Indonesia: Motorcycle, car sales could take hit

The government is trying to cool the supercharged vehicle loan sector with new down payment requirements. But the vehicle industry is crying foul.

By Maya Karim for Khabar Southeast Asia in Jakarta

May 20, 2012


Do you support campaigns by vigilante groups such as FPI to crack down on bars and restaurants that they believe are violating Islamic norms?

Photo Essay

A mother washes her daughter's hair with rice straw ashes in Pabuaran, Central Java, one day before Ramadan. It is a tradition said to cleanse heart and mind. [Andhika Bhakti/Khabar]

Ramadan: a time of reflection and togetherness

The month of fasting brings families and communities together for many special activities expressing tolerance, forbearance, creativity, charity and faith.