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  • Australia Spares No Mercy For Asylum Seekers

    Sun, August 25 2013 09:45

    In Indonesia, there is an old saying expressing one`s love of country, regardless of problems.  As the saying goes, "It is better to live in our own country, although there is rain of rocks, than in another country, even though it has rain of gold". But, in countries which are in turmoil or ....

  • Maluku to Have Spice Museum

    Thu, August 22 2013 09:12

    The province of Maluku, historically known as the Spice Islands, will soon have a spice museum, the first of its kind in Indonesia..

  • Good transport services ensure smooth transfers during Idul Fitri

    Wed, August 21 2013 21:31

    The Indonesian people`s tradition of celebrating Idul Fitri in their hometowns with their extended families often creates chaotic traffic jams and claims numerous lives. In 2012, the number of Idul Fitri travelers stood at 15,012,954. Data showed that 908 people were killed in traffic ....

  • Indonesians show solidarity with Egyptian people

    Sun, August 18 2013 20:29

    Following the escalation of the political tension and the increase in the number of fatalities in Egypt, a number of Indonesian NGOs organized rallies to show their solidarity with civilians who have become victims of mass killings..

  • Police to launch operations in wake of mysterious shootings

    Wed, August 14 2013 23:04

    The National Police will soon crack down on illegal possession of firearms, following the recent shooting attacks on police personnel and other targets, seen by security agencies as attempts to spread terror..

  • Ports still packed with returning holidaymakers

    Mon, August 12 2013 18:48

    After celebrating Lebaran festivities in their hometowns and villages for a week, thousands of returning holidaymakers continued to flock to ferry ports and bus terminals on Monday..

  • Idul Fitri exodus sees fewer traffic accidents

    Mon, August 12 2013 16:19

    The number of traffic accidents across Indonesia has decreased compared with the same time last year, despite the exodus of home-bound travelers for this year`s Idul Fitri festivities..

  • Flower Traders at Cemeteries Rake in Huge Profits

    Fri, August 9 2013 13:28

    Placing flowers on the graves of our loved ones adds colour to cemeteries, particularly during Idul Fitri holidays..

  • Indonesian Muslims Perform Idul Fitri Prayers in Peace

    Fri, August 9 2013 13:25

    On Thursday, millions of Muslims across Indonesia flocked to local mosques for Idul Fitri prayers in peace..

  • AEC implementation may cause shortage of skilled labor in Myanmar

    Fri, August 9 2013 00:18

    It was only 9 in the morning, but workers at the factory of Best Industrial Company Limited, a garment manufacturer, were already busy cutting and sewing fabric to be made into clothes..

Bad weather hampers rescue of sinking boat in Papua

Bad weather hampers rescue of sinking boat in PapuaBad weather in Yapen waters hampered the rescue effort of a sinking boat that carried 30 people in the area of Pasorae ...

S. Korean prosecutors raid office of sunken ferry operator

S. Korean prosecutors raid office of sunken ferry operatorSouth Korean prosecutors on Wednesday raided the office of the sunken ferry operator, the owners house and related ...

President opens Inacraft 2014

President opens Inacraft 2014President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, in the company of First Lady Ani Yudhoyono, opened the 16th Jakarta International ...

International football legends to visit Indonesia in May

International football legends to visit Indonesia in MayInternational football legends will visit Indonesia to play against Indonesian football players in an exhibition game ...

U.S. website picks 2NE1 as girl group to love

U.S. website picks 2NE1 as girl group to loveSouth Korean girl group 2NE1 has been chosen by U.S. media website BuzzFeed as one of "11 girl groups from around the ...