JAKARTA – Greenpeace Indonesia and the Indonesian Ulema Council have launched a fighting pollution campaign this week to mark the World Environment Day, on June 5, at Pondok Indah Grand Mosque in South Jakarta. “Plastic waste is a major issue in Indonesia. In 2015, Indonesia ranked second highest in the amount of waste produced,” Muharram …
BANTEN – Hesti Sutrisno, a Muslim Indonesian woman, wearing niqab, has a hobby of picking up stray dogs off the streets of her city Pamulang, southwest Indonesia, and taking care of them in her small house, which she has turned into a dog shelter. “The first stray dog I rescued was scrounging for food in …
A new Indonesian application catering to Muslim men seeking multiple wives will be released early next month, offering them a trusted, halal source for polygamy.
Helping them to come closer to Allah, an Indonesian clinic is offering Muslims a free laser removal of tattoos, on one condition to read and learn by heart Surah Ar-Rahman.
Former US president Barack Obama has called on world countries to stand up for tolerance, moderation and respect for others, warning that “aggressive nationalism” adopted by some countries could lead to chaos and violence.
A photo showing three Balinese footballers in Indonesia has gone viral on the internet, becoming a symbol of religious tolerance with a Muslim, Christian and Hindu players praying together.
JAKARTA – In the most high-profile outreach to Muslims by US new administration, US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday, April 20, toured the biggest mosque in Muslim-majority Indonesia, during a visit seen as a highly symbolic gesture from an administration that has been accused of stoking Islamophobia.
Three teams from Turkey and Pakistan won gold and bronze medals at the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) world championship held in Boston, US on 30 October 2016. The iGEM is an annual, international student competition in synthetic biology. Two teams from Turkey’s METU-HS-Ankara High School received gold medals and were nominated for the best …
Fashionable modest Islamic designs will hit the catwalk at Jakarta’s first ever Muslim Fashion Festival, stealing the camera lights with designs that designs that blend the traditional Muslim headscarf with haute couture.