Every day, an area of rainforest equivalent to 300 soccer fields is being destroyed despite the fact that all destruction of rainforest within Indonesian is illegal. The habitats of orangutans, Asian elephants and Sumatran tigers are being obliterated, with the animals themselves following at an alarming rate. Regardless of the likely extinction of these species, burning is a major cause of global carbon dioxide emissions, making up about 20% and being a far greater problem than exhaus...
A great introduction into the culture and spirit of the ancient city of Banjarmasin is to pay a visit to the bustling, floating market, Pasar Terapung, where you jostle for a position amongst fruit sellers and noisy hagglers, most of whom are women adorned in an assortment of colourful turbans. The fever pitch rises and falls and what sounds like fiery arguing fills the air. The negotiation usually seems to end with a smile and the tone calms down a notch or two as the deal is done.
The IRB Vision is: “Rugby - a sport for all, true to its values”. Get Into Rugby is the IRB’s development programme which aims to grow the game of rugby across the world in partnership with its regional associations and national unions, such as Indonesian Rugby. The idea is to introduce people globally to rugby and the values of Integrity, Respect, Solidarity, Passion and Discipline which inspire millions of people to play the game.
Even in the urban jungle that is Jakarta there are still some green spots and attractions where curious visitors can stroll, cycle and while away a lazy Sunday. South Jakarta’s Ragunan Zoo is a great
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