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City 02:52 pm
Rapid 7, Forbes best IT security company sued for Sexual Harassment
The human resource director, Chris Wallace was wet caught soliciting a sexual ...
Slowly lost in time
The failure of Jakarta’s Kota Tua to be recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site comes as no...
Jakarta police detain 73 suspects in anti-street crime operation
The Jakarta Police have investigated 69 street crime cases and detained 73 suspects on the third day...
Kutai Kartanegara regent sentenced to 10 years for graft
The Jakarta Corruption Court has sentenced non-active Kutai Kartanegara regent Rita Widyasari to 10 ...
Food 01:03 pm
Climate change boosts wine production in beer-loving Belgium
Belgian wine production quadruples in past decade, with wine making seen moving north in Europe and ...
City 12:38 pm
Residents banned from slaughtering animals near equestrian facility
Residents living about 1 kilometre from an equestrian facility in Pulomas, East Jakarta have been ba...
Art & Culture 12:08 pm
Steeped in history but crumbling, Albania's 'slanted city'
The Lolomani dwelling, once an impressive sight in the mountainside town of Gjirokastra in southern ...
City 11:23 am
Debt collectors kidnap teenager amid overdue motorcycle instalments
A 14-year-old girl identified as R was reportedly kidnapped because her parents had fallen behind in...
Art & Culture 11:09 am
Titanic cast get sinking feeling from England World Cup fans
Stage actors raged against audience members who were glued to England's dramatic World Cup penal...
Sports 10:35 am
Two all-Indonesian semifinal matches at Indonesia Open
The home crowd will be pleased to watch Saturday’s Indonesia Open semifinals that feature two ...
Lifestyle 10:10 am
Life-size BB-8 replica costs a small Galactic Imperial ransom
Star Wars fans will have a chance to take home a full-scale figure of the lovable droid BB-8 if they...
Business 09:21 am
Foreign exchange reserves decline to US$119.8 billion in June
Indonesia’s foreign exchange reserves slid to US$119.8 billion as of June, lower than the $122...
National 09:12 am
Bandung student turns closet into marijuana hothouse
Curiosity reportedly led a 21-year-old student, identified only as YCR, at a university in Bandung, ...
Politics 08:09 am
Post-election tension in Temanggung, 800 police, TNI personnel deployed
The Central Java Police have deployed 600 officers and 200 personnel from the Indonesian Military (T...
News 08:06 am
Sleman to launch inaugural 'night cooking festival' in end-July
Have you ever cooked under the stars at night? Participants of a new cooking festival in Yogyak...
Books 07:00 am
Random House axes Islam book by disputed German author: Report
Publishing giant Random House has declined to release a new book by controversial German author Thil...
Entertainment 06:01 am
Singer Elvis Costello cancels tour after revealing cancer surgery
British singer-songwriter Elvis Costello announced on Friday he was cancelling the remainder of his ...
Food 05:02 am
Land of boeuf bourguignon faces wrath of ‘veganistan’ activists
In the land of boeuf bourguignon and steak-frites, eating meat is turning controversial. Even sellin...
Lifestyle 03:05 am
Want a Tour de France-level bike? That’ll be about $12,000
The Tour de France is not just the biggest cycling race of the year—it’s also the bigges...
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