Indonesia, Hungary Commemorate 65 Years of Diplomatic Ties

Hungary invites three Indonesian soccer players to train in the country every year and offers scholarship for 100 Indonesian students.

#INTERNATIONAL

Indonesia Extends Anti-Illegal Fishing Task Force

The task force was founded in 2015 and concluded its service in December last year.

JANUARY 24 #SECURITY

President Defends Prabowo's Frequent Overseas Trips

The Defense Ministry has been receiving the biggest portion of the state budget since 2016.

JANUARY 23 #POLITICS

Coronavirus Infection Just Like Common Cold: Health Minister

No Indonesian so far has been affected by an outbreak of a new type of coronavirus (novel coronavirus) in Wuhan, China.

JANUARY 23 #HEALTH

Foreign Minister Calls Out Malaysian Government After Another Kidnapping of Indonesian Fishermen

Indonesia asks Malaysia to step up security to prevent more Indonesian fishermen from being kidnapped by armed groups near Sabah.

JANUARY 23 #SECURITY

Indonesia's Flawed Democracy Improves as Civil Liberty, Political Culture Stagnate

A plan to abolish direct elections in Indonesia is seen as a major threat to the country's democracy.

JANUARY 22 #POLITICS

Police Uncover Horrific Child Prostitution Syndicate in Jakarta

The victims were allegedly forced to serve 10 clients per day and take pills to delay menstruation to "maximize profits."

JANUARY 22 #CRIME

VISION

Badminton: Indonesia Wins Three Titles at Daihatsu Masters

Host Indonesia dominated the final day of the Daihatsu Indonesia Masters 2020.

#EYEWITNESS

Iran Proposes Defense Cooperation With Indonesia

The Iranian Ambassador to Indonesia says the country doesn't want to get dragged into an open war with the United States.

JANUARY 22 #SECURITY

Search for Common Identity Inspires Asean's New 2020 Logo

Filipino graphic designer Joemari Manguiat wins the Asean logo design competition with a blooming tricolor flower.

JANUARY 21 #INTERNATIONAL

What to Do With Indonesia's Foreign Terrorist Fighters?

The government is trying to find a way to bring 660 Indonesian foreign terrorist fighters home from Syria, Afghanistan and Turkey.

JANUARY 21 #SECURITY

Indonesia Complains as More Fishermen Are Kidnapped in Malaysian Territory

The Abu Sayyaf terrorist group has kidnapped five more Indonesian fishermen who were sailing on a Malaysian boat.

JANUARY 21 #SECURITY

Police Arrest Crystal Meth Smugglers Connected to Malaysian Drug Ring

The two Indonesian smugglers were arrested with 70 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine disguised in tea boxes.

JANUARY 21 #CRIME

Preparation Underway for Labuan Bajo to Host G-20 and Asean Meetings in 2023

The once sleepy town is also being prepared to become a "super premium tourist destination" and a hub for tourists heading to Komodo Island.

JANUARY 20 #TRAVEL

Former PPP Chairman Romahurmuziy Jailed for Graft

Judges mentioned former religious affairs minister Lukman Hakim in Romahurmuziy's verdict.

JANUARY 20 #CORRUPTION

Garuda Stewardess Angered by 'Mistress' Tweets

"El Diablo" wrote a series of tweets attacking Garuda executives and accused Siwi Purwanti of being a mistress for one of them.

JANUARY 20 #LEGAL CASES

Host Shuttlers Win Three Titles as Anthony Ends Losing Streak

The Indonesia Masters is a top-tier badminton tournament with a total prize of $400,000.

JANUARY 20 #SPORTS

Indonesia Establishes First Esports Governing Body

The newly-established board of executives is chaired by National Intelligence Agency head Budi Gunawan.

JANUARY 19 #SPORTS

Indonesia to Buy Bigger Boats for Coast Guard

Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has reportedly bought frigates for the Indonesian Navy from Denmark.

JANUARY 17 #SECURITY

Home of Sumatran Tiger in Riau Destroyed by Fire

Firefighters were still trying to put out the fires in the Giak Siam Kecil forest conservation by Thursday afternoon.

JANUARY 16 #ENVIRONMENT

Jakarta Businessman Detained for Abducting Employee

The victim suffered from cigarette burns and punches and got one meal per day during nine days in captivity.

JANUARY 16 #CRIME