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KOPI – Indonesian Coffee Craft and Culture

by Andi Haswidi The consumption of coffee, or kopi in Indonesian, is so deep-rooted in the local culture that not even war could interfere. To most Indonesians,...

Beyond decent work

A new book examines Indonesian labour struggles through the lens of international political economy theory By Antje Missbach Indonesian wages continue to be among the...

Early morning Luwak coffee on Pahoda Hill, Lake Toba

Horas is the word for Batak people to greet each other. It’s more than just hello. It could mean how are you, good morning, afternoon and evening, wishing good health...

The producer of kopi luwak: the civet cat

Kopi Luwak: What Happens When Bum-Nuggets Become Gold-Nuggets?

By: Daniel J. Newcomer, first published in Bali Expat There’s nothing like a nice and warm cup of excrement in the morning to really get the day going strong is...

Coffee drinking, the old style

Ha Noi’s Old Coffee-Houses, Sip Back & Let the Mind Wander

By: Phan Thanh Truc Recently, I was lucky enough to take a field trip to Ha Noi, in which I had the opportunity to explore many interesting things. In my experience,...

A cuppa white coffee

Ipoh White Coffee: A Traditional Malaysian Coffee & a Modern Recipe

By: Syazana Zubil Malaysia is a very unique place in that the different cultures, races and beliefs, makes it a cultural melting pot and a hotspot for food lovers....