A Persib Bandung fan died Thursday after being attacked by fellow supporters at the end of a match against arch rivals Persija Jakarta in the country’s top-tier football league. Continue reading “Persib Bandung fan dies after post-match brawl”
Frustrated by rampant drug trade in prisons, Indonesia’s anti-drugs chief has suggested that jails be guarded by ghosts because they cannot be bribed, reports said Wednesday. Continue reading “Indonesia’s anti-drug chief wants ghosts as prison guards”
The Indonesian government on Wednesday disbanded the local branch of an international Islamic organization that seeks to unite Muslim countries under a caliphate. Continue reading “Indonesia disbands Hizbut Tahrir group”
Indonesia’s anti-corruption commission has named the speaker of the country’s parliament as a suspect in a huge corruption case. Continue reading “Indonesian parliament speaker named corruption suspect”
Former US president Barack Obama met with Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Friday at the Bogor Palace in West Java, after arriving in Jakarta’s Halim Perdanakusuma airport with his family earlier in the day.
Former US president Barack Obama and his family are to spend a holiday in Indonesia, where he lived as a child, the Indonesian Foreign Ministry said Thursday. Continue reading “Obama to holiday in Indonesia”
Millions of Indonesians this week began arduous journeys to return to their home towns to celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr. Continue reading “Millions of Indonesians begin travelling home to mark Eid al-Fitr”