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‘Responsibility to Protect’ Principle Key to Prevent Mass Atrocities in SE Asia: Expert

R2P expands the definition of sovereignty as a right to also include duties and obligations. Noel Morada, director for regional diplomacy and capacity building at...

Deaths Rise Among Indonesian Drug Dealers Amid Fears of Philippines-Style Campaign

The rights group added that all the deaths involved police allegedly acting in self-defense or because the suspects resisted arrest, but that no independent...

Jakarta’s Thousand Islands to Hold Tidung Festival 2017

The Thousand Islands are among the ministry's top priority destinations. The ministry also hopes to boost foreign tourist visits which have so far been...

Thwarted Chemical Attack Points to Higher Sophistication of Terror Plots

"This time, they're not pressure-cooker bombs, but chemical bombs," Sr. Comr. Yusri Yunus, spokesman for the West Java Police, told the Jakarta Globe. "Through the...

Indonesian President Calls to Safeguard Pluralism From Extremist Threat

Religious tension in Indonesia has soared since late last year after Islamist-led rallies saw Jakarta's then governor, a member of a so-called double minority...

Indonesia Police Uncover Alleged Plot to Bomb Presidential Palace

Police have been concerned about suspected militants getting more sophisticated after twin pressure cooker bombs killed three police at a Jakarta bus station in...

Tourism Minister Praises Jember Fashion Carnival

Tourism Minister Praises Jember Fashion Carnival i Tourism Minister Arief Yahya recently praised the 2017 Jember Fashion Carnival as one of Indonesia's best festivals during...

Indonesia Graft Witness Worried About Safety Before His Death

Last month, Marliem, had been in contact with Indonesia's Witness and Victim Protection Agency (LPSK) on several occasions and also told media he had...

Angklung Music Group Tours Japan

For six days, the group will perform at the Sunpearl Arakawa Hall in Tokyo, while the Zushi Culture Plaza Hall will host the group's...

Djarot Launches Campaign to Encourage Jakartans to Visit Newly Renovated Monas

In 2016, the Coca Cola Foundation Indonesia also provided funding to renovate four indoor football courts, one basketball court and one volleyball court around...