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Indonesian Promotes Tempe at Harvard

Amadeus Driando Ahnan of the Indonesian Tempe Movement (ITM) discussed the Indonesian delicacy at Harvard Business School on November 7. Ambassador Budi Bowoleksono said...

Protecting the World’s Reefs

The Misool Foundation is campaigning for a marine reserve, a no-take zone that protects 300,000 acres of the most acclaimed coral reefs in Indonesia. Misool Foundation,...

Saving the Slow Loris

The Kukangku Foundation (My Loris) is holding a special campaign to protect lorises from the threat of extinction due to hunting, trading and forestry maintenance...

How to Get Poor Fast

One of the most popular ways to get rich in Indonesia is through politics. There are endless possibilities for self-enrichment through abuse of power. When...

RE: Maid in Indonesia

Dear Editor, “Maid in Indonesia” touches upon a few very important items that most foreigners who live and work here can appreciate. Having employed a few domestic...

The Role of Contemporary Art Museums in Indonesian Society

With the recent opening of the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Jakarta, its Director Aaron Seeto reflects on the expanded role of major art institutions in...

1001 Books for Indonesian Children

Since 2002, 1001buku Foundation has been campaigning to provide equal access to books for Indonesian children. While technology and Internet access continue to grow in...

Saving the Forest: The #30Claps Movement

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Indonesia is starting an online movement called #30claps to save the forests of Indonesia. The #30claps movement encourages people to clap...

The Fight Against Paediatric Cancer

Yayasan Pita Kuning Anak Indonesia (Yellow Ribbon) is campaigning for funds and access to treatments for children who have been diagnosed with cancer across Indonesia....

Phony Document & Sweepstakes Hustles

Imagine finding a cheque for US$350,000, or picking up a winning sweepstakes ticket on the street. Too good to be true? Yes, it’s an all-too-common scam in Indonesia....

Maid in Indonesia

One giant sweep for mankind… Maids, domestic helpers or pembantu as they are known in Indonesian can hold their mops proudly aloft with their illustrious forebears,...

A Quick Guide to Government Mandated SIM Card Registration

As previously reported, the Communications and Information Ministry has issued a regulation which requires all prepaid SIM card users to register their phone number with...

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...

Saving Man’s Best Friend

The Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN) is campaigning against the dog meat trade across Indonesia. The ongoing campaign was started in April 2014 and was inspired by the...

Education Guide 2017

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