Uniform Investment Fraudster Apprehended in Cilacap

Bogor City Police have arrested a 37-year-old woman identified as "E.T." for committing investment fraud in Cilacap, Central Java in May.

11 June 2016 | 12:40 PM


Medical Community Criticism Threatens to Sink Sex Crime Revision

Vocal criticism from doctors and promises to not perform chemical castration against convicts has provided a blow to government plans to revise the sexual crimes law, a legal rights group has said.

11 June 2016 | 12:21 PM


Bali Police Foil Attempt to Smuggle Human Skull to Australia

Police investigators in Bali have foiled an attempt to smuggle a human skull, which was contained in a handicraft package heading to Australia.

11 June 2016 | 12:02 PM


Trump's Corporate Targets Face Tricky Task in Fending off His Attacks

As the White House race took off last summer, food giant Mondelez International found itself in an unusual position: Republican candidate Donald Trump began delivering broadsides against one of its iconic products, Oreo cookies.

11 June 2016 | 09:00 AM


Report Unveils Labor Exploitation in Indonesia’s Palm Oil Industry

Palm oil plantation workers in North Sumatra work under alarming rates of exploitation, a report by environmental NGO Rainforest Action Network report released on Wednesday (08/06) found.

11 June 2016 | 08:00 AM


EU Ministers Tighten Gun Controls in Wake of Terrorist Attacks

European Union interior ministers on Friday (10/06) endorsed tighter rules for purchase and possession of guns in the bloc, a response to the Islamist attacks in Paris and Brussels that was diluted to exempt groups from shooting clubs to collectors.

11 June 2016 | 08:00 AM


Poland Approves Closer Surveillance of Foreigners Ahead of NATO Summit, Pope Visit

Poland's parliament tightened anti-terrorism laws on Friday (10/06) ahead of hosting two high-profile events, giving security forces the right to more closely monitor the movements of foreign citizens and hold suspects for longer without charges.

11 June 2016 | 07:00 AM


NY Regulator Requests Details From Goldman About Malaysian Fund

New York state's financial regulator wants details from Goldman Sachs Group Inc about investigations involving billions of dollars it raised through a bond issue for a troubled Malaysian fund, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday (10/06).

11 June 2016 | 06:00 AM


France Fans in Party Mode After Euro 2016 Win

France fans brushed any security fears aside to offer feverish support to the host nation in their Euro 2016 opener at the Stade de France on Friday (10/06).

11 June 2016 | 05:05 AM


US Approves Flights to Cuba by Six American Carriers

The United States has approved flights on six US airlines to Cuban cities other than Havana, linking the former Cold War foes closer together, the US Transportation Department said in a statement on Friday (10/06).

11 June 2016 | 05:00 AM