Tag Archives: Jakarta

CYBER-CRIME CRACKDOWN – Sunday July 14 2013

– Australia will help fund the establishment of three centres in Indonesia aimed at cracking down on organised cyber crime. During his recent visit to Jakarta, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd committed $600,000 for the centres, one in South Sumatra, one … Continue reading

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POLICE ARREST IRANIAN PEOPLE SMUGGLER – Tuesday May 21 2013

– Indonesian police have arrested another alleged people smuggler as part of the most concerted effort in years to catch and lock up those who transport refugees by boat to Australia. Alleged Iranian smuggling kingpin Mohammad Hadi, also known as … Continue reading

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PEOPLE-SMUGGLING TASKFORCE CUT – Saturday May 18 2013

– The federal government is cutting by 40% the Australian Federal Police contingent in Jakarta which focuses on people smuggling, as a record number of refugees continue to leave Indonesia to come to Australia. The cut from July 1st comes … Continue reading

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ACCUSED PEOPLE SMUGGLER ‘WAS AFP INFORMER’ – Thursday May 16 2013

– The alleged people-smuggling boss Sayed Abbas, wanted in Australia on several charges, claims he was a police informer before being abandoned by his handlers. Mr Abbas is fighting his extradition from Indonesia to Australia, where authorities want to prosecute … Continue reading

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SPYING ROW WITH JAKARTA MAY WEAKEN AUSTRALIA’S DEFENCE

– Counter-terrorism and border security sources say the standoff over spying could have a serious impact on operations if the row isn’t resolved and Indonesia stands firm on its threat to downgrade cooperation. While there remains some doubt about the … Continue reading

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EXPATS TARGETS IN PHONE SCAM

– Australians living and working in Jakarta are unwitting targets of a mobile phone tapping scam linked to the Indonesian Government. A thriving business has developed in the Indonesian capital offering the phone tapping service. For between $300 and $1000, … Continue reading

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OUTLAW’S PLAYGROUND – Saturday December 15 2012

– The decor at the Heavy Duty Bar  just of Bali’s tourist strip is pure bikie-gang chic. In the upstairs pool room, artwork of the skeleton-on-a-flaming-motorcycle school dominates one wall, and another poster reads: “When guns are outlawed, only outlaws … Continue reading

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TURNING A BLIND EYE WON’T SAVE ANY LIVES – Tuesday June 26 2012

– As Labor and Coalition politicians wallow in a moral quagmire while steadfastly refusing to confront the difficult issue of how to prevent boat people from risking their lives at sea, many people are asking what Indonesia is doing about … Continue reading

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