For many Acehnese, memories of bloody conflict have made them more sympathetic to the plight of their fellow Muslim refugees.
Typical New Year’s celebrations such as firework displays, parades and other large gatherings are banned.
For President Joko Widodo, 2021 marks the year he seized the opportunity to tighten his grip on national politics.
While generally optimistic, the business players surveyed expressed concern about the protection of company and employee data.
Growth in the digital economy remained robust in 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic pushed digital adoption further.\
Currently, 11 Boeing 737 MAX 8s are operated by Indonesian carriers: one by Garuda Indonesia and 10 by Lion Air.
The wooden boat was first sighted two days ago, stranded about 70 nautical miles off the Indonesian coast.
Indonesia is the world’s second biggest contributor of plastic pollutants in the oceans, according to a 2019 study.
The nationwide tally is currently at 46 cases.
With international travel remaining largely limited, Jokowi was among the last few global leaders to resume diplomatic visits.