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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

IN PHOTOS: Death and destruction in Indonesia

Dec 24, 2018 - 10:40 AM

A volcano-triggered tsunami leaves a trail of dead bodies after slamming without warning into beaches around Sunda Strait

Rescuers look for survivors along the coast in South Lampung on South Sumatra on December 23, 2018. Photo by Ferdi Awed/AFP

3 dead, IMF summit shaken as strong earthquake hits Indonesia

Oct 11, 2018 - 8:03 AM

(UPDATED) Some attendees in Bali for the International Monetary Fund and World Bank annual meetings this week evacuated their hotels as the quake shook the island

2 families staged Indonesian suicide bombings – police

May 14, 2018 - 10:58 AM

(4th UPDATE) The spate of bombings has rocked Indonesia, with the Islamic State group claiming both the church and police station attacks

EXPLOSION. Screenshot of explosion from CCTV courtesy of Surabaya police office

Police hostage crisis at Indonesia jail ends – officials

May 10, 2018 - 9:48 PM

In the pre-dawn operation, 145 prisoners "surrendered unconditionally" and the hostage was released with no further casualties reported, said Chief Security Minister Wiranto

IT'S OVER. This handout photo released by Indonesia's National Police and taken on May 9, 2018 shows a prisoner (center) surrendering to police (in foreground) after a riot at the Mobile Police Brigade headquarters in Depok, West Java. Handout/National Police/AFP

Bohol authorities alarmed over large-scale scam banking on federalism, Duterte

Mar 15, 2018 - 6:49 PM

The lookout for a province-wide scam follows the arrest of a group leader enticing people to join a self-styled movement dubbed the 'People's Congress' and the 'Anti-Graft League of the Philippines – We Support Federalism'

SCAM ALERT. Chief Inspector Roland Desiree Lavisto (in the blue PNP shirt), chief of Ubay, Bohol's police station, spoke to thousands of participants to a so-called 'People's Congress,' notifying the crowd that their assembly was linked to a money-making group claiming to be supporters of President Duterte. PNP hand-out photo

Indonesia digs up cemetery to search for WWII sailors' bones

Feb 27, 2018 - 8:40 PM

Local officials dig up a cemetery at Brondong in East Java to search for the remains, dumped there after being taken from the WWII shipwrecks

At least 27 killed as bus crashes in Indonesia

Feb 11, 2018 - 12:03 AM

The bus carrying domestic tourists collide with a motorbike in West Java province

Indonesian police arrest two men over gay sex video

Jan 23, 2018 - 8:32 PM

Homosexuality and gay sex are legal everywhere in Indonesia except in conservative Aceh province, which is ruled by Islamic law. Police, however, use the country's tough anti-pornography legislation to criminalize members of the LGBT community.

Kisah Kaesang Pangarep membangun usaha kaos ‘Sang Javas’

Sep 19, 2017 - 11:13 AM

Kaesang mengatakan tidak ada campur tangan dari Presiden Jokowi terhadap usaha kaosnya

WIRAUSAHA. Kaesang Pangarep berbagi tips ketika membangun usaha kaos 'Sang Javas' di hadapan ribuan mahasiswa di Semarang pada Senin, 18 September. Foto oleh Fariz Fardianto/Rappler

1 dead, 28 missing in Indonesia landslide

Apr 01, 2017 - 8:06 PM

UPDATED A wall of mud after heavy rainfall damages dozens of homes in Ponorogo district East Java

LIVE UPDATES: ‘Java Jazz Festival 2017’ - Hari Ketiga

Mar 05, 2017 - 2:13 PM

Di hari terakhir JJF 2017 ada penampilan Glenn Fredly Iwan Fals Ne Yo dan masih banyak lagi

LIVE UPDATES: 'Java Jazz Festival 2017' - Hari Kedua

Mar 04, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Di hari kedua ada Afgan Kunto Aji Arturo Sandoval hingga Chick Corea yang tampil menghibur penonton

'Java Jazz Festival 2017' memberi penghargaan bagi musisi berprestasi

Mar 03, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Dari Margie Segers sampai Rega Dauna para musisi jazz terbaik di Indonesia siap menjadi duta budaya di ajang tahunan festival jazz internasional ini

Foto dari javajazzfestival.com.

