Category Archives: Lifestyle

Telkomsel users can access Netflix in near future

  Jakarta (ANTARA) – Cellular service provider Telkomsel confirmed its plan to open streaming access to Netflix for its customers. “In the near future, (customers) will be able to access Netflix,” Telkomsel’s Head of Home LTE, Arief Pradetya, remarked during a virtual press conference on the launch of Telkomsel Orbit, Thursday, while responding to a

Jakarta recreational parks reopen with new safety protocols

Jakarta Ancol Taman Impian and Ragunan Zoo are among the recreational parks in Jakarta that reopened, with new safety protocols in place, on Saturday after being closed for more than three months over the COVID-19 outbreak. At Ancol, the management has issued SSBB (Senang Selamat Bareng Bareng–We could be happy and safe together) guidelines, including

Indonesian Channel in West Sumatra cancelled due to COVID-19

  Padang, W Sumatra The ongoing global pandemic of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has forced the Indonesian Government to cancel the convening of an international arts and cultural night titled “Indonesian Channel” due to be hosted by West Sumatra Province in August. The Indonesian Channel which marks the closing of this year’s Indonesian Arts and

Musician Benny Likumahuwa dies at 73 from diabetes, kidney failure

Tangerang Selatan Benny Likumahuwa, Indonesia’s 73-year-old senior jazz musician, died of diabetes on Tuesday morning after having fought the ailment for the past two years and his condition steadily deteriorating since April, Barry, his son, confirmed. “His condition worsened, as he was ailing from diabetes and kidney condition. He had undergone dialysis since 2018 but

Film workers, artists to receive government social assistance

    Film workers and artists who are affected by COVID-19 will be receiving social assistance, in the form of food packages from the government. “These film workers have had no income for almost four months, as there are no film or soap opera productions, (they are) certainly very affected,” said Minister of Social Affairs