The Jakarta Post
These are some of developments we're following today:
- Following a high-profile public relations campaign by Novel Baswedan and rights activists calling for the government to get serious in its investigation into the acid attack on the top Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator, National Police chief Gen. Tito is being summoned by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo this afternoon, to discuss progress on the investigation.
- In the wake of United States Senate's decision to impose sanction on Russia for its meddling in the US election, President Vladimir Putin ordered the US to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia, bringing tension between the two countries to a new height. We're also following news on the diplomatic scramble following the announcement that the North Korean missiles now could reach the US. As the city prepares for the opening of the new
- Semanggi interchange, the trial run shows that motorists were experiencing problems in finding directions along the newly-constructed bridges.
- Trump targeted by G-20 as leaders push back on combative tweets
- Supreme Court to decide on UK-Scotland Brexit standoff
- Some countries buying Russian gear deserve sanctions waivers: Mattis
- Yuval Noah Harari: '21 Lessons' from data, meditation to AI and 'Black Mirror'
- Indonesia soccer fans damage Asian Games stadium
- World Bank official drowns at Bali beach
- Thousands protest Australia's refugee detention policy
- Four kids, riding motorbike without helmets, taught valuable lesson by cop
- One dead, suspect surrenders after US supermarket hostage drama
- Too ugly, too smelly: Jakarta covers up ‘Black River’ for Asian Games