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Ubud Writers and Readers Festival Launch 2017 Program

The annual Ubud Writers and Readers Festival launched its full program Wednesday, Aug. 16, ahead of the October event with a speaker list including some of the top names...

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Comfort Food – Peking Duck Tacos

Food writer May Tien shares one of her most cherished recipes from her very own repertoire of Asian-American influenced cookery. I can’t remember when I ate my first...

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The ABCs of Fine Grilled Meat at AB Steak

AB Steak is a unique Korean-American barbeque concept by renowned chef Akira Back. Although dry-aged steak is the star of the show, the supporting cast of starters and...

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Jazz Gunung Bromo: The Yin And Yang of Music And Nature

Jazz Gunung Bromo, one of the country’s largest musical festival which has become a stalwart of the cultural calendar, will take place again this year August 18 and 19...

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Get to McGettigan’s

Excitement is constantly generated in Jakarta, especially in the world of food and drink. In Mega Kuningan – the neighbourly sprawl of five-star hotels, embassies and...

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Mathias Boe Says BCA Indonesia Open Marred By Abuse, Threats

While the player noted disliking teams is just part of the sporting world, he said he would not tolerate threats or abuse towards himself or his country.

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How to Make Homemade Martabak

Touted as the ultimate Indonesian street food, the martabak is a popular snack across the country. Almost every city serves this local favourite which can be found...

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Ramadan Crackdown Nets Formalin-Tofu Traders

The cases are a reminder to all to be cautious and properly inspect foods, particularly those bought at local markets from traders.

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Around the World in Seven Meals, Without Leaving Jakarta

Jakarta is a brilliant city for any foodie to explore. With food from every corner of the archipelago, it’s hard to run out of options. But for those nights you’re...

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Break Fast In Style: Jakarta’s Best Buka Puasa Meals

Ramadan is a special time of year in Jakarta. With the vast majority of the city participating in fasting, non-Muslim expats and locals are easily swept up in...

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7 Best Retirement Locations in Indonesia and The Cost of Property

Retirement does not only mean the point where a person stops working. The meaning of the word ‘retirement’ may vary for each person. However, retirement is often...

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A Beginner’s Manual to Eating Korean Food

As Korean food gains popularity worldwide, food writer May Tien explores the different facets of the cuisine and delves into the varied menu options available in...

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Jakarta’s Top Acupuncture Picks

Acupuncture is a 3,000-year-old healing technique from traditional Chinese medicine. It is known as a “complementary medical practice that entails stimulating certain...

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Foodie Heaven: Unique Restaurants in Jakarta You Must Try

Anyone who has been to Jakarta knows the bustling city is home to seemingly endless restaurants and cafes, satisfying any crave. But for those looking for a quirky or...

Education Guide 2017

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