Stories By Devianti Faridz
119 Oct 2014 Sun
Joko Widodo and Jusuf Kalla are scheduled to be sworn in as Indonesia's president and vice-president respectively at the parliament building on Monday (Oct 20).
207 Oct 2014 Tue
Indonesia put on its largest display of military might as it celebrated its 69th anniversary on Tuesday (Oct 7). The US$1.6 million display by the Air Force, Navy and Army was also part of a farewell to outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
303 Oct 2014 Fri
Indonesian entrepreneurs are finding novels ways to sell sacrificial animals ahead of the Hari Raya Haji celebration.
423 Sep 2014 Tue
According to a World Bank report released on Tuesday (Sep 23), Indonesia is now facing the smallest decline in poverty reduction in a decade.
522 Sep 2014 Mon
Plantation companies are paying local farmers to burn their land in order to bypass Indonesian restrictions preventing them from using slash-and-burn techniques.
621 Sep 2014 Sun
Hazy weather is affecting parts of Indonesia such as the provinces of South Sumatra and Riau. Firefighters deployed to put out these fires are finding it difficult working in remote conservation areas with dense forests and wild animals.
718 Sep 2014 Thu
The South Sumatran disaster mitigation agency has been carrying out water bombing operations since the beginning of September to combat Indonesia's hotspots.
817 Sep 2014 Wed
Singapore and Malaysia may have to endure poor air quality until at least the end of next month due to forest fires spreading in South Sumatra.
915 Sep 2014 Mon
Indonesia is planning to establish its first de-radicalisation centre to curb religious extremism and militancy. Inmates will receive spiritual and psychological counselling, apart from citizenship lessons and vocational training.
1005 Sep 2014 Fri
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Friday (Sep 5) launched seven projects worth US$1.1 billion as part of a 14-year masterplan to accelerate and expand Indonesia's economic development.