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  • Korean food gives Jakarta food for thought

    There are currently at least 150 Korean restaurants in Greater Jakarta, catering to the palates of those hooked on Korean dramas and reality shows — or on the favorite food…

  • Komnas HAM finds flaws in KPK arrest

    The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has alleged that its investigation shows that the National Police misused their power when arresting Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) commissioner Bambang Widjojanto…

  • Fight against tax evaders escalates

    In a move seen as a strong message that the government is serious about fighting against tax evaders, the tax office has imprisoned a high-level employee of a foreign leather-trading…

  • AirAsia, Jasindo pay insurance claims

    AirAsia Indonesia has officially handed over a Rp 1.25 billion (US$97,987) insurance claim to a victim of flight QZ8501 while 24 other families have received Rp 300 million each as…

  • Budi snubs KPK, waits for court

    The deputy of the Corruption Eradication Commission’s (KPK) prevention unit, Johan Budi, slammed graft suspect Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan for ignoring the agency’s summons for questioning on Friday.

  • Jokowi to brief RI envoys on diplomacy

    President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is scheduled to gather and brief the country’s 132 heads of mission from all over the world on how to carry out his foreign policy agenda…

  • Gemstone fever hits Jakarta

    When Aris, 40, a Jakarta-based insurance company employee, went to East Kalimantan five months ago to visit a miner client, he was astounded by the sight of a rock outcrop…

  • Prostitutes smash streetlamps with slingshots

    Frequent passersby may have often wondered why the leafy junction under Jl. Sentra Primer flyover in Pulogebang, near the East Jakarta mayor’s office, often goes without adequate light. The place…

  • Soldiers sold ammunition to armed groups

    The Cenderawasih Military Police Command in Papua is currently questioning five Indonesian Military (TNI) personnel from the Cenderawasih Military Command Adjutant General’s (Ajendam) unit, allegedly involved in the sale of…

  • KPK to grill Gen. Budi on ‘spooky Friday’

    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) said on Thursday that it would question National Police chief candidate Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan for the first time as a graft suspect on Friday,…