Prosecutors Slam Putri for “Inventing Rape Story” in Yosua Murder Trial

Prosecutors didn’t buy her claim and pointed out that she had never visited a forensic doctor to support the rape claim.

#CRIME

Prison Sentence Sought for Pedicab Driver Who Stole Rp 320 million from BCA Account

The pedicab driver is accused of impersonating a BCA bank customer and getting away with Rp 320 million ($21,000) in cash.

JANUARY 30 #CRIME

Foreigners Can Apply for Visitor Visa, Extension on Molina Website: Gov't

Foreigners can now apply for a visitor visa for tourism and pre-investment at molina.imigrasi.go.id.

JANUARY 30 #SPECIAL UPDATES

ASEAN to Contribute to the World: Jokowi

Jokowi said that 2023 ASEAN chair Indonesia would lead the bloc's member states to contribute to the world.

JANUARY 30 #INTERNATIONAL

Gov’t Blames Rising Dollar, Inflation for Hajj Cost Hike

A person would need to pay Rp 69.1 million for hajj, while the rest of the funding will come from the BKPH.

JANUARY 30 #RELIGION

Jokowi May Consider Minor Cabinet Shakeup

Nasdem ministers, Zulkifli Hasan, and Suharso Monoarfa have been rumored to be dismissed from the cabinet.

JANUARY 30 #POLITICS

Running Mate Issue Exposes Very Fragile Alliance for Anies Baswedan’s Presidential Bid

The Democratic Party, the PKS, and Nasdem are still too much apart to form an alliance.

JANUARY 29 #POLITICS

Moderate yet Destructive Earthquake Takes Heavy Toll of Lives in Cianjur

The quake was in a shallow depth, about 10 kilometers in the earth’s outer surface, to produce devastating impacts on people and buildings.

November 22 #EYEWITNESS

Manpower Ministry Foils Attempt to Smuggle Workers to Middle East Countries

Labor exporters moved to Juanda Airport due to frequent inspections at Soekarno-Hatta Airport, an official said.

JANUARY 29 #LEGAL CASES

Six Ex-Officers Face Up to 3 Years in Prison for Evidence Tampering in Yosua’s Murder

The six defendants have allegedly destroyed key evidence to cover up the July 8 murder and protect the suspected mastermind, Ferdy Sambo.

JANUARY 27 #CRIME

Attorney General to Challenge Indosurya Acquittal in "Biggest Financial Fraud" Case

The Attorney General's Office estimated a loss of Rp 106 trillion affecting 23,000 Indosurya customers.

JANUARY 26 #CRIME

There is Fierce Competition behind Diplomatic Handshakes: Jokowi

Not just in G-20, Southeast Asian countries are also competing for investments and technologies.

JANUARY 25 #INTERNATIONAL

Toba Lake Ready to Host Opening Grand Prix of F1H2O World Championship

Indonesia has secured the right to host the F1H20 race until 2027 at the same venue.

JANUARY 25 #SPORTS

Does Security Minister Mahfud Intervene in Ferdy’s Trial? Hear What a Former Judge Says

The minister said last week that he had heard of attempts by “high-level security officials” to determine court verdicts in Ferdy's trial.

JANUARY 25 #CRIME

Why We Should All Worry about Vape Use among Students

Vape is gaining popularity among students, and the Education and Teachers Association, or P2G, has started to take note of the phenomenon.

JANUARY 25 #STANDALONE

Charity Group Founder Jailed for Embezzling Boeing’s Compensatory Payments

Ahyudin was sentenced to three and a half years in prison for embezzling a chunk of the Rp 138.5 billion Boeing funds.

JANUARY 24 #CRIME

Gov't Urged to Appoint Lukas Enembe’s Replacement

Doli did not mind the regional secretary being in charge of the governor’s daily duties, but this should not go on for too long.

JANUARY 23 #CORRUPTION

Indonesian Ulema Council Condemns Koran Burning in Sweden

The MUI calls for the Swedish government to take action against the Islamophobic politician Rasmus Paludan.

JANUARY 23 #RELIGION

Sandiaga Confirms He’s Staying at Gerindra

Rumors of his planned move to the PPP spread after he was seen attending several events hosted by the Muslim-based party.

JANUARY 23 #POLITICS

West Java Serial Murders Relive Story of Tubagus Maulana Who Killed 8

Tubagus killed eight people with poisoned coffee after promising them to multiply their money through supernatural means.

JANUARY 23 #CRIME

ISIS Sympathizer Arrested in Yogyakarta

Police said the suspect actively posted images and videos of ISIS propaganda on his social media accounts.

JANUARY 22 #TERRORISM