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Indonesian troops flood Jakarta streets after post-election riots

May 23, 2019 - 2:08 PM

(UPDATED) The government has also partly blocked access to social media – including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram – in a bid to clamp down on fake news and hoaxes linked to the violence

INDONESIA CLASHES. Indonesian policemen leave the office of the Election Oversight Body (Bawaslu) in Jakarta on May 23, 2019. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

6 dead after election riots in Indonesia's capital

May 22, 2019 - 2:21 PM

(UPDATED) Dozens are arrested and parts of Jakarta are littered with debris and burned-out cars, as the violence triggers security advisories from the US and Australian embassies

Indonesian anti-riot police take a position to disperse the mob during an overnight-violent demonstration near by the Elections Oversight Body (Bawaslu) in Jakarta on May 22, 2019. Indonesian police fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators in downtown Jakarta early Wednesday after a rally opposed to President Joko Widodo's re-election, an AFP reporter said. BAY ISMOYO / AFP

Indonesia's new capital to be decided this year – minister

May 15, 2019 - 8:11 PM

'So we hope in 2024 the new capital is ready to be the new government center,' says urban planning minister Bambang Brodjonegoro

JAKARTA. The morning sun rises past buildings and haze over the Jakarta city skyline on August 17, 2018. File photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Indonesia eyes moving capital from congested Jakarta

Apr 29, 2019 - 11:14 PM

Urban planning minister Bambang Brodjonegoro says the long-stalled relocation plan has won approval from President Joko Widodo who favored moving the capital away from Indonesia's most populous Java island

JAKARTA. The morning sun rises past buildings and haze over the Jakarta city skyline on August 17, 2018. File photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Torrential rain triggers flooding, evacuations in Indonesia's capital

Apr 26, 2019 - 3:24 PM

Heavy rain pounds the greater Jakarta area, causing the Ciliwung river to burst its banks and prompting flash flooding in at least 17 communities

EVACUATION. A rescue team evacuates a resident from a flooded neighborhood in Jakarta, on April 26, 2019, after several areas were affected by heavy rainfall. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

AFC Cup 2019: Ceres seals comeback win over Persija Jakarta

Apr 23, 2019 - 7:37 PM

Ceres-Negros FC rallies from two goals down to stay on top of Group G

ON TOP. Ceres-Negros FC continues to top Group G of the 2019 AFC Cup. Photo by AFC Cup Twitter

Indonesian police arrests 7 in 'record' human trafficking bust

Apr 10, 2019 - 7:58 AM

The alleged traffickers are suspected to have sent some 500 victims to work as domestic helpers in Morocco, 220 to Turkey, 300 more to Syria and another 200 to Saudi Arabia between 2018 and this year

RECORD BUST. Suspects face the wall during a press conference by Indonesian officials in Jakarta, on April 9, 2019, about trafficking-related offenses. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Marañon's lone goal sends Ceres past Persija

Apr 03, 2019 - 10:18 PM

Ceres-Negros FC rolls to a perfect record to keep the Group G lead in the 2019 AFC Cup

HERO. Bienvienido Marañon scores his fifth goal in the 2019 AFC Cup that sealed Ceres' third straight victory. Photo from AFC Cup Twitter

Traffic-choked Jakarta inaugurates mass rapid transit system

Mar 24, 2019 - 6:15 PM

The 16-kilometer line opens to the public on Monday, March 25, with tickets free during the first week

A Jakarta's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) waits for passengers after it opened for the first time to the public on March 12, 2019. - The project, which is considered the first phase of the city's MRT line, is 16 kilometres long which stretches from the capital's landmark Hotel Indonesia roundabout in Central Jakarta to Lebak Bulus in South Jakarta. The MRT aims to reduce the current two hours travel time to just 30 minutes, the company's president director William Sabandar said. (Photo by BAY ISMOYO / AFP)

Dozens buried in Indonesia gold mine collapse

Feb 27, 2019 - 2:56 PM

(UPDATED) Four people have been found dead while 19 others are pulled from the rubble alive with minor and serious injuries, according to officials

DISASTER. This handout picture from Indonesia's Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB), the accident mitigation agency, taken and released on February 27, 2019 shows rescuers carrying a survivor from an illegal gold mine collapse in the Bolaang Mongondow region of North Sulawesi.  Handout/Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana BNBP/AFP

Smashing away anger at Indonesia's 'Temper Clinic'

Feb 23, 2019 - 11:27 PM

Young Indonesians unleash their pent-up rage at the Temper Clinic, which also lets clients bust up old televisions and printers for a slightly higher price

ANGER ISSUES. This picture taken on January 26, 2019 shows Genta Kalbu Tanjung (left), a 20-year-old student, posing with her two friends after a session at the Temper Clinic in Jakarta. Photo by Goh Chai Hin/AFP

