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Jokowi reminds Jakarta students to avoid drugs

Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017 15:17 WIB

JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) reminded thousand of elementary, junior, high school, and vocational school students to avoid all kinds of drugs, including cannabis and methamphetamine. "I want all the children to fully...

Indonesia is fighting proxy war against drug trafficking

Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017 15:54 WIB

MAKASSAR -- Indonesia is currently facing a proxy war in which illicit drugs are being used to harm the country's younger generation, according to Budi Waseso, chief of the National Narcotic Agency (BNN). "Indonesia...

Jokowi launches national campaign against drugs abuse

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017 17:01 WIB

JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has launched a nationwide campaign to eradicate illegal drugs and drug abuse at the Graha Wisata Cibubur Camping Site, East Jakarta, on Tuesday. President Jokowi arrived at the...

Aceh foils attempt to smuggle drugs from Malaysia

Friday, 22 Sep 2017 05:18 WIB

JAKARTA -- The National Narcotic Agency (BNN), the Aceh customs and excise office, and the Aceh narcotic office (Aceh BNN) have foiled an attempt to smuggle 137.75 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine and 42.5...

Australian drugs suspect in Bali needs professional help

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 16:09 WIB

DENPASAR -- The psychiatrist who treated an Australian accused of importing drugs into Indonesia says the man is unstable and needs professional psychiatric help. The diagnosis could be the man's only real chance of...

Drug trafficker of Indonesia-Malaysia ring shot dead by BNN

Friday, 06 Oct 2017 20:08 WIB

JAKARTA -- The Indonesian Narcotic Agency (BNN) has shot dead a drug trafficker and arrested another belonging to an Indonesia-Malaysia drug network in Pekanbaru, Riau Province. During a raid conducted on Thursday, at 11:30...

Philippine survey shows big support for Duterte's drug war

Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 03:32 WIB

MANILA -- Nearly nine out of 10 Filipinos support Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, and almost three quarters believe extrajudicial killings are taking place in the bloody crackdown, an opinion poll...

Australian man faces charges of drug possession in Bali

Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017 21:04 WIB

DENPASAR -- An Australian man has been detained in Bali after allegedly being found at the international airport with a mix of marijuana and tobacco, and dozens of sedative pills. Police confirmed Mr Baker,...