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February 19, 2021
February 17, 2021
Bisnis, Jakarta – A viral video that became one of Twitter's trending list entries on February 16 showing a lengthy line of tow trucks carrying new cars that were purchased by village r
February 16, 2021
Indonesian police say they are looking into a bizarre claim made by a young widow in Cianjur, West Java, who has become the subject of widespread ridicule for saying she miraculously be
February 10, 2021
Are some Indonesian islands up for sale? It's all a hoax, the country's authorities have confirmed, after recent online listings suggesting exactly that made national headlines.
February 1, 2021
Mob justice is sadly common in Indonesia, but a recent incident saw one of the most frail members of society being roughed up by a group of men after she was accused of stealing money.
January 9, 2021
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo inaugurated a newly improved Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta earlier this week, after it had undergone large-scale renovations since May 2019.
November 26, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has said the current public health and economic crises are an opportunity for Indonesia to push the reset button and make a quantum leap
November 20, 2020
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – A 34-year-old man in North Sumatra who sold a meteorite that smashed through his roof for Rp 200 million (US$14,000) found out later that he could have received
November 7, 2020
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is set to award the title of national hero posthumously to six Indonesian figures on Heroes Day, which falls on Nov.
November 4, 2020
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – The government is set to honor several figures, including former Indonesian Military (TNI) commander Gatot Nurmantyo and former Constitutional Court chief
November 2, 2020
Jakarta – The Bukittinggi Police in West Sumatra have arrested five members of the Siliwangi Bandung chapter of the Harley Owners Group (HOG) motorcycle club for allegedly beating two I
October 31, 2020
Jakarta – Three cyclists were attacked with acid by unidentified assailants while riding across Sleman regency, Yogyakarta, on Thursday morning.
October 23, 2020
Jakarta – The management of Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park in West Java has planned to report two male hikers to the police for allegedly taking nude photos of themselves within th
October 1, 2020
Jakarta – The National Police's Criminal Investigation Department (Bareskrim) is examining a bank account owned by a janitor working at the Attorney General's Office (AGO) in its invest
September 22, 2020
Jakarta – In a strange turn of events, the Indonesian Air Force has said the rumbling noises that rattled Jakarta over the weekend originated from a ceremony held at Halim Perdanakusuma
September 16, 2020
September 10, 2020
It's not everyday that a tank plows through motorcycles and a food cart, yet that's exactly what happened in Indonesia today. Fortunately, no one was hurt in the incident.
September 5, 2020
Jakarta – Local authorities in Buton regency, Southeast Sulawesi, are investigating how the province's Pendek Island ended up for sale online, following a report filed by the heirs of f
September 3, 2020
Friski Riana, Jakarta – The Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) spokesman, Handi Risza, resented the statement made by the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) chairperson Puan Mah
August 23, 2020
Jakarta – Prisoners being detained at the Attorney General's Office (AGO) complex on Jl.
August 22, 2020
Jakarta – Flames engulfed the Attorney General's Office (AGO) building on Jl. Sultan Hasanudin Dalam in South Jakarta on Saturday evening.
August 20, 2020
Dyaning Pangestika and Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The Jakarta administration has postponed a plan to put a face mask on the landmark statue of Gen. Sudirman on Jl.
August 19, 2020
Jakarta – A group of prominent figures has officially formed the Save Indonesia Coalition (KAMI) to ensure that Indonesia does not deviate from its founding principles.
August 17, 2020
Jakarta – As many as 150 national figures have reportedly agreed to form the Save Indonesia Coalition (KAMI), a movement that aims to prevent any deviations from Indonesia's founding pr
August 12, 2020
A 20-year-old woman in West Jakarta staged a dramatic discovery of a newborn baby, authorities said, only to later own up that the baby was hers.