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February 22, 2023

Coconuts Jakarta - 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

Jakarta Globe - 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

Jakarta Globe - February 20, 2023

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 Post - February 20, 2023

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

Coconuts Jakarta - February 3, 2023

A fresh scandal may be brewing in Indonesia with a very multi-layered single-vehicle accident in the city of Jambi.

Coconuts Jakarta - February 3, 2023

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

Coconuts Jakarta - January 18, 2023

As one of Depok's main roads, traffic jams have long been an issue on Jalan Dewi Sartika.

December 16, 2022

Jakarta Post - 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 Post Editorial - 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

Jakarta Globe - 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

Coconuts Jakarta - 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

Tempo - 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

Reuters - 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

Jakarta Globe - October 25, 2022

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

Straits Times - 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

Coconuts Jakarta - 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.

September 28, 2022

Tempo - September 28, 2022

Idris Boufakar, Solo – Residents of the Police Mobile Brigade (Brimob) dormitory located in Sukoharjo, Central Java, were stunned by a loud bang caused by an explosion, which severely i

August 25, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - August 25, 2022

A member of the Regional People's Representative Council (DPRD) in Palembang, South Sumatra may be booted out of his party and face criminal charges after he was filmed assaulting a wom

August 18, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - August 18, 2022

Did Indonesian singing megastar Lyodra call for Papua's sovereignty in front of President Joko Widodo and other state officials during yesterday's independence day morning ceremony at t

August 15, 2022

Jakarta Globe - August 15, 2022

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Indonesian internet users reacted with rage to a video showing a female employee of retail company Alfamart forced to apologize to a woman who was previously

August 9, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - August 9, 2022

Citayam Fashion Week has undoubtedly lit the flames inside many fashionistas in Indonesia, but one official said she lost her job after the youth subculture movement inspired her to str

August 5, 2022

Coconuts Bali - August 5, 2022

As Bali gears itself to host the G20 Summit this November, the local administration has announced that it will shut down the biggest landfill in the province just before the inter-gover

July 28, 2022

Tempo - July 28, 2022

Moh. Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – Jakarta Deputy Governor Ahmad Riza Patria ensured that Citayam Fashion Week would never be closed and banned.

June 23, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - June 23, 2022

A 3-year-old boy tragically shot to death his 5-year-old brother, in what police have described as an accident.

May 19, 2022

UCA News - May 19, 2022

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – A 100-year-old Portuguese Jesuit priest who has spent more than half his life working in Timor-Leste has been awarded the country's highest honor.

May 10, 2022

Al Jazeera - May 10, 2022

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – Indonesian influencers Indra Kesuma and Doni Salmanan lived the kind of lives most people can only dream of.

April 18, 2022

Jakarta Globe - April 18, 2022
Banjar, South Kalimantan – At least three people were found dead in the ruins of a three-story convenience store that collapsed on Monday afternoon in the South Kalimantan district of Banj
Jakarta Globe - April 18, 2022

Jakarta – The CEO Clubs Network, a corporate-membership-based international business organization, has honored Rusmin Lawin, vice president of Real Estate Indonesia, or REI, and deputy

March 31, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - March 31, 2022

IDR5 million (US$348) was up for grabs when 32 gravediggers from Bogor Regency, West Java came together in celebration of the pandemic's unsung heroes.

March 30, 2022

Jakarta Post - March 30, 2022

Rimar Andhika, Jakarta – A video showing an unidentified man in Palembang being questioned by police after reporting having been sold fake marijuana went viral on Tuesday.

February 13, 2022

Agence France-Presse - February 13, 2022

Jember, East Java – At least 10 people died after tidal waves swept away a group of people meditating on a beach during Sunday's early hours, police in East Java said.

February 10, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - February 10, 2022

A male tourist from the West Kalimantan capital of Pontianak died after falling from the third floor balcony to the second floor at a hotel where he stayed during his trip to West Bandu

February 7, 2022

Jakarta Post - February 7, 2022

Radhiyya Indra, Jakarta – The head of a Tangerang market who resigned over a viral TikTok clip showing him with piles of money has claimed that the video was "an accident" and that the

February 4, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - February 4, 2022

Alexander Loen, Jayapura, Jubi – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has designated 36,003 hectares of land in Papua as a Social Forest area on Thursday, February 3, 2022.

January 24, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - January 24, 2022

Jakarta saw a horrifying incident of extreme road lawlessness that led to the death of an 89-year-old man on Sunday.

January 14, 2022

Malay Mail - January 14, 2022

Anne Grace Savitha, Petaling Jaya – An Indonesian couple from Central Java have shocked social media after keeping the corpse of their daughter in their house in hopes that she would ri

November 24, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - November 24, 2021

Ever had to hold it in when you were filling up your car because you weren't carrying loose change?

November 23, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - November 23, 2021

The sense of entitlement and arrogance were off the charts in a viral video depicting a verbal feud between the mother of an Indonesian MP and a woman claiming to be the daughter of a t

October 19, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - October 19, 2021

Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura – Sorong regent Johny Kamuru has issued Decree No.

October 15, 2021

Channel News Asia - October 15, 2021

Jakarta – Eleven students drowned and 10 others were rescued during a school outing for a river cleanup in Indonesia's West Java Province, officials said on Saturday (Oct 16).

September 29, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - September 29, 2021

While Indonesians are rightly concerned about a 10-month-old baby being sprayed with silver metallic paint and used as a sympathy magnet for begging, the National Commission for Child P

September 27, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - September 27, 2021

Silver buskers are a common sight in Indonesia, but the discovery of an infant being sprayed with metallic paint for the purpose of making it a prop for begging has spurred authorities

September 17, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - September 17, 2021

The moon shone bright in the East Java city of Sidoarjo yesterday evening, and we're not talking about Earth's natural satellite. We're talking about some dude's ass.

September 9, 2021

Tempo - September 9, 2021

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) recorded that 70.3 percent of state officials' assets increased during the past year or during the Covid-19 pandemic.

September 2, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - September 2, 2021

It was a day like any other at a COVID-19 vaccination venue in Tuban, East Java, before a crocodile, which was at least 1 meter long, terrified the health conscious folks when it paid t

August 19, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - August 19, 2021

Nadia Hamid – Indonesia is seeing a disturbing trend of authorities cracking down on political satire, and the fact that a member of the First Family is doing just that – to promote his

August 18, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - August 18, 2021

The neighborhood of Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK) in North Jakarta certainly exudes exclusivity due to its plethora of elite gated communities and well-planned urban development compared to

August 3, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - August 3, 2021

Police in Jember, East Java are warning parents to ensure that their children don't take chocolate from strangers as they are hunting a man who is believed to have slipped in razor blad

July 5, 2021

Tempo - July 5, 2021

Syaharani Putri, Jakarta – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno in his latest Instagram post plans on banning popular online game Fortnite, believing the game goes

June 9, 2021