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May 23, 2020

May 22, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 22, 2020

Jakarta – A man, who was named the winning bidder in a charity auction of a Rp 2.55 billion (US$172,715) electric motorcycle owned and signed by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, was que

Jakarta Globe - May 22, 2020

Farouk Arnaz, Markus Junianto Sihaloho, Jakarta – Business tycoon Hary Tanoesoedibjo has come to save the day when top politicians are facing embarrassment after the top bidder of an e

May 18, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 18, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – At the age of 25, Second Lt.

May 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 12, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – This week comes as a stark reminder for people to protect and uphold the rights of the country's many unsung heroes amid the COVID-19 outbreak: nurses wh

March 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 20, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The frame of a 45-meter-tall statue of Jesus in North Tapanuli regency, North Sumatra, was dismantled Thursday following a court order that declared that the s

March 14, 2020

Jakarta Globe - March 14, 2020

Gardi Gazarin, Jakarta – An employee of the National Nuclear Energy Agency, or Batan, was named suspect for illegally storing radioactive waste at his home in Batan Indah housing compl

March 10, 2020

Jakarta Globe - March 10, 2020

Jakarta – After nearly two centuries, a golden kris belonging to Indonesia's national hero Prince Diponegoro was returned by the Dutch King Willem-Alexander, here on a three-day state

February 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - February 20, 2020

Asip Hasani, Kediri – When Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung visited Lirboyo pesantren (Islamic boarding school) in Kediri, East Java, last week, he joked about advising President Joko "

February 19, 2020

Jakarta Globe - February 19, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – A street fight video set on Jakarta's busiest business strip Jalan Thamrin that went viral on social media was fake, police said on Wednesday.

February 14, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - February 14, 2020

A woman in Klaten Regency, East Java was arrested on suspicion of neonaticide, motivated in large part by difficult circumstances in her household.

February 13, 2020

Jakarta Post - February 13, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Karo Regency, North Sumatra – Police named 20 inmates suspects on Thursday following a prison riot that culminated in a large-scale case of arson that damaged most par

February 12, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - February 12, 2020

It seems there will never be a shortage of viral stories about Indonesians and faux pas in Japan.

February 11, 2020

Jakarta Post - February 11, 2020

Jakarta – A bureaucratic blunder caused the Religious Affairs Ministry to appoint a Muslim official as acting head of the Catholic Community Guidance Directorate General, a move that d

February 5, 2020

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Agence France Presse - February 5, 2020

Haeril Halim, Banda Aceh – Agus plunges a wooden paddle into his coffee and marijuana-filled wok, taking care to roast just the right mix of ingredients – and stay one step ahead of po

February 3, 2020

Tempo - February 3, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – The National Anti-Narcotics Agency (BNN) has firmly rejected a suggestion raised by a lawmaker of the Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) to export cannabis, currently cat

January 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - January 23, 2020

Jakarta – Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly has apologized for provoking the ire of Tanjung Priok residents in North Jakarta following his negative description of the area.

January 22, 2020

Jakarta Post - January 22, 2020

News Desk, Jakarta – More than one hundred residents of Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta, flocked on Wednesday to the Law and Human Rights Ministry on Jl.

January 21, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - January 21, 2020

Indonesia's most infamous alleged fraudster at the moment has owned up to his delusions as his imaginary kingdom crumbles as quickly as it ascended to its imaginary heights.

Coconuts Jakarta - January 21, 2020

We've written about heartwarming stories involving app-based motorcycle taxi drivers (locally known as ojek online or ojol for short) before, but a recent viral thread on an elderly dr

January 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - January 16, 2020

Suherdjoko, Semarang, Central Java – The Central Java Police have named Totok Santoso Hadiningrat and Fanni Amanadia, who proclaimed themselves to be the "king and queen" of Keraton Ag

January 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - January 15, 2020

Jakarta – The Purworejo Police arrested on Tuesday afternoon Totok Santoso Hadiningrat and Fanni Aminadia, residents of Purworejo regency in Central Java, who recently declared themsel

Agence France Presse - January 15, 2020

As Friday prayers wrap up at Suada mosque, worshippers turn their attention outside where Fakhry Affan steers a drone high above, snapping pictures of the building tucked in a corner o

January 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - January 14, 2020

Jakarta – Totok Santosa Hadiningrat, a resident of Purworejo in Central Java, has declared himself king of Keraton Agung Sejagat (The World Empire), which he claims to be the "mother o

January 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - January 8, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan, North Sumatra – The North Sumatra Police have arrested a woman, her lover and a hired hitman for the murder of her husband in Medan, North Sumatra, last year.