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‘Indonesia Inc’ Targets 1.5 Million International Visitors From Ecotourism

"If they can be developed as special ecotourism destinations, that would be awesome," Arief said on Thursday (25/05). The Environment Ministry’s director of natural resources...

Memorial Services Held for Police Officers Killed in Kampung Melayu Terror Blast

Taufan's father Busono Heri, 60, and mother Asiah, 55, could not hold back tears when Suntana announced that Taufan had been given a posthumous...

Ahok Submits Resignation to Jokowi

"We are still awaiting a letter from the Jakarta High Court confirming the withdrawal of the appeal, an administrative requirement," Tjahjo said in a...

Bali Blues Fest to Start With a Bang: Balawan

"We will do a lot collaborations. Audience likes to see different styles of music," Balawan said. At the festival, Balawan will play with legendary drummer...

Jokowi Approves Two-Year Extension of Forest Moratorium

"While we are gathering enough material to decide on licensing and primary forest and peatland governance, the presidential instruction is extended for now," Siti...

Ministry Mulls Strategies to Transform Labuan Bajo Into Tourism Hotspot

Participants were divided into three groups, each with a focus on access, associations and amenities, respectively. Workshop participants were asked to invent creative solutions to...

South Korea’s New President Sends Special Envoy to Meet Jokowi

Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, who accompanied Jokowi during the meeting, said it reaffirmed South Korea’s commitment in investment, trade and economic cooperation with Indonesia,...

Sweden to Increase Cooperation With Indonesia to Fight Violence Against Children

In a separate joint statement sent to the media on Tuesday, the Swedish government and Indonesia's Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection said...

Alienation and Exile: Origin Stories of Indonesia’s Bajo Tribe

"The memory of the Sama-Bajau's ancestral domain has been forgotten after waves of migration. The tribe's oral tradition has suggested some possible origins, such...

Alienation and Exile: Origin Stories of Indonesia’s Bajo Tribe

"The memory of the Sama-Bajau's ancestral domain has been forgotten after waves of migration. The tribe's oral tradition has suggested some possible origins, such...