How Javanese shadow puppet performance artists and audiences in Jakarta adapt to the hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In September 2018, Indonesian premium makeup company Rollover Reaction launched a transparent brow mascara, dubbed the Browcara, using a male model as the main face for its marketing campaign.
Even before coronavirus, Bali had a major problem with poverty. Beyond the tourist centres many families struggle to make ends meet. Food is limited, healthcare basic and education a prized possession.
Meski Belajar Online Karena Lockdown, Sejumlah Pelajar Australia Tetap Meraih Nilai Tinggi Untuk Pelajaran Bahasa Indonesia
Saat tahun ajaran baru dimulai di awal tahun 2020 lalu, Tasha Herjanto tidak pernah berpikir jika ia akan bersekolah dari rumah.
A recent Morgan Stanley report has predicted that Indonesia will not only survive the crisis, but also enter a “Goldilocks” economy in 2021 if it can play its strategic place in the post-COVID-19 pandemic period and global order of the 21st century. Are they being too optimistic?
Indonesia is pushing back against violent extremism by introducing a presidential regulation to let civil societies and communities receive empowerment training to help their neighbourhoods.
Archaeologists have discovered the world’s oldest known cave painting: a life-sized picture of a wild pig that was made at least 45,500 years ago in Indonesia.
The dating of an exceptionally old cave painting of animals that was found recently on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi is reported in our paper out today.
Riau Indonesian is spoken in a region of the island of Sumatra. It is a bizarrely simple language.
On December 30, Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s government moved to ban the Islamic Defenders Front (Front Pembela Islam, FPI), one of the most prominent hardline Islamist groups in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country.
Australian universities are closing the door of opportunity to the wide range of vocations open to students who have skills in Indonesian language.
It’s surprising how many people in positions of power and influence, who often denounce the value of humanities and social science (HASS) subjects, have themselves an arts background – anecdotally, history seems a particularly productive major.
Universities are making a serious mistake in closing down Indonesian-language programs just when Australia needs to strengthen it relationships and trade with Asian neighbours, the head of a leading languages organisation says.
The demise of tourism due to the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a dramatic downturn in Bali’s economy. The artists of the island’s cultural epicenter, Ubud, have been especially hit hard.
Indonesia has long been known as one of the most active Facebook and Twitter nations, but recently Instagram has become the social media of choice for many young Indonesians. Some of the platform’s most prolific users are female Islamic activists who are keen to use social media as a novel tool for proselytisation (or da’wa).