Batik Air reports passenger for smoking in toilet

Batik Air has reported a passenger to the police for smoking in a plane’s toilet while flying from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport in Jakarta to...

Trump: If Tehran attacks, it will be ‘official end of Iran’

President Donald Trump issued an ominous warning to Iran on Sunday, suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed. "If...

Police arrest pilot calling for May 22 riot

The police have arrested a pilot, identified as IR, for allegedly encouraging people through Facebook to take part in a rally during the announcement...

Minister to suspend warden after Langkat prison riot

Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly has instructed his ministry to suspend the warden and other officials of a class-III penitentiary in Hinai,...

Teenager stabbed to death in Sahur on the Road event

Sixteen-year-old, Danu Satria, died of stabbing in a Sahur on the Road event in Setiabudi, South Jakarta, on Saturday. Participants in such activities are usually...

1965 survivors choir ‘Dialita’ awarded Gwangju human rights award

The Dialita Choir, a group of survivors of the 1965 tragedy in Indonesia, has been honored with the 2019 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights...

Tanah Abang residents clash with motorcyclists mistaken for gang members

A viral video has been making the rounds on social media that shows people who live near the Jatibaru overpass in Tanah Abang,...

Taxi driver found dead behind wheel in Tangerang

Taxi driver Suradi, 45, was found dead in the driver’s seat of his car, which was parked on Jl. Raya Boulevard Utama in BSD,...

Fear of change: Negative politics wins Australia election

Australia's conservative government held on to power at national elections thanks to a highly effective negative campaign warning voters against the center-left Labor Party's...

Debt-ridden chauffeur accused of robbing employer

The owner of a gas station located on Jl. Hang Tuah Raya, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, Hartono Sugimin, never thought he would be accusing...

Grab to operate electric scooter service at Terminal 3

State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura II (AP II) and ride-hailing app Grab are working together to offer an electric scooter service at Terminal...

We won’t be armed with live ammo for May 22: Police

National Police personnel will not be armed with live rounds while on duty during the announcement of the elections results in Jakarta on May...

India’s acrimonious election comes to an end

Voting in one of India's most acrimonious elections in decades entered its final day Sunday as Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi scrambled to...

Seven operators to start trans-Java bus service on May 27

Seven bus operators will take part in a trial run of a trans-Java bus service starting on May 27. “We guarantee that will launch...

By firing gay police in Semarang, police violate own regulation: Amnesty

Amnesty International lambasted the National Police for its discriminative stance toward sexual minorities after a 29-year-old brigadier in Semarang, Central Java, identified only as...

Police draw personnel into Jakarta for election result announcement

The National Police have been mobilizing additional personnel from the regions to anticipate potential violence in the capital in connection with the announcement of...

Focusing on digital strategy, Alfamart’s market share declines

Retailer PT Sumber Alfaria Trijaya, the operator of Alfamart Group convenience stores, has reported a decline in market share to 30.3 percent in the...

First exit polls indicate Labor win in Australian election

A Nine-Galaxy poll showed Labor beating the governing Liberal coalition 52-48, which would signal a clear parliamentary majority. It would see former union leader Bill...

Developer warns Jakarta to stop BMW stadium construction amid legal dispute

Property developer PT Buana Permata Hijau has warned the Jakarta administration to stop the development of the BMW Stadium in Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta...

Ramadan ‘game’ of ordering food for couriers encourages acts of kindness

The tenet “Ramadan is full of blessings” has inspired some creative people to carry out simple acts of kindness through the #WahyooChallenge, in which...

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