Monday, January 20, 2020 | 02:24 WIB

The Old Town of Jakarta as Candidate for UNESCO World Heritage Status Part...

IO - In the battle with the VOC, Prince Jayakarta’s town, Jacatra was razed, and not only were there no buildings left but most of its inhabitants were either killed in the fighting or fled....

The heritage embroidery of Inez Mardiana

Inez Mardiana is one of Jakarta’s best kept fashion secrets. In the so called good old days referred to in Indonesia as Tempo Dulu, society ladies used to go to their favourite batik producers...

The Old Town of Jakarta as Candidate for UNESCO World Heritage Status, Part...

IO - Batavia was a town built for trade but that trade needed to be defended and so defense became one of the Old Town’s defining features. Simon Stevin, whose Scheme for the Ideal...

UNESCO world heritage status for Jakarta Old Town?

IO - This is the second disaster to hit the Jakarta Old Town historic area this month. The first was the collapse of a 19th century Chinese building in Junior High 32 earlier in...

Collapse of old chinese building at Junior High 32 in historic preservation area

IO - On the 21st of December 2017 a 19th century Chinese building standing in the courtyard of Junior High School 32 in the Pekojan district of Jakarta col­lapsed. Both the roof and second floor...

The old town of Jakarta as candidate for UNESCO world heritage status, Part I:...

IO - As UNESCO assesses the Old Town of Jakarta for World Heritage status, the Independent Observer is publishing a series of articles exploring why the Old Town of Jakarta with its four outlaying Islands...

Sole Oha: An exhibition of woven cloths from magical places

IO, Jakarta - Dini Jusuf was once a banker in a world centered around finance but then she went to Toraja and lost her heart to its culture and people. Eventually, Dini left her...

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