5 hal yang perlu kamu tahu sebelum datang ke 'Java Jazz Festival 2017'

Mar 01, 2017 - 8:21 PM

Di mana kamu bisa melihat jadwal para penampil setiap harinya? Bagaimana cara datang ke lokasi festival? Simak informasi berikut sebelum berangkat ke JJF 2017

Foto dari akun Instagram Java Jazz Festival.

Javan leopard sighting raises hopes for rare big cat

Feb 09, 2017 - 7:10 PM

Several sets of cameras scanning the area film 3 leopards with yellow fur and black spots and one that was entirely black

JAVAN LEOPARDS. A female leopard explores its cage as seen at a zoo in Batu, Malang, East Java province, on February 9, 2017. Photo by Aman Rochman/AFP

Bersiaplah untuk gelaran 'Java Jazz Festival 2017'

Jan 18, 2017 - 8:54 PM

Ajang festival jazz tahunan ini kembali digelar pada 3 5 Maret mendatang

Pihak penyelenggara dan pendukung gelaran 'Java Jazz Festival' saat press conference di Kemang, Rabu, 18 Januari. Foto oleh Hanna Pratiwi/Rappler.com.

Indonesian coffee is among the world's best. So why have many not tried it?

Oct 18, 2016 - 6:43 PM

The demand for Indonesian coffee from the rest of the world is there yet many still have not tried coffee from the world s 4th largest producer Here s why

IT HAS A STORY. Before your coffee looked, smelled and tasted this good, it went through a process

7 teens missing after boat capsizes in Indonesia

Oct 08, 2016 - 12:45 PM

Officials say they suspect overloading caused the boat to tilt

26 dead, 19 missing in Java landslides, floods – official

Sep 22, 2016 - 11:19 AM

Receding flood waters revealed scenes of destruction with houses reduced to rubble and upturned cars and debris strewn throughout muddy streets

An Indonesian search and rescue team joined by volunteers remove debris from an area hit by a landslide in Sumedang on September 21, 2016. Timur Matahari/AFP

Hati-hati penipuan di konser Selena Gomez

Jul 22, 2016 - 6:31 PM

Beberapa fans kecewa karena belakangan diketahui tiket konser yang mereka beli justru palsu

Email konfirmasi pemesanan tiket. Sumber: istimewa.

At least two dead in Indonesian military chopper crash

Jul 08, 2016 - 8:13 PM

There were five passengers aboard the helicopter when it went down Major General of the Indonesian National Army Jaswandi says

35 dead in Indonesian floods, landslides

Jun 19, 2016 - 3:26 PM

3rd UPDATE Dozens are also missing or injured on the main island of Java

LIVES CLAIMED. Indonesian villagers prepare for the funeral of a landslide victim at Gumelem Kulon village in Banjarnegara on June 19. Photo by Rohmat Syarif/AFP

Scandal-hit Indonesian football chief deported from Singapore

Jun 01, 2016 - 6:40 PM

His deportation ends La Nyalla Mattalitti s more than two months on the run

DEPORTED. The Indonesian chief was deported from Singapore after overstaying his visa. Photo by Rivan Early Lingga / AFP

Shackled, sexually abused: Mentally ill Indonesians ‘live in hell’

Mar 21, 2016 - 11:00 AM

In Indonesia those with psychosocial disabilities are shackled locked away sexually abused secluded and forced therapies their treatment sometimes resulting to death

5 hal yang perlu kamu tahu tentang Ireng Maulana

Mar 06, 2016 - 1:20 PM

Legenda Jazz Indonesia Ireng Maulana menghembuskan nafas terakhirnya pada Sabtu 5 Maret

Musisi kenamaan Indonesia, Ireng Maulana tutup usia pada Minggu, 6 Maret. Ireng wafat diduga akibat penyakit jantung di usia 72 tahun. Foto @indojazzfest

LIVE BLOG: Java Jazz Festival 2016

Mar 05, 2016 - 1:37 PM

Dari Raisa hingga Robin Thicke akan menghibur di hari pertama Java Jazz Festival 2016

