America Mourns Heroes, Rock Icons and Sporting Legends in 2016

The United States lost some literal and figurative pioneers in 2016 with the deaths of famed sons and daughters from John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, to Gwen Ifill, the first black woman to co-anchor a major US television newscast.

21 December 2016 | 11:42 AM


Comic Ernest Prakasa Returns to Silver Screen in Star-Studded 'Cek Toko Sebelah'

Comic Ernest Prakasa returns to the silver screen with "Cek Toko Sebelah,"or "Check Out the Shop Next Door," a story that digs into the comedy and drama of running a Chinese-Indonesian family business.

21 December 2016 | 10:20 AM


Miss Puerto Rico Crowned Miss World 2016

Puerto Rico's Stephanie Del Valle was crowned Miss World 2016 on Sunday, winning the top prize in the 66th edition of the pageant held this year in the United States.

21 December 2016 | 08:55 AM


First Airforce Action Movie in Indonesia to Start Shooting in March

Director of Indonesia's Oscar entry "Surat Dari Praha," or "Letters From Prague," said his new project is an airforce action film inspired by true events.

20 December 2016 | 02:11 PM


Sci-Fi, Sex and Celebs, Yet 'Passengers' Disappoints Critics

Film critics are feeling similarly let down by the movie overall. "Passengers" has a 30-percent approval rating on review aggregator RottenTomatoes.com and has so far been overlooked in Hollywood's awards season.

20 December 2016 | 09:14 AM


Author Digs Deep Into Indonesian Culinary History

Indonesian writer and historian Fadly Rahman tells the history of Indonesian cuisine in his new book "Jejak Rasa Nusantara: Sejarah Makanan Indonesia."

19 December 2016 | 01:29 PM


Rogue One' Scores Massive $155 Million Debut as Star Wars Fans Flock to Theaters

The "Star Wars" prequel scored the second largest December opening in history, the second largest launch of the year, and one of the top debuts in history, opening to a massive $155 million.

19 December 2016 | 12:35 PM


Celebrities Toast Tradition, Getting 'Love Going' in Christmas Wishes

From hoping the world can "get it together" in 2017 to reminiscing about Christmases filled with food and gifts, celebrities sent holiday greetings to fans as the festive season kicked into high gear.

19 December 2016 | 09:33 AM


Rumah Luwih Offers Royal Escape in East Coast of Bali

Rumah Luwih in Gianyar offers a welcome diversion from the busy and ever-so-hip Seminyak and yoga-obsessed Ubud crowd.

17 December 2016 | 04:17 PM


Jakarta Exhibition Showcases Traditional 'Ikat' Cloth From Ende, East Nusa Tenggara

An exhibition to promote ikat textiles from Ende, East Nusa Tenggara, is held at the Textile Museum in South Jakarta.

16 December 2016 | 04:11 PM