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World 04:53 pm
US clown resigns over sexual misconduct allegations
A man who played a well known circus clown in America has acknowledged he pressured a teenage girl a...
Business 04:52 pm
State construction firm WIKA eyes Rp 5.4t from Komodo bonds sale
State-owned construction firm PT Wijaya Karya (WIKA) is set to offer Rp 5.4 trillion (US$405.46 mill...
City 04:30 pm
Elderly Army veteran trapped in house collapsing into river
A retired Army personnel, Maming Mulyorejo, 70, was heavily injured after being caught in a landslid...
Quake causes minor damage at airport, Depok City Hall
A glass wall in Terminal 3 at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Banten, shattered w...
Former education minister Daoed Joesoef passes away
Former Indonesian education and culture minister, Daoed Joesoef, passed away at the age of 91 late o...
Science & Tech 04:26 pm
SayurBox acquires early financing from Patamar Capital
SayurBox, an organic fruit-and-vegetable delivery startup, has acquired financial support from Patam...
Science & Tech 04:08 pm
NASA test-runs Kilopower, a nuclear reactor able to sustain a habitat on Mars
But although living on Mars isn’t as feasible as sending a rocket ship full of astronauts will...
National 04:01 pm
Governor awaits firm action against West Java river polluters
West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan said he appreciated the work of the West Java Police's Special...
National 03:44 pm
Snake blood, flaming bricks: Mattis gets bizarre send off
A soldier tore apart a snake with his teeth and his comrades headbutted flaming stacks of bricks as ...
Business 03:15 pm
Indonesia invites China to invest in ‘10 new Bali’
Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has invited investors from China to put their money in the new 10 desti...
National 03:09 pm
Megawati calls on Jokowi, politicians to 'relax' ahead of political years
Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) founder Megawati Soekarnoputri has expressed hope th...
People 02:05 pm
Lagerfeld's 'scruffy' beard raises eyebrows at Paris show
Legendary fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld almost upstaged his Chanel haute couture show Tuesday when...
Opinion 01:57 pm
Q&A: Could Jakarta traffic get worse ahead of Asian Games?
As the capital will co-host the 2018 Asian Games in August, along with Palembang, South Sumatra, som...
People 01:40 pm
Olivia Palermo reveals favorite New York spots for Bobbi Brown campaign
International style icon Olivia Palermo, who is based in New York City, revealed her favorite spots ...
Business 01:12 pm
Indonesia studying Bitcoin’s use in investment: Official
Although Bitcoin has been declared an illegal payment and transaction instrument in the country, the...
Lifestyle 01:08 pm
Chanel goes girly with pretty-in-pink walk in the park
Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld dived into the brand's archives for his pretty-in-pink haute cout...
City 12:52 pm
Agency head ready for questioning on assault report
Jakarta Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) head Yani Wahyu Purwoko said he was ready to fulfill the sum...
News 12:50 pm
Scholarship programs from the Netherlands open for applications
Kicking off the new year, two of the most popular scholarships from the Netherlands are opening up a...
Politics 12:13 pm
Jokowi discusses security issues with US Defense Secretary Mattis
President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo held a closed-door meeting with US Secretary of Defense Jam...
Health 12:02 pm
Vaping may be bad for kids, good for adults: study
Vaping, or smoking battery powered devices known as e-cigarettes, may encourage youths to start smok...
Business 11:52 am
PGN to enter Pertamina on Jan 25, step toward oil and gas holding
State-owned gas distributor PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) will hold an extraordinary shareholders m...
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