Robin Thicke adalah salah satu musisi yang banyak digandrungi penikmat musik dari berbagai kalangan, dan dia akan tampil di Jakarta International BNI Java Jazz Festival 2016 untuk pertama kalinya. Foto dari Instagram/@javafestpro

Jokowi batal bertemu Penyanyi Sting

Mar 05, 2016 - 1:24 PM

Jokowi minta maaf pada Sting karena tak bisa bertatap muka

STING. Musisi asal Inggris Gordan Matthew "Sting" Thomas Sumner saat tampil di konser 27th Eurockeennes Festival di Belfort, Prancis, 5 Juli 2015. Foto oleh Hugo Marie/EPA

Yang perlu kamu tahu sebelum datang ke Java Jazz Festival 2016

Mar 03, 2016 - 6:56 PM

Dari lokasi acara hingga barang yang boleh kamu bawa

New West Guitar Group beraksi saat konferensi pers Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival, Jakarta, Rabu, 2 Maret. Perhelatan yang berlangsung pada 4-6 Maret tersebut akan menghadirkan hampir 400 musisi mancanegara dan menghadirkan sebanyak 64 pertunjukan dari musisi Indonesia. Foto oleh Rosa Panggabean/ANTARA

SAKSIKAN: Penampilan musisi yang akan tampil di Java Jazz 2016

Mar 03, 2016 - 5:36 PM

Java Jazz Festival ke 12 diselenggarakan pada 4 hingga 6 Maret di JIExpo Kemayoran

Konferensi pers Java Jazz Festival ke-12 pada Rabu, 2 Maret, di Hotel Borobudur, Jakarta. Foto dari Instagram/@javafestpro

SC justice shortlist, Poe’s political ad, Clinton vs Sanders | 6PM wRap

Jan 18, 2016 - 6:36 PM

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Jakarta attacks 'mastermind,' Roxas’ ally, SpaceX Falcon 9 | 12PM wRap

Jan 18, 2016 - 1:17 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Dari pidato Jokowi di Rakernas PDI-P hingga hasil semi final Piala Jenderal Sudirman

Jan 11, 2016 - 7:19 AM

Juga di wRap 11 Januari: Perkembangan dari kasus dugaan malpraktik chiropractic Lapindo “ngebor” gas lagi dan The Corrs batal tampil di Indonesia

Presiden Joko Widodo membuka rapat kerja nasional I PDI Perjuangan di Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran. Turut hadir dalam rakernas Ketua Umum PDI Perjuangan, Megawati dan Wakil Presiden Jusuf Kalla. Foto oleh Yudhi Mahatma/ANTARA

The Corrs batal tampil di Java Jazz

Jan 08, 2016 - 4:44 PM

Java Jazz Festival 2016 akan diselenggarakan pada 4 5 dan 6 Maret di JIExpo Kemayoran Jakarta

BATAL. Penampilan The Corrs di Java Jazz Festival 2016 batal. Foto screenshot dari YouTube/The Corrs official

Indonesia hosts World Rafting Championships as sport grows in Asia

Dec 08, 2015 - 5:42 PM

Around 700 competitors have descended on the Indonesian island of Java for this year s World Rafting Championship showcasing the best of the extreme sport in a region where its popularity is on the rise

HOSTS. The World Rafting Championships descends upon Indonesia. Photo from World Rafting Championships Facebook page

Indonesia inspects Airbus planes after AirAsia crash probe

Dec 03, 2015 - 8:06 PM

To prevent similar accidents the transport ministry said 18 officials would conduct inspections on the 75 Airbus A320s registered in Indonesia

DEBRIS. A foreign investigator inspects debris from the AirAsia QZ8501 aircraft tail during the recovery mission at Panglima Utar Kumai Harbour in Kumai, Central Borneo, Indonesia, 12 January 2015. EPA/BAGUS INDAHONO

Want to see an Iceland-like volcano? Visit Ijen in Indonesia

Nov 20, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Mt Ijen in Indonesia is one of only two volcanoes in the world that emit blue flames from its crater – the other volcano is in Iceland

STUNNING IJEN. The crater of the Ijen Volcano holds the largest highly acidic lake in the world. Photo by Natashya Gutierrez

