Category: News

New Study Finds Indonesia’s 50 Most Valuable Brands

BrandZ has revealed Indonesia’s 50 Most Valuable Brands this year. From banking sector to food and dairy, see which brands made the cut. The new study suggests the...

Back In Business: App-Based Transport Services Win Case

The ongoing dispute between online ridesharing apps, like Uber and Grab, has come to an end after a Supreme Court ruling lifted a government regulation aimed at curbing...

What Companies Need to Know about Indonesia’s Salary Structure

In March, the Minister of Labor launched a new policy on salary structure for companies operating in the world’s largest archipelago. Here are some of the latest...

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Police Drug Bust Launches Shabu Supplier Hunt

Police are on the hunt for drug dealers supplying two police officers in South Jakarta Metro Jaya Police Drug Investigation Director Sr. Comr. Nico Afinta said this...

Google to Launch Wi-Fi Service Across Country

Tech giant Google is set to bring Wi-Fi to Indonesia with its Google Station program, representatives said in Jakarta on Thursday, Aug. 24. The program, which was first...

West Nusa Tenggara Housewife Jailed in Blasphemy Case

A housewife from West Nusa Tenggara province has been jailed for two and a half years after being found guilty of blasphemy case, according to a report from Agence...

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NU Calls for Review as Bootleg Booze Thrives Among Jakarta Youths

A survey has found 65 percent of youths living in Jakarta and surrounding cities consume bootleg liquor, known as oplosan, raising questions about the wisdom of...

Flag Faux Pas Stains SEA Games as #ShameOnYouMalaysia Goes Viral

Southeast Asia Games host Malaysia has found itself in hot water after an apparent design flaw in the Games’ official booklet drew criticism from Indonesian netizens...

Tokopedia Announces $1.1b Investment from Alibaba

One of Indonesia’s largest e-commerce platforms has secured a major investment from Alibaba, making the Chinese e-commerce empire a minor shareholder in Tokopedia....

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Bali Crime Watch: Black Magic Robbery and Police Brutality Reports

Authorities have warned locals and tourists to be wary of an ATM scam in the resort island of Bali after the arrest of four suspects on theft and fraud charges, while...

Odd-Even Traffic Regulation Extended to Bekasi Toll

The odd-even traffic policy will be extended along the Cikampek toll road, which connects Jakarta to Bekasi, West Java, from next week after a government announcement....

UK Visa Requirements Divides Indonesian-British Family

A British family has been left divided between Suffolk in the United Kingdom and Jakarta following visa complications. According to a report from the Suffolk-based East...

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Amnesty International Slams Duterte-Inspired War on Drugs

International human rights body Amnesty has criticized Indonesia’s war on drugs rolled out this year, saying extrajudicial deaths of suspects have skyrocketed...

Shock Death Won’t Hinder e-KTP Case: KPK

The Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, confirmed on Saturday, Aug. 12, that it would not be involved in the investigations of the shock death of a key witness in...