Son of Disappeared Poet Wiji Thukul Stars in New Documentary About His Father

'Nyanyian Akar Rumput' tells the story of disappeared poet Wiji Thukul's son Fajar Merah in overcoming tragedy through music.

10 January 2020 | 03:09 AM


Ahok and Puput Welcome Baby Boy

Ahok married Puput on Jan. 25 last year, just one day after he completed his prison term.

06 January 2020 | 10:49 PM


Opera Gandari Turns Princess Villain Upside Down

Light on dialogue and heavy in symbolism, the play shows the other side of a princess from the Mahabharata often stereotyped as a villain.

14 December 2019 | 12:29 PM


Pencak Silat Included in Unesco's World Intangible Heritage List

The Unesco said Pencak Silat is a long-standing tradition that encompasses numerous aspects: mental, self-defense and aesthetics.

13 December 2019 | 07:49 PM


Indonesian Kebaya Should Be as Famous as the Japanese Kimono or the Indian Sari

The traditional kebaya is actually a versatile outfit that modern women can wear every day, even to the office.

08 December 2019 | 11:39 PM


Standing Ovation at Yo-Yo Ma's First Jakarta Concert

The musician of 100 albums and 19 Grammy Awards brings Bach's "Six Cello Suites" to the Jakarta International Theatre.

08 December 2019 | 12:20 PM


Jakarta Halal Things Presents World's First Muslim Supermodel Halima Aden

Supermodel Halima Aden becomes a special guest at the two-day event.

07 December 2019 | 11:40 PM


Singapore's Performing Arts Festival to Light Up Stage in May

SIFA 2020 will feature a diverse lineup with performances by both Singaporean and international artists.

02 December 2019 | 03:53 PM


Local Gov’t Offers $1,000 Year Long Pass to Komodo Island 

The government targeted 50,000 foreign visits to the island and a revenue of at least Rp 600 billion ($42,5 million) a year.

01 December 2019 | 05:46 PM


Agnez Mo Responds to Critics in Another Interview

Agnez said her recent interview with Yahoo's Kevin Kenny has been taken out of context.

30 November 2019 | 09:30 PM