One dead, 11 missing in flash floods around Indonesia’s Lake Toba

One dead, 11 missing in flash floods around Indonesia's Lake Toba

JAKARTA: One person died and 11 were missing after flash floods hit near Lake Toba in Indonesia‘s North Sumatra province, the country’s disasters agency BNPB said, with scores of people evacuated and rescue efforts underway.Heavy rain followed by flash floods on Friday evening hit the region located on the shores of the lake, damaging dozens … Read more

Fortnum & Mason Opens Food & Drink Studio – WWD

LONDON — Months ahead of Hollywood, Fortnum & Mason has created a Willy Wonka world that offers sugary confections — and savory creations.  Just as in the upcoming “Wonka” film, a prequel to “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” there are tall, shiny contraptions that pump out colored concoctions, a vast, high-tech kitchen for experimentation, and an … Read more

An epicurean journey of contemporary Indonesian

“Rumari” means the house of the sun and full moon, a place of true celestial beauty right on the cusp of Jimbaran Bay. Led by executive chef Gaetan Biesuz, the restaurant within the vast acreage of Raffles Bali presents the finest dishes in a contemporary style. “It is important for me as a travellers when … Read more

From Collaboration to Innovation: AXIS-Y and Global Beauty Influencers Introduce the Skincare Game Changer ‘ay&me’ Line to Indonesian Market

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — South Korean vegan skincare brand, AXIS-Y, today introduces its most anticipated product line in Indonesia, ay&me. Additionally, to further celebrate the twin date 9.9 shopping day, AXIS-Y Indonesia is also offering an up to 50% off promo on all ay&me products. (Jakarta, 09/09) A Skin care line Made for … Read more

Indonesia’s P2P lender ALAMI closes investment round led by Intudo Ventures

Indonesia-based peer-to-peer lending (P2P) player Hijra (also known as ALAMI Group) has secured an investment round led by Indonesia-only venture capital firm Intudo Ventures, alongside existing backers including East Ventures (Growth fund), AC Ventures, Quona Capital, and Golden Gate Ventures, among others. While the company did not disclose the financial terms of the transaction, sources … Read more

Indonesian court jails CEO, three others, over deadly cough syrup

A cough medication is poured in this picture illustration taken October 19, 2022. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana/Illustration/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights JAKARTA, Nov 1 (Reuters) – An Indonesian court sentenced to jail on Wednesday the chief executive and three other officials of a company whose cough syrup has been linked to the death of more than … Read more

A quieter, less spoilt alternative to Bali

Sumba is home to largely a subsistence culture, and as we snake along the jungle-lined dirt roads on electric bikes we see farmers tilling rice fields, villagers gathering taro root, and families boiling seawater on open fires to make salt. The villages scattered across the island are a step back in time. Here, men still … Read more

How to Immerse Yourself in the Culture and Beauty of Bali, Indonesia

Photo by Harry Kessell Bali, the enchanting Indonesian island known for its captivating landscapes, pristine beaches, and vibrant culture, offers a journey that goes beyond typical travel experiences. The warm hospitality of the locals, hidden natural wonders, and rich cultural heritage set Bali apart as a destination that promises both relaxation and exploration. In this … Read more

Exploring Komodo Island: The Hidden Gem of Indonesia

To make the most of your trip to Komodo Island, it is recommended to book a boat tour from Labuan Bajo, a small port town on the west tip of Flores Island. By joining a boat tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the different islands and attractions within the Komodo National Park. When … Read more