Jason Hue

A milk bottle in one hand and a Blackberry in the other hand, Jason hails from neighboring Malaysia and currently resides in Jakarta with his better-half and chatty little princess.

The Living Dead

Benjamin Franklin once said, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.’’ While one occurs habitually, from an artisan coffee...

Shuttlecock

Rhyme Time: Indonesian Badminton

Its origins can be traced back to a game called Poona, British soldiers felt it was fun when they played it in India, So the blokes decided to bring it back to the land...

Jokowi

Jokowi’s Resolution: Must Reduce Traffic

During the 2nd half of 2012, the whole of Jakarta was plastered with banners and posters of potential candidates all vying for Jakarta’s top position. The election had...

Outlook: Indonesian Infrastructure

Solid infrastructure is a key ingredient to a nation’s development. All countries need efficient transportation, energy and sanitation in order to provide a decent...

In a Daze

The scene is all too familiar; the waving of a pocket-watch back and forth, followed by the mumblings of ‘Yes, Master!’  While it was popularized by Hollywood and...

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Green is not just another colour, these days everyone’s talking green; not US Dollar-green but green as a synonym for the environment. Property developers are selling...

Summer Flames

Bring out the bikinis and heat up the barbeque grills- it’s that time of the year. Throughout summer, our buddies in the U.S. throw BBQ parties, while our pals in...

Migrant Worker Quandary: To be Overworked? Or Have No Work at All?

At a run-down bus terminal in a small village, Yanti couldn’t hold back her tears as she hugs her three year old son while waiting to board a bus to the airport. She...

Selamat Datang di Indonesia

In Soekarno-Hatta Airport (Jakarta) you may have had an unpleasant experience to share. By the end of this article, I hope that you are able to pick up some pointers,...

Education Extremes

‘‘I believe the children are our future, teach them well and let them lead the way’’.  I couldn’t agree more with this excerpt from the first verse of an...

Education Guide 2017

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