Actress Nikita Mirzani reported to police for defamatory tweet against military commander, denies responsibility

Actress Nikita Mirzani may find herself in the middle of a cyber crime investigation after she was accused of defaming Indonesian military (TNI) Commander General Gatot Nurmantyo in a Tweet.

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WATCH: Born without arms or legs, ‘Indonesia’s Unlikely Shutterbug’ takes incredible photos while shooting down stereotypes

WATCH: Born without arms or legs, ‘Indonesia’s Unlikely Shutterbug’ takes incredible photos while shooting down stereotypes

“If you want to be the best, erase the thought that you are disabled. You don't have to be perfect to be the best at what you do.”

5 Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Sept 22-24)

5 Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Sept 22-24)

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Where to watch Mayweather vs McGregor in Jakarta (or stream it for free anywhere in Indonesia!)

Where to watch Mayweather vs McGregor in Jakarta (or stream it for free anywhere in Indonesia!)

How and where Jakarta fight fans can watch the most-hyped match of the year.

Wife of famed Islamic worship musician publicly goes nuclear on husband and polygamy after he allegedly marries her close friend behind her back

Wife of famed Islamic worship musician publicly goes nuclear on husband and polygamy after he allegedly marries her close friend behind her back

Dian Rositaningrum has suddenly, and unwillingly, become one of the most famous critics of polygamy in Indonesia at the moment after she alleged that her husband, Islamic worship...

WATCH: Trailer released for Joko Anwar’s remake of terrifying cult-classic ‘Pengabdi Setan’

WATCH: Trailer released for Joko Anwar’s remake of terrifying cult-classic ‘Pengabdi Setan’

‘Pengabdi Setan’ (Satan’s Slave), a horror film directed by Sisworo Gautama Putra and released in Indonesia in 1982, has attained cult status not just domestically but also...

WATCH: Action star Iko Uwais kicks alien ass to defend Prambanan Temple in new ‘Beyond Skyline’ trailer

WATCH: Action star Iko Uwais kicks alien ass to defend Prambanan Temple in new ‘Beyond Skyline’ trailer

Indonesian action movie star Iko Uwais has come a long way since his days of being a driver at a mobile phone company. Since he was tapped by director Gareth Evans to star in his...

K-pop star Taeyeon from Girls’ Generation recalls ‘recurring contact’ on her chest and behind while being mobbed by fans at Jakarta airport

K-pop star Taeyeon from Girls’ Generation recalls ‘recurring contact’ on her chest and behind while being mobbed by fans at Jakarta airport

After news of their scheduled appearance in Jakarta drew some (unwarranted) controversy, the arrival of members of the popular Korean girl band SNSD (also known as Girls’...

5 Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Aug 11-13)

5 Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Aug 11-13)

What are you doing this weekend?

Musician Marcello Tahitoe AKA Ello, who has ‘4:20’ tattoo on forearm, arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession

Musician Marcello Tahitoe AKA Ello, who has ‘4:20’ tattoo on forearm, arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession

The South Jakarta Police have made another major drug arrest involving a celebrity following the detainment of actor Tora Sudiro for illegal possession of a prescription drug,...


 

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Coconuts Jakarta is not an “infotainment” site, so we don’t bore you with a lot of celebrity gossip (unless it’s really crazy). What we mainly care about when it comes to showbiz is giving you the latest Indonesia-related movie and television news that we’re super excited about. Indonesia’s film industry has come a long way in recent years, with directors such as Joko Anwar, The Mo Brothers and Gareth Evans paving the way for movies from the archipelago to get more respect and exposure internationally.