16th Anniversary of Thousand Islands Leading Up to 2018 Asian Games

The month of November was a special time for the people of Thousand Islands. The special regency in North Jakarta celebrated its 16th anniversary on November 9, and the event coincided with the official opening of Thousand Islands Festival. The event held at the ‘capital’ of the regency, Pramuka Island ran from November 6 until 12. The festival is supported the Tourism Ministry and features activities, such as beach clean-up, music performances, and various competitions. The region has been ha … [Read more...]

With regulatory support, JIIPE clean cluster set to give industries competitive edge

Originally published in The Jakarta Post. The impressive facilities at the clean-block cluster at the Java Integrated Industrial and Port Estate (JIIPE) will make Indonesia’s food and pharmaceutical industries more competitive, but will require important regulatory support, industry players say. JIIPE, which is a project developed by chemical and petroleum distributor PT AKR Corporindo Tbk, in partnership with state-owned port operator PT Pelindo III, will have an 80-hectare c … [Read more...]

R.E.M. – 25th Anniversary Edition of ‘Automatic For The People’

Rock band R.E.M. has reissued their landmark album, Automatic For The People to commemorate the title’s 25th Anniversary. Released on November 10 via Craft Recordings, the album features a two-disc deluxe edition that contains the re-mastered songs accompanied by a disc of live performances of R.E.M.’s penultimate show of 130-date Green World Tour. The album includes bonus track “Photograph”, featuring Natalie Merchant, and was remixed in Dolby Atmos. It’s the technology that delivers a leap f … [Read more...]

Danish PM surprises Jokowi with Metallica box set

Originally published in The Jakarta Post on Nov. 28, 2017. Aware that President Joko "Jokowi is an ardent fan of heavy metal, visiting Denmark Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen gave him a box-set of Metallica's seminal record Master of Puppets during a bilateral meeting at the Bogor Palace on Tuesday afternoon. The gift surprised Jokowi, who considered it an unusual souvenir. In return, Jokowi, gave Rasmussen a rencong (traditional dagger from Aceh). "Prime Minister Rasmussen … [Read more...]

The Merits of Opting for Professional Copywriter

By ALVEO Many believe that writing ability is a given, and they are confident that they can have their writing published. Technically, everyone can write, but in terms of the quality of writing, they may have a problem getting their message across to the readers. Indeed, writing is not as easy as some people make it to be. It is even grueling for those who don’t find writing an enjoyable activity. This is where the service of a copywriter comes in handy. Copywriting is technique of w … [Read more...]

5 Manfaat Menggunakan Copywriter Profesional

By ALVEO Banyak yang berpikir bahwa semua orang bisa menulis dan menerbitkan tulisannya. Secara teknis memang semua orang bisa, tapi secara kualitas belum tentu tulisan yang dibuat sendiri mudah dipahami oleh para pembaca. Seperti yang kita ketahui, bahwa menulis bukanlah sebuah pekerjaan yang mudah. Terlebih jika Anda adalah seseorang yang tidak memiliki kesukaan dalam hal tulis menulis. Oleh karena itu kita membutuhkan jasa copywrirter, yaitu orang yang mengerjakan … [Read more...]

Jokowi-Kalla administration: Three years of moving forward

Originally published in The Jakarta Post on Nov. 14, 2017. These last few years have seen Indonesia experiencing diverse changes. Some of these changes are critical in paving the way for the country’s development in the years to come. As the World Bank recently reported, Indonesia’s Ease of Doing Business (EODB 2018) saw a momentous increase, moving up to 72 from 106 in 2016. Since sworn in on October 20, 2014, President Joko Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla, assisted by their Cab … [Read more...]

Intiwhiz Kembangkan Hotel Kapsul di Mojokerto

PT Intiwhiz International melakukan inovasi baru dalam pengembangan Hotelnya, dalam bentuk hotel kapsul yang diberi nama Whiz Capsule Hotel di kawasan Trawas Mojokerto, Jawa Timur. Whiz Capsule Trawas akan memberikan pengalaman yang berkesan bagi siapapun yang menginap, dengan fasilitas-fasilitas yang tak kalah lengkap dengan hotel lainnya. Fasilitas yang disediakan di dalam ruangan kapsul, diantaranya televisi, earphone, meja baca, pendingin ruangan, dan dilengkapi dengan Lampu Baca demi … [Read more...]

Intiwhiz Resmikan Whiz Prime Hotel Basuki Rahmat Malang

PT Intiwhiz International, salah satu perusahaan PT Intiland Development, Tbk, secara secara resmi membuka hotel ke-21 nya, Whiz Prime Hotel Basuki Rahmat Malang, pada Sabtu 11 November 2017. Pembukaan (grand launch) dihadiri oleh jajaran papan atas Intiwhiz dan Intiland. Dengan lokasi yang sangat strategis di tengah kota, tepatnya berada di Jalan Basuki Rahmat No.85–87 Malang, Jawa Timur; hotel ini hanya berjarak 5 menit menuju Alun-alun Kota Malang, Stasiun Kereta Api Malang, Pusat P … [Read more...]

5 Restoran Halal Korea di Jakarta yang Wajib Dicoba

Dunia kuliner menyuguhkan banyak jenis dan macam makanan dengan cita rasa yang berbeda dari satu negeri dengan negeri lainnya.  Korea adalah salah satunya, dan beberapa makanan dari negeri ini sudah dikenal luas, termasuk di Indonesia, antara lain Bibimbap, Ramen atau Ramyeon,  Bulgogi dan masih banyak lagi. Memang banyak makanan dari negeri gingseng ini mengandung babi, menjadikannya tidak halal bagi masyarakat Indonesia dengan mayoritas penduduknya beragama Islam. Tetapi jangan khawatir, a … [Read more...]