It baffles me sometimes when people ask what food could represent Indonesian culinary experience. Not because we have none, but because we have too many kinds.
The result is a “global race for arable land” which oftentimes lie at the center of public policy among wealthy countries to secure future energy and food needs, as speculative investments in anticipation of massive profits, or as a hedge against the risk of future potential food and fuel shortages.
Invitation to “Food for Thought & Food to Taste”: Indonesian Documentary Screening and Culinary Class at Sea Junction on 3 & 4 September
Taking a human angle, this documentary tells the story of the return to Buru island of writer and former political prisoner Hersri Setiawan accompanied by his daughter and his friend and also former prisoner Tedjabayu.
Editors : Jeffrey Say & Seng Yu Jin
Publisher : Institute of Contemporary Arts, LA SALLE College of Arts, Singapore
Year : 2016
ISBN : 978-981-09-9063-3
The predominantly Catholic nation of the Philippines recently took an historical step by electing a transgender woman, Geraldine Roman, to the House of Representative in May 2016
In a small two-story house located behind a big shopping mall in Bangkok business area, six people, four men and two women are busy working on sewing machine with a huge pile of cloth placed on the floor next to them.
The provision of impunity to human rights violators is the biggest challenge for ensuring accountability. This was the general conclusion of the panelists at the event Confronting Elusiveness: Demanding Accountability in Southeast Asia.
For the launching of SEA Junction, we would like to invite you to the following two events, both on Saturday 25 June 2016:
1) Panel Discussion on Confronting Elusiveness: Demanding Accountability in Southeast Asia at 9.30am at Asia Centre and
2) Launching of SEA Junction at 5.30pm at BACC
The Jakarta Post – Last Wednesday President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo announced a controversial regulation in lieu of law, citing the many recent reports involving the rape and murder of children.
The Jakarta Post – “See this scar? I did that!” Peals of laughter and bright smiles erupt as Rosa’s brother touches her forehead gently, brushing an almost invisible scar. He reaches for her earlobe, “Our mother made that earring hole in her ear; she cried.”