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Population of Older Adults Increasing in Asia

Women’s life expectancy at birth is highest in Hong Kong (88) and lowest in Central African Republic (55). As the experience with the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us,...

Great Grandma’s Tales

by Anis Kurniasih SURI illustrates myths, stories, and even taboos passed down through Javanese generations usually as a method to teach about ethics, manners, and...

Witnessing Affandi

“Truth is often disputed but never defeated.” Suhardjono, or Djon, Affandi’s assistant, who was present at the creation of every Affandi painting from...

Kecap Mani. A National Condiment

by Bondan Winarno A blend of soy sauce and palm sugar, kecap manis is as common a sight on Indonesian dining tables as rice, and is used in such signature Indonesia...

RENDANG: Minang Legacy to the World

Reno Andam Suri began her rendang-production business, Rendang Uni Farah, in 2004. She dreamed of promoting rendang to a wider audience by introducing vacuum-packed...

King of The Netherlands, Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima visit India

  King of The Netherlands, Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima arrived in the national capital on October 13. They have arrived for a five-day visit to India....

Vote ‘Dildo for Indonesia’: rivals for president find young voters hard to please

As elections loom, millennials tired of leaders who do not represent them find happiness in spoof social media personalities. The two presidential candidates are in fact...

Where Is the Place of Peace

Born and raised in Thanh Hóa Province, Thúy (b. 1988) remains closely tied to her native region and the farming life that was her daily milieu before migrating to...

Thailand Biennale

By eatsandretreats.com One of the most interesting and unusual contemporary art projects is the Thailand Biennale, organised by the Office of Contemporary Art and...

Bangkok Biennial

By eatsandretreats.com Bangkok Biennial is an alternative and underground art festival motivated to challenge the more commercially run exhibitions. The focus is on...