Category: Top Reads

Is Jakarta a Dangerous City?

Jakarta is deemed one of the most dangerous major cities, after it was ranked 57 out of a total of 60 cities in a Safe Cities Index compiled by The Economist...

The Prominence: Working In An Independent City

One of Alam Sutera’s most renowned office towers; The Prominence, provides an alternative way of working in a city that is free from traffic, pollution and stress....

Man Faces Six Years Prison for Posting Provocative Jokowi Memes

The police have arrested a 21-year-old man for allegedly posting negative memes online that accused President Joko Widodo’s administration of being a pro-communist...

Jakarta Remains in Top 5 of World’s Worst Air Quality Index

While Bandung recently received an award for its clean air, Jakarta continues to find itself on the wrong end of the air quality list. In fact, Indonesia’s capital is...

Are You Brave Enough to Tour a Haunted House?

On the back of a popular horror film’s success in Indonesia, a travel agent has launched a one-time tour through the house where the film was based. The tour of the...

“Electronic Money” Cards Free October 16-31, BI announces

Bank Indonesia has announced customers who wish to purchase electronic money cards from five issuing banks from October 16 to 31, 2017, will be given a complimentary...

Ex-military doctor fires gun after refusing to pay parking fee

A CCTV camera caught on video a man firing a gun in an attempt to scare a parking attendant at Gandaria City mall in South Jakarta. The man, identified as Anwari, has...

Fixing the Fake News and Hoaxes

Fake news, it’s a well-known refrain around the world. From the US president’s blaming unfavourable coverage as fake news to Germany establishing media monitors...

Will Indonesia Run Dry?

For most of 2017, distributors of imported alcohol have been met quietly with resistance by various ministries and the government of licensing departments. The...

Jakarta to Open Bike Rental Service Sudirman and Thamrin for Workers

The Jakarta administration says it will open a bike rental service near Jl. Sudirman and Jl. MH Thamrin for office workers in the city’s busiest business district....

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...

51 Men Arrested in Police Gay Spa Raid in Jakarta

Up to 51 men have been arrested by the police in a raid on a “gay spa” in North Jakarta on Friday. Among those arrested are several foreigners including four Chinese...

Manufacturing Hatred

Punishing those who propagate radical hate-speech is not enough. Their ultimate paymasters must be named and brought to justice. President Joko Widodo’s face is...

President Jokowi Beats Traffic by Walking to Military Event

It’s official. Indonesia’s notorious traffic takes a toll on absolutely everyone, even the President Jokowi! On Thursday, the people of Cilegon in Indonesia’s...

Education Guide 2017

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