Persib Bandung fan dies after post-match brawl

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”

Indonesia’s anti-drug chief wants ghosts as prison guards

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”

Obama’s Indonesian trip, a quintessential ‘mudik’ holiday

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.

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