from Rafflesia to Vanilla Orchids

from Rafflesia to Vanilla Orchids

PIKIRAN RAKYAT – Indonesia, a vast archipelago blessed with diverse ecosystems, is a treasure trove of exotic plant life. From the lush rainforests of Sumatra to the volcanic landscapes of Java, the country is home to a staggering array of flora, many of which possess unique properties and cultural significance. This article explores some of … Read more

Indonesia intensifies fight against illegal imports

Jakarta: Indonesia is intensifying efforts to curb illegal imports and dumping practices to protect its domestic industrial sectors. The move follows a flood of imported goods from neighbouring countries that have threatened local manufacturers and caused a slump in domestic industries, Xinhua news agency reported. On Monday, Indonesia’s Trade Ministry launched the Illegal Import Task … Read more

Trump International Golf Club Lido opens in Indonesia

Trump International Golf Club Lido in Indonesia has opened its new Ernie Els Design course. The club, owned by resort developer MNC Land, is located at MNC Lido City, a new destination two hours south of Jakarta that has been approved by the government as a tourism special economic zone. “It’s such a beautiful piece … Read more

A Tapestry of Culture and Modernity

PIKIRAN RAKYAT – Batik, the intricate wax-resist dyeing technique that adorns fabrics in Indonesia, is more than just a craft. It’s a cultural heritage deeply embedded in the nation’s identity. Today, Indonesian batik has transcended its local roots, captivating audiences worldwide with its stunning patterns, rich symbolism, and unique craftsmanship. Let’s explore three of Indonesia’s … Read more

3 Local Makeup Brands Taking Over the World

PIKIRAN RAKYAT – Indonesia’s vibrant beauty industry boasts a thriving domestic cosmetics market. Recently, this trend has expanded internationally, with several local makeup brands gaining recognition in the global beauty market. Let’s explore three of Indonesia’s most successful makeup brands that have captivated a global audience. The rise of Indonesian makeup brands on the international stage can … Read more

Masjudi Yudhie, The Maestro Behind Classic House Construction in Indonesia Since 1997

JAKARTA, Indonesia, July 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Luxurious, classic European-style residences have long been a symbol of the elite in Indonesia, showcasing the status of their affluent residents. The demand for perfectly constructed, symmetrical, and magnificent houses with high-quality interior materials and decoration has surged in recent times. RUMAH KLASIK, an architectural consultant and contractor from … Read more

Top 5 Family-Friendly Camping Destinations in Indonesia

PIKIRAN RAKYAT – Indonesia, an archipelago nation famed for its diverse landscapes, rich culture, and stunning beaches, also offers a plethora of exciting camping opportunities. Camping with your family allows you to bond with nature, create lasting memories, and experience the thrill of the outdoors together. But with so many captivating locations across the islands, … Read more

A Look at 5 Top Traditional Dances

PIKIRAN RAKYAT – Indonesia, the world’s largest island nation, boasts a vibrant cultural heritage reflected in its diverse and captivating traditional dances. Each dance form passed down through generations, tells a story, embodies a belief system, or celebrates a community’s spirit. Here, we explore five of Indonesia’s most prominent dances, offering a glimpse into the … Read more