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Jun 17, 2018

Indonesian killed by his mother's coffin

An Indonesian was killed when his mother's coffin fell from a funeral tower and crushed him during a service on the island of Sulawesi, police said Sunday. Samen Kondorura, 40, died Friday when pallbearers lost their footing while carrying the coffin up a bamboo ladder ...

Jun 16, 2018

Giant python eats Indonesian woman

An Indonesian woman has been found in the belly of a giant python after the swollen snake was captured near where she vanished while tending her vegetable garden, police said Saturday. The body of 54-year-old Wa Tiba was found Friday when villagers cut open the ...

Bali's Kintamani dogs seek global recognition

Jun 8, 2018

Bali's Kintamani dogs seek global recognition

When in Bali's Kintamani highland, take the roads less traveled, for this will let you see more than just the beauty of mountains and lakes. One road will lead you to the village of Sukawana, where you can meet with another kind of beauty: ...

May 25, 2018

Indonesia passes tougher terrorism law

Indonesia passed a new law Friday that will give police more power to take pre-emptive action against terrorism suspects in the wake of the country's deadliest Islamist attacks in years. The bill had been stalled for almost two years as parliament wrangled over details, including ...

May 18, 2018

Japan's Ponta loyalty program becomes usable in Indonesia and Malaysia

Points earned from Japan's Ponta loyalty program have become interchangeable with those of Indonesia and Malaysia, enabling customers to earn and use points when shopping in any of the three countries. Operator Loyalty Marketing Inc. said it recently launched a smartphone-based borderless point program for ...

Indonesia suicide bombings work of two families, police say

May 14, 2018

Indonesia suicide bombings work of two families, police say

An Indonesian family detonated explosives outside the police headquarters in the country's second-largest city on Monday, a day after members of another family launched coordinated suicide bombings on three city churches that killed at least eight people. National police chief Tito Karnavian said a girl ...