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All Trains in Indonesia to be Equipped with Free Wi-Fi

Train passengers in Indonesia will soon be able to enjoy free internet connection after the country’s state-owned train company announced that it wi-fi will be...

East Jakarta Authorities Apprehend Youth on the Street

Local authorities have apprehended dozens of teenagers identified as itinerant street kids from different provinces for displaying antisocial behavior on Jalan Pramuka...

Ahok Has Filed for Divorce, Lawyer Confirms

Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama has taken legal measures to divorce Veronica Tan, his wife of 20 years, Ahok’s lawyer has confirmed. The former Jakarta governor is...

Images of World’s Ugliest Pig Captured in Indonesia

Researchers have managed to capture and share rare pictures of Javan warty pigs, often described as the “world’s ugliest pig” believed to be on the brink of...

Government Launches Cybersecurity Agency to Fight Fake News

As part of an attempt to fight the rampant production and spread of false news in Indonesia, the government has launched a new cybersecurity agency, which will focus on...

Indonesia Looking to Halve Forest Fires in Ambitious New Plan

Indonesia plans to reduce by almost half the number of fire hotspots in the country by 2019 as part of an effort to tackle the longstanding problem, the government has...

Hundreds of Couples Marry on New Year’s Eve in Jakarta Mass Wedding

While many people in Jakarta were out on the streets on Sunday night to bring in the new year, hundreds of couples celebrated by getting married in a mass wedding in the...

Chubu: The Underdog Travel Destination of Japan

Christabel Sasabone spent a week in Chubu, Japan and showcases some unique destinations for the adventurous and curious traveller who wants to indulge in some of the...

Delving into the Dark Web

Much has been written in Indonesia about the ‘deep web’ and the ‘dark web’ – much of it ill-informed scaremongering. Typical of this is an article headlined...

Why Some Indonesian Women Choose Polygamy

31 year-old housewife Ratna Wulandari lives in Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital and most populated city, and is currently pregnant with her fourth child. Wulandari already...

Club Med Resorts in Hokkaido – A Unique Ski and Winter Wonderland Holiday the Entire Family will Love

Ever wonder what it’s like to experience an all-inclusive resort vacation in one of the world’s top-rated ski destinations? Writer May Tien places another tick on...

A Dazzling Festive Season with Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta

This festive season, Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta presents a dazzling celebration throughout December. The hotel will celebrate the gift of the merry season with stylish...

Sexploitation, Lies and Video

Amid the almost daily allegations of sexual abuse by Hollywood celebrities, there is an understandable response of condemnation and moral indignation. In Indonesia, a...

Common Myths About Doing Business in Indonesia

Indonesia is a land of great potential. Rich in culture and resources, the world’s largest archipelago offers a wide array of opportunities for lifestyle business as...

Education Guide 2017

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