Son of official in West Java named suspect in shooting, plans to file police complaint against victim

A widely publicized shooting case in West Java’s Majalengka regency saw a twist in which the shooter may end up reporting the victim to the police.

Jakarta to limit e-scooter use from 5am to 11pm, enforce minimum age rule: official

It seems like a fatal collision and damages to public property won’t lead to an outright ban on e-scooters in...

Jakarta to limit e-scooter use from 5am to 11pm, enforce minimum age rule: official

Indonesia considers mandatory premarital training on reproductive health, parenting starting next year

The Indonesian government wants couples to be absolutely ready before they say “I do” and go on to have children,...

Indonesia considers mandatory premarital training on reproductive health, parenting starting next year

Man throws rocks at kindergarten in Bekasi, says little kids singing disturbed his rest

Some kindergarteners in Bekasi, West Java got the shock of their young lives thus far when a man was so incensed by...

Man throws rocks at kindergarten in Bekasi, says little kids singing disturbed his rest

Transport Minister calls on ride-hailing apps to enforce tougher screening measures for drivers in light of Medan suicide bombing

Indonesia’s Transport Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has called on ride-hailing apps Gojek and Grab to step up security...

Transport Minister calls on ride-hailing apps to enforce tougher screening measures for drivers in light of Medan suicide bombing

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Get your craft on: 3 workshops to design your own bouquet, perfume, and clutch

Thailand’s most prestigious food award, Shell Shuan Shim, unveils its picks for the country’s 10 best eateries

Not your basic hotel buffet: Here are the best brunch spots with local character in Yangon

Best hip hostels in Bangkok: Where to stay on a budget, in style

Best Boutiques in Ubud: Where to find some of Bali’s best artisanal foods, local beauty brands and creative crafts

Three to try: Burnt cheesecakes in Singapore

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