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May, 2020

  • 12 May

    Brothers Kill Teenage Sister For Having Sex With Relative

    Two Indonesian brothers have been arrested for allegedly murdering their 16-year-old sister over accusations of extramarital sex, police said Tuesday, a killing for which they could face execution if convicted. Read Also: Buhari Appoints Prof Gambari As New Chief Of Staff The men, aged 20 and 30, admitted that they …

April, 2020

  • 6 April

    25 Indonesian Doctors Die Of COVID-19

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    The Indonesian Medical Association on Monday said at least 25 Indonesian doctors had died after contracting the new coronavirus, raising alarm about the toll the disease was taking on health workers. Read Also: Stop Misleading The Body Of Christ – Ashimolowo Blasts Oyakhilome’s Teaching On 5G According to the association’s spokesman, …

March, 2020

  • 25 March

    COVID-19 Stops Couple From Kissing During Wedding Ceremony

    Closed borders and social distancing rules to stem the coronavirus outbreak failed to stop one transnational couple in Indonesia from tying the knot on Wednesday, minus the customary kiss to seal the deal. Read Also: Photos: Family Of Four Die In Their Sleep Irra Chorina Octora, 29, and her Turkish partner …

February, 2020

  • 20 February

    Minister Proposes Law To Force Rich People To Marry From Poor Families

    Muhadjir Effendy, minister of human development in Indonesia, on Thursday, called for a fatwa, which is a religious edict, requiring the rich to marry the poor. Read Also: Imo Woman Cuts Husband’s Nose, Tongue, Calls Mother To Evacuate His Corpse Effendy said the law will help reduce inequality in the country, …

  • 5 February

    Residents Get High As Police Burn Confiscated Marijuana, Others

    Police, while burning tons of illegal drugs, got residents of West Jakarta, Indonesia high, a report has said. Read Also: Foiled Church Bombing: My Son Is Christian, Says Nathaniel Samuel’s Father The police had been burning 2538 ecstasy pills and two pounds of crystal meth, along with marijuana. While they wore …

December, 2019

  • 15 December

    Nigerian Executed In Indonesia For Drug Trafficking

    An unnamed Nigerian has reportedly been executed in Indonesia for drug trafficking. The Nigerian was said to have been arrested, after 158kg of cocaine was found in his possession. Unconfirmed reports say he was the owner of a hotel in Awka, Anambra state, which began operations last year November. Read …

November, 2019

  • 22 November

    Indonesia Ministries Ban Pregnant, LGBT, Physically-challenged Job Seekers

    Several Indonesian ministries are banning pregnant, disabled, or LGBT job hunters in favour of what one called “normal” applicants, the Ombudsman said Friday, slammed as “arbitrary and hateful restrictions” by a rights group. The report comes as the world’s biggest Muslim majority country takes applications from millions of candidates who …

July, 2019

  • 3 July

    Google Sends Gifts To Indonesian Baby Named ‘Google’

    United States technology giant Google has sent gifts to a baby boy named Google by their parents in Indonesia, local media reported on Wednesday. He was born in November but his birth certificate went viral recently after his mother posted it on social media. Some online commenters quipped that he …

May, 2019

  • 11 May

    Police Hunt Inmates After Mass Jail Break

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    More than 100 inmates escaped from an Indonesian jail on Sumatra island on Saturday, police said, in the latest breakout to hit the country’s creaking prison system. The prisoners fled the jail in Siak district on Sumatra island early in the morning after rioting and a fire broke out at …

April, 2019

  • 28 April

    272 Election Staff Die Counting Votes In Indonesia

    More than 270 election workers have died in Indonesia while counting votes. Election officials in the country say the workers died mostly of fatigue-related  illnesses as a result of counting millions of ballot papers by hand for long hours. Arief Priyo Susanto, spokesman of the General Elections Commission, said 1,878 …

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