12:14 am April 8, 2014 | No Comment
The Regional Consultative Council (DPD), one of Indonesia's high legislative institutions, was formed on October 1, 2004 by the third amendment to the nation's constitution, which was intended to give voice to local interests at the national level.
2:46 pm April 7, 2014 | No Comment
Since its independence in 1945, Indonesia has held ten elections in the years 1955, 1971, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 1999, 2004 and 2009. During Suharto’s New Order era, the Golkar Party won every election — six in total. Among all elections held in Indonesia, the 1955 and 2004 elections are the most noteworthy. The more »
11:12 am March 21, 2014 | No Comment
[Updated on Friday, March 21, at 1:25 p.m.] We are giving away four tickets to the Il Divo concert tonight at 8 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton Ballroom. Enter to win by telling us the names of all the band members. We will pick one winner on Facebook and one on Twitter. Each winner is more »
3:42 pm March 11, 2014 | No Comment
[Updated at 5:15 p.m.] Calling all sk8er bois and gurlz: the Jakarta Globe is giving away four tickets to tomorrow’s Avril Lavigne concert at Istora Senayan in South Jakarta. To enter for a chance to win a pair of passes, fill in the blank: “He was a punk … What more can I say?” Not more »
5:15 pm January 23, 2014 | No Comment
While we were trying to get our cats off the roof yesterday morning our penjaga and ojek driver (security guard and motorcycle taxi guy) Fufu was hanging out in the front yard. He thought it was funny that we were trying to get the cats off the roof, and described the situation as a circus when Adam used a broom to transport a screeching Pocky from the roof to the ground at one point. I also thought it was funny.