Miss Universe pageant cuts ties with Indonesian organisers over sex abuse claims

Miss Universe pageant cuts ties with Indonesian organisers over sex abuse claims

The Miss Universe beauty pageant has cut ties with its organisers in Indonesia following claims that contestants were forced to strip naked and undergo intimate “body checks”. Police have also launched an investigation into the allegations, while an upcoming pageant in Malaysia – arranged by the Indonesian franchisee holder – has been cancelled. It comes … Read more

Miss Universe Indonesia contestants complain of sexual harassment

The contest in Jakarta was held to select Indonesia’s entry for the annual Miss Universe competition to be held in El Salvador late this year. Six contestants of a Miss Universe Indonesia pageant have filed complaints with police accusing organisers of sexual harassment after they alleged they were subjected to topless “body checks,” their lawyer … Read more

Building a New Decade of Sino-Indonesian Relations

Recently, I came across an interesting story on the internet that reflects the development of China-Indonesia relations. A resident of East Java named Andi lost his job due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but was able to find employment again after joining a fleet of ice cream vendors organized by a Chinese company. Andi’s monthly income … Read more

Miss Universe splits from Indonesian organiser accused of misconduct

The Miss Universe Organisation has cut its ties with its Indonesian franchisee and will cancel an upcoming pageant in Malaysia after contestants complained to police, accusing local organisers of sexual harassment. The New York-based organization said in a statement late Saturday it had decided to sever ties with PT Capella Swastika Karya, and its National … Read more

Indonesian songstress, Niki Zefanya on music, make-up and beauty rituals

We’re high key obsessed with Indonesian vocalist, songwriter and producer, Niki Zefanya, better known as Niki, who is set to perform at Coachella 2022 following the release of her track, Every Summertime on Marvel’s Shang-Chi and The Legend of The 10 Rings last year. With over 1.3 billion streams of her music to date, the … Read more

Free-for-All Indonesian Youth Festival This Weekend; Commemorating Youth Pledge

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Highlighting this weekend’s agenda is Festival Pemuda Indonesia (Indonesian Youth Festival), the two-day music event. Tempo English also noted two other events scheduled this weekend, October 14 to 15, 2023, including the grand concert in the National Monument and the Bandung x Beauty event. Check out the detailed list of this weekend’s agenda … Read more