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Indians, Thais Most Confident of Travelling in the “New Normal”

By Siddhi Jain According to a new global study on travel in the post-COVID world, India and Thailand have the most citizens confident of travelling...

‘Nature-Positive’ Solutions Can Create 395 Million Jobs by 2030: Study

The global COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented job losses and economic uncertainty. As governments and businesses look to stimulate growth, a new study from...

Top 5 Hindu Temples to Visit Across Asia

According to many scholars, Hinduism is the world’s oldest religion, with roots dating back more than 4,000 years. Approximately 95 percent of the world’s...

Is Islamic Law Above Civil Law in Indonesia’s Aceh Province?

By Kashish Rai Recently on 21st April 2020, six people were flogged in Indonesia's Aceh Province for violating Islamic Law in an indoor ceremony which...

FGM is Embraced as a Traditional Practice in Indonesia: Research

By Nurhadi Sucahyo With a knife, a razor blade, scissors or a needle, half of Indonesia’s girls are circumcised, and a new study found that it...

Indonesia has the Poorest Education Sector in Southeast Asia: PISA Report

By Krithika Varagur Indonesian students are among the lowest performers in Southeast Asia, according to a recent report, The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA),  released  this...

Indonesia Plans to Close Giant Lizard Island to The Public to Conserve Rare Reptiles

Almost every day 20-year-old Rizaldian Syahputra puts on his blue uniform, laces up his high boots and leaves his wooden house on stilts for...

Concerns over China’s Growing Clout, Indonesia Still Hopeful About OBOR

Indonesia’s investment chief expressed optimism about the future of China’s massive One Belt One Road (OBOR) infrastructure initiative in his country, despite lingering domestic...

Court Documents: Indonesia Releases Seized North Korean Coal

VOA's Indonesian service contributed to this report, which originated in VOA's Korean service. Indonesia has released seized North Korean coal in apparent violation of U.N....

Vote Amid Tight Security, Indonesia Elections Witness Higher Youth Participation

Indonesians voted in national and regional elections Wednesday with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo widely expected to win a second term. However, late reports suggest...

Indonesia’s President Jokowi Expected to Win Second Term

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, facing Gen. Prabowo Subianto in a rematch, is widely expected to win a second term when Indonesians go to the...

Earthquake Measuring 6.1 Hits Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's Nusa Tenggara province on Sunday, but no tsunami alert was issued. The quake struck at 4.54 a.m.,...

Facebook Not Going To Allow Foreign-Funded Add That May Influence Indonesia’s Elections

Facebook says it will not allow foreign-funded advertisements for an upcoming presidential election in Indonesia, the world's third-largest democracy, hoping to allay concerns that...

Indonesian Government Forces Instagram to Close Pro-LGBT Account

Popular social network Instagram on Wednesday suspended an account which published comics discussing the problems and acceptance issues faced by the Muslim LGBT community in Indonesia. The move...

Calls for Quran Test of Indonesian Presidential Candidates Faces Criticism By Muslim Scholars

A recent call for a Quran test in Aceh province for Indonesian presidential candidates is facing strong criticism by Muslim scholars, who say the...

Earthquake Measuring 6.1 Strikes Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale rocked Indonesia's Papua Barat province on Friday, officials said. There was, however, no report of any...

Tsunami Strikes Beaches of Indonesia, Death Toll Rises to 168

A tsunami struck beaches along Indonesia’s Sunda Straits late Saturday local time. The death toll has risen to 168 people with about 745 injured,...

Indonesia’s E-Commerce Industry Grows Rapidly

With more than 140 million Internet users, Indonesia’s e-commerce industry has grown rapidly in the past decade, leading to calls for more government regulation...

Volcano Erupts in Indonesia

A volcano erupted in Indonesia's North Sulawesi province on Sunday, spewing a column of ash measuring 7.5 km to the sky, a disaster agency...

Road Safety At The Core of Women Empowerment For This Indonesian Startup

Iim Fahima Jachja cannot operate a vehicle and relies on a driver to get around the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, but that did not stop...

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This Indian Army Officer Has Developed The Country’s First indigenous 9mm ‘Machine Pistol’

Nagpur-based Indian Army officer Lt Col Prasad Bansod has developed the country's first indigenous 9 mm 'Machine Pistol', an official said here on Saturday. Working...