 7, 2023
Ima Dini Shafira, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo officially opened Papua Street Carnival in Jayapura today, July 7, 2023.
July 6, 2023
Roy Triono, Bandar Lampung – At least seven construction workers died after a construction hoist collapsed at a school building in Bandar Lampung, located in the southern tip of Sumatra
June 21, 2023
BeritaSatu, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has just turned 62, and he got a surprise when visiting the Parung traditional market in Bogor on Wednesday morning.
June 13, 2023
BeritaSatu, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo recently praised singer Putri Ariani who has grabbed the attention of many Indonesians and beyond after getting a golden buzzer at t
May 22, 2023
Andra Nasrie – Have you ever experienced a situation where you wanted to buy a product from a store, but the salesperson tried to persuade you to buy a more expensive or upgraded versio
May 17, 2023
Bambang Soesatyo, the Speaker of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR), has been pushing for regulations that would allow civilians to own and carry guns for self-defense.
May 9, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – A total of 150 firefighters and 35 fire trucks were deployed to extinguish the huge blaze burning a paint factory in Penjaringan, North Jakarta, at 14:15 on Monday, Ma
May 3, 2023
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The operator of Kualanamu International Airport in Deli Serdang, North Sumatra, has dismissed five members of staff following the death of a 43-year-old woman w
April 27, 2023
Fikri Harish, Jakarta – Marking the comeback of a vinyl-record pressing plant in Indonesia after a nearly 50-year hiatus, PHR Pressing is set to resume domestic vinyl production in the
April 13, 2023
Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – The month of Ramadan is a time when millions of Indonesian Muslims give back to the community by organizing charity events or giving alms to those in need.
April 12, 2023
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – At least two people were killed and 13 others injured on Tuesday afternoon when a passenger bus plunged into a ravine in the Lake Toba tourism area in Nainggola
April 11, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – The management of Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta found at least 50 stickers of fake QRIS (Quick Response Code Indonesian Standard) placed on a number of points in the mosq
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Bank Indonesia is looking for other potential fraudsters after a man had been caught on camera misusing the Indonesian QR code payment system or the QRIS t
BTV, Jakarta – The Jakarta Police have arrested a man who allegedly applied stickers of quick response codes on donation boxes at a Jakarta mosque and was caught in a video that has gon
April 10, 2023
We may have our differences when it comes to the pronunciation of QRIS, but hopefully we can all agree that using the electronic transaction tool to steal from a mosque is an abominatio
March 29, 2023
Suherdjoko, Semarang – Dozens of teenagers have been arrested for engaging in a sarung fight, a typical Ramadan pastime for adolescents, in various areas in Central Java.
March 28, 2023
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – A 16-year-old boy died and two others were injured after being beaten by vigilantes for throwing lit firecrackers into a mosque compound while a Quran recital w
March 27, 2023
Jakarta – At least 12 people were injured when part of a mosque's dome collapsed in South Sulawesi, Indonesia.
February 22, 2023
A man who was arrested for assault has come under even more public scrutiny after people learned that he has been living large as the son of a tax official.
February 20, 2023
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Ahmad Munasir Rafie Pratama, a missing lecturer who teaches at the Indonesian Islamic University (UII), has been detected in Boston, the university announc
BTV, Jakarta – A huge explosion allegedly caused by illegal firework production activities in a house killed at least four people and damaged dozens of houses in the East Java regency o
Jakarta – A police helicopter carrying five passengers and three crew members crashed in the jungles of Jambi on Sunday, an accident that the National Police blamed on bad weather.
February 3, 2023
A fresh scandal may be brewing in Indonesia with a very multi-layered single-vehicle accident in the city of Jambi.
A pedicab driver named Gufron has become a hero in his hometown of Lamongan, East Java, after he went out of his way to fix potholes in the regency that the government had long failed t
January 18, 2023
As one of Depok's main roads, traffic jams have long been an issue on Jalan Dewi Sartika.
December 16, 2022
Nur Janti, Jakarta – A fire broke out on Thursday afternoon in one of the buildings at the Home Ministry in Central Jakarta.
November 26, 2022
Jakarta – When a family of four in Kalideres, West Jakarta, was found dead in their house in October, the incident sparked many questions.
November 18, 2022
BTV, Bali – An unidentified woman triggered members of the presidential security force to take action after she disrupted President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's motorcade and reach out her ha
November 17, 2022
If you've been on the Indonesian internet over the past week, you might have seen a viral video depicting a supposedly dead man in an open casket coming back to life.
November 15, 2022
Antara, Jakarta – The West Jakarta City Government is evaluating the leaders of neighborhood and community units (RT and RW) in Kalideres, after a family of four was found dead in their
October 25, 2022
Jakarta – Indonesian authorities detained on Tuesday a woman carrying a gun outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, though the country's leader was not there at the time and there w
Beritasatu, Jakarta – The Jakarta Police ruled out terror allegations after a woman was arrested for pointing a gun at a security officer guarding the State Palace or the office of Pres
October 21, 2022
Jakarta – The large dome of a grand mosque in Indonesia's capital Jakarta has collapsed after a major fire, without causing any casualties.
October 5, 2022
Baim Wong's latest wrong won't keep him and his wife Paula Verhoeven away from police questioning, it has been reported, after they posted a distasteful and possibly illegal video.