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March 31, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 31, 2024

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Three Indonesian badminton players have been banned for life, and five others have been suspended for varying periods, after being found guilty of match-fixin

March 12, 2024

Jakarta Post - March 12, 2024

Jakarta – Bogor Mayor Bima Arya Sugiarto has ordered all nightclubs, karaoke bars and massage parlors in the West Java city to close during the month of Ramadan as a sign of respect for

Jakarta Globe - March 12, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – In anticipation of the holy month of Ramadan, Jakarta's Tourism and Creative Economy Agency will temporarily close several nightlife venues and massage services.

November 20, 2023

Tempo - November 20, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Police officers claimed that they were compelled to fire tear gas in a bid to control the situation during a clash with supporters following the Indonesian League 2 fo

November 15, 2023

Tempo - November 15, 2023

Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – The Directorate General of Immigration granted a new type of visa to Coldplay, who is set to hold a concert at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Senayan

October 26, 2023

Tempo - October 26, 2023

Randy Fauzi Febriansyah, Jakarta – The Indonesian Football Association (PSSI) chairman Erick Thohir confirmed that his side will cancel its bid to host the 2034 World Cup.

October 11, 2023

New Mandala - October 11, 2023

Malang Corruption Watch – 1 October 2022 was the last day for Margaretha, a 17-year-old victim of Kanjuruhan football stadium disaster in Malang, East Java.

September 30, 2023

Agence France-Presse - September 30, 2023

Malang – Holding buckets of water, Cholifatul Nur sprinkles flowers planted at her young son's grave and wipes clean the stone slab where a scarf of his favourite team is draped a year

September 29, 2023

Channel News Asia - September 29, 2023

Nivell Rayda, Malang, Indonesia – There was a time in a not-so-distant past when for a few hours every weekend, the city of Malang in Indonesia would appear deserted.

August 29, 2023

The Diplomat - August 29, 2023

Aisyah Llewellyn – Two weeks ago, this column discussed the Indonesian Supreme Court's decision to slash the sentences of four convicted murderers, including two police officers, after

August 25, 2023

Agence France-Presse - August 25, 2023

Malang – Indonesia's Supreme Court has overturned the acquittal of two policemen accused of negligence that led to one of the deadliest stadium disasters in football history, jailing th

Al Jazeera - August 25, 2023

The families of some of the 135 people who died in Indonesia's Kanjuruhan Stadium disaster say they are still looking for justice after an appeals court overturned a ruling that freed t

August 16, 2023

Jakarta Post - August 16, 2023

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – As Greater Jakarta struggles to curb its perennial air pollution, the Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry has called for a swift solution to combat the risk tha

August 7, 2023

Jakarta Globe - August 7, 2023

Hendro D Situmorang, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo officially inaugurated Indonesia's largest indoor stadium on Monday, just three weeks before the opening of the FIBA Basket

July 15, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - July 15, 2023

Jakarta – Back in March, facing staunch opposition to the Israeli national team's participation in the FIFA U-20 World Cup, which Indonesia was expecting to host, President Joko "Jokowi

July 5, 2023

Agence France-Presse - July 5, 2023

Jakarta – The 2023 Association of National Olympic Committees World Beach Games have been cancelled after Bali pulled out as host a month before the event's scheduled start, organisers

June 7, 2023

Al Jazeera - June 7, 2023

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – When two police officers involved in the Kanjuruhan Stadium crush walked free from a Surabaya courtroom two months ago, Indonesians were outraged.

May 5, 2023

Jakarta Globe - May 5 2023

Theresia Silalahi, Bali – Bali Governor I Wayan Koster confirmed on Friday that Israel will not take part in the World Beach Games organized by the Association of National Olympic Commi

Tempo - May 5, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Cambodia has reportedly issued an apology to Indonesia over the upside-down Indonesian flag at the opening ceremony of the 2023 SEA Games at Morodok Techo National Sta

April 20, 2023

Jakarta Globe - April 20, 2023

Agnes Valentina Christa, Jakarta – A public survey conducted after Indonesia lost the right to host the U-20 FIFA World Cup due to opposition to Israel's participation by some political

April 19, 2023

Jakarta Post - April 19, 2023

Tunggul Wirajuda, Jakarta – Indonesia's licensed vendor for FIFA U-20 World Cup merchandise is scrambling to sell off its wares after the country lost its license to host the tournament

April 17, 2023

Jakarta Post - April 17, 2023

Ni Komang Erviani, Jakarta – Bali Governor Wayan Koster has clarified his repeated refusal to allow Israeli participation following his statement on Friday regarding the World Beach Gam

April 11, 2023

Jakarta Post - April 11, 2023

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – Despite many hoping that the country could have another crack at hosting an international soccer tournament following FIFA's cancelation of the Under-20 World Cup

April 9, 2023

Jakarta Globe - April 9, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta. Dream Theater has invited avid rock fan President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to attend their upcoming concert in Jakarta.