Remember Air Asia crash from Indonesia to Singapore? Gov't to announce probe results

Nov 14, 2015 - 3:31 PM

Indonesia will announce the results of the probe on the plane that crashed during a trip from Surabaya to Singapore

DEVASTATING NEWS. Family members of passengers onboard the missing Malaysian air carrier AirAsia flight QZ8501 react after watching news reports showing an unidentified body floating in the Java sea, inside the crisis-centre set up at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya on December 30, 2014. Photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

Sting, The Corrs, dan Robin Thicke akan tampil di Java Jazz 2016

Nov 01, 2015 - 3:52 PM

Dari dalam negeri ada nama Afgan dan Tulus

JAVA JAZZ. Festival Java Jazz 2016 akan diadakan pada 4,5 dan 6 Maret. Screengrab dari www.javajazzfestival.com

Indonesia gold mine collapse: 3 killed, 9 feared dead

Oct 29, 2015 - 3:33 PM

At least 12 people tunneled into the mine in a mountainous region of West Java on Tuesday in the hope of finding gold and were buried when the shaft collapsed

DANGEROUS. 3 are dead after a gold mine collapse. File photo of abandoned gold mine

The wRap Indonesia: Churches demolished, wildfire kills hikers

Oct 20, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include the state of the rupiah and updates on the raging forest fires

CHURCHES DESTROYED. A photo of the church destroyed in Aceh during riots on October 14. Photo by EPA

Wildfire kills 7 Indonesian hikers

Oct 19, 2015 - 12:35 PM

Two others suffered severe burns

WILDFIRE ACCIDENT. Indonesian hikers die after a wildfire accident. File photo of Indonesian wildfire by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Cut in fuel prices, rupiah gains

Oct 08, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include the seizure of illegally traded shark fins worsening forest fires and the possibility of a midnight curfew for Jakarta nightclubs

PAKET EKONOMI. President Joko Widodo talks about his first economic stimulus in this file photo. Photo from Twitter @Jokowi

Indonesia seizes shark fins headed for Hong Kong

Oct 07, 2015 - 6:41 PM

The fins came from around 3 000 oceanic whitetip sharks which were caught in the waters around Java island

Indonesia arrests migrants headed for Australia

Sep 24, 2015 - 1:26 PM

Indonesian police arrest 18 migrants who were stranded in the waters off Java island after their boat ran out of fuel as they tried to reach Australia

No teen dating after dark? Politician threatens ban

Sep 03, 2015 - 5:37 PM

Dating just got harder for Indonesian teenagers in West Java with a local leader threatening to ban late night trysts of young couples caught out after dark

NIGHT DATING BAN? An Indonesian politician threatens to marry off young couples in West Java who are caught out together at night.

Bali flights to resume after ash cloud closed airport

Jul 11, 2015 - 2:58 PM

Long lines form in the Ngurah Rai International Airport as passengers hope for rescheduled flights

DELAYED FLIGHTS. Passengers wait for their delayed flights at Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

Four dead, nine missing following Indonesian landslide

May 06, 2015 - 1:42 PM

A landslide triggered by a pipeline explosion engulfed eight homes and trapped villagers in a West Java village

Tim SAR menyelamatkan korban longsor di Banjarnegara, Jawa Tengah, pada 13 Desember 2014 (Foto: AFP)

Mary Jane to Jokowi: Save me from death

Apr 25, 2015 - 3:44 PM

In a handwritten letter to the Indonesian leader the Filipina on death row pleads for her life for the sake of her two children

MARY JANE'S FATE. The 30-year-old mother of two, who was sentenced to death in 2010 for attempting to smuggle 2.6 kilograms of heroin into Indonesia, says she has accepted her fate. Bimo Satrio/EPA

Mary Jane's last wish: Bring my body home

Apr 24, 2015 - 4:19 PM

The 30 year old mother of two who was sentenced to death in 2010 for attempting to smuggle 2 6 kilograms of heroin into Indonesia says she has accepted her fate

Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso, warga Filipina yang divonis mati menangis di persidangan, Sleman, 3 Maret 2015. Foto oleh Bimo Satrio/EPA