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JAKARTA (Reuters) - Activists in Indonesia on Thursday lauded the government's decision to ban public schools from making religious attire mandatory, a move that followed national outrage over non-Muslim students being forced to wear a hijab.
JAKARTA (The Straits Times/ANN): The Indonesian government has banned schools throughout the country from forcing students or faculty members to wear a tudung (Muslim headscarf) or any other religious attribute, saying the prerogative for such lies with the individual, not the institution.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): The series of weather disasters Indonesia experienced in early January could indicate that the country faces an increased risk of hydrometeorological hazards amid the ongoing climate crisis.
JAKARTA, Feb 1 (dpa): A young Sumatran tiger was released back to the wild in a national park in Indonesia's Aceh province after recovering from an injury sustained when it was trapped by a snare, the head of Aceh's conservation agency said on Monday.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): Researchers have urged authorities in West Kalimantan to develop better schemes to resolve conflicts surrounding the palm oil business as the region has been marred by decades of unsolved conflicts and ineffective resolution mechanisms.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo called for stronger global commitments to tackle climate change this week, but environmentalists are not buying it.
JAKARTA (Xinhua): Ten miners have been trapped underground as landslides struck a coal mine in South Kalimantan province in central Indonesia, a senior disaster official said on Tuesday (Jan 26).
PETALING JAYA: Migrant workers, refugees, asylum seekers and foreign spouses should be included in the mass Covid-19 vaccination programme, says the Migrant Workers’ Right to Redress Coalition (MWR2R).
AN agency tasked with restoring flammable peatlands and reducing fire risks has had its tenure extended for another four years after it missed key goals during its first term.
KUALA LUMPUR: Globaltec Formation Bhd’s subsidiary NuEnergy Gas Ltd has announced the discovery of natural gas in the Muara Enim Production Sharing Contract (PSC) area in Indonesia.