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BMKG: High Waves To Strike West Java’s South Coast

The Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) has warned fishing communities and tourists along West Java’s south coast, predicting heavy...


Bandung Police Smash Motorcycle Theft Gang

Police in Bandung arrested six members of a motorcycle theft gang in an effort to crackdown on crime in the area, a police spokesman said Friday, May 12. The suspects...


Bizarre Hailstorm Strikes Bandung, Leaves Cars Wrecked

For a tropical country like Indonesia, a hailstorm is a rare phenomenon. Such an occurrence is not only unusual, but can also pose a danger to residents who are not used...

Is Now The Time To Invest In Bandung Property?

Is Now The Time To Invest In Bandung Property?

Bandung sees steady rise in property prices due to the LRT project. Is this a sign that foreigners will now start to invest in Jakarta’s satellite city?


Bogor Named Second Worst City to Drive In

Popular navigation app Waze just ranked Jakarta’s suburban neighbour Bogor as the second worst city to drive your car in, just behind Cebu in the Philippines.


Jalan Sultan Tirtayasa: Bandung’s Best Kept Secret for Food

Let’s be real. When we travel to Bandung, most of us simply want to hide away in our five-star luxury hotels and sip on expensive cocktails during happy hour. We want...

Train at Tugu Railway Station, Yogyakarta, Indonesia | Courtesy of Wikimedia

China to Build Indonesia’s High-Speed Train, Experts Remain Cautious

China won the bid over Japan to build the first high-speed rail line in West Java. The Government hopes for an economics boost. Experts weigh in on the project....


What’s App-ening in Bandung?

Seeing Bandung by murderous GPS When growing kitchen herbs, I generally read the packet then enjoy acquiring new knowledge through trial and error. Some people, however,...

Sultan Hotel

Joyful Holiday Offers to Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve

JAKARTA MERCURE Jakarta Simatupang Add some sparkles into your holiday season with special offers from MERCURE Jakarta Simatupang Hotel. We have prepared a sumptuous...


Just Two Hands: Reducing Plastic Bags

Imagine on one fine morning, you are strolling down the street, and then someone robs you. But they won’t take your stuff because the thing they want the most is the...


Bandung Heritage Walk

When visiting Bandung there are certainly many attractions to see, but few folk are aware of the fascinating heritage this city has to offer, from its early beginnings...

Jez O'Hare

Meet Jez O’Hare

Meet Jez O’Hare, the adventurous aerial photographer, whose work you’ve probably already seen in books and magazines.   You were born in England. When did you...

Observatorium Bosscha Bandung

Geek’s Guide to Bandung – Part 1

Celestial Wonders of the Southern Sky “Bandung” often evokes images of the star-studded café and shopping scene. Granted, Bandung does have a glamorous charm that...


Teaching The Kids Who Will Prevent World War Three

Teaching in international schools has been a great privilege. Here I would like to share some personal impressions based on 25 years teaching in three international...

Education Guide 2017

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