3:20 pm April 23, 2014 | 1 Comment
After numerous drug raids at Jakarta's nightclubs, the city government said it would shut them down if they are found to be used in drug trafficking.
2:40 pm April 23, 2014 | 1 Comment
A prosecutor is seeking a sentence of at least five years in prison for gang leader Hercules Rosario Marshal, who is on trial for extortion.
1:48 pm April 23, 2014 | 3 Comments
Jakarta/Washington. The Jakarta Police on Wednesday said they were investigating the role of a suspected American child sex predator, in the latest development in the investigation of sexual abuse at the Jakarta International School. “Regarding the information on William James Vahey, 64, who was on the FBI hunt list,the Jakarta Police have only received the more »
11:47 am April 23, 2014 | 1 Comment
Kuala Lumpur. Armed pirates boarded a Singapore-managed oil tanker in the Strait of Malacca, kidnapping three Indonesian crew and stealing some of the vessel’s shipment of diesel fuel, the International Maritime Bureau said Wednesday. The attack occurred early Tuesday off Malaysia’s west coast, said Noel Choong, head of IMB’s Kuala Lumpur-based piracy reporting center. The more »
11:31 am April 23, 2014 | No Comment
Nine victims of human trafficking, most of them underaged and lured by promises of high-paying jobs, were returned to Indonesia from Malaysia after being rescued by officials.
10:22 pm April 22, 2014 | No Comment
Calls for tighter regulation of financial products and improved consumer protections are growing, after a TV celebrity suffered severe financial losses after following the guidance of his financial adviser.
7:26 pm April 22, 2014 | 2 Comments
In the wake of child rape allegations centering on janitorial contractors at the Jakarta International School (JIS), South Jakarta Immigration Bureau said it had carried out a work permit check on the school's 50 expatriate staffers.
3:45 pm April 22, 2014 | No Comment
Prosecutors are seeking a prison term of four-and-a-half years for the chief executive of a beef importing company in the alleged bribery of a politician.
3:16 pm April 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
The Ministry of Education on Tuesday said that the Jakarta International School's kindergarten had been officially closed because it lacked a permit to operate, in the wake of allegations that a student was raped last month in a school bathroom.