Category Archive: Stories

Kim Jong goes to Bandung

The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be attending the April Asian-African conference in Indonesia, marking his first international official visit, Yonhap News Agency reported Sunday. “For Kim Jong-un … the Bandung [Indonesian… Continue reading

Kingston, Aceh

Aceh might be famous for its brutal application of Islamic sharia law, but it’s also where a certain intoxicating weed has been getting people high for generations. Marijuana sales once helped fund the 30-year… Continue reading

Indonesia to revoke the passports of citizens who support ISIS

President Joko Widodo has agreed to issue a regulation allowing the authorities to revoke the passports of citizens who support the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The move comes as more… Continue reading

Learning Islam for the wrong reason

A West Australian man was speeding when his motorbike collided with another in Indonesia, killing a local mother, a court has heard. Jake Drage, 23, has appeared in court for the first time… Continue reading

Swimming with pools

Two Indonesian opinion polls that judged ex-general Prabowo Subianto to have won last week’s presidential election were penalized Wednesday after refusing to be audited by the agency that oversees pollsters in the country.… Continue reading

Facelift for the Bemo

 Students from Multimedia Nusantara University (UMN) and University Technology of Sydney (UTS) paint a three-wheeled public mini vehicle— locally known as a bemo — in Karet, South Jakarta, on Monday. As many as… Continue reading

Indonesia 2,Nepal O… wow!

Nepal lost to Indonesia 0-2 in a friendly match held in Malang city of Indonesia today. Indonesia scored the first goal in the 5th minute and added the second in the 82nd minute… Continue reading

Holocaust Café

A controversial Nazi-themed cafe in Indonesia that closed last year after sparking international outrage has reopened with its walls still bearing swastikas and a painting of Adolf Hitler. The SoldatenKaffee (The Soldiers’ Cafe)… Continue reading

Dangdut for McLaren

After being officially unveiled a year ago, in its final production version, during the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, and then brought to several automotive events across the globe, the McLaren P1 is still… Continue reading

Hear the news

CNN will launch an Indonesian version of its 24-hour news channel from 2016. The local-language version will be hatched in partnership with PT Trans Media Corpora. “This agreement with one of the country’s… Continue reading

Horse Stamps

In a cooperation with Communications and Information ministry, Indonesian postal service, PT Pos Indonesia, on Tuesday issued a postal stamp to welcome Chinese New Year, local media reported. “The new postal stamp was… Continue reading

SBY turns his back to Kerry

Indonesia’s foreign minister says he is baffled by the latest report of a top-secret document about Australia spying on Indonesia and offering to share that information with the US, saying he was not… Continue reading