• Minaret collapses: 2 dead, 4 injured

    Two construction workers were killed and four others were injured when a minaret at the Achmad Bakrie Grand Mosque in Kisaran, North Sumatra, collapsed on Monday.

  • Police arrest KNPB leader in Jayapura

    The Jayapura City Police detained West Papua National Committee (KNPB) leader Viktor Weimo during a rally in Jayapura on Monday.

  • Exercise the right

    Incumbent West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) governor Zainul Majdi votes at polling station TPS I Pusaka in Pejanggik subdistrict, Mataram, NTB, on Monday. Two quick counts have placed Zainul comfortably ahead of his rivals in the race, clearing the way for him to win re-election on a single ballot.

  • Incumbent NTB governor won election: Pollsters

    Incumbent West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) Governor Zainul Majdi is in the lead according to quick counts released by two pollsters, as the province went to the polls for an uneventful election day on Monday.

  • Singaporean busted in Batam with 4,516 ecstasy pills in belt

    An official says that officers have arrested a 44-year-old Singaporean for allegedly attempting to smuggle 4,516 ecstasy pills in a belt through Hang Nadim International Airport in Batam, Riau Islands.

  • Bali residents urged to monitor mosquito larvae

    As the number of cases of dengue fever is estimated to peak within the next two months, May and June, Bali residents are being urged to be more alert to monitor locations where mosquito larvae reproduce.

  • Orangutan habitat in dire need of protection

    Conservationists in Medan, North Sumatra, have urged the government to take swift action to stop the destruction of orangutans’ habitat, as their population in North Sumatra and Aceh was on the verge of extinction.

  • Ahmadis in Kuningan stay calm despite Tasik attack

    The Ahmadiyah community in Manislor village, Jalaksana district, Kuningan regency, West Java, are going about their business as usual and remaining calm despite the recent attack at an Ahmadiyah hamlet in Tasikmalaya, also in West Java.

  • Asylum seekers

    Tens of Iranian asylum seekers sit on a boat, at Benoa port in Bali, Sunday after they were caught in Indonesian waters while sailing to Australia. The Iranians were on the boat en-route to Australia when they were caught and detained by Indonesian authorities on Sunday.

  • UGM sets up int'l publication office

    Gadjah Mada University's school of economy and business has established a publication office tasked with managing and collecting the scientific works of lecturers and students to make them internationally accessible through the use of information technology.

  • Family of 3 murdered in N. Sumatra

    A family of three have been murdered in an alleged robbery at their house in Suka Mulia Hilir village, Deli Serdang regency, North Sumatra, early on Sunday.

  • Papuan shot dead during clash

    Anton Kogoya, a 27-year-old man from Wamena, Papua, was shot dead in a clash during which an unidentified soldier with the Indonesian Military (TNI) fired toward a group of allegedly drunk local residents at 10:34 p.m. local time on Saturday.

  • Cirebon govt to supply 2,000 tons of shallot seedlings

    The Cirebon regency government is helping to provide 2,000 tons of shallot seedlings following a shortage in the seeds during the past month.

  • PNG to investigate shooting of Indonesians

    Indonesian Consul to Papua New Guinea (PNG) Jahar Gultom announced the PNG Defense Force would investigate the shooting allegedly conducted by its military personnel against Indonesian nationals.

  • Police foil timber smuggling in Surabaya

    Police have seized 115 containers with more than 2,264 cubic meters of Merbau logs with an estimated street value of Rp 80 billion (US$8.2 million) at Tanjung Perak Port in Surabaya, East Java, after discovering the timber did not have the required documentation.

  • Fertilizer plane crashes in Lampung, killing its pilot

    A light plane used to spray fertilizer for oil palm plantations in Mesuji regency, Lampung, has crashed, killing its pilot.

  • Prisoners help guards extinguish fire at Nusakambangan

    Prisoners helped guards of Permisan Penitentiary on Nusakambangan Island, Central Java, extinguish the fire that engulfed part of the prison on Saturday morning.

  • Protected animals online trade rampant in C. Java

    Online trading of protected animals is still rampant in Central Java, an officer at the Central Java Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) reported on Friday.

  • Mataram Kingdom ruins found in Bantul

    Ruins of the 17th Century Islamic Mataram Kingdom as well as pottery fragments have been found in Kedaton village in Pleret, Bantul regency, Yogyakarta, by the provincial cultural agency excavation team.

  • TNI robbery mastermind nabbed in Cianjur

    A member of the Indonesian Military (TNI), Corporal Darodjat, who is believed to be the mastermind behind the PT Securicor Indonesia van robbery that resulted in Rp 5.49 billion (US$564,000) being stolen, has been arrested in Cianjur, West Java.