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Climbing the Less Well-Known Peaks of Indonesia

As editor of the not-for-profit hiking website Gunung Bagging, I have spent the last few years exploring countless mountain peaks – both famous and obscure – that...

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Finding and Booking Flights on Your Phone

  School holidays are nearly upon us and I am sure you are busy planning for a trip somewhere. I think most of us just call the travel agent to get an idea flights...

Batavia – A Chinese Town Under Dutch Rule

No-one knows when the Chinese first hit what was to become Jakarta. Certainly, when the Dutch first arrived, in 1596, they found Chinese merchants manufacturing arak...

Presidential Art

Complex, contradictory and politically brilliant, Engineer Sukarno, the first president of the Republic of Indonesia, was a renowned lover of the arts and women. For the...

Moving forward

Religious Affairs

Easter recently came and went and so, with contrition on my mind, I took myself along to the Easter Sunday service of the Jakarta International Baptist Church. The...

Education Guide 2017

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