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Idea for Relocating Indonesia’s Capital Gains Momentum

The relocation of Indonesia’s capital from Jakarta is gaining momentum following a number of statements made by government officials last year suggesting that the move...

Indonesia Prioritizing Development of 4 New Tourist Destinations this Year

The Indonesian government is set to develop the first four tourists destinations from the “10 New Balis” development project, according to Coordinating Maritime...

Mystery Surrounds Death of British Student in Bali

A 20 year-old British student died in Bali under mysterious circumstances after suffering catastrophic injuries in a motorcycle accident in August 2017. Family members...

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 Hits Trillion Dollar GDP in 2017, but Revenue Continues to Stutter

2017 turned out to be a milestone year for Indonesia’s economy after it was revealed that the country’s gross domestic product managed to hit the US$1 trillion mark....

Indonesia Brings Spirit of Unity to Europe through Arts Performances

Indonesian artists are staging arts performances in various countries in Europe carrying Indonesia’s Bhinneka Tunggal Ika (Unity in Diversity) message to a continent...

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...

Indonesian Students in United States at a 13-Year High

Indonesians studying in the United States is now at a 13-year high with almost 9,000 students currently in the country, according to a US State Department report. The...

Eight Dead in Capsized Boat in Northern Kalimantan

Indonesia’s search and rescue agency has confirmed that at least eight people have died after a boat carrying more than 40 passengers capsized in the waters north of...

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...

Education Guide 2017

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