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Politics 06:48 pm
Golkar kicks off national meeting to inaugurate Airlangga
The Golkar Party has kicked off on Monday a national leadership meeting (rapimnas) at the Jakar...
IS claims pre-Christmas suicide bombing of Pakistan church, eight dead
A suicide bomb attack on a Pakistan church claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least e...
Saudi crown prince 'buyer of $300m French chateau'
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been revealed as the owner of a French chateau described ...
World 06:08 pm
Campaign begins for Russia's presidential election
Campaigning officially started on Monday for Russia's presidential election in March, in which P...
News 06:06 pm
Seven tourists per inhabitant is testing Icelanders' tolerance
If two is company and three is a crowd, then seven must be a horde.
Lifestyle 05:32 pm
Indonesian startup goes eco-friendly with edible cup
Ever wondered what it would be like to literally eat your cup while drinking from it?
Business 05:26 pm
Mount Agung not a threat, let’s go to Bali: Minister
Finance Minister Sri Mulyani has invited businesspeople and tourists to celebrate New Year’s E...
World 05:22 pm
Atlanta airport power restored after outage cripples operations
Electricity to Atlanta’s airport -- one of the world’s busiest -- was restored hours aft...
News 05:04 pm
Bali prepares complimentary transportation, rooms if Mt. Agung erupts
In response to the recent volcanic activity at Mount Agung in Karangasem regency, the Bali Hotels As...
Environment 04:34 pm
International call for Japan to halt Antarctic whaling
The European Union and 12 other nations condemned Japan's Antarctic whaling program Monday,...
City 04:29 pm
Anies plans to dredge Pulo River, avoids talks of relocation
Following the collapse of Jati Padang dike in Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta, after a heavy rain l...
Entertainment 04:13 pm
Taeyang, Min Hyo-rin to tie the knot in early 2018
Taeyang of Big Bang will marry actress Min Hyo-rin early next year.
News 04:00 pm
Bali remains most popular destination for Middle Eastern tourists
Bali remains the most popular destination for Middle Eastern tourists visiting Indonesia, ...
City 03:51 pm
North Jakarta court jails men for two years over 'gay sex party'
A court in North Jakarta has sentenced ten men to two years in prison for taking part in a gay sex p...
City 03:40 pm
City administration resumes publishing meeting videos
The Jakarta administration has resumed uploading videos of executive meetings on YouTube, after the ...
City 02:14 pm
Jakarta agency recommends shutting down nightclub after drug raid
After being raided by the Narcotics National Agency (BNN) early on Sunday morning, MG Inte...
Science & Tech 02:08 pm
‘Snooze’ feature on FB lets users temporarily hide people, pages
Friendships need not be ended for good any more due to movie spoilers with this new Facebook feature...
City 01:18 pm
Jakarta to require vehicle emission tests for car registration renewal
Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has said the city administration plans to make regular emission...
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