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National Holidays & Celebrations

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June 10, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 10, 2024

Mita Amalia Hapsari, Jakarta – The upcoming Indonesian Independence Day ceremony on August 17 will take place in two locations: Jakarta and the new capital, Nusantara (IKN) in Kalimanta

May 30, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 30, 2024

Thomas Rizal, Jakarta – While people usually look forward to taking a break from work, "too many holidays" can spell bad news for Indonesia's productivity.

May 24, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 24, 2024

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – The well-anticipated holidays are a boon to hotels and restaurants as many people go on vacation, according to the industry association.

May 21, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 21, 2024

Zhulfakar, Jakarta – The government's policy of granting additional days off to civil servants during major national holidays is unfair to private sector workers who do not receive the

Jakarta Globe - May 21, 2024

Hendro Dahlan Situmorang, Alfida Rizky Febrianna, Jakarta – Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah has addressed the ongoing debate about the impact of "too many holidays" on Indonesia's compet

May 19, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 19, 2024

Juan Ardya Guardiola, Jakarta – Indonesia's economic productivity is lagging behind its neighbors due to too many government-approved holidays each year, an economist said on Saturday.

May 15, 2024

Jakarta Post - May 15, 2024

Jakarta – A public opinion survey conducted by Indikator Politik Indonesia has found that an overwhelming majority of respondents were satisfied with the National Police in managing

April 29, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 29, 2024

Djibril Muhammad, Jakarta – A recent survey showed that most Eid travelers were satisfied with what the police had done in making sure that everyone got to return to their hometowns saf

April 19, 2024

Antara News - April 19, 2024

Jakarta – Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi stated that the people's movement during the 2024 Eid al-Fitr homecoming and return flow was recorded at more than 242 million.

April 13, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 13, 2024

Beritasatu Team, Jakarta – As the Eid al-Fitr holiday approaches, Indonesians across the archipelago are gearing up for the annual tradition of 'mudik' – returning to their hometowns.

Jakarta Globe - April 13, 2024

Heru Yustanto, Bogor – The surge of tourists to the Puncak area from Saturday morning until noon has resulted in severe traffic congestion towards various tourist destinations in Puncak

Jakarta Globe - April 13, 2024

Ilham Oktafian, Jakarta – The National Police Traffic Corps recorded a decrease of 15 percent in accidents during the 2024 Eid al-Fitr exodus compared to last year's Eid.

Jakarta Globe - April 13, 2024

Yustinus Patris Paat, Jakarta – The government has decided to implement a combination of in-office duty (work from office/WFO) and remote work (work from home/WFH) for civil servants on

April 12, 2024

Jakarta Post - April 12, 2024

Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – On expectations that the mudik (exodus) return traffic to Greater Jakarta will peak on Sunday and Monday, the government is calling on road travelers to st

April 11, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 11, 2024

Alfida Rizky Febrianna, Semarang – A bus operated by leading land transport operator Rosalia Indah careened into a roadside ditch in Central Java on Thursday, killing at least seven peo

April 9, 2024

Jakarta Post - April 9, 2024

Jakarta – Despite millions of vehicles having left Jakarta to return to their hometowns during the Idul Fitri mudik (exodus) season, a large number are still yet to depart, says

Jakarta Post - April 9, 2024

Jakarta – The National Police will continue the counterflow policy in the trans-Java toll road network during the Idul Fitri mudik (exodus) following a fatal crash in one section

Reuters - April 9, 2024

Jakarta – Aditya Nugraha, 21, was traveling from Jakarta to his hometown of Palembang, South Sumatra, over 500 kilometers away, to celebrate the Idul Fitri holiday this week.

April 8, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 8, 2024

Vinnilya Huanggrio, Jakarta – The government has already received thousands of complaints from Indonesian workers regarding their Eid bonuses.

