The British Royal family has Asian blood, a researcher discovered last week. One of their direct descendants was from Gujarat in India, a DNA expert at the University of Edinburgh found.
Modern Indonesia has inherited the values and representations of traditional Asia in the form of rules, in particular customary rules, habits and manners, which govern its citizen’s everyday live
At first glance, Olympic champions Jessica Ennis and Usain Bolt may not appear to have much in common with musical superstars Justin Timberlake and Bruce Springsteen.
This July marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Hong Kong-American action movie star Bruce Lee, who was perhaps the first actor to bring martial arts action to a worldwide market.
Negative political reaction to any government initiative, regrettably including education (The Jakarta Post, July 22), can only be expected in the run up to a general election.
The presence of street vendors in Jakarta is undeniably an important part of the people’s economy.
There was bafflement in Jakarta about what Prime Minister Kevin Rudd intended when he suggested that the Coalition’s plan to turn back asylum-seeker boats might cause military conflict with Indon
During the Dutch colonial era, a Dutch advocate named J. Van Den Brand, had his legal practice in Deli in Sumatra.
Pros and cons over whether to dissolve the Islam Defenders Front (FPI) have been rife in the wake of a clash involving the hardline group and local people in the Central Java town of Kendal last we
There was a period in the Indonesian socio-political history when the middle class, intellectuals and the state worked in unison.
The financial consumer protection department of the Financial Services Authority (OJK) has received almost 3,600 complaints about the services and products of finance and investment companies in th
To earn respect we accessorize. We put on decent clothes and, when reaching a certain age, coat our graying hair. Fake eyelashes are an industry all their own.
The country is now in its second year of universal health coverage — as is the US.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has reaped praise for his surprising pick of an all-woman committee to select the next leadership roster of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), the law e
People have long known about the circulation of food adulterated with dangerous substances in the market, but the reported sale of synthetic or “plastic” rice constitutes a serious crime commit
On Thursday morning President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo made a surprise announcement on the screening team for the new leaders of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).
It was simply a coincidence that less than one month after President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo called for a new global economic order that is widely open to emerging countries and a reform of multil
The nation is saddened by the death of Indonesian Ambassador to Pakistan Burhan Muhammad.
It seems Aburizal Bakrie and not his adversary Agung Laksono, may have had the last laugh after the Jakarta Administrative Court decided on Monday to invalidate a ministerial decree that recognized
The eleventh-hour cancellation by state-owned oil company Pertamina of the market-price adjustment of its high-octane fuels bearing the Pertamax brand with a research octane number (RON ) of 92-95