The Jakarta Post

About The Jakarta Post

The Jakarta Post is one of Indonesia's leading English-language daily newspapers.

Analysis

Lion Air search focused under water

The search for Lion Air flight JT610 is now focused under water, with 30 skilled divers being deployed to the Java Sea to search for the main body of the aircraft.

Analysis, Environment

At least 11 killed, students missing in North Sumatra floods

At least 11 students have died while another 10 are missing after a flash flood inundated a school building in North Sumatra, on Friday afternoon.

Environment

How you can help Indonesia’s earthquake survivors

The Jakarta Post has outlined ways you can donate to help the victims of last week’s earthquake and tsunami.

Environment, Politics

Finger-pointing over tsunami warning

Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has stood by its decision to lift a tsunami warning soon after it was issued.

Curiosity

Earthquake survivors struggle to meet daily needs, request govt allowance

As the emergency response period for recent earthquakes comes to an end, survivors continue to struggle with daily needs as they remain displaced from their homes.

Economics, News

Time of reckoning on pace of Belt and Road Initiative

Hundreds of infrastructure projects have been getting off the ground in countries included in China’s Belt and Road Initiative, but challenges remain.

Opinion

Indonesia deserves more presidential candidates

Since the founding of the republic, we have been facing a deficit of candidates for president, forcing the nation to let authoritarianism rule over the country for more than 50 years.

Analysis

JAD – the terror group behind Surabaya bombings

JAD, the largest local terror group pledging allegiance to the Islamic State, has played a significant role in the terror attacks.

Analysis

Similarity between Surabaya church bombings, Sidoarjo bombing

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack in Indonesia’s second-largest city.