Thursday, September 28, 2023

B20 Indonesia Sets Highest Attendance

Around 2,000 delegates and participants were present at the venue during the opening day of the two-day conference in Nusa Dua.


Arms Industry Big Guns Take Part in Indo Defence 2022

The organizers said more than 900 defense companies from 60 countries including the host were taking part in the four-day exhibition.


Sulawesi’s First Trains Begin Transporting Passengers in Trial 

The government has been determined to build railway tracks from Makassar in South Sulawesi to Manado in North Sulawesi since 2001.


Aftermath of Worst Football Tragedy in 21st Century

According to an estimate, at least 42,000 people attended the match in the stadium prior to the incident that killed at least 131 people.


These Photos Could Signal Premature End to Prabowo Coalition

Muhaimin talked about a potential collaboration with PDI-P for the 2024 election just a month after he forged a coalition with Gerindra.


Hundreds of Protesters, Students Rally for Climate Action

The protests criticize the Indonesian government’s indifference towards the climate crisis. 


Infamous Couple Ferdy Sambo, Putri Reunited in Murder Scene Reenactment

The couple is accused of murdering low-ranking policeman Nofriansyah Yosua at Ferdy's official residence in Jakarta on July 8.


Maybank Marathon 2022: See You at the Finish Line

The long-awaited road race had 10,000 runners —of different categories, ages, nationalities— aiming for the finish line.


City Gov’t Wants Building Owners along Sudirman-Thamrin to Remove Fences

Why should building owners demolish fences when many government buildings are still surrounded by fences of more than two meters in height?


Country in Celebratory Mood

President Joko Widodo led the ceremony at the State Palace where all guests were required to wear traditional dresses.


Pandemic Causes Reversal in Poverty Reduction

The Covid-19 pandemic has increased the poverty rate in Indonesia.


Citayam Fashion Week Becomes Internet Sensation

Teenagers from Jakarta's outskirts turned a pedestrian crossing on Jalan Sudirman into a fashion catwalk.


Students in Bogor Hitchhike Truck to School Every Morning

The students have to hitchhike a truck to get through the rocky, damaged road to school.


Alliance To End Plastic Waste Launches $29m Bersih Indonesia Program in Malang

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste aims to provide integrated waste management services for 2.6 million peoples by 2025 in Malang Regency


Rusunawa Marunda Residents Live Surrounded by Dust and Coal Ash

Rusunawa Marunda residents have to live surrounded by ash particles coming from nearby coal unloading activities.


Wider Opportunities for Women in Male-Dominated PLN

Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) opens ample opportunities for women to work in a more diverse and equal role at the company.


Nurturing Islamic School Students of Eastern Indonesia

About 80 percent of the students in AFKN come from the eastern part of Indonesia.


Student Rally Turns Violent Near Parliament Complex

A clash between protesters and riot police broke as tension escalated near the main gate of the legislature compound on Jalan Gatot Subroto.


First Friday Prayer of Ramadan at Istiqlal Mosque

Istiqlal Mosque has finally reopened and now allows worshippers to pray without having to maintain physical distancing during Ramadan.


Torchlight Parade Welcomes Ramadan in Jakarta

The torchlight parade marked the return of Ramadhan-related festivals after a two-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic.