While Bali has bounced back from the pain of the pandemic – more than 15 million visitors have flown there this year so far, among them 1 million Australians – congestion has built up again on its narrow streets and can be challenging to navigate.
In Indonesia, the most popular genre is dangdut, which draws influence from Arabic, Malay and Indian music. Typically, dangdut songs are performed with flutes, sitar, guitar and percussive instruments such as gendang and tabla, creating a distinctive sound that has remained incredibly popular since the 1960s.
Chinese group sets up teams to explore way forward after biggest ecommerce market imposes curbs.
Indonesia has stood firm in its clarion call for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, which is currently besieged and blockaded by Israel, as the international response is thwarted by the “selective moral policing” of the West.
On 17-18 October 2023 the Chinese Government organised its fifth Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) Summit in Hong Kong. It was a milestone event, commemorating ten years since BRI began in 2013.
One of the two favourites to become Indonesia’s next president is plugging a massive age gap with his running mate to appeal to the nation’s youth.
There are no official statistics on the cost of presidential campaigns in Indonesia. Fahri Hamzah, a senior politician, has estimated it at around IDR 5 trillion (US $317 million). Meanwhile, Ridwan Kamil, former governor of West Java, said it costs around IDR8 trillion (US $507 million) to run for president.
Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has warned other countries in the world about the real threat of climate change during a recent international climate workshop.
The global transition to electric vehicles is driving rapid expansion of Indonesia’s nickel industry — but do the benefits outweigh the costs?
The small fishing village of Kurisa is home to the Bajau people, an indigenous group known for being brave sailors, formidable fishermen and reliable divers who live off the sea.
Indonesia is reeling from the spike in rice prices that hit a record high in October, with food stalls and households forced to serve smaller rice portions on plates and buy lower-quality grain.
Rabies is a zoonotic viral disease that is 100% vaccine-preventable, yet it continues to claim thousands of lives, with over 100 deaths in Indonesia in 2022 alone. Rabies is endemic in 26 provinces in Indonesia, with 74 cases of human rabies out of 66,170 bite cases from suspected rabid animals reported in the country from January to July 2023.
Two popular ex-governors have kicked off the race to succeed Indonesian President Joko Widodo, registering as candidates for the February election and promising more jobs and better public services in the world’s third-largest democracy.
‘Scorpene Evolved’ marks substantial upgrade on earlier sub variants and would significantly extend Indonesia’s reach and power in South China Sea.
Penduduk desa Laikang dan Pitusunggu memberikan sambutan hangat kepada peneliti PAIR yang baru saja kembali ke komunitas kecil di Sulawesi Selatan untuk mempresentasikan temuan mereka di industri rumput laut.
Indonesia’s Constitutional Court ruled that those who have been previously elected to regional posts can participate in the presidential election regardless of their age.
Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin mentioned that stunting would hinder Indonesia’s chance to become a developed country. According to the minister, Indonesia ought to harness the opportunity from the demographic bonus. These opportunities would be optimal if the children were healthy and bright.