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Society

From Slum to Tourist Attraction

Imagine that there is a dirty, nasty, slum area in your city. The city residents don’t like it, yet the slum dwellers don’t want to go elsewhere. What can you do about it? Force them to move somewhere else or leave them alone and put up with your city looking dirty? Well, that’s the predicament […]Read More

Society

Karhutla

Karhutla (Kebakaran Hutan dan Lahan) or Wildfire is a disaster that often occurs in Indonesia, especially on Sumatra Island and Borneo Island. Because of this, Indonesia lost a lot of its precious forest, flora, and fauna. The smoke of the wildfire is also disturbing, particularly for our respiratory system. People breath a significant amount of […]Read More

Society

Between Cigarettes and Indonesia

The cigarette, a deadly thing containing many chemicals, yet popular among people, is needed by some people in this world. Approximately, over a billion people in the world are active cigarette smokers. Although a lot of campaigns to educate people not to smoke cigarettes have been conducted, there are still people who smoke cigarettes despite […]Read More

Politics

The Corona Crisis Around the World: A Year On

A little over a year ago, it would have been almost impossible to predict that the world was on the brink of a pandemic. To date over 2.5 million people have lost their lives to Covid-19, the new virus, and it has drastically affected the lives of even those who haven’t caught it. It has […]Read More

Society

Is Bahasa Indonesia an Easy Language?

There are plenty of news articles from numerous Indonesian websites stating that Bahasa Indonesia (the Indonesian language) is easy to understand. On YouTube, there are also a lot of foreigners staying in Indonesia who say the same thing, that Bahasa Indonesia is easy to understand. Take an example like Jan & Lucas – who run […]Read More

History

Intolerance to Destroy The Unity

Every human in this world is unique; no one is the same, even a twin. This difference, if it is united, makes our life colorful. However, it is also a very fragile thing. Had someone crack it only a bit, everything could be destroyed. Sometimes, some people hold the thoughts that they are right while […]Read More

Society

Violence in Demonstrations

The demonstration is a protest movement that is held by a group of people in a public area. They usually feel unsatisfied with some unsupportive policies or laws that have been legalized by the officials – usually the government. This movement is held in order to tell the people’s opinions about the current issue and […]Read More

Travelling

Traffic Jam In Indonesia

Imagine you woke up late in the morning, then rushed yourself to go to school or your office. Unfortunately for you, you woke up at the ‘rush hour’. If you take public transport, you’ll likely be late and so you decide to take your own vehicle. Once you hit the road, you find yourself trapped […]Read More

Nature

The cycling trend in Indonesia

Imagine that you’ve been stuck inside your house for over two months as a result of the pandemic and today, the government has decided to remove the quarantine. Now, you’re able to go out. What do you do? You can meet up with your friends from school or colleagues from your office. You can also […]Read More

Society

Majapahit: The Legendary Kingdom in Indonesia’s History

Around 1293, there was an enormous kingdom which ruled the entire Nusantara (now Indonesia) archipelago, even some areas outside Indonesia today like Singapore and Malaysia. This Kingdom was ruled under King Hayam Wuruk in its golden age. However, similar to the other great kingdom in the world, Majapahit met its end and left nothing but […]Read More