On Jan. 6, a young woman was murdered in front of a crowd at a high-end café in a very trendy mall. Cause of death: cyanide poisoning.
Shortly after the news broke last month about the death of Allya Siska Nadya and the alleged connection to chiropractic malpractice, authorities closed down several unlicensed chiropractic clinics
An Indonesian friend of mine recently posted a popular meme featuring Lee Min-ho, a rising South Korean star who advertises an Indonesian coffee brand juxtaposing Korean, English and Indonesian.
I used to joke that the month leading up to the Chinese New Year is the “Chinese appreciation month”, because it was the only time Chinese-Indonesian people and culture were exposed in Indonesi
The year 2016 has not gotten off to an auspicious start for Indonesia.
Regarding the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, people have the right to their opinions.
Imminent new supply from Iran and worries over a slowing China and its possible contagion effect sucked crude into a vortex right off the bat as trading began in 2016.
The recent bombings in Jakarta and other places in the world claimed by the Islamic State (IS) movement might seem to confirm the controversial “clash of civilizations” theory put forward by Sa
At the recent World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, global business and political leaders discussed the “fourth industrial revolution”.
With support from a group of youngsters, breast cancer patient Sunarti, 45, was creating traditional-motif bracelets in the patient’s lounge of a government cancer center just recently.
It has been 13 years since democracy icon and late former president Abdurrahman “Gus Dur” Wahid restored to Chinese-Indonesians the right to openly express their ethnic identity, including the
Indonesia, arguably the world’s largest archipelagic country with a vast diversity of cultures, rich in natural attractions and historical heritage, logged a mere 9.73 million foreign tourist arr
The 2009 Health Law clearly bans the sale of human organs for any reason.
In a marked contrast to his quick decision on the US$5.5 billion Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway project, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo seems to have been unwisely slow in making his decisi
The world is gearing up for a fight against the Zika virus, as evinced in the WHO’s call for an emergency meeting on Monday to find ways to eradicate the disease.
We find it difficult to understand why President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has insisted on launching the construction of the US$5.5 billion, 150-kilometer high-speed railway project linking Jakarta
Corrupt lawmakers are rejoicing this week after winning the right to amend Law No.
Society plays a key role in the fight against drugs anywhere in the world. A supportive society helps the authorities enforce the law, but the contrary enables criminals to operate with ease.
There was actually not much new in the revelation early this week from the Finance Ministry’s director general of intergovernment fiscal relations, Boediarso Teguh Widodo, that as of the end of l
Who has won and who has lost in the protracted quagmire dogging the Golkar Party that has finally led to a settlement?