Is this the ASEAN way? of course not and do not try in your country. Mass transportation in Indonesia is still far from reality, and this is why the grassroots still choose to use motorbike.
The second Festival Palace and Indigenous Peoples #FKMA2013 place in Mataram, Lombok on 25-28 October 2013 collaboration between The ASEAN Directorate General of Cooperation,The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Forum Gathering Keraton Nusantara (FSKN). The event aims to strengthen the bond between the indigenous peoples and preserve the cultural heritage in order to contribute to […]
Two in five Singaporeans aged between 21 and 35 would not bother to vote if voting was not compulsory (TNP Survey 2011). In Singapore, things have been improving greatly since the General Elections in 2011 but I believe we have still a lot more to go in terms of getting rid of political and civic […]
This is what normally you can see in most of Myanmar places. The monks every morning to go around to receive food donations from residents , while the women are prohibited from receiving food , but received rice , groceries – sometimes money – then they cooked together in their convent. For Buddhists belief. If […]
I am an ASEAN skeptic. Not because I do not see merit and commonalities in the grouping but because ASEAN has for many years been hijacked by bureaucrats with a flair for making anything look dull. So when the curator of this blog, Iman, asked if I’d post something, I thought why not start a […]
Klappertaart a culinary cross between Manado and the Netherlands. Since the colonial era it has become a kind of pastry specialties to ethnic Minahasa, North Sulawesi. It contained a soft custard with pieces of young coconut and rum mixture. Make a tempting aroma. Additionally there is chocolate pudding and bludder tape. In Indonesia, this cake […]
My name is Katerina. Let me tell you a story from Alor. I found about this beautiful region from my acquaintanceship on Facebook with Lukas, a student who lives in Kalabahi. From the photos on his wall, I saw an exotic and secluded land in a eastern equatorial country. Sea men, surrounded by mysterious forests, […]