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  • Public helps children build a better future

    The children of today are the future of tomorrow. This well-known, powerful statement is taken seriously by a number of Jakarta groups that aim to help children build a better…

  • Litterbugs to be fined or imprisoned in Bandung

    Watch out litterbugs: Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil will impose fines for littering starting on Dec. 1.

  • Airport begins construction of train station

    Construction on a train station at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport has started with the erection of a piling on a 7,200-hectare plot of land as a foundation for the station.

  • Commentary: Governance under Jokowi: So far so good

    Going into his second month in office, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has done quite a lot to allay concerns that his weak political position, particularly against a determined and bitter…

  • Candidates unite to stop Aburizal

    In a race against time, Golkar Party politicians challenging the leadership of Aburizal Bakrie have decided to jointly propose one candidate to challenge Aburizal’s reelection bid in the party’s national…

  • Indonesian dancing

    Scores of women perform a Balinese dance during the 2014 Indonesian Dance event (Indonesia Menari 2014) at the Grand Indonesia shopping mall in Jakarta on Sunday. At least 1,200 dancers…

  • Environmentally friendly crafts

    Several children participate in a workshop to make leather puppets with old plastic bottles at Taman Ismail Marzuki in Jakarta on Sunday. The workshop was organized as a part of…

  • Open-air movie theater back

    The Kineforum Misbar open-air movie theater is back this month for its second year running, aiming to reclaim public space and promote local movies.

  • Muslims, Buddhists team up to bring about peace for Rohingya

    Muslims and Buddhists in Indonesia are joining forces to push for conflict resolution in Myanmar, where the Rohingya Muslim minority has been persecuted and denied citizenship for more than three…

  • Four die, one missing in landslide

    At least four people died and a 4-month-old baby went missing in a landslide that hit Sibio Bio village in Sibabangun, Central Tapanuli, North Sumatra, at 1 a.m. on Saturday.