Category Archives: Lifestyle

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

Indonesia to register six traditional scripts with ICANN

  Jakarta After registering the Hanacaraka Javanese script as an internet domain name, Indonesia will pursue the same for six other traditional scripts with the international domain management of Internet Corporation Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The Internet Domain Name Management in Indonesia, or PANDI, is currently making preparations for the registration of Sundanese, Balinese,

WHO Adviser Asks US to Rethink Funding Suspension

A chief adviser to the World Health Organization’s director-general said the recent decision by the United States to halt funding to the organization is “devastating” and that the U.S. should rethink the move. Dr. Senait Fisseha is a clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Michigan’s medical school and a lawyer. She

Indonesia’s cultural capital makes communication diverse, creative

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Sociologist at the University of Indonesia Dr Imam Prasodjo believes that Indonesia’s invaluable wealth, specifically the cultural capital, makes communication diverse and creative. “Among Indonesia’s wealth, which is a treasure trove, is the cultural capital. Emotional capital, which if utilized to the fullest, will promote diverse and creative ways of communication,” Prasodjo