Jakarta Closes Cinemas, Nightclubs for Two Weeks

Governor Anies Baswedan issued an ordinance declaring a state of emergency for the capital last week.

#HEALTH

Millennials Could Play Key Role in Curbing Spread of Covid-19

One of Jokowi's "millennial aides" said young people should do more to help the government curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

MARCH 24 #HEALTH

GrabFood Starts Social Distancing and Non-Contact Delivery

To lessen physical contact during the Covid-19 pandemic, the app turns to non-contact delivery.

MARCH 18 #HEALTH

Greetings in the Time of Corona: Indonesia Introduces 'Elbow-Shake'

Indonesian officials avoid handshakes in a campaign to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

MARCH 12 #LIFESTYLE

Collaboration Vital to Improve Music Ecosystem: Education Ministry

The ministry will also issue a certification for local musicians to upskill them.

MARCH 11 #MUSIC

In the Name of Groove: Java Jazz 2020

Jakarta's annual jazz pilgrimage offers everything from groovy jazz to bluesy funk.

FEBRUARY 29 #MUSIC

Works Begin to Digitize Asean Cultural Heritage With Japan's Help

The preservation works have digitized 160 cultural heritages from Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand in its first phase.

FEBRUARY 29 #ARTS

VISION

Siloam Turns Shopping Center in South Jakarta Into Covid-19 Hospital

Siloam Hospitals has converted the old Lippo Plaza Mampang into a new facility to treat Covid-19 patients.

#EYEWITNESS

Siloam Turns Shopping Center in South Jakarta Into Covid-19 Hospital

Siloam Hospitals has converted the old Lippo Plaza Mampang into a new facility to treat Covid-19 patients.

March 30 #EYEWITNESS

'The Last Ideal Paradise': Radical Take on Idealization of Democracy

German artist Claudia Bosse brings her radical, experiential work to Jakarta for you to explore this weekend.

FEBRUARY 27 #ARTS

Come and See Cate Blanchett Read Art Manifestos at Museum MACAN

Berlin-based artist Julian Rosefeldt's 'Manifesto' comprises thirteen video installations featuring the Oscar-winning actress.

FEBRUARY 27 #ARTS

Why Let the Chicken Run? Melati Suryodarmo's First Solo Exhibition

The retrospective exhibition of the artist's performative works will be at Museum MACAN from Feb. 28 to May 31.

FEBRUARY 27 #ARTS

Java Jazz Festival Returns to Jakarta With The Jacksons, Omar Apollo and Yuni Shara

The yearly jazz festival, one of the largest in the world, will kick off this Friday with performances by local and international artists.

FEBRUARY 26 #MUSIC

Astindo's 'Best Travel Deal' Event Opens in Five Cities

For Rp 3 million only, a visitor may get an eight-day travel package to Kuala Lumpur including flight, hotel and tour.

FEBRUARY 21 #TRAVEL

'Festival Kebhinekaan': Religious Tolerance in Millennial-Friendly Packaging

Festival Kebhinekaan, kicking off on Friday in Jakarta, will be filled with day tours, film screenings and interfaith dialogues.

FEBRUARY 20 #RELIGION

'Habibie & Soeharto': New Book Tells Real Story of Rift Between Two Former Presidents

Author Andi Makmur Makka based most of the book on his interviews with the late former President B.J. Habibie.

FEBRUARY 17 #LITERATURE

Indonesia Fashion Week 2020 Is Coming in April

The ninth edition of the biggest fashion event in Indonesia will continue last year's Kalimantan theme.

FEBRUARY 13 #FASHION

Australian Film Festival Returns to Six Cities in Indonesia

The Australian Embassy is bringing back their annual film festival to Indonesia starting this weekend.

FEBRUARY 12 #FILM

A Balance of Art: Art Moments Jakarta 2020

Art Moments Jakarta 2020 will be held on Apr. 17 to Apr. 19 at Sheraton Grand Jakarta, Gandaria City.

FEBRUARY 12 #ARTS

Today's Workers Want Gym Membership, Concert Tickets in Health Benefits

They also want a fully digitalized healthcare insurance plan that skips paperwork.

FEBRUARY 08 #HEALTH

Relying on the Kindness of Others: How Art Collectives Survive in Indonesia

Sponsors often baulk from giving funding to the arts since they can't claim it as tax deduction.

FEBRUARY 06 #ARTS

Outta Sight, Outta Mind: the Experience of Living as a Refugee in Jakarta

Refugee communities in Jakarta hold a weekend of talks and workshops to share their often invisible stories.

JANUARY 31 #HUMAN RIGHTS