Wednesday, 29th July 2015
Feature
  • Jakarta witnessing return flow of Lebaran holidaymakers
    20th July 2015
    After celebrating Idul Fitri or the Lebaran festive season in their hometowns and villages, thousands of people have started returning to their workplaces in Jakarta and elsewhere through ferry ports, bus terminals, and ...
  • Indonesia seeking to end dependence on imports for beef cattle
    20th July 2015
    Indonesia has yet to import feedlot cows mainly from Australia to make up for large shortfall in local supply of beef. With imports, the agriculture ministry could guarantee that the country has enough stocks of beef for ...
  • Muslims across Indonesia celebrate Eid together
    17th July 2015
    Muslims across Indonesia performed Eid prayers together on Friday after the government decided on Thursday evening that the crescent moon had been sighted in four locations. During an Isbat meeting, the government decided ...
  • Court`s ruling may lead to emergence of political dynasty
    16th July 2015
    Following a recent ruling of the Indonesia Constitutional Court regarding candidates participating in the regional head elections, some quarters expressed fear that it could lead to the formation of a political dynasty. On ...
  • Muslims in Indonesia poised for Lebaran festivities
    16th July 2015
    With July 17 just a day away, the Muslims across Indonesia are eagerly gearing up for the Idul Fitri or locally known as Lebaran festivities. Lebaran is the most celebrated of all festivals, and thus, Indonesian Muslims ...
  • Lebaran holiday travelers continue to throng ferry ports
    15th July 2015
    Thousands of Idul Fitri or Lebaran homebound travelers this year have been seen thronging the ferry ports of Merak in Banten and Bakauheni in Lampung. On Wednesday morning, or two days before D-Day, Merak and Bakauheni ...
  • Indonesian govt needs to improve preparations for upcoming local elections
    15th July 2015
    Indonesia is set to hold 269 regional head elections (pilkada) simultaneously on December 9, including nine gubernatorial elections, 224 district head elections, and 36 mayoral elections. On July 13, some four months before ...
  • Central java`s tourism destinations ready to welcome Lebaran tourists
    15th July 2015
    Several tourist destinations in Central Java are poised to welcome hundreds and thousands of Islamic post-fasting holidaymakers this year. Most of the tourist destinations there are ready to welcome the tourists with regard ...
  • Indonesian govt gears up to secure Idul Fitri exodus
    9th July 2015
    After fasting during the entire holy month of Ramadan, Indonesian Muslims, who account for nearly 90 percent of the countrys population, will celebrate the Eid Fitr, locally known as Idul Fitri, Islamic festival, on July 17 or ...
  • Indonesia promoting eco-tourism to protect rainforests
    9th July 2015
    Indonesia is promoting eco-tourism in numerous regions as one of the means of protecting its rainforests while helping the communities explore other alternative sources of incomes for sustainable development. The Heart of ...