April 13, 2021

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment from boss, pardoned

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From NDTV President Joko Widodo had granted an amnesty to Baiq Nuril Maknun after she had exhausted all other legal avenues in the controversial case. JAKARTA: Indonesia’s parliament approved on Thursday an amnesty for a woman who was jailed after recording lewd phone calls from her boss in a case that has caused outrage and warnings […]

Indonesia returning yacht at center of Malaysia graft probe

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The Associated Press From THE ISLAND PACKET JAKARTA, INDONESIA Indonesia is returning a luxury yacht allegedly bought with funds stolen from a Malaysian state investment company after a months long legal battle, a police official said Sunday, The $250 million Equanimity is on its way to a border location where it will be transferred to […]

Indonesia faces challenge to seizure of yacht wanted by US

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BY ALI KOTARUMALOS Associated Press From Star-Telegram JAKARTA, INDONESIA Indonesia’s seizure of a luxury yacht wanted as part of a U.S. probe into the alleged multibillion-dollar theft of funds from a Malaysian state investment company is being challenged by the vessel’s owner, police said Monday. National police deputy director of economic crimes Daniel Silitonga said […]