Tourists from Five Countries Willing to Visit Indonesia Once Borders Reopen

The number of international tourists visiting Indonesia plunged by 87 percent in the second quarter.

#TRAVEL

Jakarta Bakery Stays Open after 84 Years Thanks to Grandma’s Recipe

Maison Weiner Cake Shop has been selling European pastries since 1936.

JULY 26 #HISTORY

Do Not Let the Pandemic Strip Children Off Their Rights: SOS

SOS Children's Villages voices out their commitment to fullfill children's rights which are at risk amid the pandemic.

JULY 24 #SOCIAL

No Sunshine and Rainbows: Children Struggle Amid the Pandemic

Many children have to face the hurdles of remote learning and parent abuse at their own homes.

JULY 23 #SOCIAL

Closer to Home: Indonesians Shift Towards Domestic Travels Amid Pandemic

Many Indonesians are listing domestic destinations as the places they would like to visit during the pandemic.

JULY 17 #TRAVEL

Honesty Is The Best Policy: Train Janitor Turns in $34,800 Found Under Seat

Despite the difficult times, train janitor Mujenih returned the money to the rightful owner who happened to be an elderly man.

JULY 11 #SOCIAL

Party Gone Wrong: Dangdut King's Impromptu Show Leads to Mass Covid-19 Testing

Rhoma Irama may face legal charges after his impromptu show lead to Bogor having to waste limited resources in Covid-19 tracing effort

JULY 06 #HEALTH

VISION

Practice Makes Perfect: Young Skateboarders Learn New Tricks from a Pro

Kindergarten and elementary school students practiced the roller sport at the private skatepark in Duren Tiga, South Jakarta.

#EYEWITNESS

New Writing Platform Empowers Refugee, Black and POC Writers

The Archipelago is a new online magazine and collective run by refugee, black, indigenous and people of color writers.

JUNE 17 #LITERATURE

TCB Every Day: Pro Athletes Keep Side Hustle Going to Prepare for Retirement

Badminton star Jonatan 'Jojo' Christie is one of many Indonesian athletes who have started a second career as an entrepreneur.

JUNE 15 #SPORTS

You Might Be a Narcissist or a Psychopath If You Ignore Covid-19 Health Protocol

Research finds that people who are not complying with Covid-19 health protocols are likely to have "dark personality traits."

JUNE 11 #HEALTH

Emirates Issues Zero Tolerance Policy on Banned Species on Flights

Emirates will not carry banned species, hunting trophies or any products associated with illegal wildlife trade on its flights.

JUNE 09 #ENVIRONMENT

How Hampers Save Idul Fitri, and Breathe New Hopes for Small Businesses

A new trend for exchanging non-traditional hampers to celebrate Idul Fitri this year has breathed new life into struggling SMEs.

JUNE 05 #ECONOMY

Jakartans Gingerly Take Steps to New Normal as Social Restrictions Are Relaxed

The Jakarta provincial government has released a schedule to reopen economic activities during June's transition period.

JUNE 05 #POLICY

Another Victim of the Pandemic: Cultural Heritage Sites

According to Unesco, 89 percent of countries have closed their cultural heritage sites, causing millions of dollars in revenue losses.

MAY 25 #LIFESTYLE

From Overcrowded Market to Family Visits: Jakartans Defy Covid-19 Warnings to Prepare for Idul Fitri

Despite government warnings, people seem to stick to the tradition to shop for new clothes and visit their family for Idul Fitri.

MAY 23 #SOCIAL

Indonesia's First Bronze Label Marathon Canceled Due to Pandemic

Maybank Marathon Bali 2020 has been canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. All participants would be transferred to the 2021 marathon.

MAY 16 #SPORTS

Museum MACAN's Art Raffle to Help Income-Strapped Artists

The contemporary art museum's charity raffle will involve hundreds of local artists.

MAY 15 #ARTS

It's Not All in Your Head: How to Take Care of Your Mental Health During Pandemic

Coronavirus has caused many to develop severe anxiety problems.

MAY 12 #HEALTH

Covid-19 Patients Need Higher Protein Intake: Nutritionists

Protein can help speed up recovery time by improving immune system, replacing damaged body tissues and strengthening muscles.

MAY 07 #HEALTH

A Token of Gratitude: MPPA Helps Covid-19 Frontliners Save Money on Groceries

For their hard work, healthcare workers, police, and military officers on the front line will get five percent off their grocery purchases.

MAY 07 #SPECIAL UPDATES