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    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian activists and workers held rallies across the country on Thursday to protest against President Joko Widodo's flagship Job Creation bill, as parliament moves closer to wrapping up debate on a bill that critics say is too pro-business. However, the size of the rally in Jakarta was far smaller than organisers had...
    A TINDER date was hacked into 11 pieces after being fatally bashed and stabbed during sex by an evil couple who stole £5,000 from him, allege cops in Indonesia. The mutilated remains of Rinaldi Harley Wismanu, 32, were found wrapped in plastic bags, and shoved inside suitcases after the gruesome murder in Jakarta. 5One of...
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A Chinese drug trafficker under death sentence escaped from jail on the outskirts of Indonesia's capital Jakarta by tunnelling through the sewage system, police said on Monday. Cai Changpan, 37, who was convicted of methamphetamine smuggling, dug a hole from his cell at the prison in the Tangerang area into waste pipes...
    Eight people who allegedly were caught not wearing masks in Indonesia must dig graves meant for people who died from novel coronavirus as punishment, a local official reportedly ruled. The offenders were caught without masks in a village in the Cerme District in the East Java province of Indonesia and were ordered by a local...
    By Heru Asprihanto and Stanley Widianto JAKARTA (Reuters) - Gravedigger Junaedi Bin Hakim toils until nearly midnight almost every day in a Jakarta cemetery, preparing plots for fellow Indonesians amid a renewed spike in coronavirus burials. "I am worried and scared but this is part of my job and responsibilities," said 43-year-old Junaedi, who prior...
    Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN)Villagers who refuse to wear masks are being forced to dig graves for victims of Covid-19 by local authorities in one part of rural Indonesia, in the hopes that a little bit of manual labor and empathy will convince others to do their part to help stop the pandemic. Three middle aged men...
    Police near Jakarta, Indonesia, have arrested a couple over the death of their daughter. The mother said she killed the first-grader because the child would not listen to her instructions for online learning at home during the coronavirus pandemic. The father allegedly helped bury the child’s body in secret. Lia Handayani, 26, told police that...
    JAKARTA/BOGOR, Indonesia – When the coronavirus pandemic forced Indonesian schools to shut, it exposed how millions of households in the Southeast Asian country still had no access to the internet or even a device like a mobile phone to do remote learning. So students and volunteers have come up with creative ways to get around...
    JAKARTA/BOGOR, Indonesia – When the coronavirus pandemic forced Indonesian schools to shut, it exposed how millions of households in the Southeast Asian country still had no access to the internet or even a device like a mobile phone to do remote learning. So students and volunteers have come up with creative ways to get around...
    ANTI-maskers caught without a face covering were forced to dig graves for coronavirus victims, according to reports in Indonesia. Villagers were given the punishment for breaking Covid rules as authorities battle to contain spiralling infections. 4Rule breakers caught not wearing masks were forced to dig graves in East JavaCredit: Represented by ZUMA Press, Inc. 4They...
    JAKARTA, Indonesia — Main streets were less crowded as Indonesia’s capital began two weeks of social restrictions Monday to curb a rise of coronavirus infections that has pushed its critical-care hospital capacity to unsafe levels. Police at checkpoints imposed sanctions on bikers that did not wear their masks. But business owners were confused, and...
    JAKARTA, Indonesia — Fundamental streets have been much less crowded as Indonesia’s capital started two weeks of social restrictions Monday to curb an increase of coronavirus infections that has pushed its critical-care hospital capability to unsafe ranges. Police at checkpoints imposed sanctions on bikers that didn’t put on their masks. However enterprise homeowners have...
    Face mask rebels in east Java have been ordered to dig graves for coronavirus victims as punishment. Eight people who refused to wear face masks in Gresik regency were made to dig graves at a public cemetery in Ngabetan village.  The people being punished did not participate in funeral services but two were assigned to dig...
    By EDNA TARIGAN, Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Main streets were less crowded as Indonesia’s capital began two weeks of social restrictions Monday to curb a rise of coronavirus infections that has pushed its critical-care hospital capacity to unsafe levels. Police at checkpoints imposed sanctions on bikers that did not wear their masks. But...
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Main streets were less crowded as Indonesia’s capital began two weeks of social restrictions Monday to curb a rise of coronavirus infections that has pushed its critical-care hospital capacity to unsafe levels. Police at checkpoints imposed sanctions on bikers that did not wear their masks. But business owners were confused, and...
    JAKARTA – Main streets were less crowded as Indonesia’s capital began two weeks of social restrictions Monday to curb a rise of coronavirus infections that has pushed its critical-care hospital capacity to unsafe levels. Police at checkpoints imposed sanctions on bikers that did not wear their masks. But business owners were confused, and workers said...
