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

Tourist dies and three others are injured when 30ft-high glass walkway shatters at Indonesian beauty spot

Visitors had reportedly expressed concerns about the bridge’s safety since April  A tourist has died and three left injured after a glass walkway shattered at a popular beauty spot in Indonesia.  The tragedy struck while 11 tourists from Cilacep, Central Java, were crossing the Geong bridge around 10am on Wednesday, some 30ft (10m) off the forest … Read more

Mount Marapi volcano death toll climbs to 22 with nine more bodies of missing hikers found – as Indonesian officials blame hikers for going too close to the crater

The death toll from a volcanic eruption in Indonesia has risen to 22 after nine more bodies were discovered – with officials blaming hikers for getting too close to the crater.  Mount Marapi on the island of Sumatra spewed an ash tower 9,800 feet – taller than the volcano itself – into the sky on Sunday. … Read more

Indonesian students are amazed by the beauty of Lithuania ⋆ The Baltic Review

Starting in 2021, Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) has entered into very important cooperation with Indonesian International Student Mobility Awards (IISMA) programme. In 2023 IISMA has 67 partners in 25 countries with 1150 Awardees. VMU is the only university in Lithuania that has entered this unique cooperation framework. IISMA is a scholarship scheme by the Ministry of … Read more