ON NEWS

#SPORTS

Indonesia Establishes First Esports Governing Body

The newly-established board of executives is chaired by National Intelligence Agency head Budi Gunawan.

19 January 2020 | 07:03 AM

#SECURITY

Indonesia to Buy Bigger Boats for Coast Guard

Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has reportedly bought frigates for the Indonesian Navy from Denmark.

17 January 2020 | 06:38 PM

#ENVIRONMENT

Home of Sumatran Tiger in Riau Destroyed by Fire

Firefighters were still trying to put out the fires in the Giak Siam Kecil forest conservation by Thursday afternoon.

16 January 2020 | 08:02 PM

#CRIME

Jakarta Businessman Detained for Abducting Employee

The victim suffered from cigarette burns and punches and got one meal per day during nine days in captivity.

16 January 2020 | 07:33 PM

#INTERNATIONAL

Last Indonesian Hostage Rescued From Militant Group in Southern Philippines

Muhammad Farhan was rescued by soldiers from the Philippine military on Wednesday.

16 January 2020 | 07:15 PM

#POLICY

Jokowi Wants Three Omnibus Bills to Be Completed This Week

The omnibus laws are expected to simplify Indonesia's labyrinthine regulations.

15 January 2020 | 09:27 PM

#SOCIAL

Poverty Rate Lower in Indonesia: Report

The government sets the poverty line at Rp 440,538 ($32.2) per capita per month.

15 January 2020 | 08:24 PM

#SECURITY

Indonesia, UK to Strengthen Defense Cooperation

British MP Heather Wheeler said the UK will continue defense cooperation with Indonesia, particularly in the maritime sector.

15 January 2020 | 07:58 PM

#CRIME

Police Arrest King and Queen of 'Grand Universe Kingdom' Cult

Totok Hadiningrat and Fanni Aminadia are an unemployed couple from Jakarta who charge people money to join their 'kingdom.'

15 January 2020 | 07:40 PM

#HUMAN RIGHTS

Excessive Use of Force Suspected During Forced Eviction in Bandung Last Month

The city administration had wanted to vacate the area in Tamansari so they could build an apartment block.

15 January 2020 | 07:09 AM