Foreign Workers Issue, Minister: We are Not Invaded

Foreign Workers Issue, Minister: We are Not Invaded

Justice and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly confirmed that foreign workers entering Indonesia will continue to be monitored. Yasonna predicted that at least 70,000 foreign workers will enter Indonesia every year

Two Russian Students Busking Around Jakarta, Indonesia

Two Russian Students Busking Around Jakarta, Indonesia

Two Russian university students Dimitrii Abdugafarov and Aleksandra Kolesnikova from Moscow State University, are stranded in Jakarta after losing their passports. Their situation is supposedly so dire that they were spotted and photographed busking at the Sudirman train station. The photo was posted online and quickly went viral on social media, Coconuts Jakarta reported.

Let’s Save Water: Crisis in Bali

Let’s Save Water: Crisis in Bali

Based on research, including interviews with 100 foreign tours in 2010, as many as 90% of those interviewed assumed that Bali still has abundant supplies of fresh water. 50% of those interviewed expressed surprise when informed of Bali’s water crisis. 68% of those informed of the crisis, pledged to try to conserve water if asked to do so by hotels in Bali, and 36% said they would willingly pay an environmental tax levy.