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Pancasila Promotion Group Inaugurated Amid Intolerance Fears

President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has confirmed the members for his Pancasila working group initiative, which will promote the values underpinning the state’s...

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Don’t Show, Do Tell

Beware of sharing a nude selfie in Indonesia. You could be extorted or even criminalized. There’s an old internet joke that goes like this: “Warning! If a man comes...

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Jokowi Calls For Prioritising Anti-Terror Law Reforms Following Attacks

ISIS’ recent attacks put the nation on high alert. To prevent future terrorist acts, Jokowi called on the DPR to conclude revisions on anti-terrorism law

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BNN Suspects ‘Zombie-Like’ Drug Has Entered Indonesia

A new type of deadly drug called flakka which causes a ‘zombie-like’ effect in users has allegedly reached Indonesia, according to the Head of the National Narcotics...

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‘Ahok Effect’ Undermines Freedom of Expression Warns Activists

Support for former Jakarta governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama continues after he announced he will not appeal a two-year jail sentence after being found guilty...

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Conservative Lawmaker: Indonesia’s LGBT Community an ‘Emergency’

Following the latest high-profile crackdown on Indonesian LGBT community, leader of one of Indonesia’s most conservative parties has called for more actions

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Labuan Bajo Tourism Aims High Against South Korea, Bali Giants

The fame of Labuan Bajo has been rising for two years, but the government wants even more. Here’s how they’re planning to make the town the next Bali.

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Employment For Foreigners: What You Need To Know

For expats, earning a living in Indonesia can be difficult. From finding secure employment to navigating the bureaucratic nightmare that is the visa process, every expat...

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Islamic State Claim Kampung Melayu Bomb

Terror group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the bombing in Kampung Melayu, East Jakarta, Wednesday night, May 24, confirming police suspicions. “We...

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Pressure Cooker Bomb Used In Kampung Melayu Attack

Initial investigations into the terror attack at Kampung Melayu bus terminal in East Jakarta Wednesday night, May 24, have revealed pressure cooker bombs were likely...

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Transjakarta to Add Extra Buses During Ramadan Rush Hour

Bus operator Transjakarta will increase the number of buses running each day to accommodate residents in the capital for rush hour during the fasting month of Ramadan....

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Multiple Bomb Explosions Rock Kampung Melayu in Jakarta

On Wednesday night, May 24, 2017, multiple bombs were detonated at a bus station in East Jakarta, killing several innocent bystanders.

International Marriage

Indonesian-Foreigner Marriages Legal Status Clearer Under Decree

The newly issued Implementing Guidelines for Marital Agreement Registration will give Indonesian national-foreign citizen married couples a clearer understanding of...

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Dating In Indonesian: Here’s What Foreigners Need To Know

Dating someone with a different cultural background can be interesting, but it is not easy. Here are foreigners tips when finding an Indonesian partner.

Education Guide 2017

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