Jakarta Post - April 8, 2024

Radhiyya Indra, Jakarta – The nearly 200 million Indonesians expected to make the journey home for the Idul Fitri holiday face a heightened risk of extreme weather in their travels, aut

April 7, 2024

Tempo - April 7, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The Manpower Ministry recorded 1,187 submitted cases regarding religious holiday allowance (THR) payments from April 4 to 6, 2024, received by the ministry's THR Comma

April 6, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - April 6, 2024

Jakarta – Every year, the Idul Fitri tradition of mudik (exodus) causes a great deal of excitement for more than 230 million Muslims in the country.

April 3, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 3, 2024

Alfida Rizky Febrianna, Jakarta – In a bid to alleviate congestion during the Eid travel period, the Directorate General of Railways (DJKA) under the Transportation Ministry has launche

April 2, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 2, 2024

Candra Kurnia & Usman & Chairul Fikri, Cirebon/Karawang – Indonesians have begun their Eid homecoming early, with motorcyclists from Jakarta and surrounding areas already making

April 1, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 1, 2024

Candra Kurnia, Jakarta – State-owned oil and gas company Pertamina forecasts a 20 to 25 percent increase in fuel consumption during the 2024 Eid al-Fitr holiday as compared to normal da

March 29, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 29, 2024

Monique Handa Shafira, Jakarta – The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) projects that the financial turnover during the 2024 Eid al-Fitr holiday period will reach Rp 15

March 20, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 20, 2024

Stefani Wijaya, Jakarta – The National Police will deploy 76,192 personnel to monitor the movement of millions of people who will be traveling for Eid al-Fitr homecoming in 2024.

March 13, 2024

Jakarta Post - March 13, 2024

Jakarta – The Transportation Ministry has predicted that more than 193 million people, or 71 percent of the country's population, are expected to participate the annual Idul Fitri tradi

March 12, 2024

Jakarta Post - March 12, 2024

Jakarta – Thousands of people living in the Greater Jakarta area went on vacation during the weekend that preceded Nyepi (Balinese Hindu Day of Silence), which fell on Monday this year.

Jakarta Globe - March 12, 2024

Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Jakarta – A survey conducted by the Transportation Ministry reveals that an estimated 193.6 million people, equivalent to approximately 71.7 percent of Indonesia'

February 9, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - February 9, 2024

Jakarta – Jakarta and many other cities have been dressing up ahead of Chinese New Year, with dragons made of wood visible in office buildings, shopping malls, markets and other public

February 8, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 8, 2024

Elan Suherlan & Heru Yustanto, Bogor/Bandung – Long traffic jams have been reported in various tourist destinations in West Java, such as Puncak in Bogor and Bandung.

January 1, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 1, 2024

Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Surakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo conveyed New Year's greetings for 2024 through his Instagram account @jokowi on Monday.

Jakarta Globe - January 1, 2024

Usman, Karawang – A tragic incident unfolded on Sunday along the Jakarta-Cikampek Toll Road (Japek) in Karawang Regency.

December 25, 2023

Tempo - December 25, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian police informed that hundred of thousands of travelers have hit the road during Christmas and New Year holiday season as 69,930 cars had left Jakarta fo

December 20, 2023

Tempo - December 20, 2023

Erwan Hartawan, Jakarta – Indonesia's electricity company PLN provided a total of 624 Public Electric Vehicle Charging (SPKLU) distributed across 411 strategic posts in anticipation of

December 18, 2023

Tempo - December 18, 2023

Yuni Rohmawati, Jakarta – The National Police planned to dispatch a total of 129,923 personnel to secure for Christmas and New Year 2024 through the annual operation called Operasi Lili

December 16, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - December 16, 2023

Jakarta – It is that time of the year again.

August 18, 2023

Jakarta Post - August 18, 2023

Jakarta – United States President Joe Biden has conveyed his well-wishes to Indonesia on the country's 78th Independence Day, which falls on Thursday.

August 17, 2023

Antara News - 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 Post - 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 Globe - August 16, 2023

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

Jakarta Post Editorial - August 16, 2023

Jakarta – As Indonesia celebrates its 78th Independence Day on Thursday, the nation again takes stock of its progress and achievements.

August 14, 2023

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Globe - 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

Tempo - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Globe - 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