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Weekend Stories

Looking thru beautifully brutal Asian action movies

“I’ve never really liked using these. They take away the rush. Squeezing a trigger, it’s like ...

Indonesian Pencak Silat martial art inscribed on UNESCO Heritage list

Indonesia's martial art Pencak Silat is one of the 15 elements inscribed on the Representative List of the ...

SEA Games: Indonesia collects 12 golds, ranks fourth

Indonesia's national team has temporarily collected at least 12 gold medals, 20 silver medals, and 18 bronze medals ...

News Feature

Ningbo's cultural, historical, and modern tourism beckons explorers

China, known worldwide for its highest population of at least 1.4 billion, has a history of civilization and culture ...

Weekend Stories

Reviving the legacy of Sabeni, the Betawi fighter

Sabeni can solely be identified through a black-and-white portrait painting, bearing Sabeni bin Channam 1860-1945, ...

Weekend Stories

Meet "Si Pitung": Betawi's revered bandit, loathed by the rich

In the mid-19th Century, bordering Batavia, Jakarta’s old city under Dutch colonial government, the powerless, ...

Weekend Stories

Haji Darip from Klender, a forgotten warlord

November 10 became one of the historic days for Indonesians since Heroes' Day is celebrated and constantly reminds ...

Thousands of fighters to participate in pencak silat festival

Thousands of fighters from Indonesia and abroad will be joining the festival of pencak silat martial arts at ...

Silek Art Festival 2019 focuses on archives, documentation

The Silek Art Festival (SAF) 2019 will focus on archives and documentation of knowledge related to traditional ...

MPR launches stamps depicting four MPR pillars

The People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) launched stamps depicting the four pillars of the MPR, in order to ...

Minister promotes martial arts in face of Olympic Games

Indonesian Minister of Youth and Sports Imam Nahrawi is visiting the Netherlands, France and Switzerland in ...

Asian Games 2018

After ASIAD, pencak silat expected inclusion into UNESCO ICH List

Indonesia has delivered its best-ever achievement in the Asian Games history by ranking fourth in the medal tally, ...

Azerbaijani students perform Indonesian dances at opening ceremony of ICF

A number of Azerbaijani students performed several traditional Indonesian dances at the opening ceremony of the third ...

Cultural festival introduces Indonesia to Azerbaijanis

The 2018 Indonesian Cultural Festival (ICF), held by the Indonesian Embassy in Baku from Sept 13 to 16 at two ...

Asian Games 2018

Untag presents scholarship to Asian Games medalist

The University of 17 Agustus (Untag) in Surabaya, East Java, presented a scholarship program to martial arts of pencak ...