Friday, 11 Rabiul Awwal 1444 / 07 October 2022

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Two 'giant flowers' blossom in Bengkulu forest

Sunday, 02 Jun 2013 23:14 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BENGKULU - Two giant flowers, Rafflesia arnoldis, are blossoming at Taba Penanjung Nature Reserve of Bengkulu. The flowers grow and blossom together that make Bengkulu people say both...

Muslims-Buddhists live in coexistence in Ban Muang Ngam

Thursday, 23 May 2013 12:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, Ban Muang Ngam village in Thailand may provide a good example of living in coexistence between two different group. The village is located in sub-district administrative of Ban...

Exploring Alas Purwo, a beautiful paradise on the tip of Java

Thursday, 16 May 2013 23:39 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANYUWANGI - Alas Purwo is the most eastern National Park of Java of 43,420 hectares. The forest has ecosystems, such as mangrove, bamboo forests, grasslands and a number...

Bulukumba makes pinisi, a traditional Indonesian sailing ship

Monday, 13 May 2013 20:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BULUKUMBA - Tanah Beru village, Bontobahari district in Bulukumba, South Sulawesi makes a pinisi, Indonesian traditional big sailing ship of Sulawesi with Makassar type. Bulukumba is well known...

Turpiah's story on hajj pilgrimage to Mecca

Saturday, 11 May 2013 23:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO. JAKARTA - Turpiah's story may be interesting for anyone who wants to hajj pilgrimage to Meccca. The chicken porridge seller proves us one thing: never give up to...

Hundreds of kites 'dance' beautifully at Pariaman sky

Sunday, 05 May 2013 22:29 WIB

Flying kite is part of cultural activities of Indonesian people. Originally, flying kite was played together by Indonesian fishermen in their spare time. Now, flying kite is no longer...

Madiun, a city without 'identity'

Sunday, 05 May 2013 22:15 WIB

  Coordinator of Madiun Heritage Community, Bernadi S Dangin once criticized Madiun in East Java, as a city without identity. Communities and local government often overlook their own historical buildings...

Various ways to commemorate 'Kartini day'

Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 23:04 WIB

Yohana (60 years) looked different on Sunday. She was wearing kebaya, a traditional Indonesian blouse, with elaborate hairstyle. The nursing home resident was commemorating Kartini day, a female figure...

Questioning the need of ASEAN's financial integration

Saturday, 20 Apr 2013 01:14 WIB

By Elba Damhuri, reported from Washington, DC   Global financial system has been changed recently in line with the coming up of financial crisis in the US and Eurozone. The world...

A piece of history at Solo Sultanate museum

Friday, 19 Apr 2013 23:35 WIB

If you happen to visit Solo, then do not miss the opportunity to visit a museum inside Solo Sultanate Palace. The ticket costs 10 thousand IDR. In the first room,...

Prosthetic foot for leprosy patients

Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 21:17 WIB

One cry can change other lives as happens to a sculptor, Ali. Saga. His decision has helped a number of leprosy patients.  "A woman told me that doctor amputated her...

Berlin wall memorial uprooted for condo project

Friday, 01 Mar 2013 20:22 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BERLIN - Construction crews stopped work Friday on removing a small section from one of the few remaining stretches of the Berlin Wall to make way for a...

The car upholstery makers

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 23:53 WIB

He folded a piece of faux leather neatly. He sewed it slowly, watched every stitch closely. He sometimes glanced outside to the street. His name is Iwan Mahfud (56 years)....

People of Yogyakarta commemorate Waste Awareness Day

Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 22:40 WIB

As Waste Awareness Day celebrated on every February 21, people of Yogyakarta have their own way to celebrate: a number of communities collected garbage from Vredeburg Fort to Sriwedari...

The comeback of Iwan Tirta

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 19:43 WIB

The renown Indonesian batik designer, Iwan Tirta, once said, "Batik should always be worn to keep its meaning alive." It has been three years since Iwan Tirta died at...