Sunday, January 19, 2020 | 10:01 WIB

Bobby Freeberg flew for the Republic

It is nearly seventy years since Bobby Freeberg, his crew and the RI-002, the first plane of the Indonesian Air Force disap­peared while blockade running for the Indonesian government with a cargo...

Going green in Jakarta expresses itself in many ways…

IO - Greeta Thunburg is a political activist and climate change warrior but most of all she is a child who is frightened at the possibility of the destruction of the world...

Through the looking glass with Lia Sciortino: Indonesian reverse glass paintings

IO - In a reverse glass painting an im­age is painted on glass but later is viewed from the other side of the glass which often gives the painting more depth. Unfortunately,...

The ties that bind: ikat textiles of the world meet for a symposium in...

Modelling a Melinda Omar ikat creation from Malaysia. (Photo: IO/Tamalia Alisjahbana)IO -  “Tunku Azizah is a very warm-hearted person who often vis­its Bali. When she was still a princess...

Balinale 2019 is all about making films and viewing films…

The King is based on Shakespeare’s Henry V.IO - At this year’s Balinale (Bali film fes­tival) 92 films from 28 countries (in­cluding 27 films from Indonesia) were...

Aristides Katoppo has slipped away to the mountains and the sea…

IO - Aristides Elvianus Albert Katoppo was born in Manado on the 14th of March 1938 and was known as Tides to his friends. His name is from the Greek meaning “the...

H.S. Dillon, who fought for Indonesia’s farmers and the poor – has left us….

IO - On a cloudless morning on the 16th of September 2019 at the Kali­bata National Heroes’ Cemetery the head of a military guard of honor read out: “I stand here today on behalf...

Women Accuse: an art exhibition and book to correct the position of Indonesian women...

Admiral Keumalahayati of Aceh who killed Dutch Admiral Cornelis de Houtman in a naval battle. (Photo: IO/Tamalia Alisjahbana)IO - It is a commonly known fact...

King Chulalongkorn’s travels and collections from Java Part II: The King’s affection for Java...

 “Besides Bangkok there is no­where else as good and as friendly as Java.” King Chulalangkorn, 1901IO - Many Thai people consider King Chulalangkorn (1853-1910) to be...

King Chulalongkorn’s travels and collections from Java. Part I: The royal batik exhibition now...

IO – Last November an exhibition of the 19th and early 20th century batik collection of King Rama V of Thailand was opened in Bangkok by Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn who is the princess...

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