YouTube has unveiled a dedicated pop-up space in Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta. It will function much like the company's other production facilities across the globe, enabling select creators to film and collaborate on-site with cameras, lighting, and other top-grade equipment. Show More Summary
Garuda Indonesia offers one of my favorite first class products in the world, and also has among the best cabin crew of any airline. Last year I had the chance to fly them in first class from London to Jakarta and back, thanks to a "Black Friday" sale that they had. Show More Summary
Study finds excessive levels of the metal, which can seriously harm unborn children, in women from Alaska to Indonesia, due to gold mining, industrial pollution and fish-rich diets Women of childbearing age from around the world have been found to have high levels of mercury, a potent neurotoxin which can seriously harm unborn children. Show More Summary
One of the world's largest port operators, DP World, says it will not be renewing its contract in Indonesia after failing to agree on renewal terms with the government. The … Click to Continue »
Six years after a macaque in Indonesia picked up photographer David Slater's camera and took photos of herself, three years after the U.S. Copyright Office supposedly settled the matter, and two years after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals claimed standing and filed a lawsuit, PETA and Slater have settled the case. Reporter Sudhin […]
Rangers at a national park in West Java photographed a rare big cat, leading to speculation that it was a Javan tiger, a species declared extinct 40 years ago.
When I close my eyes and picture the most romantic, holistic, and spiritual place I've ever visited, Bali comes to mind. Bali is an island in Indonesia known for its lush jungles, gorgeous beaches, secret waterfalls, and volcanic mountains. Show More Summary
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.
Focusing on the work of artists from Indonesia, Myanmar, and Vietnam, the exhibition reflects on how political transitions in each country forged vibrant, socially conscious contemporary art movements. The post Asia Society Presents After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Indonesia raised the alert level Thursday for the Mount Agung volcano on the tourist island of Bali following an increase in volcanic earthquakes.
An Indonesian family that spent nearly two years with the Islamic State group in Syria has denounced IS militants as interested only in power, money and sex in a video … Click to Continue »
RATCHABURI PROVINCE, Thailand (Reuters) - Two baby Sumatran orangutans rescued by border officials who foiled a bid to smuggle them into Thailand arrived at a wildlife center on Wednesday, to stay until Indonesia decides on their return, officials said.
Nadia Susanto has been chasing birdies for most of her life. She was so good at doing it at one point that she won three medals in the Pan American Games. Her parents were born in Indonesia, and in that country badminton isn’t a backyard-barbeque diversion. It is a passion. So when Susanto was 8 […]
Photographer David Slater will donate a quarter of any revenue from the viral "monkey selfies" to charities working to preserve the crested macaque's habitat in Indonesia. The post “Monkey Selfie” Dispute Ends as PETA and Photographer Reach Settlement appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Warning: the following information will make you want to permanently move to Bali, Indonesia. The name of the hotel alone, Hanging Gardens of Bali, makes it sound like a place we want to be right now, but the destination itself more than lives up to your imagination. Show More Summary
A monkey in Indonesia will now be enjoying 25% of future profits from a selfie he took with a photographer's camera, following a settlement announced Monday. Photographer David Slater agreed to donate the future profits to organizations responsible for protecting Indonesian habitats of crested macaques, according to CNN. Show More Summary
Compounds in a fermented fish paste used as a condiment in Indonesia efficiently inhibit an enzyme involved in cholesterol synthesis, reports a study published in the Pertanika journal Tropical Agricultural Science.
A fire aboard a tanker that was undergoing repairs at ASL Marine’s shipyard in Batam, Indonesia killed five people and injured one last Thursday, the shipbuilder has confirmed. The company said the fire occurred on 7 September 2017 on board a tanker a tanker that was being repaired at one of the company’s dry docks. Show More Summary
Naruto, a monkey in Indonesia, snapped a picture in 2011. Under an settlement, part of the revenue from pictures he took will go to groups that protect him.
“Selfie” photos taken by a monkey in Indonesia six years ago belong to the photographer who left his camera unattended in a wildlife reserve, and who later processed and published the pictures. But a share of any proceeds the photographer makes from the photos will go toward saving the monkey and its fellow endangered creatures. Show More Summary