Milafel Dacanay

Taiwan New Southbound Policy

Taiwan Banks on New Policy to Strengthen Ties with Indonesia

Despite not being recognized as the Republic of China under the one-China policy, Taiwan is still hell-bent on strengthening its ties with Indonesia through the New...

Hijabs in Indonesia Fashion Week 2017

Hijabs Conquer Indonesia Fashion Week

Hijabs of different designs took centerstage in the recently concluded Fashion Week, further cementing its growing popularity in modest-wear fashion industry. Indonesia...

Tigerair in Indonesia

Tigerair Pulls Out Bali Service Permanently Over Regulatory Issues

It’s official: Tigerair will no longer fly Australians to Bali. Less than a year after its inaugural flight, Virgin Australia’s budget airline pulls out of Bali...

Indonesia Prison

Report: ISIS Exploits Structural Problems in Indonesia’s Prisons

Structural problems in the prison system such as overcrowding and understaffing make it easier for ISIS to recruit, says a new report.

Peatlands in Indonesia

Eco-Groups to Paper Mill: Stop Draining Peatlands

Various Indonesian and international eco-groups want one of the biggest paper mills in the world to stop draining peatlands.

Indonesian Flag

Man Charged for Vandalizing Indonesian Flag

Indonesian police claim they have already charged a man believed to have desecrated the Indonesian flag with Arabic writing. The man, known to the media as NF, is...

Drug Smuggling in Indonesia

Kiwi Woman Arrested In Bali Admits To Drug Smuggling

The New Zealand woman arrested in Bali last year for smuggling drugs has admitted to the crime.

World Bank Report

World Bank Projects Higher Than Expected Economic Growth in 2017

The economic growth for 2017 remains upbeat as the latest World Bank report projects it at 5.3 percent, higher than what the government initially expected.

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Narcotics Agency Blames Drug-Using Pilots for Indonesian Plane Crashes

The anti-narcotics agency head minced no words when he blamed pilots on drugs as one of the leading causes of aviation accidents involving Indonesian planes.

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Tycoon Allies with Trump, Plans to Build Race Track, Theme Park

The Trump brand is coming to Indonesia through a partnership with one of its biggest business moguls. Indonesian tycoon Hary Tanoesoedibjo (also known as Tanoe)...

bitcoins

Terrorists Allegedly Using PayPal, Bitcoin for Funding

Terrorists in the Middle East are funding their spurious activities in the country using electronic payments and bitcoins, said an Indonesian independent financial...

cyber-security

Indonesia Blocks 800,000 Sites in 2016

The Indonesian government tightens its grip on the Internet as it blocked 800,000 websites in 2016.

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Bird’s Eye Chili Pepper Threatened by Inflated Prices

The bird’s eye chili pepper is under threat not by pests but by a dramatic increase in its market prices. Consumers should expect to tighten their belts as prices for...

Fintech In Indonesia

Indonesia Releases Regulations for P2P Lending Fintech Startups

The Indonesian Financial Services Authority (OJK) released regulations for financial technology (fintech) startups engaged in P2P lending.