This Market Merchant is Ready to Spice Up Your Cooking

Meet Heri Setiawan, a 51-year-old man selling blended spices at Pasar Tebet, South Jakarta.

#LIFESTYLE

Namarina Ballerinas Tell "The Story of Man" in a Virtual Showcase

It has been over a decade since Namarina last performed “The Story of Man”.

FEBRUARY 24 #EYEWITNESS

This Men’s Category Bodybuilder Turns Out to Be a Woman

John Khan— a bodybuilder from Central Sulawesi competing in the men’s category— reveals that she was born a woman.

FEBRUARY 23 #SPORTS

Cancer Survivor Brings Hope to Children Living at Jakarta's Red Zone

Cancer survivor Desi Purwatuning dedicates herself to teaching orphaned and school dropout children in red zone Kojem.

FEBRUARY 22 #EYEWITNESS

Tamara Dewi Gondo Soerijo: From Miss Indonesia Finalist to Empowering Refugee Women

Tamara Dewi Gondo Soerijo has founded the Liberty Society community to educate and support refugee women.

FEBRUARY 09 #FASHION

Pro-Job Law Could Undermine Efforts to Clean the Ocean

The Job Creation Law has weakened climate activist’s hopes of full environmental action on the administration’s behalf.

FEBRUARY 08 #ENVIRONMENT

Melbourne Prepares for Year of the Ox

Much of cultural events are expected to have reduced crowds in strict adherence of the organizer’s Covid-safety plans.

FEBRUARY 03 #DIASPORA

VISION

"Women Aren’t Property": Activists Demand Protection from Sexual Violence

A recent survey by L'Oréal-IPSOS Indonesia found that 82 percent of Indonesian women interviewed claimed to have been harassed.

#EYEWITNESS

A Taste of Indonesia in Perth's Mid-Pandemic Food Scene

Serving a variety of Indonesian dishes, Manise Café and Monggo Restaurant managed to defeat all odds and thrive in Perth.

JANUARY 22 #LIFESTYLE

New Minister Sandiaga Unveils 2021 Plan for Pandemic-Hit Tourism

The plan includes continuing his predecessor Wishnutama Kusubandio's legacy of tourism grants and health protocol CHSE certifications.

DECEMBER 30 #TRAVEL

The Three Dewi Fashion Knights of Jakarta Fashion Week 2021

The trio's runaway marks the peak of Indonesia's largest fashion week event.

DECEMBER 06 #FASHION

Diageo’s Responsible Drinking Campaigns in Full Swing as Alcohol Ban Haunts

Diageo focuses on responsible drinking campaigns while the House of Representatives weighs in on banning alcoholic beverages.

DECEMBER 04 #LIFESTYLE

Jadipandai Provides ‘Entertaining’ Learning Platform

The platform is founded on an idea that education should be available for every element of the society.

NOVEMBER 28 #EDUCATION

The Chosen Ones: Dieng's Dreadlock-Haired Children

These children are believed to be the descendants of Kyai Kolodete, a clan leader of the semi-mythological kingdom Medang Kamulan.

NOVEMBER 21 #EYEWITNESS

National Gallery Exhibits Works of Unorthodox Artist Affandi

Affandi is famous for his unorthodox style and “honest approach” in mirroring the real circumstance facing the society around him.

NOVEMBER 11 #EYEWITNESS

More Restaurants Serve Comfort Food in These Stressful Times

Restaurants try to accomodate what the people need at home through comfort food and a more practical serving.

NOVEMBER 07 #LIFESTYLE

Pura Luhur Uluwatu Reopens Under Strict Health Protocols

Visitors, guards as well as pilgrims must abide by the health protocols when entering the temple.

OCTOBER 31 #EYEWITNESS

Bali Tourism Struggles to Survive during Pandemic

The tourism sector accounts for around 80 percent of the province’s revenue sources.

OCTOBER 27 #TRAVEL

Global Dive Community Shares Insights into Business Survival

Global dive business almost shuts entirely as 95 percent of destinations close their borders, including Indonesia

OCTOBER 14 #TRAVEL

Indonesia-Singapore Travel Corridor to Open for Applications in Two Weeks

The corridor allows essential business and official travel between the two countries to resume amid the Covid-19 pandemic. 

OCTOBER 12 #TRAVEL

Pandemic Hits Bali's Tourism Harder than the 2002 Attacks

Severe economic impacts from the coronavirus pandemic gave no time for Balinese to remember the deadly bombings 18 years ago.

OCTOBER 12 #TRAVEL