10:42 pm November 23, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta. The recent arrest of an East Jakarta woman confirms the continued outflow of migrant workers from Indonesia to destinations abroad, despite the government-issued moratorium on sending such workers to several countries and evaluations that are supposedly in place. The woman identified by the National Police as Nurhayati, or Nur Binti Komar, reportedly worked for […]
8:30 pm November 23, 2014 | No Comment
An international Catholic organization has criticized the Australian government for changing its policies to limit the admission and resettlement of refugees, especially those living in Indonesia.
7:04 pm November 23, 2014 | No Comment
In a bid to ease traffic congestion in the West Java city of Bogor, civil servants are no longer allowed to use private vehicles to come to their offices on Mondays.
5:06 pm November 23, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia's National Police have arrested an Iranian people smuggler who was allegedly involved in the death of more than 200 people in a disaster off the coast of East Java in 2011.
1:24 pm November 23, 2014 | 3 Comments
Indonesian authorities arrested three Chinese nationals and seized 157 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine in a major drug bust in Pluit, North Jakarta, on the weekend.
11:50 am November 23, 2014 | No Comment
Four people have been killed and a baby is missing after a landslide triggered by torrential rain swept through a village in South Tapanuli, North Sumatra.
10:51 am November 23, 2014 | No Comment
A blog about the dating app Tinder wasn't without controversy as it topped the most-viewed stories at the Jakarta Globe in the past week.
6:39 pm November 22, 2014 | No Comment
Franky Sibarani, a top official with Indonesia’s biggest business lobby, has reportedly been tapped as the country’s next investment chief, in yet another appointment that appears to come with political strings attached.