Mikee Sadler

Gojek, Grab Motorcycle Drivers Protest Low Fares

Thousands of motorcycle taxi drivers protested on Tuesday March 27 to demand that the government help them get higher pay from the ride-hailing services they work with....

6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia’s Tanimbar Islands

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia in the early hours of Monday and triggered a brief tsunami alert that was swiftly lifted, according to seismic...

Citilink to Add Three New International Routes

Low-cost airline Citilink Indonesia has announced its plans to serve more international routes this year. This will be in addition to the new Jakarta-Penang route that...

Google Maps Adds Motorcycle Mode in Indonesia

Google has recently released a motorcycle feature in the Indonesian market to help two-wheeled traffic move more efficiently. In a recent post, Google noted that the...

Jokowi’s Joke Gets Big Laughs During Speech At ASEAN Leaders Meeting

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo lightened the mood and earned some big laughs by dropping some millennial friendly pop culture references into one of his...

Alibaba Opens First Global Cloud Platform Available in Indonesia

Alibaba Cloud, a subsidiary of Alibaba Group, has opened a data centre in Indonesia. It is the first global cloud platform available in the country. In a press release...

Europeans Arrested in Indonesia for ATM Skimming

The Jakarta Police have arrested five people, four of which are foreigners, on suspicion of stealing funds from the accounts of customers of state-owned Bank Rakyat...

Foreigners Detained For Fraud, Visa Violations

Soekarno Hatta International Aiport immigration officials detained several foreigners this week suspected of breaking the law during their stay in Indonesia. The...

Clowns March for Peace in Jakarta

At least 100 clowns marched in Jakarta on Wednesday March 14 to promote peace as Indonesia gears up for the regional and national elections in the next year. The country...

Indonesia wants Australia to be part of ASEAN

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has showed his support for Australia to join the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ahead of a special summit in Sydney....

482 Flights To and From Bali Will Not Operate During Nyepi

Representatives from I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali, has stated that 482 domestic and international flight schedules will not operate on Saturday, March...

Aceh Province Considers Beheading as Murder Punishment

The conservative Indonesian province of Aceh is considering the introduction of beheading as a punishment for murder, a top Islamic law official has said. The province...

Foreign Cruise Ships Stop By Bali Ahead of Nyepi

Multiple foreign cruise ships carrying thousands of passengers from around the world are stopping by the Benoa Harbor in Bali ahead of Nyepi, the Hindu Day of Silence....

Odd-Even Traffic Control System Now Enforced on Jakarta-Cikampek Toll Road

Jakarta officials have introduced a rush-hour odd-even traffic control system on the Jakarta-Cikampek Toll Road, the main toll road leading into the city, in an effort...