November 16, 2019

Indonesia economy slows as commodity price slump bites

Indonesia posted another quarter of slowing growth Tuesday, its weakest pace in two years, as Southeast Asia’s biggest economy feels the sting of slumping commodity prices. The economy expanded 5.02 – Read More...
November 15, 2019

4 Indonesian police officers arrested over Briton’s kidnapping

Four Indonesian police officers have been arrested in connection with the abduction of a British national that saw kidnappers collect a US$900,000 ransom, authorities said. Officers staged a fake arrest – Read More...
November 13, 2019

Hong Kong police watchdog unequipped to probe protest response: experts

Hong Kong’s police watchdog is currently unequipped to investigate the force’s handling of months of pro-democracy protests, a panel of international experts appointed by the city’s own government has found. – Read More...
November 12, 2019

Death toll in Mindanao quakes climbs to 21

The death toll in two powerful quakes that struck the southern Philippines in the past week has risen to 21, authorities said Sunday, as survivors struggled to access food and – Read More...
November 11, 2019

2 arrested over murder of Indonesian activist journalists

Two men have been arrested in connection with the brutal murder of a pair of Indonesian activist journalists who were mediating in a land dispute between a palm oil company – Read More...
November 10, 2019

Philippine drug war critic vows end to ‘senseless’ killing

The vocal critic that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has named to a lead role in his deadly drug war called on Friday for revamping the crackdown and ending its “senseless” – Read More...
October 30, 2019

Thais, Frenchman could face firing squad in Bali drug cases

Two Thai women and a Frenchman could face the death penalty after they were caught smuggling drugs into Bali, the Indonesian holiday island’s customs agency said Monday. The Thai nationals – Read More...
October 30, 2019

Mass prayer at sea on first anniversary of Lion Air crash

Grieving relatives tossed flowers into the sea Tuesday where an Indonesian Lion Air jet crashed a year ago, killing all 189 on board, after a final accident report pointed to – Read More...
October 25, 2019

Tourist access to Mount Tangkuban Perahu reallowed after eruptions

October 22, 2019

Papua’s crucial problems challenge Jokowi-Ma’ruf Amin administration

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Vice President Ma’ruf Amin officially took their oaths of office on Sunday but they have no time for “honeymoon” as Indonesia has been facing tremendous – Read More...
October 21, 2019

President Jokowi sets five priorities for his second term

Jakarta – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) in his inaugural address has outlined five priorities for his second five-year term (2019-2024). Conducive political and economic ecosystem would be needed to implement – Read More...
October 18, 2019

Thai meth swallowers get 16 years’ jail in Indonesia

BALI, Indonesia: Two Thai men were sentenced to heavy 16-year jail terms in Indonesia on Wednesday after swallowing a kilogram (2.2 pounds) of methamphetamine in a foiled drug smuggling bid. – Read More...
October 16, 2019

Buddhists Demand HILTON Hotels STOP using Buddha Statues to promote Bars & Spas

October 15, 2019 Since its creation in 1996, Buddha-Bar Paris has been using the name and image of Buddha in it’s Bars and Hotels throughout the world. Typically the franchises – Read More...
October 14, 2019

Indonesia nabs 2 accused of planning to attack Bali police

DENPASAR, Indonesia — Indonesia’s counterterrorism squad has arrested two suspected militants accused of plotting an attack on police on the tourist island of Bali, police said Saturday. Bali police spokesman – Read More...
August 24, 2019

Denpasar Court Executing Court Decision Against Unrelated Party – KPK to Involve

The Bali Times has contacted the KPK directly for comment and has been told that the KPK is aware of the case but cannot give any comment about an ongoing investigation. 

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