Jakarta – People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Bambang Soesatyo has proposed that 9-millimeter pistols and ammunition be made legally available to certified gun owners for self
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August 2, 2020
July 27, 2020
Police in Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta say they are going after the uploader of a viral video that suggested the Chinese army was gearing up to invade Indonesia.
July 26, 2020
July 25, 2020
Bayu Marhaenjati, Jakarta – The Jakarta Police has ruled out a murder case in the death of Metro TV editor Yodi Prabowo, saying on Saturday he had committed suicide using a knife he ap
July 18, 2020
Jakarta – Retired army general and former State Intelligence Agency (BIN) chief AM Hendropriyono has been reported to the West Kalimantan Police for allegedly defaming Sultan Hamid II,
July 9, 2020
The world certainly needs more Mujenih.
July 4, 2020
Hengky Ola Sura, Sikka, East Nusa Tenggara – Award winning author, Felix K.
June 16, 2020
Apriza Pinandita and Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The House of Representative's Commission I overseeing foreign affairs started on Tuesday fit and proper tests for Indonesian ambassadorial
June 15, 2020
Jakarta – A 16-year-old junior high school student was killed by a 7-meter-long python, which strangled him to death, while hiking in Bombana regency, Southeast Sulawesi, on Sunday.
May 23, 2020
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
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
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – At the age of 25, Second Lt.
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
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
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 – 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
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
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
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
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
It seems there will never be a shortage of viral stories about Indonesians and faux pas in Japan.
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
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