    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Sunday reported its sixth consecutive day of over 3,000 new cases of novel coronavirus infection, just as the capital city of Southeast Asia's most populous country prepares to re-impose social distancing restrictions. New infections on Sunday reached 3,636 with new deaths at 73, showed data from the health ministry's website....
    Davis, Lakers run past Rockets for 3-1 West semifinals lead The biggest, baddest US military vehicles Indonesian Stocks Pare Losses Amid Jakarta Lockdown Measures (Bloomberg) -- Indonesian stocks remained volatile on Friday as investors continued to assess the impact of the renewed lockdown measures in Jakarta. The Jakarta Composite Index erased a loss of...
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Ali Kotarumalos, a journalist who reported on major news events in Indonesia for The Associated Press for more than three decades, has died. He was 68. He died Wednesday at a Jakarta hospital from lung cancer, which he had battled for three years. Kotarumalos joined AP’s Jakarta Bureau as a news...
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police detained dozens of men in a raid on a gay party at a hotel in Jakarta, an official said Wednesday. Jakarta police spokesperson Yusri Yunus said nine people suspected of organizing Saturday’s party were arrested and 47 others who participated were released. The nine are being charged under...
    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police will investigate a massive blaze that ravaged the attorney general’s office building in Jakarta on Saturday night, the capital city's police spokesman Yusri Yunus said. Images from the scene showed flames engulfing multiple floors of the six-storey building in south Jakarta after 7.00 p.m. on Saturday, with the Jakarta fire...
    By Johan Purnomo and Tommy Ardiansyah JAKARTA (Reuters) - Authorities in Indonesia's capital are experimenting with some shock tactics to fight COVID-19, by displaying an empty coffin at a busy intersection as a reminder of the dangers of the highly contagious virus. The words "COVID-19 victim" are painted red on the casket on display in...
    A SERIAL French paedo dodged a firing squad for sexually abusing more than 300 children by killing himself in prison, say Indonesian cops. Pervert Francois Camille Abello, 65, was arrested in a hotel room in western Jakarta, where he was found with two naked girls after a tip-off. 4Paedo Francois Abello was shown in public...
    A French man accused of molesting more than 300 children in Indonesia has died by suspected suicide in his jail cell, local authorities said Monday. Francois Camille Abello, 65, was found lying in his cell Friday with a wire wrapped around his neck, Jakarta police spokesman Yusri Yunus said. Abello died Sunday after three days...
    A 65-year-old French pensioner was arrested in late June in Jakarta, Indonesia. He was imprisoned and committed suicide Thursday, July 9, according to the police. The favored suicide trail A French national, 65, was found unconscious in a detention center in Jakarta (Indonesia), Thursday July 9. A few days after his admission to the...
    JAKARTA (Reuters) - A French national detained in Indonesia on charges of sexually abusing 305 minors has died in a Jakarta hospital, after what police said on Monday was a suicide bid in his jail cell. Francois Abello Camille, 65, died in a police hospital three days after attempting to kill himself, said Yusri Yunus,...
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A French man accused of molesting over 300 Indonesian children has died after apparently trying to kill himself in detention, police said Monday. Francois Camille Abello was taken to a hospital after a guard found him lying in his cell with a wire wrapped around his neck, Jakarta police spokesman Yusri...
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have arrested a French man for alleged sexual abuse of minors after finding videos on his laptop computer showing him molesting over 300 children, police said Friday. Jakarta police spokesman Yusri Yunus said Francois Camille Abello was arrested late last month in a hotel room where he was found...
    An American man on the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) wanted list was arrested at his home Monday in Indonesia for alleged sex crimes, Reuters reported. Russ Albert Medlin was wanted by the FBI for a suspected $722 million bitcoin scam, Jakarta police spokesman Yusri Yunus said at a news conference Tuesday.  Indonisian police arrested...
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Eva Rahmi Salama worries that authorities in Jakarta, Indonesia’s sprawling capital, are acting too soon to lift restrictions put in place two months ago to fight the spread of the coronavirus. Salama, who lives in Jakarta with her husband, has reason to be concerned. She saw firsthand the tremendous agony the...
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Eva Rahmi Salama worries that authorities in Jakarta, Indonesia’s sprawling capital, are acting too soon to lift restrictions put in place two months ago to fight the spread of the coronavirus. Salama, who lives in Jakarta with her husband, has reason to be concerned. She saw firsthand the tremendous agony the...
    JAKARTA, Indonesia — Muslims in Indonesia’s capital held their first communal Friday prayers as mosques closed by the coronavirus outbreak for nine weeks reopened at half capacity. Authorities checked temperature and sprayed hand sanitizers at the entrance to the mosques, and police and soldiers ensured the faithful observed social distancing and wore masks. ...