The new wave of Chinese migrants has ignited criticism among many segments in Indonesian society – including Chinese Indonesians. Last … More
JAKARTA: An Indonesian couple with links to the Islamic State group who tried to assassinate the country’s chief security minister … More
Indonesia is set to hold its regional elections on Dec 9, and the spotlight is once again trained on the … More
Mount Merapi in Central Java erupted twice on Sunday morning, the Yogyakarta Geological Disaster Technology Research and Development Center (BPPTKG) … More
The origin of the custom of open-air burials is subject to debate. One legend has it that the area’s early inhabitants fought over the prized Banyan tree, so to keep the peace, leaders decided to place the dead there, believing the smell from the corpses would make the spot less attractive.
JAKARTA: An American fugitive wanted at home in connection with a US$700 million cryptocurrency scam has been arrested in Jakarta … More
Why Indonesia is a worry. Only one of the major economies in east Asia poses a real concern – Indonesia. Indonesia’s public debt-to-GDP ratio is modest, at a third of GDP. But with a low savings rate and a small domestic tax base, Indonesia has been borrowing externally.
As the epidemic took hold in China, many feared for its neighbours. But rapid action and clear messaging have so … More
This is not the story of Muhyiddin Yassin saving Malaysia from unprecedented political turmoil. As the leaked Bersatu recordings suggested, how could he be our saviour when the hullabaloo was all of his own planning?
On the contrary, this is the story of the late B.J. Habibie, beloved third president of the Republic of Indonesia who held the unwanted record of being the shortest-serving president in the country’s history.
Unicorns, individuals pump in funds to help achieve target of doubling testing capacity Indonesia’s unicorns and start-ups have joined forces … More
KUALA LUMPUR : As the world’s largest palm oil producers, Malaysia and Indonesia must be active players in the standards-setting … More
JAKARTA : Inspired by a recent story of a Taiwanese student reuniting with her former Indonesian nanny, 27-year-old Taiwanese man … More
Jacob Roberts, 29, a British, broke his leg after falling into the 4m-deep well in Pecatu village was discovered and rescued after six days
JAKARTA : AirAsia Indonesia will resume flights on June 19 as the country has gradually relaxed rules on the large-scale … More
Gojek has taken the lead as a transformational multi-service platform that our users and partners continue to rely on. Over the last three months, approximately 100,000 MSMEs have joined the Gojek platform and we hope our efforts to support the online transformation also support the government to maintain economic stability during the pandemic
Semarang, Central Java. A helicopter belonging to the Indonesian Army crashed and burst into flame in the Central Java town of … More
JAKARTA: A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s eastern Maluku islands Thursday, the United States Geological Survey … More
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) messaging platform WhatsApp and Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL.O) on Wednesday said they have invested … More
Jakarta has filed a diplomatic protest against Beijing’s extensive maritime claims, citing a 2016 tribunal ruling that found in favour of the Philippines.
But does this really mark a departure for the Southeast Asian nation and its approach to the South China Sea dispute?
JAKARTA, INDONESIA – Six activists charged with treason in Jakarta for organizing a protest rally last August outside the presidential … More
Ecommerce giant Bukalapak and ride-hailing titan Grab have announced a strategic partnership that aims to empower small-business owners, particularly traditional … More
It was a simple insult that started it: “Monkey.” The Indonesian police, alongside Islamist and nationalist Indonesians, gathered outside the … More
From the likes of celebrity singer, Jay-Z to tennis star, Serena Williams as its global investors, Indonesia’s coffee startup, Kopi … More