East Asia Forum - April 9, 2023

Liam Gammon – If you enjoy watching opposing teams fight each other to a scoreless draw, soccer's the sport for you.

April 7, 2023

Jakarta Globe - April 7 2023

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – World football governing body FIFA handed an administrative sanction to Indonesia after the country was stripped of the right to host the U-20 World Cup just

Reuters - April 7, 2023

Jakarta – Development fund allocated for Indonesia's soccer association is being frozen by FIFA after the country was stripped as hosts of this year's Under-20 World Cup, soccer's gover

April 5, 2023

The Diplomat - April 5, 2023

Dave Smith, Bali, Indonesia – A Hindu island floating in the middle of the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation, Bali is famed for its religious and cultural tolerance – an attr

April 3, 2023

Jakarta Post - April 3, 2023

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Indonesia lost its right to host the soccer U-20 World Cup tournament less than two months before kick-off because of a domestic controversy about the par

Jakarta Post Editorial - April 3, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia will never be a great soccer nation because our government and politicians say so.

April 1, 2023

Tempo - April 1, 2023

Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – Indonesian Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno estimated that the state may suffer losses reaching Rp3.7 trillion from the cancellation of t

Jakarta Globe - April 1 2023

Antara, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Saturday met with the Indonesian U-20 squad whose hope to play on the world stage was shattered after the country's dream to host the

Al Jazeera - April 1, 2023

Aisyah Llewellyn – Football-loving Indonesians have been left reeling after their country was stripped of the right to host the under-20 World Cup football tournament by the sport's gov

March 30, 2023

Reuters - March 30, 2023

Indonesia has been stripped of the right to host the Under-20 World Cup, Fifa has announced.

Jakarta Post Editorial - March 30, 2023

Jakarta – "Don't mix sports with politics." President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's statement on Tuesday was loud and clear, responding to the controversy on the participation of the Israeli t

Jakarta Post - March 30, 2023

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – Indonesian social media was set ablaze early on Thursday after world soccer's governing body FIFA announced the removal of Indonesia as the host of the U-20 World

Tempo - March 30, 2023

Desty Luthfiani, Jakarta – Husein, the field coordinator for the group of hardline protestors against the participation of Israel's national football team in the U-20 World Cup – which

Sydney Morning Herald - March 30, 2023

Chris Barrett, Singapore – In the surrounds of Denpasar's Taman Werdhi Budaya Art Centre, Indonesia's big moment on the world football stage was finally due to arrive on Friday.

March 29, 2023

Jakarta Globe - March 29, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesian Football Association (PSSI) Chairman Erick Thohir departed to the FIFA headquarters in Zurich on Tuesday evening to negotiate with the world football governing body

Fulcrum - March 29, 2023

Julia Lau – The politicisation of an international sporting event has highlighted domestic differences over Indonesia's role in the wider Muslim world.

March 28, 2023

Coconuts Jakarta - March 28, 2023

As Indonesia's hosting rights of the FIFA U-20 World Cup hang in the balance due to overwhelming anti-Israel sentiments, Solo's Mayor Gibran Rakabuming says he does not wish to see all

March 26, 2023

Jakarta Globe - March 26, 2023

BTV, Jakarta – The U-20 World Cup in Indonesia came to a shaky start with world football governing body FIFA canceling the group drawing in Bali scheduled for March 31, after the resort

March 25, 2023

Eurasia Review - March 25, 2023

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March 22, 2023

Sydney Morning Herald - March 22, 2023

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore/Jakarta – Football-mad Indonesia is preparing to stage its first major tournament, the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in May, but a row has erupted

March 21, 2023

Channel News Asia - March 21, 2023

Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – Lawyers representing some of the victims of a deadly stadium stampede in Indonesia are calling for new charges against police officers on duty when 135 people di

March 20, 2023

Associated Press - March 20, 2023

Andi Jatmiko, Jakarta – Dozens of conservative Muslims marched in Indonesia's capital on Monday to protests Israel's first-ever participation in the FIFA World Cup Under-20 in Indonesia

March 18, 2023

March 17, 2023

Tempo - March 17, 2023

Ade Ridwan Yandweputra, Jakarta – The light sentences handed out by the Surabaya District Court toward defendants of the Kanjuruhan football mass stampede disaster has sparked criticism

Kompas.com - March 17, 2023

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says there were a number of irregularities in the acquittal of two defendants in last yea

March 16, 2023

BBC News - March 16, 2023

Valdya Baraputri and Kelly Ng, Indonesia and Singapore – An Indonesian court has acquitted two policemen charged over the Kanjuruhan stadium crush last year, angering relatives of victi