Philippine Wife of Terror Convict Umar Patek Gets Indonesian Citizenship

Umar is serving 20 years' imprisonment for his role in the 2002 Bali bombing that killed at least 202 people.

21 November 2019 | 07:21 AM


Ahok in No Doubt He Will Lead an SOE Sooner Rather Than Later

The former Jakarta governor plays down reports of resistance from state-owned oil company Pertamina's labor union.

20 November 2019 | 08:11 PM


Not Close and No Cigar: Two Years On, Police Still in the Dark Over Novel's Acid Attack

More than two years after the acid attack on the anti-graft investigator, the police are still unable to identify any suspect.

20 November 2019 | 04:38 PM


Education Startup-NGO Partnership to Relieve Teachers' Administrative Burden

Administrative tasks often stop teachers in Indonesia from doing their real job: teaching students.

19 November 2019 | 11:44 PM


Finance Ministry to Freeze Rural Fund Amid 'Ghost Village' Allegations

The government has allocated almost $5 billion from the state budget for rural development funds this year alone.

19 November 2019 | 10:40 PM


Officer Demoted for Natting Away During Police Chief's Briefing

Police Chief Idham Azis was so incensed he ordered his subordinate removed from his current post "before the first cry of the cock."

19 November 2019 | 06:18 AM


Gov't Rolls Out New Forest Replantation Program With Unique Catch

People who join the program will be responsible for growing and planting tree seeds whose yields they will be allowed to harvest.

18 November 2019 | 06:34 PM


Indonesia Targets 45 Gold Medals in 2019 SEA Games

Indonesia refuses to set a target of winning the SEA Games despite coming on top of other Southeast Asian countries in the 2018 Asian Games.

18 November 2019 | 04:23 PM


Indonesian Police Uncover Oil Theft Ring Targeting Chevron Facility

The criminal ring drilled holes in Chevron's Riau pipeline network and diverted the stolen oil to Padang and Palembang.

17 November 2019 | 10:38 PM


Ashes From Merapi Eruption Disappear, but Rain at Crater Poses Greater Danger

Mount Merapi on Java Island erupted Sunday morning, spewing a 1,500-meter ash column from its crater.

17 November 2019 | 05:02 PM