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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...

Indonesia Prepares For IMF-World Bank Meeting To Take Place in Bali

The Indonesian government is going all-out on its preparation to host the upcoming IMF-World Bank annual meeting this October. It is set to take place on the...

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...

Married Couple Faces Death Penalty On Terror Charges

A former Indonesian migrant worker, who was deported from Hong Kong last year after she posted a Facebook video of her pledging allegiance to Islamic State in Iraq and...

High-rise buildings in Jakarta

High-Rise Buildings To Be Raided In Jakarta Over Groundwater Violations

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has revealed the city’s administration is set to raid dozens of high-rise buildings around Jakarta suspected of violating rules on...

Boat Capsizes in East Java, One Killed Four Missing

Huge waves caused by poor weather conditions capsized a boat carrying Islamic boarding school students off the coast of East Java province on Saturday, March 10, leaving...