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Some Weird and Wonderful Indonesian Folk Beliefs

Some Weird and Wonderful Indonesian Folk Beliefs

Superstition runs thick in this country, from ghosts and spirits to karma and lucky charms. It’s a wonderfully rich culture and because of that we’re presented with some fantastic beliefs of the villages of Indonesia.

Gay Couple in Indonesia Face Caning for Having Sex

Gay Couple in Indonesia Face Caning for Having Sex

Marzuki, the Shariah police’s chief investigator, said Saturday that residents in a neighborhood of the provincial capital, Banda Aceh, reported the men, aged 23 and 20, to police on March 29.

Indonesia Named One of The Most Maritime Piracy Affected Regions

Indonesia Named One of The Most Maritime Piracy Affected Regions

The threat of Maritime Piracy has grown enormously in past few years specially in Piracy Affected Regions. The news that some pirates attack some crew members and looted a ship is now becoming quite common these days and it should have to be prevented. They not only demand ransom against crew members but also threaten […]

Five Destinations in Indonesia To Visit in 2017

Five Destinations in Indonesia To Visit in 2017

With the rise of infrastructure development and government efforts to promote local tourism, travelers now have more opportunities to visit every corner of Indonesia. The Jakarta Post has compiled five Indonesian destinations that you should add to your travel bucket list this year.

Indonesia Sees Increase in Illegal Wildlife Trade

Indonesia Sees Increase in Illegal Wildlife Trade

Wildlife Conservation Society – Indonesia Program (WCS-IP) noted that volume of illegal wildlife trade has quadrupled since 2010 with a value of Rp13 trillion per year.

Garuda Indonesia Flight Delayed for Six Hours Over Bomb Joke

Garuda Indonesia Flight Delayed for Six Hours Over Bomb Joke

National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia delayed a flight departing for Jakarta from Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport in Makassar, South Sulawesi, on Friday after a passenger claimed he was carrying a bomb, as quoted from The Jakarta Post.

Indonesia to Reduce Plastic Wastes by 70 Percent

Indonesia to Reduce Plastic Wastes by 70 Percent

The Indonesian government is committed to reducing plastic wastes by 70 percent by the end of 2025, initiated with the launch of a national action plan for tackling plastic wastes in oceans