Free Press Journal
  • ‘There will be direct flights between India, Indonesia’

    Mumbai : There will be direct flights between India and Indonesia to boost tourism and business links and a new airport in Yogyakarta to be built in collaboration with GVK. In an interview with the Free Press Journal, Ignasius Jonan, Indonesian Transport Minister and Special Envoy to India from Indonesia, confirmed these developments.

  • Law student faces jail for calling city ‘stupid’

    Yogyakarta: A postgraduate law student in Indonesia may be jailed for six years for calling Yogyakarta in Java ‘stupid’ in a social media post. For Florence Sihombing, 26, the troubles began after attendants at a petrol pump refused to serve her. In a message posted online to her friends, she said: “Jogja (Yogyakarta) is poor, stupid and uncultured. Friends in Jakarta and Bandung, please don’t stay in Jogja.” As the message went