Jakarta distraught over flag mishap

Indonesia has accused the organisers of the Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia of negligence after its nondescript flag was printed upside down, making it look...

Aceh trans-women freed 

Twelve transgender women or waria arrested in shariah-run Aceh have been released from jail on the condition they act and dress as men and...

Indonesia hunts ‘halal’ measles jab

An Indonesian pharmaceutical manufacturer has said it is trying to design a "halal" measles-rubella vaccine amid concerns that Muslim parents might refuse to inoculate...

Malaysia, Indonesia threaten EU over palm oil ban

The European Union risks a trade war with Malaysia over its "grossly unfair" policies aimed at palm oil exports, according to nationalist Prime Minister...

Indonesia turns into timber, furnitures production amid trade war

THE Indonesian government is mulling over banking on its timber and furnitures industry to seize the momentum amid the ongoing trade war between the...

Southeast Asian central banks roll out anti-virus measures

Four central banks in Southeast Asia signaled aggressive policy action this week to curtail the impact of the new coronavirus. The central banks are from Indonesia, the...
Bat virus has to do something with the evolution of the Covid-19 virus, according to Laotian study.

Bat Virus, Cause of Covid-19 Evolution, Study Shows

The Covid-19 virus quickly transforms into different variants and continues to spread around the world. In just a matter of months, more and more...

Indonesia bucks downward trend

Argo Bromo Anggrek, a long-distance passenger train serving Jakarta to Surabaya route. Indonesia’s infrastructural investment is boosting the economy. Source: Wikimedia A new confidence in Asean’s largest economy is...

Jakarta steady as rupiah slides

Indonesian consumers are beginning to feel the effect of Donald Trump. Source: Wikimedia The Indonesian central bank concluded a policy meeting shortly after the US...

Aceh ‘gay’ men to be caned

A sharia court in Indonesia’s conservative Aceh province on Sumatra has sentenced two supposedly gay men to public caning, further undermining the archipelago's moderate...

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Myanmar is on the verge of an intensifying civil war due to the country's military rule. The military's displacement of Aung San Suu Kyi...
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