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Fashionistas, Gear Up for Jakarta Fashion Week 2018

Fashion enthusiasts get ready! Jakarta will welcome up to 175 local and international designers who will be showcasing their latest collections in Jakarta Fashion Week...

Protests at Alexis Hotel over Prostitution Allegation

A number of non-governmental organizations have announced that roughly 1,000 people will stage a rally on Thursday afternoon demanding for the closure of the Alexis...

Police Arrests Man Selling Wife on Facebook

Police in Surabaya has arrested a man who attempted to sell his wife for sex on Facebook after an officer pretended to be a potential buyer. Surabaya Police Criminal...

Jakarta – A Dangerous City for Women?

Having been ranked in the bottom five of the Safe Cities Index, Jakarta is also in the top ten of the list of the most dangerous mega-cities for women, from a result of...

‘Hysterical’ AirAsia Indonesia Flight Crew Caused Panic in Flight Fall

AirAsia Indonesia flight attendants on a flight from Perth to Bali on Sunday have been criticised by passengers for allegedly screaming in fear when the plane dropped...

Is Jakarta a Dangerous City?

Jakarta is deemed one of the most dangerous major cities, after it was ranked 57 out of a total of 60 cities in a Safe Cities Index compiled by The Economist...

Most of Bali’s Tourist Sites Safe to Visit

Most of Bali’s popular tourist destinations will still be safe even if Mount Agung erupts, the Bali Tourism Board has assured. Although Mount Agung has continued to...

SIM Card Owners Must Register Identity or Face Consequences, Ministry Says

All prepaid SIM card owners in Indonesia will soon have to register their identities with their mobile number or face service suspension, the government warns. The new...

Why is Indonesia’s Middle and Upper Class Spending Less Money?

Indonesia’s middle and upper class has been spending less money, which has contributed to stagnant growth of Indonesia’s private consumption in the second semester...

Man Faces Six Years Prison for Posting Provocative Jokowi Memes

The police have arrested a 21-year-old man for allegedly posting negative memes online that accused President Joko Widodo’s administration of being a pro-communist...

Jakarta Remains in Top 5 of World’s Worst Air Quality Index

While Bandung recently received an award for its clean air, Jakarta continues to find itself on the wrong end of the air quality list. In fact, Indonesia’s capital is...

“Electronic Money” Cards Free October 16-31, BI announces

Bank Indonesia has announced customers who wish to purchase electronic money cards from five issuing banks from October 16 to 31, 2017, will be given a complimentary...

Confronting New Innovations In Indonesia’s Labour Force

Who doesn’t know the saying “Good things come to those who wait”? Often, our loved ones comfort our sadness through the show of those helping words. As comforting...

Ex-military doctor fires gun after refusing to pay parking fee

A CCTV camera caught on video a man firing a gun in an attempt to scare a parking attendant at Gandaria City mall in South Jakarta. The man, identified as Anwari, has...

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