Saudi Arabia detains 2 Indonesians accused of drug trafficking
Foreign Ministry sent a diplomatic note to Saudi government regarding the detention of two Indonesian citizens accused of drug trafficking. Communications with the Saudi side has been carried out intensively.
25 human trafficking victims from Indonesia treated badly in Myanmar
National Police Criminal Investigation Bureau (Bareskrim) revealed that 25 Indonesians that fell victim to human trafficking in in Myanmar were often beaten and their salary reduced if they missed the target in their jobs.
Chinese fishing vessel capsizes in Indian Ocean, 17 Indonesian crew missing
A fishing vessel owned by a Chinese company called Penglai Jinglu Fisheries Co Ltd capsized in the Indian Ocean on Tuesday (16/5) at around 3am local time. A total of 39 crew members including 17 Indonesian citizens were reportedly missing.
Communications and information minister named suspect in corruption case related to BTS project
Communications and Information Minister Johnny G Plate has been named a suspect in alleged corruption case related to the construction of base transceiver station (BTS) project which caused a state loss of Rp8 trillion, Wednesday (17/5).
Public can ride LRT for free during its trial run on July 12
The Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Bekasi (Jabodebek) Light Rail Transit (LRT) system can be enjoyed by the public on July 12. It is expected to be fully operational in August.
Ocean warming endangers 560 species of coral reefs in Indonesia
The oceans play an important role in absorbing heat due to the increasing concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. As a result, the ocean temperatures to steadily rise over the last few decades.
Teluk Wondama regent’s official speedboat ablaze, killing one
The speedboat used in the daily activities of Teluk Wondama (West Papua) regent caught fire at Kuri Pasai pier, Wasior, Tuesday (16/5).
Indonesian hospital in Gaza damaged due to fighting between Palestine and Israel
Some facilities in the hospital, located in Bayt Lahiya, North Gaza, were damaged due to the fighting between Palestinian militant groups and Israeli troops.
Using AI, a con artist manage to sell fake Frank Ocean songs at high prices
The advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology has transformed various aspects of human life, for the better and the worse. On the negative side, the technology has been abused by certain bad actors to commit fraud.
Declared free from bird flu, Singapore imports live chicken from Indonesia
Singapore government has started importing live chickens from farms in Indonesia. The country’s Food Control Agency (SFA) said it is working with the Animal and Veterinary Service (AVS), Indonesian authorities in the initiative.
Jakarta-Bandung HSR to undergo trial run, residents asked to avoid tracks
PT Kereta Cepat Indonesia China (KCIC) will soon conduct a phased trial run on the Jakarta Bandung High Speed Rail (KCJB).