Gov't Opens Bali, Riau Islands for Foreign Tourists, Cuts Quarantine Time to Five Days

The decision came as the country seeks to reinvigorate the tourism industry after two years of hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

#TRAVEL

Bali's Ngaben Ceremony Sets an Example of New Habits Adaptation

The Ngaben ceremony's exemplary, strict compliance with the Covid-19 precautions earned praise from the government.

OCTOBER 11 #LIFESTYLE

Bali to Reopen Airport to International Arrivals

The reopening applies to only a handful of countries in the meantime.

OCTOBER 04 #TRAVEL

Banjarmasin Strives to Become an Inclusive City

South Kalimantan’s capital Banjarmasin strives to become an inclusive city, as it seeks to provide disabled-friendly three-wheelers.

SEPTEMBER 29 #WELFARE

Danone-Aqua Opens Bali's Largest Waste Management Facility

The facility has the capacity to process 120 tons of used plastic bottles and organic waste per day, or 2.8 percent of the island's waste.

SEPTEMBER 12 #CORPORATE NEWS

Subway Promises Traditional Favorites, New Flavors in Indonesian Reopening

Subway, an American fast-food chain, is set to re-open in Indonesia in the last quarter of this year, 20 years after closing shop.

AUGUST 25 #CORPORATE NEWS

Saving Wildlife With Photography

Wildlife photography can help ramp up the public interest in conservation initiatives.

AUGUST 24 #ENVIRONMENT

VISION

Covid-19 Mass Vaccination for Refugees, Asylum Seekers

About 600 refugees and asylum seekers from 13 countries have signed up to get their first Covid-19 jab.

#EYEWITNESS

Covid-19 Mass Vaccination for Refugees, Asylum Seekers

About 600 refugees and asylum seekers from 13 countries have signed up to get their first Covid-19 jab.

October 11 #EYEWITNESS

Jihane Almira Takes Home Three Awards at Miss Supranational 2021

Indonesian representative Jihane Almira cracked the Top 12 and even won the best national costume.

AUGUST 23 #SPECIAL UPDATES

Mexican Embassy to Premiere Animated Short ‘The Cosmic Twins’

In ‘Cosmic Twins’, Jorge Marin transforms his sculptures into animated puppets to pay tribute to the millennia old tradition.

AUGUST 22 #SPECIAL UPDATES

Indonesia Wins Best National Costume at Miss Supranational 2021

The national costume took inspiration from the uniqueness and valor of East Nusa Tenggara’s iconic Sumba sandalwood pony horses.

AUGUST 21 #SPECIAL UPDATES

Lockdown Heroes Donate Healthier Pandemic Diet than Instant Noodles

Adrian Reza and his friends initiate Sayur Gratis Surakarta to help those in self-isolation and without an income due to lockdown.

AUGUST 16 #EYEWITNESS

Sukoharjo’s Super Isoman Unmasked

Agus Widanarko wears Super Isoman costume to entertain self-isolating children in Sukoharjo, Central Java.

AUGUST 14 #EYEWITNESS

Maintaining Physical, Mental, and Social Health Amid Pandemic

It is not just our physical health that needs to be taken care of during these tough times.

AUGUST 11 #SPECIAL UPDATES

Jihane Almira Ready to Represent Indonesia at Miss Supranational 2021

Jihane will wear “The Dashing of Equus Caballus" —an attire inspired by East Nusa Tenggara's sandalwood ponies— for her national costume.

JULY 30 #SPECIAL UPDATES

Indonesian School in Kinabalu Wins Gold at Malaysia Entrepreneurship Competition

Competing for the young entrepreneur innovation, the team presented G-Mart, which adapted the idea of a green school program.

JULY 21 #EDUCATION

Igniting Tourism Recovery with Tourist Villages

Indonesia continues to explore the potential of tourist villages to ignite tourism and national economic recovery.

JULY 15 #LIFESTYLE

Balanced Diet Is Key for Strong Immune System Against Covid-19 During Restrictions

During these Covid-19 times, it is crucial to maintain a balanced and nutritious diet for a strong immune system.

JULY 09 #SPECIAL UPDATES

Mexico Seeks to Boost Cultural Diplomacy with Indonesia

Lizett Aceves, the cultural attaché at the Mexican Embassy, highlighted the importance of cultural diplomacy to nurture long-lasting ties.

JULY 06 #INTERNATIONAL

Indonesia Rejects Unvaccinated Foreign Visitors

Indonesia will require all foreign nationals traveling to Indonesia to be fully vaccinated and tested negative for Covid-19.

JULY 04 #TRAVEL

Significance of International Day of Yoga

Yoga is not just about exercise; it is a way to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and nature.

JUNE 17 #OPINION