Indonesia ready for Freeport tribunal
In its latest move to settle a dispute over mining policy, the government has challenged United Stat...
Millenials ask Jokowi questions, their way
Even for some of the world’s most popular politicians on social media, communication is one way
Doubts mount over gas price cut for industry
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s call to cut industrial gas prices has become a ball and chain for l...
Managing rupiah may get tougher: BI
With only 1 percent of appreciation in the first month of the year, Indonesia is facing a slew of ch...
Jakarta has its own ‘les pipis sauvages’ problem
Insufficient: People queue up to use public toilets during New Year’s Eve celebrations in 2014 on Jl...
A man refuels a speedboat at a popular diving destination, in Raja Ampat Islands, West Papua, on Sat...
Cops and cockatoos
Members of the police carry yellow-crested cockatoos while disembarking from a ship in Waisai, Raja ...
Govt to set fleet quota, price controls
The government plans to set price controls and a fleet quota on widely-popular ride-sharing apps lik...
RI’s tough stance causes headache for tuna exporters
Despite their support for the government’s efforts in the fight against illegal fishing, Indonesia’s...
Cap Go Meh party relocates following hard-liner protests
Too good to miss: People try to document a barongsai (lion dance) performance during Cap Go Meh cele...
Economy in brief: Ministry to scrap expiry date for SIUP, TDP
The Trade Ministry will soon introduce a regulation that will make business permits (SIUP) and regis...
Economy in brief: RI coconut enjoys sweet spot in Hungary
Hungarian businesses have urged their Indonesian counterparts to export more coconut products to the...
Economy in brief: Lotte to kick off Cilegon project in 2018
South Korean chemical manufacturer Lotte Chemical Titan expects to start the construction of a US$4 ...
ZEN Rooms steps in to win over millennial vacationers
Nikita Semenov - Courtesy of ZEN RoomsDuring a vacation, many travelers are looking to spend most of...
Infrastructure boost seen as key to revive manufacturing sector
Amid the continued deindustrialization of Indonesia, the government has been urged to speed up infra...
Voice of an Angel
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Essay: Me, Myself and I
Rest assured, many writers — whether they are journalists or literary writers — are pretty self-obse...
Govt looks to expand plastic bag ban nationwide
It has been a year since the Banjarmasin administration issued a regulation banning modern retailers...
On The Shelves12:25 am
Tracing history of Indonesian culinary fare
Indonesia is heaven for delicious foods but many of the delicacies lie in a gray area, which a new b...
Guess what?: Citra not addicted to social media
Social media has become a big part of people’s daily lives and some people are addicted to it
Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) deputy chairman Saut Situmorang checks an interrogation room...
Guess what?: Hengky enjoys producing
Actor Hengky Kurniawan is currently enjoying his role as a producer for concerts, films and soap ope...
On The Shelves12:28 am
Moammar Emka: A pioneer of adult lifestyle ‘free report’
(JP/Jerry Adiguna)If you go to any large online Indonesian forum these days, it is very likely you w...
Questions linger on Wiranto’s DKN plan
Activists and families of human rights violations have lambasted Coordinating Political, Legal and S...
On The Shelves12:30 am
Book worm: Astrid Enricka Dhita: Into Culinary Books
Courtesy of Astrid Enricka DhitaWhenever she can find the time, Chef Astrid Enricka Dhita said she p...
National scene: Govt to standardize zoos amid abuse cases
The government plans to standardize all zoos and conservation institutions in the country following ...
National scene: Madiun mayor faces three graft charges
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has named Madiun Mayor Bambang Irianto a suspect in thre...
City halts river project amid relocation roadblock
River cruisers: Sanitation workers gather waste as motorists pass above in Jati Pulo, Central Jakart...
Warteg survive competition with delivery services
Amid increasing competition from restaurants facilitating online orders and delivery, warteg (Tegal ...
Residents welcome Mbah Priok revamp
New plan: Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama talks with visitors at the Mbah Priok memor...
Greater Jakarta: Puri Indah River to become tourist spot
The Jakarta Environment Agency plans to transform a river section near Jl
Greater Jakarta: Central Jakarta to ‘green’ 55 alleys
The Central Jakarta municipality hopes to turn 55 alleyways in residential areas into green spaces b...
Greater Jakarta: Anies tops polling station in re-count
Every vote counts: Officers count the votes at polling station 29 in Kalibata, South Jakarta, on Sun...
The Archipelago12:54 am
Thousands still displaced due to flooding in C. Java
Flooding has struck several areas in Central Java over recent days, displacing thousands of local re...
The Archipelago12:56 am
Sea worms ‘star’ of Bau Nyale Festival
Thousands of people flocked to Seger Beach in Kuta village, Pujut district, Central Lombok, from Thu...
The Archipelago12:57 am
Island focus: Govt grants houses to Orang Rimba
Social Affairs Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa handed over permanent houses to 23 families of the ...
The Archipelago12:58 am
Island focus: Six inmates escape from Abepura prison
Six inmates escaped a prison in Abepura district, Jayapura, Papua, during a church service and famil...
The Archipelago12:59 am
Island focus: Drug traffickers shot dead, captured
National Narcotics Agency (BNN) officials shot dead a man suspected of trafficking drugs on Jl
RCEP: More relevant now than ever
When United States President Donald Trump called the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) a “di...
Bank credit stress recedes
Even though the assessment consensus among most analysts and the Financial Services Authority (OJK) ...
Trademark law: Challenges for brand owners
Amid the increasing awareness of the significance of intellectual property (IP) in today’s digital e...
Asean Community01:20 am
Discourse: Bringing people together for community
AKP Mochtan - JP/Jerry AdigunaASEAN enters its 50th year of existence as a model for regionalism, br...
RI advocates multilateral cooperation
Indonesia has repeatedly argued for more multilateral cooperation by underlining the importance of f...
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