Jakarta – United States President Joe Biden has conveyed his well-wishes to Indonesia on the country's 78th Independence Day, which falls on Thursday.
National Holidays & Celebrations
August 18, 2023
August 17, 2023
Evarukdijati, Kenzu, Jayapura, Papua – Papua Regional Police Chief, Inspector General Mathius Fakhiri, stated that the ceremony of the 78th Anniversary of Indonesian Independence in Pap
August 16, 2023
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has continued the tradition of wearing customary regional attire while delivering his annual State of the Nation address.
Jakarta – As Indonesia celebrates its 78th Independence Day on Thursday, the nation again takes stock of its progress and achievements.
Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – Former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, better known as SBY, was not present at the annual joint session of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR), the cou
August 14, 2023
Jakarta – As part of Indonesia's 78th Indonesian Independence Day celebrations, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo presented on Monday honorary awards to 18 figures including the world gove
June 28, 2023
Investor Daily, Jakarta – Indonesians across the archipelago are enjoying a long holiday for Eid al-Adha, but the extended weekend has sparked concerns in the manufacturing industry.
April 30, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – Eid al-Fitr, which fell on April 22, 2023, raised hopes of positive shifts in Indonesia's tourism sector.
April 29, 2023
Endy Bayuni, Jakarta – The Idul Fitri holiday this year came and went without the massive congestion that usually clogs the country's roads and ferry ports.
April 27, 2023
April 26, 2023
Suherdjoko, 600000 – This year's mudik (exodus) has seen fewer traffic accidents, Coordinating Human Development and Culture Minister Muhadjir Effendy reported on Monday.
April 24, 2023
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Monday urged Eid holiday travelers to postpone their return trips as toll roads are expected to get extremely packed with
April 22, 2023
Jakarta/Batam – Muslims have welcomed Idul Fitri with festivities to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan after three years of muted celebrations due to COVID-19-induced re
April 21, 2023
Jakarta – The government announced on Thursday evening that the first day of the month of Syawal, which marks the Idul Fitri celebration, will fall on Saturday following an isbat (confi
News Desk, Jakarta – Jakarta will see the peak of the return flow of people celebrating Idul Fitri on Tuesday, the end of the seven day holiday period, a senior minister has said.
April 20, 2023
Jakarta – It seems that this Idul Fitri holiday season, everyone wants to break free.
April 19, 2023
Radhiyya Indra, Jakarta – As Idul Fitri approaches, more and more fireworks will start blasting off in the country, a diversion that can have a dark side.
April 15, 2023
BeritaSatu, Jakarta – State-owned insurance company Jasa Raharja said they would pay the entire hospital bills for people who get involved in traffic accidents this upcoming Ramadan exo
April 14, 2023
Jakarta – The toll road between Cikopo and Palimanan, also known as Cipali, and the Merak ferry port in the western tip of Java Island will take the brunt of the massive spike in vehicl
April 12, 2023
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The government is advising travelers during the Ramadan exodus against using motorbikes when they head back to their hometowns as these two-wheelers are hi
April 10, 2023
Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – The government is urging holidaymakers to start traveling to their hometowns earlier in hopes of avoiding widespread traffic congestion during the upcoming Idul F
April 6, 2023
Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – Indonesian super app Gojek confirmed that it did not allocate Eid holiday allowances (THR) for drivers due to the partnership relationship between them.
April 4, 2023
Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – Indonesian Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno targeted the economic impact during the Eid al-Fitr or Lebaran holiday to be between Rp100 trillion
Suherdjoko, Semarang – People traveling to their hometowns for Idul Fitri during mudik (exodus) this year are expected to use a total of 27.32 million private cars and 25.13 mill
January 21, 2023
Jakarta – Now that the COVID-19 pandemic seems to have become manageable, if not under control, people and businesses are looking forward to another joyous celebration of the Lunar New
January 19, 2023
Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – Small business owners and customers alike are enthusiastic about the prospect of a restriction-free Lunar New Year.
