Category: News

Australians Look to Bali for Property Investment

While Bali has always been a popular holiday destination for Australian tourists, there now seems to be a growing appeal for luxury property investment. For many...

Helicopter Tour Service Coming Soon to Jakarta and West Java

Tourists to Jakarta and West Java will soon have the option of going on an aerial sightseeing tour of the two provinces in a helicopter charter service, Helicity. The...

President Widodo Gives Rp7.2 Billion in Aid for Mount Agung Evacuees

President Joko Widodo has delivered humanitarian aid worth up to Rp 7.2 billion for the evacuees of the Mount Agung disaster, according to the State Palace. “The aid...

Indonesia Rises in the Global Competitiveness Index

Indonesia has increased its standing to 36th place in the Global Competitiveness Index due to the country’s large market, robust macroeconomic environment and notable...

Man Behind Matchmaking Site Arrested Over Breach of ITE and Pornography Law

The owner of a controversial matchmaking website has been arrested by the Jakarta Police for allegedly offering prostitution services under the guise of the site. Aris...

Over 34,000 evacuated, but Bali Tourist Sites Safe, Says Official

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has said that more than 34,000 people have been evacuated from areas in and around Karangasem regency in Bali following...

Bali Tourists Brace for Agung Eruption, Disruptions

Tourists around the world are hoping their dream holidays are left unaffected by the impending eruption of Bali’s Mount Agung, with international airlines fielding...

Indonesia Rebuffs UN Recommendation to Stop Death Penalty

Indonesia has rejected a United Nations call to abolish the death penalty, which was one of 225 recommendations made by international delegations in the United Nations...

Giant Pandas Coming Soon to Taman Safari

Visitors of Taman Safari Indonesia will soon be able to see a pair of China’s giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), whose arrival has been much-anticipated in the...

Linkedin Releases List of Indonesia’s Most-Viewed Professionals

Business-oriented social networking service Linkedin has released the first Linkedin Power Profiles in Indonesia which lists the country’s most-viewed professionals in...

Australian Minister Praises ‘Beautiful’ Jakarta Street Food after State Lunch Treat

Jakarta Street food is obviously not the kind of meal to serve an official state guest, but it was a choice that Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita went with after he...

Foreign Minister Retno Receives UN Agent of Change Award

Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi received the Agent of Change award from the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and the...

Australian Woman Killed in Bali Scooter Accident

An Australian woman was killed in a motorcycle accident in Bali, Monday, Sept. 18, just days before the tourist was set to return to Australia for her wedding. Sophia...

Indonesia Attracting More Foreign Tourists This Year: BPS

As of July 2017, Indonesia has recorded over 20 percent more foreign tourists than it did in the same period last year, according to the Central Statistics Agency (BPS),...

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