DNA Pro Investment App Steals $38 Million from Users: Police

Police have been investigating the suspected fraud since January when they decided to take down the app.

#CRIME

Former Muhammadiyah Chairman Syafii Maarif Passes Away

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo immediately flew to Yogyakarta after the Friday prayer to attend the funeral ceremony.

MAY 27 #PEOPLE

Zelenskyy to Attend G20 Summit Virtually if Russia War Still Continues

Zelenskyy said that he could not leave Ukraine because the people needed his support.

MAY 27 #INTERNATIONAL

Ridwan Kamil's Eldest Son Is Missing in Switzerland

Emmeril Khan Mumtadz was reported missing in Bern, Switzerland, after swimming in the Aaree river on Thursday.

MAY 27 #PEOPLE

Flashback to New Order: Active Military Officers Can Become Regional Leaders

After the 1999 general election, the country adopted key reforms that ban military and police personnel from holding civilian posts.

MAY 26 #POLITICS

Former S. Sumatra Governor Faces 20 Years in Prison

In addition to the prison term, prosecutors also sought financial restitution worth the equivalent of $3.5 million from the defendant.

MAY 25 #CORRUPTION

Parents Told to Place at Least Two Words in Naming Children

For the older generation of Indonesians, especially those of Javanese ethnicity, it’s very common for them to go by a single name.

MAY 23 #POLICY

Singapore Says Abdul Somad Radicalized Its Citizens

A top government official said that Somad’s divisive preaching has real-world consequences.

MAY 23 #INTERNATIONAL

Y20: Dear Youth, Let’s Build A Sustainable and Livable Planet

The recent third pre-summit of Y20 Indonesia highlighted youth’s crucial role in building a sustainable and livable planet.

MAY 22 #ENVIRONMENT

Former Covid Task Force Spokesman Achmad Yurianto Dies at 60

He became a key source of information for the media at a time when then Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto was largely out of sight.

MAY 21 #PEOPLE

A Call for Gender Equality in Indonesia

The topic of gender equality took the center stage of the recent “Inspiring Women 2022” conference.

MAY 19 #HUMAN RIGHTS

Singapore Says Cleric Abdul Somad was Denied Entry for Preaching Extremism

Singapore says Somad's extremist teachings are unacceptable in the city state's multi-racial dan multi-religious society.

MAY 18 #INTERNATIONAL

Indonesia Now Has 14 Suspected Acute Hepatitis Cases

Thirteen of them are still waiting for test results before being flagged as a probable case of acute hepatitis.

MAY 18 #HEALTH

Controversial Cleric Abdul Somad Denied Entry to Singapore

Somad said it was not the first time he had been denied entry by a foreign country.

MAY 17 #INTERNATIONAL

Masks No Longer Required in Open Space: Jokowi

The government also scarp testing rules for domestic and foreign travelers who received a complete vaccination dose.

MAY 17 #HEALTH

Jokowi Meets with Biden at White House

Jokowi together with other Asean leaders had dinner with US President Joe Biden at the White House.

MAY 13 #INTERNATIONAL

Man Arrested for Kidnapping Children Claims Involvement in Terrorism

Police are investigating the motive behind the kidnapping, but at least one victim said he had been sexually abused.

MAY 13 #CRIME

24 Provinces to be Led by Jokowi-Appointed Governors

The gubernatorial elections across all 34 provinces will be held in November 2024, or nine months after the presidential election.

MAY 12 #POLITICS

Jokowi Flies to Washington DC for Asean-US Summit

Jokowi is heading to Washington DC for the upcoming Asean-US Special Summit.

MAY 10 #INTERNATIONAL

Fifteen Acute Hepatitis Cases Detected in Indonesia: Gov't

Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin advised the public to wash their hands regularly after the country detected 15 cases of acute hepatitis.

MAY 09 #HEALTH