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Government to Sue Australia Over Paper Export Tariff

Indonesia’s largest paper manufacturers have claimed the Anti-Dumping Import Duty is unfair, adding strain to the trade relationship.

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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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Indonesia and Australian Complete 7th Economic Partnership Round

The seventh round of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA CEPA) last week saw a recommitment to cooperation between the two...

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Jakarta’s Top Acupuncture Picks

Acupuncture is a 3,000-year-old healing technique from traditional Chinese medicine. It is known as a “complementary medical practice that entails stimulating certain...

A MAN AND HIS FOREST I spend a lot of time in Kalimantan and nothing gives me more satisfaction than hanging out with my Dayak friends in the original forests.

Viewpoints: Indonesia in Pictures

Bali-based photographer David Metcalf captures the magic and wonder of Indonesia while traveling across Kalimantan, Java and Bali.     I took this photo much...

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Jambi Police Marijuana Raid Nabs 3

The Jambi Operational Police of Narcotics Unit have arrested three suspected drug traffickers in a raid Sunday, May 14, in the latest crackdown on narcotic use across...

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Understanding ‘Bule Prices’ in Indonesia

A huge price disparity between local and foreign tourists reaching every sector from transportation threatens Indonesia’s tourism industry.

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10 Breathtaking Bali Getaways with Infinity Pools

Bali is home to a plethora of resorts that range from budget-friendly to luxurious. Take your pick from these stunning infinity pools.

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Bizarre Hailstorm Strikes Bandung, Leaves Cars Wrecked

For a tropical country like Indonesia, a hailstorm is a rare phenomenon. Such an occurrence is not only unusual, but can also pose a danger to residents who are not used...

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10 Rejuvenating Yoga Retreats in Bali

Yoga is a widely practiced discipline all over the world known for boosting the health and its relaxing effects. Even celebrities such as David Beckham, Jennifer Aniston...

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Expats Look to Yogyakarta, Air Show Takes Off in April

Yogyakarta will hold its 12th Annual Air Show, highlighting the area’s attractions but also an old airport that grounds its tourism.

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Indonesian Prisoners Display Handicrafts in Bid for Rehabilitation

Despite Indonesia’s enthusiasm for the death penalty over rehab, a Jakarta expo will feature handicrafts from prisoners honing skills before their release.

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A Look at Narcotics Laws and Statistics in Indonesia

Despite a growing reported prevalence of narcotics, Indonesia’s anti-drug top cop says the country can only outlaw 43 of 800 substances at the moment.

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Why Investor Confidence is Low in Indonesia’s Mining Industry

It’s no secret that Indonesia is a major player in the global mining industry. A country rich in natural resources, it has abundances of copper, gold, tin and nickel...