Integrating Literacy into the City

A gardened public space has been added to Jakarta. A hub integrated into the city’s public network that aims to encourage a reading culture, and to act as a meeting place for like-minded writers, publishers and general literacy enthusiasts. Taman Literasi Martha Christina Tiahahu, otherwise known as Taman Literasi Blok M, is one of the

Sarinah Duty Free: A Curation of Indonesian Products

Sarinah Duty Free is a complete duty-free shopping destination in the heart of the capital offering a selection of luxury goods, from fashion, jewellery, fragrances, liquor, wine, wellness, food and beverage products from both local and international brands. It is also dedicated to showcase handpicked MSMEs products. Since reopening in March 2022, Sarinah has emphasised

Sepik: A Unique Massage and Spa Experience Amidst the Greenery

The GAIA Hotel Bandung recently added its newest wellness facility, Sepik Massage Therapy & Spa, offers treatment experiences that soothe and alleviate impact of stress and fatigue from body and mind. Named after the world’s 10th longest river in New Guinea, which is one of the most undisturbed natural habitats, to extol its natural background, Sepik

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A Preloved Treasure Trove in Senayan

Indonesia’s growing secondhand luxury market has inspired more than 50 sellers to open a brick-and-mortar shopping complex focusing on luxury preloved goods. The luxury secondhand or preloved market in the world has grown significantly in the past few years. According to, in 2021, the market revenue for preloved luxury goods was estimated to be

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Central Market PIK: An Eco-Friendly One-Stop Shopping Destination

Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK) has become one of the most vastly developing areas in Jakarta, offering residents with plenty of leisurely destinations to visit, from restaurants, cafes, lifestyle hubs, parks and more. An exciting new addition to the area is Central Market PIK, an eco-friendly lifestyle hub that focuses on sustainability located in Golf Island

Getting an ‘A for Effort’ with Jakarta’s Top Tutoring Centre

In this day and age, tutoring has become an accepted form of supplementary education. Students – and their parents – seek tutoring for a variety of reasons, yet within an international environment, where students often experience frequent transitions between different schools and curriculums, tutoring has become the norm.  For families coming to Indonesia from abroad,

The Air We Breathe

1. The Air That We Breathe In Indonesia 20,000.  That’s the number of breaths that we take every single day on average, around 11,000 liters of air inhaled and exhaled. The element that we generally think about when breathing is oxygen – but did you know that each of our breaths contains just 21% of

Ways You Can Help to Save Indonesian Oceans

Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara (YKAN) invites the wider public to take real action to preserve Indonesian seas by providing a forum for collaborative action through environmental conservation campaigns. | Photos Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara  Indonesia, the world’s largest archipelago, is in the heart of the world’s coral reef triangle, as well as being home to the world’s


JIS Opens Learning Center Dedicated to Special Education

Jakarta Intercultural School’s introduces an inclusive learning program for children with neurodiversity emphasizes both academic and life skills                                                             Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS) inaugurated on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, a specialized program for children with neuro-diversities called the JIS Learning Center, further strengthening its commitment to providing an inclusive educational environment for students from multicultural backgrounds. “Today

Building an Educational Learning Ecosystem Through EduPhoria Education Expo

On August 26-28, an education exhibition EduPhoria was held again with a hybrid concept from 4 cities, including Jakarta, Tangerang, Bekasi and Central Java. More than 70 exhibitors attended, from schools, courses, extracurriculars, and other communities. On August 27, there were also live performances, such as ballet, modern dance, music performance, and parenting seminars, all of

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