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Guantanamo Detainee, Hambali Charged in Bali and Jakarta Bombing

Guantanamo Detainee, Hambali Charged in Bali and Jakarta Bombing

The October 12, 2002, Bali resort island attacks, which occurred near the US consulate, killed 202 people. A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a nightclub jammed with tourists at a popular beach, killing many instantly and forcing others to run outside. Another suicide bomber detonated a massive bomb loaded into a car parked on the street in front of two clubs.

Indonesia on High Alert for Nov 4 Protest

Indonesia on High Alert for Nov 4 Protest

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo has instructed authorities to be on the alert, during a mass demonstration by Islamic hardliners in Jakarta planned for Friday (Nov 4), quoted from Channel News Asia.

Porn Film Plays on Jakarta Billboard, Police Investigate

Porn Film Plays on Jakarta Billboard, Police Investigate

An explicit pornographic video was broadcast on a public billboard in broad daylight in Jakarta, with police and cyber crime specialists on Saturday (Oct 1) searching for the culprit behind the gaffe.

Denpasar, Bali Ranks Four of the World’s Worst Cities for Driving

Denpasar, Bali Ranks Four of the World’s Worst Cities for Driving

Traffic jams in many parts of Asia are truly a sight to behold. The sight of thousands of cars, bumper to bumper, stretched out for miles are commonly seen in cities in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. So it’s hardly a surprise that on navigation app Waze’s 2016 Global Driver Satisfaction Index, Asian drivers are pretty unhappy with the state of their roads

Two Russian Students Busking Around Jakarta, Indonesia

Two Russian Students Busking Around Jakarta, Indonesia

Two Russian university students Dimitrii Abdugafarov and Aleksandra Kolesnikova from Moscow State University, are stranded in Jakarta after losing their passports. Their situation is supposedly so dire that they were spotted and photographed busking at the Sudirman train station. The photo was posted online and quickly went viral on social media, Coconuts Jakarta reported.