The mistreatment of Nigerian citizens abroad is nothing new. But the 7th August 2021 man-handling of a Nigerian diplomat in Jakarta by Indonesian Immigration agents was so ruthless
Five people were killed in the severe floods that submerged entire neighbourhoods in Indonesia's capital Jakarta, authorities said Sunday, as residents returned
26 Jun 2020
The Federal Government has condemned the attack on the Nigerian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia by Nigerian citizens, describing the act as disgraceful and criminal.
10 Apr 2020
Soldiers and police hit the streets of Indonesia's capital Jakarta Friday to enforce its toughest social-distancing rules yet as coronavirus infections surge and critics warn of a looming public-health disaster.
26 Feb 2020
The Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) commissioner for health, narcotics and addictive substances, Sitti Hikmawatty, has caused an uproar after she reportedly claimed women could get pregnant from swimming in the same pool as men with “an especially strong type of male sperm.” Her unfounded claim that was made during an interview with local news site Tribun Jakarta…
2 Jan 2020
Tens of thousands of people were evacuated in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta on Thursday after flash floods and landslides in the area killed up to 21 people, with more heavy rain forecast, authorities said. The flooding, among the deadliest in years, caused chaos in parts of Southeast Asia’s biggest city with train lines blocked and power…
3 Dec 2019
Two Indonesian soldiers were injured Tuesday after a smoke grenade detonated near Jakarta's national monument, but authorities ruled out an attack.
17 Sep 2019
Over time, the idea of 100 days in office has been used to measure the success or failure of governments. While famous American writer and author, Kenneth T. Walsh, believes that 100 days should not be the ideal yardstick to establish the success or otherwise of a leader or government
16 Aug 2019
Indonesian leader Joko Widodo said Friday he would press on with plans to move the nation's capital and roll out measures to kickstart Southeast Asia's biggest economy as it feels the sting of slowing global growth.
22 Jan 2019
Social media platform, WhatsApp has revealed plans to limit users from forwarding a message more than five times, in an attempt to stop abuse of the platform. The crackdown is an attempt to stop the spread of hoaxes and false rumours that often begin on the app and can be propelled around the world quickly.…
10 Dec 2017
Thousands of Indonesian Muslims protested Sunday in Jakarta against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in the latest global show of solidarity with the Palestinians. Demonstrators many in white Islamic robes and skullcaps gathered outside the US embassy in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country to vent their anger…
22 May 2017
Jakarta's jailed Christian governor Monday appealed his conviction for blaspheming Islam, his legal team said, as the United Nations stepped up pressure on Indonesia to overturn the controversial sentence.