Hypertension Prevalence on the Rise and Many Skip Meds: Gov't

Hypertension prevalence is on the rise, and many patients are not taking their medications regularly, according to the Health Ministry.

#HEALTH

Singapore Airlines to Resume Flights to Medan Next Tuesday

Singapore Airlines will operate two times weekly flights, on Tuesday and Thursday, on the Singapore-Medan route.

MAY 05 #TRAVEL

When Viscose Rayon Meets Modest Fashion

Viscose rayon producer APR made a return to the Muslim Fashion Festival+, or Muffest+, by hosting another sustainable modest fashion show.

APRIL 24 #SPECIAL UPDATES

Turn Heads with Mondial’s Gala and Glamorous Collections

Diamond jeweler Mondial has just debuted the Gala Collection, whose exquisite, hand fan-inspired design is ready to turn heads.

APRIL 15 #LIFESTYLE

Road to JMFW 2022: Unlocking Indonesia’s Modest Fashion Mecca Dream

Fashion schools and JMFW are set to be the building blocks of Indonesia’s dream to become the mecca of modest fashion.

APRIL 08 #SPECIAL UPDATES

Indonesia Reinstates Visa-Free Entry for ASEAN Nationals

In another crucial decision, foreign visitors will no longer be required to undergo polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests upon arrival.

APRIL 04 #TRAVEL

Airlines Drop Covid Test Requirement for Vaccinated Passengers

Fully vaccinated domestic flyers are no longer required to show their RT-PCR or rapid test antigen results. 

MARCH 09 #TRAVEL

Covid-19 Tests No Longer Required for Fully-Vaccinated Domestic Travelers

The government has dropped the antigen and polymerase chain reaction, or PCR, test requirement for Fully Vaccinated Domestic Travelers

MARCH 07 #TRAVEL

Bali's No-Quarantine Trial to Start Monday, A Week Earlier Than Planned

Bali will begin a trial allowing foreigners to enter the island without Covid-19 quarantine on Monday, a week earlier than the original plan

MARCH 06 #TRAVEL

Bali to Drop Quarantine Requirement in Mid-March Trial

The government will drop the three-day quarantine requirement for foreign travelers coming to Bali starting on March 14.

FEBRUARY 28 #TRAVEL

Hilton Partners with Indonesian Firm to Debut LXR Resort in SE Asia

The future resort is a 45-minute drive away from the Ngurah Rai International Airport on the southern tip of the island. 

FEBRUARY 22 #TRAVEL

Trans Woman Dorce Gamalama Buried as Man

She underwent surgery for physical alteration in Surabaya in 1983 and the gender change was later approved by the court.

FEBRUARY 16 #SOCIAL

Garuda to Add Extra Flights to Lombok for MotoGP

Garuda Indonesia, the country flag carrier, plans to add extra flights to and from Lombok International Airport for MotoGP fans.

FEBRUARY 10 #TRANSPORTATION

Millennial Parents Want Their Kids to Get Well-Rounded Education: Survey

About 97 percent of millennial parents find it necessary for their children to receive a well-rounded education that goes beyond academics.

FEBRUARY 09 #LIFESTYLE

Students Join Climate Fight in the Earth Prize

The Earth Prize nurtures young changemakers in the fight against the climate crisis.

FEBRUARY 05 #ENVIRONMENT

A Decades-Old Nian Gao Business in Another Mid-Pandemic Imlek

Kue Keranjang Hoki has been selling nian gao since 1988, but now it has to cope with another mid-pandemic Imlek.

JANUARY 31 #LIFESTYLE

Singapore Airlines to Restart Daily Flights to Bali on Feb 16

The resumption of daily flights to Bali is part of Singapore Airlines' long-term commitment to grow Indonesia's tourism industry.

JANUARY 30 #TRANSPORTATION

Jakarta’s Chinatown Busy with Shoppers Prepping for Imlek

Despite the scorching sun, people enthusiastically went shopping for Imlek decors on Glodok's Pancoran Street.

JANUARY 26 #LIFESTYLE

Father of Chinese Indonesians: How Gus Dur Revives Imlek

Thanks to Gus Dur, Chinese Indonesians can celebrate Imlek without the need to hide behind closed doors.

JANUARY 24 #LIFESTYLE

Keeping Chinese New Year Traditions Alive in Australia

Major cities in Australia will host a range of festivities on the 1st of February to mark the Year of the Tiger. 

JANUARY 23 #LIFESTYLE