Jakarta ex-governor freed from prison after blasphemy sentence

Jan 24, 2019 - 1:59 PM

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama – the Indonesian capital's first non-Muslim governor in half a century and its first ethnic Chinese leader – leaves a prison outside the capital after dawn nearly two years after his conviction for blasphemy

Jakarta's Christian governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (C), popularly known as Ahok, speaks to his lawyers after judges delivered their sentence during the verdict in his blasphemy trial in Jakarta on May 9, 2017. - Jakarta's Christian governor was jailed for two years on May 9 after being found guilty of committing blasphemy, capping a saga seen as a test of religious tolerance in the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation. (Photo by BAY ISMOYO / POOL / AFP)

Soldier killed as Indonesia probes mass shooting reports in Papua

Dec 04, 2018 - 9:56 PM

An Indonesian soldier is killed while investigating reports that more than two dozen construction workers were shot dead by separatist rebels in restive Papua province

Indonesian soldiers prepare coffins for construction workers, believed to have been shot dead, in Wamena in Papua province on December 4, 2018. Indonesia is investigating reports that 31 construction workers were shot dead by separatist rebels in restive Papua province, the public works minister said on December 4, as he halted construction in the area. STAF STEEL / AFP

Indonesia wraps up Lion Air plane crash victim identification

Nov 23, 2018 - 2:58 PM

The identification is being called off because all the recovered remains have been tested

DEBRIS. This file photo shows a boat sailing in the background as debris from the ill-fated Lion Air flight JT 610 floats at sea in the waters north of Karawang, West Java province, on October 29, 2018. File photo by Adek Berry/AFP

[OPINYON] Yogyakarta Diaries: Pero binabagabag pa rin ako ng komedya sa Pilipinas

Oct 14, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Mabubusog na naman tayo sa pangako habang paparami nang paparami ang nahihirapang tugunan ang totoong pagkagutom

Pinoy Pacio secures ONE Championship strawweight belt in Jakarta

Sep 23, 2018 - 8:56 AM

The Team Lakay standout dethrones Yoshitaka Naito via unanimous decision in a rematch of their 2016 title contest

ON A ROLL. Joshua Pacio extendS Team Lakay's hot streak. Photo from ONE Championship

Coming, ready or not: thousands pour in for 2018 Asian Games

Aug 14, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Organizers are making reassuring noises about their arrangements but Indonesia has never hosted a sports event on this scale

CLOSING IN. Foreign badminton athletes walk past laborers working on the old athletes villages renovation at the Senayan sports complex. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

Lorde, SZA and more rock Jakarta’s We The Fest 2018

Aug 01, 2018 - 2:30 PM

The 2018 edition of the Indonesian music festival boasted a massive lineup that included Vince Staples, Miguel, James Bay, Honne, Eric Nam and more

Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

Asian Games 2018: No picture-perfect venues yet

Jul 18, 2018 - 11:26 AM

The athletes’ village and stadiums in Indonesia are '95% ready' but potential pitfalls remain

EOUND THE CLOCK. Foreign badminton athletes walk past laborers working on the old athletes villages renovation at the Senayan sports complex, just a month before Indonesia hosts the 2018 Asian Games. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

Indonesia police kill 11 petty criminals in Asian Games crackdown

Jul 17, 2018 - 6:36 PM

Some 52 suspects have been shot after resisting arrest in the capital Jakarta since the start of July, with 11 dying of their wounds, police say

Bincang Mantan: Seberapa mahal jadi anak gaul Jakarta?

Jun 29, 2018 - 12:34 PM

Biaya hidup itu enggak mahal, yang mahal itu biaya gengsi

Ilustrasi oleh Rappler Indonesia

KUIS: Serba-serbi kota Jakarta

Jun 21, 2018 - 1:08 PM

Seberapa kenal kamu dengan Jakarta?

Foto dari wikicommons

Alyssa Valdez, Jia Morado to tune up with national team in Japan

Jun 21, 2018 - 12:14 AM

The two Philippine team players hope to make up for their absence in the PSL tuneup games by joining the overseas camp

SECOND CHANCE. Alyssa Valdez (left) and Jia Morado find compromises to honor their commitments to both the national team and their club. Photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FOTO: keceriaan Lebaran di Kampung Akuarium

Jun 15, 2018 - 1:16 PM

Ada tawa gembira, dan ada juga tangis pilu

BERFOTO. Sejumlah warga Kampung Akuarium berfoto bersama usai salat Id, Jumat, 15 Juni 2018. Foto oleh Christian Simbolon/Rappler

SAKSIKAN: Ibu kota Jakarta bersiap menyambut Asian Games 2018

Jun 13, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Warga Jakarta, sudah siap menyambut Asian Games 2018?

