A proposal to move the Indonesian capital city from Jakarta to other locations has been discussed since the Sukarno presidency, and even earlier during Dutch colonial era. In fact, in early 20th century there was an effort by Dutch East Indies government to relocate the capital from Batavia (colonial Jakarta) to Bandung. In 2010s, the idea to relocate the national capital or administrative center has been revisited, mainly because of Jakarta’s environmental degradation and overpopulation problems.
Day of Silence: “Nyepi”, A Holy Day For Indonesian Hinduism, One of The Oldest Religion Of Indonesian
The natives of Indonesian Archipelago practiced indigenous animism and dynamism, beliefs common to the Austronesian people. Native Indonesians venerated and revered ancestral spirit; they also believed that some spirits may inhabit certain places such as large trees, stones, forests, mountains, or any sacred place. This unseen spiritual entity that has supernatural power is identified by ancient Javanese, Sundanese and Balinese as “hyang” that can mean either divine or ancestral. In modern Indonesian, “hyang” tends to be associated with God.
The Indonesian army has demolished their own icons of a tiger statue in front of a base in West Java after it became a laughing stock online. The grinning tiger in a small village in Garut was supposed to be a mascot for the Siliwangi Military Command. But internet users found it hilarious because it was so different from the fierce tiger on official logos.
Batam adalah salah satu kota yang langsung berseberangan dengan negara Singapura. Ketika anda berkunjung ke Batam banyak juga anda jumpai mobil bekas singapura atau malaysia yang harganya seharga motor baru dan berkeliaran dengan tampilan layaknya mobil mewah. selain itu pertumbuhan ekonomi yang juga meningkat di Kota Batam menyebabkan daya beli mobil baru pabrikan lokal laris di pasaran Indonesia tepatnya di kota Batam, tidak heran juga anda akan melihat mobil CBU (competely built up) ataupun mobil baru dipromosikan di televisi berkeliaran dan tampak disekitaran pulau Batam alias baru beli mobil baru langsung keluar dijalan dengan pelat putih bertuliskan nomor plat merah.
King Salman of Saudi Arabian entourage relaxes in Bali island of Indonesia, breaks all records for state visits
NUSA DUA, Indonesia — Even for Bali, the famous Indonesian resort island so beloved of the rich, powerful, and famous, the week-long visit of King Salman of Saudi Arabia and his entourage of 1,500 is proving a unique happening.