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WHY MONGOLIA IS INDONESIA'S OPPOSITE COUNTRY

The dry steppes and the endless blue sky of Mongolia are just as beautiful as they are different from Indonesia's humid rainforests and deep blue seas.
JACKSON KEEFE | 26.01.2022
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JAPAN FOUNDATION INVITES 5 INDONESIAN AUTHORS IN ITS LATEST YOMU PROJECT

The project will feature a total of 27 Asian authors from Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
WILHEMINA BOWEN | 24.01.2022
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'EMERGENCY': ENDEARING YET UPLIFTING CONTEMPORARY CAMPUS CAPER

"Emergency" will take you on a critical thinking journey while making you laugh.
JACKSON KEEFE | 23.01.2022
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ROCK LEGEND MEAT LOAF PASSED AWAY AGED 74

"Like a bat out of hell, I'll be gone when the morning comes; When the night is over, like a bat out of hell, I'll be gone, gone, gone."
WILHEMINA BOWEN | 23.01.2022
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LOUIS TOMLINSON IS FINALLY COMING TO JAKARTA

We made it, Louies! Let's catch Louis Tomlinson this year in Jakarta.
MAXWELL SOETOMO | 22.01.2022
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NETFLIX RELEASES THRILLING TEASER FOR REMAKE OF 'MONEY HEIST'

The squad will still be led by the mastermind, 'The Professor'.
WILHEMINA BOWEN | 21.01.2022
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TAROT: FROM PARLOR CARDS INTO MEANS OF DIVINATION — PART 2

A brief history of Rider-Waite and Modern Tarot.
JACKSON KEEFE | 19.01.2022
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REVISITING THE LIFE OF THE QUEEN OF GOTHIC LITERATURE: ANNE RICE

Remembering the life and works of Anne Rice, the countess of vampire tales.
MAXWELL SOETOMO | 19.01.2022
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TAROT: FROM PARLOR CARDS INTO MEANS OF DIVINATION — PART 1

A brief history of Ancient Tarot.
JACKSON KEEFE | 19.01.2022
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CHINESE NEW YEAR SUPERSTITIONS SOME NO LONGER BELIEVE BUT PRACTICE ANYWAY

The ancestors may be long gone, but still, people live by their guidance.
JACKSON KEEFE | 19.01.2022
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FAMOUS MOVIES TIED TO SPIRIT DOLL BELIEFS ALL OVER THE WORLD

The spirit doll culture is not only known in Indonesia, and some have gained big screen recognition.
WILHEMINA BOWEN | 18.01.2022
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FIVE ELEMENTS OF THE CHINESE ZODIAC SIGNS

Apart from the 12 animals from the Chinese Zodiac signs, there are also five elements to complement the signs.
JACKSON KEEFE | 18.01.2022
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RICE VS SAGO: THE QUESTION OF INDONESIANS' FIRST STAPLE FOOD (PART 2)

Our ancestors brought rice along when they moved out of Taiwan — but was it really our first staple food?
JACKSON KEEFE | 17.01.2022
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THE SPIRIT DOLL HYPE AND ITS STRONG BOND WITH INDONESIAN CULTURE

Strange as it seems, the trend takes off quite easily due to subconscious ties we have affected by longstanding culture.
WILHEMINA BOWEN | 18.01.2022
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GET TO KNOW TONGANS: OUR COUSINS IN NEED

If Malaysia to Indonesia is like its brother, then Tonga is like its second cousin.
JACKSON KEEFE | 18.01.2022
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RICE VS SAGO: THE QUESTION OF INDONESIANS' FIRST STAPLE FOOD (PART 1)

Our ancestors brought rice along when they moved out of Taiwan — but was it really our first staple food?
JACKSON KEEFE | 17.01.2022
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INDONESIA, 800 YEARS AGO

A glimpse at 13th century Indonesia through the chronicles of a Song dynasty historian.
JACKSON KEEFE | 17.01.2022
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KNOW MORE ABOUT THE CHINESE ZODIAC

Does your personality match your Chinese Zodiac sign?
WILHEMINA BOWEN | 14.01.2022
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KNOW YOUR RISING SIGNS

What are rising signs, and what do they represent?
JACKSON KEEFE | 14.01.2022
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THE MERCURY RETROGRADE AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU

Mercury retrogrades from January 14 to 25. What does it mean for your zodiac signs?
JACKSON KEEFE | 14.01.2022
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JANUARY OUTLOOK FOR EVERY ZODIAC SIGN

Having a strong start in 2022 is crucial for everyone.
JACKSON KEEFE | 14.01.2022
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PREPARE FOR THE UPCOMING WATER TIGER YEAR

Here's an outlook on how to prepare yourself for the "fierce year" ahead.
JACKSON KEEFE | 13.01.2022
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STORIES OF CHINESE NOODLES

From the Han dynasty to the Qing dynasty, from the dutiful son's noodle to the old friend noodle.
JACKSON KEEFE | 13.01.2022
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THE WEEKND DROPS FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM, 'DAWN FM'

Oddly enough, it features the comedian Jim Carrey.
WILHEMINA BOWEN | 12.01.2022
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FIVE ROMANTIC MOVIES TO WATCH THIS FEBRUARY 14

Spend this Valentine's Day with your loved one, accompanied by these romantic movies that transcend age, time, and sexuality.
MAXWELL SOETOMO | 12.01.2022
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DIAN PURNOMO'S 'PEREMPUAN YANG MENANGIS PADA BULAN HITAM' AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

The sorrowful life of Magi Diela.
WILHEMINA BOWEN | 10.01.2022
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MORE FILMS TO WATCH THIS JANUARY ON DISNEY+ HOTSTAR

Spend your new year with family, friends, and Disney+ Hotstar newest releases.
MAXWELL SOETOMO | 06.01.2022
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TRADITIONAL BATIK MAKING AT GIRILOYO BATIK VILLAGE

Create your own perfect Imogiri Batik souvenir.
HANUM FAUZIA | 06.01.2022
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7 MOST POPULAR INDONESIAN ILLUSTRATORS ON INSTAGRAM

Follow these artists and spice up your feed with art.
WILHEMINA BOWEN | 09.01.2022
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FROM ME, TO YOU: SUANJAYA KENCUT AND HIS PANDEMIC EPIPHANY

RUCI Art Space hosts the colorful return of the vibrant beady eyes dolls.
WILHEMINA BOWEN | 05.01.2022