Perlas Pilipinas aims to prove worth after 2018 Asian Games exclusion

Jun 07, 2018 - 9:12 PM

The Philippine women's national basketball team makes its 3-a-side debut in the FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2018

UNDERDOG. Jack Animam and Perlas Pilipinas will be looking to stun fans despite being seeded last among 20 participating teams. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

SAKSIKAN: Icip-Icip edisi Wee Nam Kee Chicken Rice

Jun 01, 2018 - 9:36 AM

Wee Nam Kee terkenal dengan menu Hainanese Chicken Rice asli dari Singapura

SAKSIKAN: Tatkala ondel-ondel 'meneror' ibu kota

May 31, 2018 - 1:27 PM

Ondel-ondel sudah turun kelas menjadi sekadar alat mengamen dan mengemis

DIPAJANG. Dua ondel-ondel besar di pajang di jalanan Gang Anggrek, Senen, Jakarta Pusat. Foto oleh Christian Simbolon/Rappler

6 killed, dozens hurt in Indonesia church attacks

May 13, 2018 - 11:30 AM

Three separate locations were hit by bombings around Surabaya on Sunday

Deadly landslides, flooding spark evacuations in Jakarta

Feb 06, 2018 - 4:52 PM

Greater Jakarta, which is home to more than 30 million people, is pounded by heavy rain over the past 24 hours, triggering landslides and floods that have destroyed homes and toppled trees

FLOODING. This picture taken in Jakarta on February 5, 2018 shows Indonesians wading through floodwaters in Jakarta. Photo by AFP.

Strong quake sparks panic in Indonesia

Jan 23, 2018 - 2:52 PM

(4th UPDATE) Indonesia's capital Jakarta is rocked by a strong earthquake which forced some buildings to be evacuated, but there is no immediate tsunami threat or reported injuries

Fredrich Yunadi ajukan gugatan pra peradilan melawan KPK dari balik rutan

Jan 18, 2018 - 9:22 PM

Fredrich menilai penetapan statusnya sebagai tersangka dan ditahan tidak melalui prosedur yang benar

PRA PERADILAN. Fredrich Yunadi mengajukan gugatan pra peradilan melawan Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (KPK) pada Kamis, 18 Januari. Ia memprotes penetapan status tersangka dan penahanannya. Foto oleh Santi Dewi/Rappler

Berita hari ini: Senin, 15 Januari 2018

Jan 15, 2018 - 5:09 PM

Perkembangan berita terbaru yang perlu Anda ketahui

Sebaiknya kita jangan terbawa perasaan gara-gara meme

Jan 11, 2018 - 12:31 PM

Apakah fenomena meme selaras dengan landasan hukum di Indonesia?

Newborn baby found dead on plane in Indonesia

Jan 09, 2018 - 4:42 PM

Police suspect that Hani, who had worked as a domestic helper in Abu Dhabi for four years, secretly gave birth during an Etihad flight from there to Jakarta on Saturday

Kuasa hukum: Alasan Ahok mengajukan gugatan cerai adalah urusan pribadi

Jan 08, 2018 - 9:02 PM

Gugatan cerai didaftarkan ke PN Jakarta Utara pada Jumat, 5 Januari

TINTA. Calon Gubernur DKI Jakarta nomor urut dua Basuki Tjahaja Purnama atau Ahok (kanan) bersama istri, Veronica Tan (tengah) dan anak, Nicholas Sean Purnama (kiri) menunjukkan tinta di jari seusai melakukan pencoblosan di TPS 54 kawasan Pantai Mutiara, Pluit, Jakarta, Rabu, 19 April. Foto oleh Hafidz Mubarak/ANTARA

Jakarta launches first airport train to tackle gridlock

Jan 02, 2018 - 2:14 PM

About 11,000 passengers are expected to use the service daily with 3 trains plying the route

READY TO GO. This general view shows the newly built train station in downtown Jakarta on January 2, 2018, for a new line that connects the capital to its international airport some 37.6 kilometers away. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

INFOGRAFIS: Biaya yang harus dikeluarkan seorang lajang saat merayakan Natal

Dec 22, 2017 - 12:18 PM

Mulai dari dekorasi sederhana hingga hidangan untuk dinikmati bersama keluarga

Setya Novanto dituding berbohong saat sidang, Idrus: Jangan saling menyalahkan

Dec 13, 2017 - 3:09 PM

Setya Novanto mengaku sakit diare sejak empat hari yang lalu

Kita bisa bantu Dodo, aktivis kemanusiaan yang terbaring sakit

Dec 12, 2017 - 4:04 PM

Netizen galang dana bantu biaya pengobatan aktivis LBH Jakarta Widodo Budidarmo

Aktivis kemanusiaan LBH Jakarta, Widodo "Dodo" Budidarmo, mengenakan kaos bergambar penyidik KPK Novel Baswedan saat Car Free Day. Foto dari kitabisa.com

