Indonesian Ulema Council Condemns Koran Burning in Sweden

Indonesian Ulema Council Condemns Koran Burning in Sweden

Jakarta. The Indonesian Ulema Council, or MUI, denounces the burning of a copy of the Koran by a Danish-Swedish far-right politician during a recent protest outside the Turkish Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden. Rasmus Paludan, the leader of the Danish far-right political party Stram Kurs, set fire to a copy of the Koran when protesting outside … Read more

Megawati’s Megalomania Blurs Indonesia Election Picture

(MENAFN- Asia Times) JAKARTA – As the supreme leader of the ruling Indonesian Democratic Party for Struggle (PDI-P), Megawati Sukarnoputri delights in the stranglehold she has over the country’s largest party and the pivotal role she has in choosing what may well be the country’s next president. All that was on full display last week … Read more

Indonesian woman fined RM5,000 for misusing local’s IC for more than 20 years

MELAKA: An Indonesian hair stylist who has been misusing the identity card of a local for more than two decades was fined RM5,000 by the Magistrate’s Court in Ayer Keroh here on Thursday (Dec 8). Magistrate Nabilah Nizam imposed the fine on Linda Crystal, 38, after she pleaded guilty to the offence. The accused, from … Read more

Indonesian cosmetics brands see opportunity in halal products

JAKARTA — Companies offering halal cosmetics in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, are aiming to boost the international appeal of their products in Southeast Asia and beyond as they see potential in attracting more non-Islamic consumers. In 2014, Indonesia enacted a law requiring halal certification for a wide range of consumer products sold in the country. … 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

Indonesian diplomats laud India’s rich culture at G20 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 … Read more

World Cup in Qatar united the world and brought peoples closer: Indonesian minister

Khalid Tawalbeh Doha Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia HE Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno said that those who travel to Qatar to follow the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will have the full opportunity to get acquainted with a model of an Islamic country with all its culture, values and customs. … Read more

Indonesian angklung artistes regale football fans

Renowned angklung artistes from Indonesia enthralled football fans from various parts of the world with their dazzling performances for 11 days at Katara – the Cultural Village.The cultural event, in line with the FIFA World Cup 2022 celebrations, puts a spotlight on Indonesia’s rich culture and heritage with Saung Angklung Udjo’s live performances. It was … Read more

Indonesian trade promotion center announces annual expo; highlights consistent support from Saudi Arabia

Under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, and hosted by the Indonesian Ministry of Trade, the 37th edition of Trade Expo Indonesia (TEI) will commence on October 19; welcoming buyers, delegations, traders, and visitors to the annual trade exhibition in BSD City at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE). This … Read more

Indonesian Social Commerce Platform Super Raises $70 Million In Series C Funding Led By NEA

From left to right: Matthew Adrian, Gisella Tjoanda, Rendy Tanuwidjaja, Ani Nur Cholifah, Steven … [+] Wongsoredjo, Nabil Ishak, Debeasinta Budiman, Willy Haryanto, and Nabila Inaya Jannat. Super Indonesian social commerce platform Super raised $70 million in a Series C funding round led by U.S. based investor New Enterprise Associates (NEA), according to an announcement … Read more