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Kids And Family

Education

The “Indigenous Communities” trip for the JIS Middle School Extended Study Program was designed specifically with an emphasis on community service learning. For the past seven years, up to 50 students plus their teacher chaperones have flown into Batam, taken a bus to the ferry terminal and climbed aboard local long boats to reach Telunas Resort (www.telunasresorts.com) where they spend ...

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Education

The “Indigenous Communities” trip for the JIS Middle School Extended Study Program was designed specifically with an emphasis on community service learning. For the past seven years, up to 50 students plus their teacher chaperones have flown into Batam, taken a bus to the ferry terminal and climbed aboard local long boats to reach Telunas Resort (www.telunasresorts.com) where they spend ...

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Explore Jakarta

Jambi, on the east coast of central Sumatra, has a textile tradition shrouded in mystery. In fact, Jambi seems to have had two textile traditions: the tradition of lembato yellow and indigo blue batiks discovered by the Dutch in the 1920s – which nearly died out by the time the Japanese invaded in 1942 – and an older, perhaps ancient tradition of morinda red cloths that all but disappeared in t...

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Sport

When Wynne Prakusya was 14 years old, she competed in her first professional tennis tournament. Having grown up in a tennis-loving family, Wynne decided to turn pro in 1998. Throughout her career, which lasted until 2007, Wynne has won 2 WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) doubles titles, 9 ITF (International Tennis Federation) singles and 17 ITF doubles titles. Wynne’s highest accomplishments as ...

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Family

Through its goods on display, such as colourful souvenirs, traditional food and drinks, clothes as well as furniture, Betawi Store, which is located inside a traditional Betawi house, showcases the cultural richness of Betawi people (the term Betawi is derived from Batavia, the official name given to Jakarta by the Dutch during the colonial era). Opened on March 23rd 2017, Betawi Store i...

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