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Indonesian fugitive wanted for corruption, nabbed in Malaysia

JAKARTA: Indonesian fugitive Djoko Soegiarto Tjandra, who has been convicted of corruption, was arrested in Malaysia and brought back to Jakarta on Thursday, after being on the run for 11 years, according to local media reports. Djoko, 68, was said

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82 Indonesian illegal immigrants deported from Sabah today

TAWAU: A total of 82 illegal immigrants from Indonesia, including five women, were deported to their homeland via the Tawau Port to Nunuka, in the republic today. The National Security Council (NSC) director in Sabah, Sharifah Sitti Saleha Habib Yussof,

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Singapore reports two deaths from Coronavirus

Two people died of the coronavirus in Singapore on Saturday morning, the first confirmed fatalities in the Southeast Asian nation. They were a 75-year-old female Singaporean, and a 64-year-old Indonesian man, the island’s health ministry said. The woman had a

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Embassy tracing 83 Malaysian participants of Sulawesi tabligh gathering

JAKARTA: Efforts are ongoing to trace 83 Malaysians who are believed to have come to Indonesia to attend an international tabligh gathering in Sulawesi that the Indonesian authorities have since ordered to be cancelled. The Malaysian Embassy here is working with

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Indonesian anti-terror squad kills two terror suspects

JAKARTA: The Indonesian police anti-terror squad of Densus 88 killed two terror suspects in a shootout that occurred in North Sumatra province’s regency of Deli Serdang on Saturday, North Sumatra Police Chief Agus Andrianto said. A squad member was injured

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Indonesian caught hiding in the jet landing gear

GEORGE TOWN: Police arrested an Indonesian for trespassing at the Penang International Airport here after he was found hiding in the landing gear section of an airplane in a bid to fly home unnoticed. A source said the man was

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Felda: Najib cheated into investing billions in Indonesian firm

PETALING JAYA: A police report yesterday lodged by Felda reveals that it was cheated by Najib Razak into investing US$505 million (RM2.3 billion) in an Indonesian plantation firm owned by a friend of the former prime minister. According to the

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