Friday, September 29, 2023 | 01:01 WIB

Critique and Hope for City Planning Issues at 2023 Jakarta Architecture Festival

The Indonesian Architects Association collaborated with 116 participants from architects, photographers, videographers and sketchers to hold the Jakarta Architecture Festival 2023 at Autograph Tower, Thamrin 9, Jakarta.



US Officially Recognizes 2 Pacific Nations to Counter Chinese Influence

US President Joe Biden stated that his country officially recognized two Pacific countries, Cook Islands and Niue, on Monday (25/9) local time. This recognition was given in a bid to counter growing Chinese influence in the region.


A Ukrainian Art Exhibition in Jakarta

The Coral Triangle Centre




Lieutenant Colonel (Purn) Dr (HC). H. Masagus Nur Muhammad Hasjim Ning – The Indonesian king of automobiles

The world of automobiles during Indonesia’s independence was bare and empty. During the period of 1945–1966, Indonesia was merely a new republic, one at an early stage of economic development, when there was only one car assembler: General Motors (GM) in Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, originally set up in 1927. 


The Museum on Fire…

The Indonesian National Museum caught fire and began burning at about 7.45 pm on Saturday, the 16th of September 2023 and by 8 pm the fire brigade had been called. They arrived within minutes of the call, as the fire department is situated close by. Despite the long dry season, the canal behind the Museum still had water in it and soon dirty canal water was being used to try to douse the fire which rose like an orange and red rooster flying to the top of a building at the back of the old section of the Museum - the part built between 1862 and 1868.

The Coral Triangle Centre

The Transformative Power of Art

A Ukrainian Art Exhibition in Jakarta


National Museum to Close for a Year for Renovation and Restoration

The government will temporarily close the Indonesian National Museum (MNI) following the fire on September 16. The closure for renovation and restoration is said to last a year.


Jokowi’s feeling comfortable being driven by Prabowo a clear hint of presidential bid support, says observer

Ujang Komarudin, political observer at Al Azhar University Jakarta, believes that President Joko Widodo's statement that he felt comfortable being driven by Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto is a coded message of his support for Prabowo in the 2024 presidential election.


Power, politics and law

The three most influential pillars of a state of law are power, politics and law. These are intertwined and mutually influence each other. Either justify any means to achieve a goal or use the correct means to achieve a goal – whatever the planned goal happens to be.