Caranissa Djatmiko

Caranissa is an editor at Indonesia Expat. She occassionally writes, dances and performs on stage.

Dating Foreigners in Indonesia – A Female Perspective

Embracing cultural diversity, achieving financial security, and having “melting-pot” families; there are plenty of reasons why some people embrace cross-cultural...

Preserving Indonesian Fabric: Sumbanese Tenun

The government, private associations and other local initiatives are now beginning to use tenun ikat Sumba–traditional, handwoven textiles from Sumba–to...

Clean Up Jakarta Day 2017: Five Years of Tackling The Capital City’s Rubbish Problem

Since 2013, Clean Up Jakarta Day has been galvanizing local and expatriate communities in Jakarta to help solve the capital city’s prolonged waste management crisis....

The Voices of Young Photographers in Indonesia

Three young and influential Indonesian photographers discuss various outlooks on photography and how this particular medium shaped their lives. Reza Riwandi, Satrio...

Can Millennials Really Create Change?

Caranissa Djatmiko discusses why Millennials are more than just a group of smartphone zombies and how technology provides the necessary tools to help guide this...

When Indonesia and Japan Take Centre Stage

Indonesia and Japan are solidifying their bilateral relationship by co-producing a theatre show, directed by Japanese theatre maestro Tadashi Suzuki. Local producers are...

Blue Bird Adds New Feature to its Mobile App

Indonesia’s largest taxi brand recently launched the new Easy Ride feature as a means to maximize user experience. The latest addition was followed by Blue Bird’s...

Teaching in Indonesia’s Largest Trash Dump

Local organization Pesta Pendidikan is honoring the hardwork and service of teachers in Bantar Gebang, West Java, a community built in and around a landfill, by...

New Study Finds Indonesia’s 50 Most Valuable Brands

BrandZ has revealed Indonesia’s 50 Most Valuable Brands this year. From banking sector to food and dairy, see which brands made the cut. The new study suggests the...

What Companies Need to Know about Indonesia’s Salary Structure

In March, the Minister of Labor launched a new policy on salary structure for companies operating in the world’s largest archipelago. Here are some of the latest...

Tokopedia Announces $1.1b Investment from Alibaba

One of Indonesia’s largest e-commerce platforms has secured a major investment from Alibaba, making the Chinese e-commerce empire a minor shareholder in Tokopedia....

Embarking on the Perfect Getaway to Indonesia

Stretching over 5,200km from Sumatra to Papua, Indonesia is a massive island nation that is never easy to define. Ahead of its 72nd anniversary, Caranissa Djatmiko...

Odd-Even Traffic Regulation Extended to Bekasi Toll

The odd-even traffic policy will be extended along the Cikampek toll road, which connects Jakarta to Bekasi, West Java, from next week after a government announcement....

Jakarta Taxi Fare Fourth Cheapest In World: Study

The 2017 Taxi Price Index featured the world’s cheapest and priciest cities to take a taxi. Jakarta came out as the only city in Indonesia that made the count.  ...

Education Guide 2017

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