January 12, 2023
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Many Indonesians will not hesitate to spend their yearly bonus, locally known as tunjangan hari raya or THR, this Ramadan, according to a joint survey by a
December 31, 2022
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – It is not a New Year's eve celebration without the iconic paper trumpets.
December 23, 2022
Jakarta – This Christmas season has brought especially good news to the country's Christians, both Protestant and Catholic, because for the first time since COVID-19 cases were discover
December 19, 2022
M Faiz Zaki, Jakarta – Head of Public Relation of the Metro Jaya Police Sr. Commr Endra Zulpan stated that the Police will provide security at 1,385 churches during Christmas.
December 16, 2022
Stevani Wijaya, Jakarta – The National Police said Friday they will deploy up to 166,000 personnel across the country for the annual security assignment called Operation Candle during t
December 15, 2022
Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – Both the government and business players are preparing to embrace two major holidays, Christmas and New Year, which it is hoped will be catalysts in sp
May 21, 2022
Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – While tens of millions of Indonesians jumped at the opportunity to visit their family homes for Idul Fitri earlier this month after a two-year hiatus,
May 10, 2022
Antara, Jakarta – The Ministry of Manpower has assured of action on reports related to the payment of the Eid allowance (THR) that have been received by its 2022 THR Command Post.
May 9, 2022
Antara, Jakarta – Civil servants are allowed to work from home this whole week to help ease traffic congestion as millions of people are returning to the capital city from their hometow
May 8, 2022
Vento Saudale & Heru Andriyanto, Bogor – Police have confiscated an ambulance used to transport a dozen people to the Puncak resort area in Bogor and another car modified to look li
May 7, 2022
Beritasatu, Jakarta – At least 476 people were killed in traffic accidents during the last week of Ramadan and the following three days when Indonesian Muslims celebrated their biggest
May 1, 2022
Antara, Jakarta – The majority of Eid homecomers, who were driving by car from Jakarta, Bekasi, and South Tangerang, took approximately about 10-11 hours to reach Merak Port, Cilegon, B
April 30, 2022
Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – With a suitcase full of clothes and gifts for her nieces and nephews back home, Lily Hapsari travelled from Jakarta by train to her hometown in Central Java prov
Jakarta – An aerial view of vehicles lining up on toll roads used to evoke a feeling of hopelessness for many Muslims wishing to spend their Idul Fitri holiday with their families in th
April 29, 2022
Jakarta (Agencies) – Millions of Indonesians were travelling to their hometowns on Thursday in an annual exodus from Jakarta and other major cities before the Idul Fitri holidays, a tra
April 27, 2022
News Desk, Jakarta – Despite the country' improving COVID-19 situation, only 15.9 percent of the population intend to go on mudik (exodus) to celebrate Idul Fitri in their hometo
April 24, 2022
Antara, Jakarta – The government has made COVID-19 vaccine booster shots mandatory for Eid homecoming travelers, a spokesperson has said.
April 16, 2022
Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Jakarta – Indonesian civil servants, policemen, and soldiers will soon receive bonuses equivalent to their one-month salary plus some benefits before the end of t
April 13, 2022
Jakarta – The Transportation Ministry plans to provide more free mudik (exodus) trips for Idul Fitri 2022, for a total of 21,000 trips.
April 9, 2022
Jakarta – Holidaymakers who want a trouble-free Idul Fitri journey will need a COVID-19 booster shot. Why?
April 7, 2022
Jakarta – The government has declared May 2 and 3 national Idul Fitri holidays, alongside mandatory collective leave on April 29 and May 4 to 6, an arrangement that will see many office
April 6, 2022
Seems like Indonesia's coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture Muhadjir Effendy had gotten too excited about announcing the return of cuti bersama or collective leave da
March 24, 2022
Jakarta – The government will lift a ban on domestic travel during the Muslim holiday season of Idul Fitri in early May, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said on Wednesday, after banning
March 2, 2022
In the long weekend that just passed, Puncak, the popular mountainous destination in West Java, saw massive traffic congestion that reportedly lasted up to dozens of hours.