The Chainsmokers dipastikan gelar konser di Jakarta

Dec 08, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Alex Pall dan Andrew Taggart akan tampil menghibur publik Jakarta pada 30 Maret 2018

KONSER. Duo The Chainsmokers asal AS dipastikan menggelar konser di Jakarta tahun depan. Foto dari Image Dynamics

Yang bisa kita lakukan untuk cegah kekerasan terhadap perempuan

Nov 29, 2017 - 11:40 AM

Apa yang bisa kita lakukan agar kasus-kasus kekerasan terhadap perempuan tidak mudah terlupakan begitu saja?

SAY NO KEKERASAN TERHADAP PEREMPUAN. Penulis mendorong agar kasus tindak kekerasan terhadap perempuan tidak ramai dibicarakan saat terjadi isu. Ilustrasi oleh Adinda Maya

Benarkah millenial malas punya mobil pribadi?

Nov 28, 2017 - 4:41 PM

Banyak yang lebih memilih ridesharing ketimbang memiliki kendaraan pribadi

MACET. Ribuan kendaraan terjebak macet saat melintasi Tol Dalam Kota arah Cikampek di Gatot Subroto, Jakarta, pada 24 Desember 2015. Foto oleh M Agung Rajasa/ANTARA FOTO

Katy Perry dipastikan menggelar konser di Indonesia!

Nov 28, 2017 - 11:25 AM

Konser ini adalah bagian dari tur dunianya yang bertajuk 'Witness: The Tour'

KONSER. Penyanyi Katy perry akan menggelar konser di Indonesia pada 14 April 2018 mendatang. Foto dari AEG Presents

SAKSIKAN: Rekomendasi fasilitas loker di Jakarta

Nov 22, 2017 - 2:13 PM

Kini beberapa lokasi di Jakarta menyediakan fasilitas loker untuk memudahkan warga atau turis menyimpan barang saat tengah beraktivitas atau berkeliling kota

LOKER. Dua fasilitas loker di Jakarat ini jadi rekomendasi Rappler untuk warga atau turis di Jakarta yang tak mau repot membawa barang bawaannya. Foto oleh Devin Yiulianto/Rappler

Sidang perdana gugatan pra peradilan Setya Novanto dijadwalkan 30 November

Nov 17, 2017 - 12:10 PM

Sidang akan dipimpin oleh hakim tunggal Kusno yang juga menjabat sebagai Wakil Ketua PN Jakarta Selatan

BERSAKSI. Mantan Ketua Fraksi Partai Demokrat Anas Urbaningrum (kiri) bersama Mantan Ketua Fraksi Partai Golkar Setya Novanto (kanan) bersaksi dalam sidang kasus dugaan korupsi pengadaan e-KTP dengan terdakwa Irman dan Sugiharto di Pengadilan Tipikor, Jakarta, Kamis, 6 April. Foto oleh Akbar Nugroho Gumay/ANTARA

Pasig, Legazpi showcase urban climate solutions at UN climate conference

Nov 16, 2017 - 6:23 PM

ASEAN cities share innovative urban solutions for climate mitigation and adaptation

Hujan guyur Jakarta, sejumlah ruas jalan tergenang

Nov 13, 2017 - 9:58 AM

Genangan air yang menutupi ruas jalan membuat arus lalu-lintas menjadi tersendat

Genangan air merendam ruas jalan di depan Halte Busway Pejaten vilage, Jakarta Selatan, Minggu (12/11). Foto diambil dari @TMCPoldaMetro/Twitter

Menikmati sejarah seni rupa Indonesia dalam pameran perdana Museum MACAN

Nov 07, 2017 - 5:29 PM

‘Art Turns. World Turns.’ menjadi pameran perdana dan juga penanda dibukanya pintu Museum MACAN bagi publik

MUSEUM MACAN. Area eksibisi 'Art Turns. World Turns.' yang diselenggarakan dari 4 November 2017 hingga 18 Maret 2018 di Museum MACAN, ARK Tower, Kebun Jeruk, Jakarta Barat. Foto oleh Valerie Dante/Rappler

Pakar interdisiplin desak pemerintah hentikan reklamasi Teluk Jakarta

Nov 05, 2017 - 12:06 AM

Mereka juga minta fase B dan C program NCICD dihapus

MORATORIUM REKLAMASI. Petugas Kementerian Lingkungan Hidup dan Kehutanan memasang plang Pemberhentian Sementara (moratorium) di Pulau G, Jakarta, Rabu, 11 Mei. Foto oleh Teresia May/ANTARA