Full MRT Jakarta fare to apply from May 13

City-owned transportation company PT MRT Jakarta's operation and maintenance director Muhammad Effendi has said the MRT would charge its full fare starting May 13...

Jokowi says Bukit Soeharto suitable place for capital city

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has said that Bukit Soeharto (Soeharto Hill) in East Kalimantan is a suitable place for a new capital city, particularly...

Commuter train passengers to receive free ‘takjil’ from May 15 to 17

PT Kereta Commuter Indonesia (KCI) will provide passengers with free takjil (breaking-of-the-fast snacks) from May 15 to 17 at 6 stations, namely Jakarta Kota, Gondangdia,...

Taman Safari Indonesia launches Ramadan-themed activities

In honor of the fasting month of Ramadan, Taman Safari Indonesia (TSI) in Cisarua, West Java has announced a slew of activities that are...

Sriwijaya Air may close several routes if ceiling prices are lowered

Sriwijaya Air plans to close some routes if the government revises down the ceiling prices of economy class tickets to force airlines to cut airfares. Sriwijaya...

Drug agency seizes 400 kg of marijuana in Depok

The National Anti-Narcotics Agency (BNN) has arrested two people on suspicion of attempting to distribute 400 kilograms of dried marijuana on Sunday in Depok, West Java. The agency also...

Plan to construct Hindu temple in Bekasi met with protest

Videos and photos that appear to show local residents protesting over a plan to construct a Hindu temple in Sukahurip village in Sukatani district,...

South Jakarta turns used cooking oil into alms

The South Jakarta Environment Agency has collected used cooking oil from households and turned it into alms. The agency teamed up with Kutub Social House...

Blitar bans Quran recitals over loud speakers after 10 p.m.

The administration of Blitar in East Java has instructed mosques in the city not to broadcast tadarus (Quran recitals) over loud speakers after 10 p.m. during...

Liverpool seek new ‘heroes’ with Salah absent against Barcelona

Liverpool face mission impossible as they seek to overturn a 3-0 Champions League semi-final first-leg deficit on Tuesday against Lionel Messi's Barcelona without forwards...

Origi, Wijnaldum complete historic Liverpool Champions League comeback

Liverpool produced one of the most stunning comebacks in Champions League history as Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum scored twice to beat Barcelona 4-0...

Namibia tribes appeal US court ruling in genocide suit

Lawyers for the Herero and Nama tribes on Tuesday appealed a New York court ruling dismissing their compensation claim against Germany for the genocide...

Florida woman pulls alligator from trousers in traffic stop

It was not a crocodile skin accessory, nor a symbol of the Lacoste brand, but rather a living, breathing alligator that a Florida woman...

KPK accuses regent of accepting kickback for mosque construction

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has named the regent of South Solok in West Sumatra, Murni Zakaria, a graft suspect for allegedly accepting bribes...

Eastern rite priest tells Pope marriage has made him a better cleric

An Eastern rite Catholic priest told Pope Francis on Tuesday that marriage and his family had made him a better cleric, during a meeting...

B-52 bombers to be part of US forces sent to Middle East over Iran...

The US military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administration...

BI projects prices of main commodities to increase in June

Bank Indonesia has projected the price of main commodities to increase after a BI survey estimated the three-month general price expectation index (GPEI) to...

‘Justice for Adeline’: NGOs lambast Malaysian court ruling

Following the recent acquittal of Malaysian woman S. Ambika, who stood trial for the murder of Indonesian migrant worker and East Nusa Tenggara (NTT)...

East Jakarta pedestrian bridge used for ‘tarawih’ to be demolished

Several young Muslims performed their last tarawih (evening prayers during Ramadan) on the Jl. Basuki Rahmat pedestrian bridge in Jatinegara, East Jakarta, on Monday,...

Jokowi scouts sites as Indonesia capital move gathers pace

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo arrived in Kalimantan island to survey possible locations for a new capital, fast-tracking a plan to move the administrative headquarters...

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