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Jakarta Jive, Bali Blues

by; Jeremy Allan The collapse of President Soeharto’s three-decade authoritarian rule triggered a series of events that would establish Indonesia as one of the...

Fishing Village in a Metropolitan City

Jakarta is a place where there is a significant gap between the rich and the poor, where the two could look at each other and would wonder how they could live in a very...

Re: Christianity in Indonesia – 1

A 12th Century Christian Egyptian record of churches suggest that a church was established in Barus, on the west coast of North Sumatra, a trading post known to have...

Going Places in Jakarta; Bodog Indonesia Must-Visits

The main problem with many metropolises in the World, when traveling abroad, is the never-ending and ever-changing number of attractions to visit; they're just like...

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Ikan Asin: On the Historical, Nutritional and Sentimental Properties of Salt fish

By: Rizal On the western edge of Jakarta, in Kampung Joglo, there is a warung famous for its salt fish. The warung is always full, and its customers come from every...

"Pagar" by Konstantin Yolshin

Pagar: fencing off life in Indonesia

By: Ade Tanesia [caption id="attachment_30611" align="alignleft" width="300" caption=""Jakarta" by Ppart"][/caption] Between the lanes in the heart of...

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Parkour Jakarta: Survival of the Fittest

By: Ario Triwibowo Parkour, the trend that has become a lifestyle, originated in France. Parkour (or PK, for short) is an activity of moving from one point to another...

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Art in Jakarta: Cultural Hotspots in Jakarta

By: Beatrice The traffic is horrible, the streets are absurdly flood-prone, and the pollution is suffocating. Yet Jakarta is hardly ever boring, especially...

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We built this city: Jakarta’s change makers (2)

By: Dina Indrasafitri Jakarta’s cyclers are determined cruise the streets their own way, and while some only do it on car-free days or weekends, others are even more...

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We built this city: Jakarta’s change makers (1)

By: Dina Indrasafitri Jakarta and wildlife do not really go together. Unless you count beasts in cages or chained macaques used for street entertainment. But the city...