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Indonesian Celebrity Under Fire For Comments About Holocaust Memorial

Famous Indonesian singer Syahrini is under fire for an Instagram video shot at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin, Germany. In the video, Syahrini...

President Duterte Supports Recommendation To Shut Down Boracay Island

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte is supporting the recommendation of Eduardo Año, officer in charge of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG),...

Inspection Reveals 80 Percent of Jakarta’s Construction Projects Unsafe

The Jakarta Manpower and Transmigration Agency has said that the majority of construction projects in the capital city are unsafe. “As much as 80 percent of the...

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...

“Millennials Party” Emerges, Hopes to Appeal to Young Voters for Upcoming Elections

Dubbed the “millennials party”, the Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI), is one of four new parties the General Election Commission is allowing to contest next...

Saudi Arabia Beheads Indonesian Migrant Worker for Murder

Despite President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s repeated pleas for clemency, Saudi Arabia has beheaded Indonesian migrant worker, M Zaini Misrin. The worker...

Expat Resort Manager Sparks Row With Politicians

On March 9–10, officials from the Mentawai Islands chapter of the National Democratic (Nasdem) Party held a working meeting on Simakakang Island. Nasdem is the party...

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...