• 17 dead after drinking ‘oplosan’ in Yogyakarta
    The Sleman Police in Yogyakarta reported on Saturday that 17 people, most of them university students, had died after consuming oplosan (bootleg liquor) at separate venues in the province
  • By the way ... Who is the most Islamic of us all?
    “Mirror-mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?”
  • Earnestly Ernest
    Comedian Ernest Prakasa has come a long way to be on the other end of a joke.Belonging to the Chinese-Indonesian minority, growing up in the melting pot of Jakarta has not been easy.
  • RI welcomes Imlek with joy, festivities
  • Dengue emergency declared in some regions
    The Health Ministry has stepped up efforts to mitigate the outbreak of dengue fever, which has in some provinces prompted local authorities to declare an emergency.
  • No Indonesian victim in Taiwan quake
    The Foreign Ministry said that as of Saturday evening, no Indonesian citizen had been reported killed in a powerful of 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck southern Taiwan before dawn on Saturday,
  • Youths enjoy lucrative time
    As Lunar New Year draws near, youths from the Boen Hay Bio temple in Serpong, South Tangerang, Banten, are busy preparing performances of Chinese lion and dragon dances, locally known as barongsai
  • No paper
    No paperIn observance of Chinese New Year, The Jakarta Post will not be published on Monday, Feb. 8. We wish you a very happy holiday.— The publisher
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