Indonesia names new capital Nusantara, approving shift from Jakarta

Indonesia names new capital Nusantara, approving shift from Jakarta

(CNN) — Indonesia has named its new capital Nusantara, as lawmakers approve the shift from Jakarta to Kalimantan — a jungle-covered area on the east of Borneo island. The new name translates to “archipelago” in the Indonesian language. Concerns over the sustainability of the congested and rapidly sinking political center of Jakarta prompted the need … Read more

The rom-com formula remains strong

This is a spoiler-free review. It’s so hard to hate the romantic comedy genre. Some people think it’s a phase, others think it’s cheesy and artificial, and then there’s the category of viewers who pretend to hate it.  I’m a rom-com lover, and I’m not ashamed about it. Best friends turned lovers. Secret childhood connections. … Read more

Why Miners Risk Their Lives for Sulfur Inside an Active Volcano

In Indonesia’s Ijen volcano, hundreds of miners face deadly smoke, respiratory illness, and physical harm.  They’re mining sulfur, an essential ingredient in sugar, detergent, and gunpowder. Although sulfur is a common byproduct of oil and gas refining, these miners still do this dangerous job to support their families.  Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing … Read more

Indonesia Named Most Beautiful Country in the World

Indonesia has been named the most beautiful country in the world out of a list of 50 countries, based on an analysis conducted by a British site, money.co.uk, and released on 7th February. In the description on the site, each country is analysed based on seven factors, which are: Volcanoes Mountains Coral reefs Protected areas … Read more

Indonesia Named Most Beautiful Country in the World in 2022: Advantages and Challenges

The dilemma experienced by Indonesia in responding to the arms race in the region reaps many concerns. Australia announced plans to acquire nuclear-powered submarines as part of a joint U.S.-British security alliance called AUKUS. Australia intends to respond to Chinese hegemony in the Asia Pacific. Exactly a year ago, Indonesia, represented by the Ministry of … Read more

Indonesian Beauty Brand Y.o.u Raises $40 Million in New Funding Round

The series C financing round, led by Hidden Hills Capital, will be largely used for further physical retail expansion in emerging markets, research and development as well as supply chain diversification. This latest round brings Y.o.u’s total fundraising to $70 million since the company’s was founded in 2018 by a team that previously worked at … Read more