Updated Monday, March 31, 2014 0:08 am TWN
Balinese Hindus marched to the beaches, major rivers, lakes and holy springs on Friday to perform Melasti, a ritual to cleanse temple paraphernalia and to recharge the supernatural power of the temple's sacred objects in preparation for Nyepi, the Hindu Day of Silence, which will fall on March 31.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
In the world of consumer products, all eyes are on Indonesia. If the country can manage inflation and political instability, reduce regulatory complexity, increase labor market flexibility and improve infrastructure, it could become the globe's next big prize. Over the next 15 years, Indonesia will gain 80 million new consumers, according to Euromonitor, accounting for 40 percent of the new consumers in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nation) over that period.
Monday, March 24, 2014
The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), so far a staunch supporter of the hugely wasteful government spending on the fuel subsidy, will have to bite the bullet if its candidate wins the July presidential election to lead the next government.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Monday, March 10, 2014
Plans are underway to raise awareness among Indonesian citizens living overseas about voting in the elections this year as the number of overseas voters has declined, an official has said.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Five Japanese scuba divers were found alive Monday clinging to a coral reef in rough waters off the Indonesian resort island of Bali three days after they went missing, officials said.
Monday, February 17, 2014
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