Indonesia’s Koko Cici cultural ambassadors bloom, keen to promote Chinese heritage 24 years after fatal riots, Asia News

Indonesia's Koko Cici cultural ambassadors bloom, keen to promote Chinese heritage 24 years after fatal riots, Asia News

Indonesia’s second-largest city, Surabaya, has chosen new Chinese cultural ambassadors in its East Java ‘Koko Cici’ competition, as the event’s significance grows for a community that only a couple of decades ago faced racially fuelled and fatal riots after years of state oppression. The Nov 26 grand final of the contest was the culmination of … Read more

Indonesian angklung artistes regale football fans

Renowned angklung artistes from Indonesia enthralled football fans from various parts of the world with their dazzling performances for 11 days at Katara – the Cultural Village.The cultural event, in line with the FIFA World Cup 2022 celebrations, puts a spotlight on Indonesia’s rich culture and heritage with Saung Angklung Udjo’s live performances. It was … Read more

Karma is a relaxing thought

As the holiday season approaches, Bali has always been a haven for tourists and locals alike who wants to spend special times with their loved ones under the sun, complimented by a captivating backdrop of beaches, forests and mountains. The Island of the Gods has long been a famous destination, and this year is no … Read more

50+ Fantastic Reasons to Visit Indonesia

Indonesia has gorgeous islands and beaches, amazing cultural heritage and jaw-dropping architecture, and is one of the most popular places for surfing and yoga retreats in the world. It was hard, but below I share the 52 most amazing reasons to visit Indonesia. Let’s explore Indonesia! Officially the Republic of Indonesia, it is located in … Read more

Speakers call for scientific uplift, regulatory enforcement of herbal drugs

ISlAMABAD     –       Speakers at an international seminar held at COMSTECH on Monday highlighted that there is an urgent need for research-based scientific development and standards-based quality control of herbal drugs, efficacy and relevant regulatory enforcement. The seminar titled “Herbal and Traditional Medicine: A Sustainable Alternate for the Greener Future” was arranged by … Read more

These are the best travel photos of 2022

As travel returned this year, we ventured back into the world with a renewed sense of adventure. From Alaska’s Denali National Park and Reserve to Indonesia’s lush rainforests, the photographs we published in 2022 reflect the beauty of our world through fresh perspectives.  Our National Geographic contributors were tasked with documenting the enduring essence of … Read more

All the latest updates on Malaysia’s progress

Held since 1982, the Indonesia Open 2022 returns from 14 to 19 June 2022. Located in the ISTORA Stadium, Jakarta, the tournament will begin its first round of matches on 14 and 15 June, followed by the second round, quarterfinals, semi-finals and lastly, the finals on 19 June.  With 64 singles players and 96 doubles … Read more

MAP selects Blue Yonder to transform planning capabilities

Leading Indonesian lifestyle retailer to implement Blue Yonder’s Luminate Planning solutions to upgrade assortment, allocation & replenishment and financial planning processes Based in Indonesia, MAPA (MAP Active) is a “brand commerce” entity managing and marketing international brands across Indonesia. A subsidiary of PT Mitra Adiperkasa Tbk (MAPI), MAP Active operate more than 40 exclusive brands … Read more