The Jakarta Post  imageThe Jakarta Post
FactualityHow credible is the news from The Jakarta Post?

Media Bias Ratings

Does The Jakarta Post lean left or right?
See how media bias works at Ground News

Top News Stories

Business · Beijing

Black Box Data Reportedly Suggest China Eastern Jet Crash Was Intentional

37% Right coverage: 76 sources
Data from a black box recovered from the wreckage of a China Eastern Boeing 737-800 jet that crashed in March, killing all 132 onboard, indicate someone in the cockpit intentionally caused the plane to crash, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. A Boeing 737 has crashed in China with 132 people on board.See the Story
Europe · Barcelona

Max Verstappen wins Spanish Grand Prix after Charles Leclerc retirement

36% Center coverage: 37 sources
Red Bull's Max Verstappen wins Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona. Charles Leclerc retires with power unit failure midway through race. Sergio Perez finishes second with George Russell in third. Lewis Hamilton takes five-second penalty for collision with Kevin Magnussen. Valtteri Bottas finishes fifth with Carlos Sainz fourth.See the Story
Europe · Washington

U.S. Treasury's Yellen to skip some G20 sessions, encourage pressure on Russia

59% Center coverage: 37 sources
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen plans to meet with Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal. Russian finance officials are expected to attend several events virtually. Yellen will participate if a Russian minister is there for a session or two, but will not attend every session. The U.S. and its allies have used sanctions to weaponize the global economy against Russia.See the Story
Business · Tokyo

Japan beef bowl chain executive fired over sexist remark

Coverage: 25 sources
Masaaki Ito made the remarks at a marketing lecture at Tokyo's Waseda University. The topic was trending on Japanese Twitter, with many posters expressing outrage. Yoshinoya, which in recent years has made efforts to expand the appeal of its dishes to women, said it had stripped Ito of all his positions.See the Story
Europe · Emilia-Romagna

Emilia Romagna Grand Prix: Max Verstappen passes Charles Leclerc to win sprint race

39% Left coverage: 13 sources
Max Verstappen pounced on Charles Leclerc in the closing stages to take Sprint glory - and pole position for Sunday's main race. Sergio Perez's third place sees Red Bull sandwich the Ferrari man at Sunday's start for the full race at Imola.See the Story
Military · Washington

China warns US warship after drills near Taiwan

47% Left coverage: 15 sources
The U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet said the guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal conducted a routine transit through international waters. The mission happened shortly after China carried out drills near the island. It was the second such mission in two weeks. Your browser's ad blocking or security software may be the cause.See the Story
Business · Chicago

Abbott CEO apologizes for the formula shortage as the first overseas shipment arrives

46% Center coverage: 13 sources
"We're sorry to every family we've let down," wrote CEO Robert Ford. The shuttered plant at the heart of the shortage will reopen in June, but it may take months before production is back to normal.See the Story
US & Canada · Fairfax

Johnny Depp in starring role at defamation trial against former wife Amber Heard

42% Left coverage: 12 sources
Johnny Depp is on the witness stand at his defamation trial against his ex-wife Amber Heard. Depp has tried to convince a jury that the allegations of domestic abuse made against him are untrue. The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star has mostly kept his cool under cross-examination by Heard's lawyers.See the Story
Motorsport

Ferrari's Leclerc Grabs Pole And Praises 'Crazy' Miami Fans

50% Right coverage: 6 sources
Ferrari's Leclerc grabs pole and praises 'crazy' Miami fansSee the Story

Current Breaking News Topics