Global Dive Community Shares Insights into Business Survival

Global dive business almost shuts entirely as 95 percent of destinations close their borders, including Indonesia

#TRAVEL

Indonesia-Singapore Travel Corridor to Open for Applications in Two Weeks

The corridor allows essential business and official travel between the two countries to resume amid the Covid-19 pandemic. 

OCTOBER 12 #TRAVEL

Pandemic Hits Bali's Tourism Harder than the 2002 Attacks

Severe economic impacts from the coronavirus pandemic gave no time for Balinese to remember the deadly bombings 18 years ago.

OCTOBER 12 #TRAVEL

Indonesia Adopts Guidelines to Make Dive Safer During Pandemic

The guidelines take advices from Divers Alert Network, a global organization with 2 million members.

OCTOBER 03 #TRAVEL

Parents, Teachers Urged to Improve Children's Nutrition Literacy

Parents and teachers should play an active role in instilling good eating habits in children.

SEPTEMBER 28 #HEALTH

Safe Travels: GrabCar Protect Now Available in Jayapura

People in Jayapura can now book for the plastic-partitioned online taxis.

SEPTEMBER 25 #CORPORATE NEWS

Jakarta Drops to 94th in Global Smart City Index

Two Vietnamese cities Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi are ranked higher than Jakarta.

SEPTEMBER 17 #WELFARE

VISION

Students Brave Rain to Demand Cancellation of Job Creation Law

Students demand a face-to-face dialogue with the president.

#EYEWITNESS

Pandemic Causes People to Make Healthier Shopping Choices

Nutrient-rich drinks such as milk and yogurt are among the most searched items.

AUGUST 31 #HEALTH

Jakarta Allows Movie Theaters to Reopen Soon to Make People Happy

Movie theaters have a slight risk of spreading Covid-19 disease but can increase people's happiness and immunity, the officials argue.

AUGUST 26 #POLICY

Another U-Turn: Jakarta Postpones Reopening of Cinemas Again

The decision was announced only hours after a senior official said movie theaters can restart businesses.

AUGUST 21 #LIFESTYLE

Jakarta Fashion Hub to Unlock Fashion and Textile Potentials

The collaborative space to allow fashion enthusiasts to channel creativity, develop innovative new designs.

AUGUST 21 #FASHION

Civil Servants to Enjoy Many Long Weekends Until End of Year

The first long weekend will start on Thursday and last for four days.

AUGUST 19 #TRAVEL

Tourists from Five Countries Willing to Visit Indonesia Once Borders Reopen

The number of international tourists visiting Indonesia plunged by 87 percent in the second quarter.

AUGUST 06 #TRAVEL

Jakarta Bakery Stays Open after 84 Years Thanks to Grandma’s Recipe

Maison Weiner Cake Shop has been selling European pastries since 1936.

JULY 26 #HISTORY

Do Not Let the Pandemic Strip Children Off Their Rights: SOS

SOS Children's Villages voices out their commitment to fullfill children's rights which are at risk amid the pandemic.

JULY 24 #SOCIAL

No Sunshine and Rainbows: Children Struggle Amid the Pandemic

Many children have to face the hurdles of remote learning and parent abuse at their own homes.

JULY 23 #SOCIAL

Closer to Home: Indonesians Shift Towards Domestic Travels Amid Pandemic

Many Indonesians are listing domestic destinations as the places they would like to visit during the pandemic.

JULY 17 #TRAVEL

Honesty Is The Best Policy: Train Janitor Turns in $34,800 Found Under Seat

Despite the difficult times, train janitor Mujenih returned the money to the rightful owner who happened to be an elderly man.

JULY 11 #SOCIAL

Party Gone Wrong: Dangdut King's Impromptu Show Leads to Mass Covid-19 Testing

Rhoma Irama may face legal charges after his impromptu show lead to Bogor having to waste limited resources in Covid-19 tracing effort

JULY 06 #HEALTH

New Writing Platform Empowers Refugee, Black and POC Writers

The Archipelago is a new online magazine and collective run by refugee, black, indigenous and people of color writers.

JUNE 17 #LITERATURE