Indonesian soccer faces pivotal moment after stadium disaster

Indonesian soccer faces pivotal moment after stadium disaster

Malang, Indonesia – The deadly stampede at an Indonesian soccer stadium has shaken the foundations of the country’s most popular sport and was the culmination of decades of mismanagement and violence, experts say. The tragedy a week ago that killed 131 people, including 32 children, in the aftermath of a top-tier match has forced officials … Read more

Indonesian prez says country won’t be hit with FIFA sanctions after stadium stampede

Indonesia won’t be slapped with sanctions from FIFA despite local authorities using tear gas inside a packed soccer stadium last week, sparking a deadly stampede and crush at exits that killed 131 people, including 17 kids. Indonesian President Joko Widodo said FIFA President Giani Infantino wrote him a letter outlining potential collaborations between soccer’s governing … Read more

From Javanese princesses to Rihanna: The rise of the strong dark woman | Advertising

For over 50 years, white skin has been the dominant beauty ideal in Indonesia. ‬Celebrities and models have mostly been white, and most people have aspired to have white skin.   But this wasn’t always the case. In pre-colonial times skin colour was thought and talked about in a wider variety of shades: not just white, but also … Read more

Indonesian interest in Love, Beauty and Planet spurred by changing attitudes and green marketing

A team of researchers from Telkom University and STIA Maulana Yusuf Banten in Western Indonesia surveyed consumers from the region to find what drove the purchase of Love, Beauty and Planet products. Love, Beauty and Planet was established in 2017 by personal care major Unilever, the maker of brand such as Dove and Lux, and … Read more

Six weeks after reopening, Bali wonders where the tourists are | Coronavirus pandemic News

Pererenan, Bali – Before the pandemic, Dicky, who like many Indonesians goes by only one name, earned up to $20 a day hawking shell craft jewellery to tourists on the crowded beaches of Bali’s southwest coast. But nearly two months after Indonesia reopened its doors to visitors from China and 18 other countries, the international … Read more

Indonesia still hopes pope will visit soon

Religious affairs minister says he wants Pope Francis to see ‘the beauty of diversity’ in Indonesia Indonesia’s Religious Affairs Minister Yaqut Cholil Qoumas is welcomed by Archbishop Yohanes Harun Yuwono, chairman of the Indonesian bishops’ Commission on Interreligious Relations and Beliefs, at its national conference in Bali on March 7. (Photo: Indonesian bishops’ website) Published: March 09, 2022 … Read more

Indonesian Billionaire Chairul Tanjung’s Trans Retail Teams Up With Bukalapak For Online Grocery Platform

Chairul Tanjung, founder and chairman of CT Corp., speaks during the Belt and Road Summit in Hong … [+] Kong, China, on September 11, 2017. Vivek Prakash/Bloomberg Trans Retail Indonesia, controlled by billionaire Chairul Tanjung, is teaming up with e-commerce unicorn Bukalapak and Singapore-based venture capital firm Growtheum Capital Partners to launch an online grocery … Read more

Halal oral care among top cosmetic export opportunities for Indonesia

This was according to the recent Indonesia Halal Markets Report 2021/2022 that was jointly published by Bank Indonesia, Indonesia Halal Lifestyle Center, and DinarStandard. With consumer spending of $184bn in 2020, Indonesia represents the largest halal consumer market in the world, accounting for 11.34% of global halal economy spend. However, Indonesia is only the ninth-largest … Read more

Putin and Xi to attend G20 summit, Indonesian president says, setting up showdown with Biden

CNN  —  The leaders of China and Russia both plan to attend November’s G20 summit, its host said Thursday, setting up a high-profile showdown with US President Joe Biden. Indonesian President Joko Widodo told Bloomberg in an interview that he’d received assurances from both Presidents Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin that they would attend the … Read more