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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

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

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.

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 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.

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

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

April 22, 2023

Jakarta Post - 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 Post - 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

Jakarta Post - April 21, 2023

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 Post Editorial - April 20, 2023

Jakarta – It seems that this Idul Fitri holiday season, everyone wants to break free.

April 19, 2023

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Globe - 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 Globe - 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

Jakarta Globe - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Tempo - 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

Tempo - 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

Jakarta Post - April 4, 2023

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 Post Editorial - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Globe - 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

Jakarta Globe - 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 Post Editorial - 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

Tempo - 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.