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United Kingdom to Simplify Visa Application Process for Indonesian Students

According to a statement issued by the British Embassy in Jakarta on Monday, June 18, the United Kingdom will change its immigration rules to make the visa application...

Cleric Aman Abdurrahman Sentenced to Death

Radical cleric Aman Abdurrahman was sentenced to death on Friday, June 22, for his role in inciting others to commit terror attacks in Indonesia. The five-judge panel...

Just who is Sacha Stevenson?

We all know the YouTube comedian Sacha Stevenson who burst onto the Indonesian scene with her videos on “How to Act Indonesian” and her take on living in...

192 People Now Presumed Dead from Lake Toba Ferry Disaster

The ferry that capsized and sank in Lake Toba on Monday has left as many as 192 missing and presumed dead. Officials say that the ferry was badly overloaded beyond its...

Taking on Sop Kaki Kambing (Goat Leg Soup)

Ever wonder what sop kaki kambing (goat leg soup) tastes like when you pass all of those street-side vendours? In every city in Indonesia, you will find at least one...

Free Entry to Ancol on June 25 to Commemorate Jakarta’s Anniversary

In a bid to enliven Jakarta’s 491st anniversary on June 22, the management of Taman Impian Jaya Ancol (Ancol Dreamland Park) in North Jakarta will allow visitors to...

Adventure Travel through Sumatra, Java, Bali and Lombok

To be young and free again to travel the country! Watch this gorgeously shot travel-adventure video from JoesFlow on YouTube and fall in love with Indonesia all over...

Ferry Sinks in Lake Toba, At Least One Dead and 128 Still Missing

One person is dead and at least 128 passengers are missing after a ferry sank in Indonesia’s Lake Toba. “Many people have reported their relatives...

Ask a Bule

Sacha Stevenson is back, this time asking bules about how their experiences have shaped their views on Indonesia. Indonesia changes a person, claims Stevenson. Do you...

Man Crushed to Death by His Mother’s Coffin During Funeral

An Indonesian man has died after his mother’s coffin fell from a funeral tower and crushed him during a service on the island of Sulawesi, police said on Sunday. Samen...

Searching for a Nudibranch

Indonesia is an archipelagic nation known for its amazing oceanic underworld of fish and coral life; one of the most intensely coloured of these oceanic animals is the...

Woman Found Inside Belly of 8-Metre Long Python

Local resident Wa Tiba was found dead inside the belly of a 8-meter python in Muna regency, Southeast Sulawesi on Friday. Muna Police chief Adj. Sr. Comr. Agung Ramos...

Over 100 Suspects Arrested in Connection to Surabaya Bombings

Investigations into last month’s Surabaya suicide bombings have led to the arrest of 110 suspects, as Indonesian police move to unravel the terrorist network...

Cartoon Network Entertainment Park to Open in Bali

Turner Asia Pacific has announced a partnership with Indonesian company The MAJ Group to develop a 4.3-hectare entertainment park in Bali with a Cartoon Network theme....