Indonesia preparing for change in its currency

Officials and regular citizens call for a comprehensive awareness campaign before proposed new banknotes are put into circulation.

By Okky David Feliantiar for Khabar Southeast Asia in Jakarta and Yogyakarta

January 15, 2013


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.