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Government to Integrate Jakarta and Bandung into Massive Sprawl

The government has announced plans to integrate Jakarta with Bandung and turn it into a massive urban area but says that it will be a long-term project that will require...

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...

A Luxurious Getaway to InterContinental Bandung Dago Pakar (Advertorial)

Are you looking for upscale accommodations for your getaway from Jakarta to Bandung, “The City of Flowers”? Then head down to the InterContinental Bandung Dago...

Bandung Awarded Asean’s Cleanest Air Prize

The city of Bandung received an award for having the cleanest air among other major cities in Asean in the 4th Asean Environmentally Sustainable City Award ceremony in...

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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?

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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...

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,...

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...

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