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.
One tonne of the drug, also known as shabu, was seized after a raid of a hotel in Serang in Banten on the island of Java.
Indonesia’s president has signed a decree giving the government the power to ban radical organisations, in a move aimed at outlawing groups behind an apparent rise in the political clout of hardline Islam.
Thanks to an airline promotion selling return flights for 500$. The surfing season has long been a popular time for surfing-mad Brazilians to flock to the archipelago but this is an unprecedented number of tickets sold in 2017.
Almost 100 child sex offenders from Australia have tried to enter Indonesia this year, which child advocates say underscores the need for world-first new Australian laws that will cancel the passports of paedophiles.
The 46-year-old Indonesian wife of a high-ranking police officer was apparently so appalled at being asked to remove her watch and place it in an X-ray machine that she attacked aviation security officers.
Sixteen-year-old Arpad Leclere spends his time between Bali and Belgium. He was largely raised in Indonesia and fortunate enough to be spending the majority of that time in the southern hemisphere just as it kicked off one of the best swell runs in recent memory.
Surfing Hawaii and Indonesia in 2017 with Michael Rodrigues, the underground Brazilian charger.
A slum area on Indonesia’s Java Island has become an unlikely tourist attraction, as well as a social media hit, after its homes were painted vivid colors to transform the district into what is now being called “Kampung Pelangi” (“Rainbow Village”).
Indonesian authorities foiled an attempt to illegally export more than 200,000 lobster eggs into Singapore through Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, reported the Jakarta Post on Sunday (Jun 11), as quoted from Channel News Asia.