Travellers race to a tiny fishing village called Labuan Bajo in Indonesia that looks like Santorini

Labuan Bajo is a small town located at the western end of the large island of Flores in the Nusa Tenggara region of east Indonesia

Travellers race to a tiny fishing village that looks straight out of Santorini – but you’ll never guess how close it is to Australia Travellers are flocking to a tiny fishing town called Labuan Bajo in Indonesia The Loccal Collection Hotel looks like it could be based in Santorini, Greece There are white stone walls … Read more

Indonesian law enforcers welcome extradition treaty with Singapore, say it helps fight corruption

Hikmahanto Juwana, an international law professor from University of Indonesia noted that even before the treaty was signed by both countries, Singapore has repatriated a number of Indonesian fugitives. “But the process was slow because there was little legal umbrella to do so. It is based solely on Singapore’s close bilateral relationship with Indonesia,” he … Read more

Indonesian Vice President Opens ASEAN Islamic Conference in Bali

Kamis, 22 Desember 2022 – 16:30 WIB VIVA – Indonesian Vice President, Ma’ruf Amin opens the 2ndASEAN Islamic Conference at the Hilton Bali Hotel, Nusa Dua, Bali, on Thursday, December 22, 2023. In his remarks, Ma’ruf Amin invited all Muslims in Indonesia and ASEAN to optimize the momentum of the conference as well as possible. “Hopefully, this … Read more

Indonesian diplomats laud India’s rich culture at G20’s Working Group meeting

Indonesian diplomats Endy Kami Immanuel Ginting (Consul Protocol & Consular, Indonesia) and Dian Hayati Syamsuwir Kibe (Officer Economic, Indonesia) who were part of the first meeting of Development Working Group (DWG) under India’s G20 presidency lauded art and culture by Indian artists exhibited in Mumbai. Describing India’s rich culture, Endy said, “My experience is very … Read more

Envoy: 23,000 Indonesian domestic helpers approved to work in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: About 23,000 Indonesian domestic workers have been approved and processed for matching with employers in Malaysia. Indonesian Ambassador Hermono said the workers will be arriving in groups from mid-August once a pilot project is in operation through the One Channel System (OCS). “The pilot project through OCS will start in mid-August when the … Read more

Bank Indonesia intervention lifts rupiah from lowest position since 2020

JAKARTA, Sept 27 (Bloomberg): Bank Indonesia stepped in to prop up the rupiah for a second day, joining a host of other policy makers which are pushing back against a surging dollar. Indonesian authorities are intervening in the spot and domestic non-deliverable forwards markets to prevent the rupiah from weakening excessively, Edi Susianto, executive director … Read more

Commentary: After deadly stampede, Indonesian football reaches a tipping point

HOOLIGANISM TARNISHES INDONESIA’S FOOTBALL AMBITIONS The country is due to host next year’s FIFA men’s Under-23 World Cup and is in the running to host the 2023 AFC Asian Cup. These are major tournaments, the hosting of which confer significant reputational, economic and political benefits upon a country. Losing the right to stage one tournament … Read more

PM Lee, Indonesia President Joko Widodo discuss regional developments, Myanmar in bilateral meeting

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong discussed with Indonesian President Joko Widodo regional developments, including ASEAN’s next steps on Myanmar, at a bilateral meeting on Thursday evening (Nov 10). The meeting was held shortly after Mr Lee landed in Phnom Penh to attend the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summits. Mr Lee and President Jokowi have worked … Read more

Aussie model Natalie Roser shocked to discover BANANA on pizza at Indonesian restaurant

Aussie model is shocked to discover a restaurant serving BANANA on pizza: ‘Is this more common than I think?’ By Bridie Pearson-jones For Daily Mail Australia Published: 05:34 GMT, 17 November 2022 | Updated: 08:35 GMT, 17 November 2022 An Australian model has been left stunned after discovering a restaurant at her holiday resort in … Read more

Should Christians Support Indonesia Criminalizing…

Last week, Indonesia’s parliament approved a new penal code that received backlash from the United Nations and human rights groups inside and outside the Southeast Asian nation. The new code, which replaces a colonial-era code enacted while the archipelago was under Dutch rule, includes the criminalization of cohabitation and sex outside marriage, bans insulting the … Read more