Running for my Mom: London Winter Run 2017

My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer 7 years ago and she has done several chemo, radiation and natural therapy, and a mastectomy. I am very thankful that I still have my mom around. I decided to run for her in the upcoming London Winter Run 2017. I’ve received tremendous support from families and friends. I’ll team-up with four more friends: Arie Prayogo, Eva Renon, Irene … Continue reading Running for my Mom: London Winter Run 2017

Wisata Murah Meriah di Seoul

Pada tanggal 22 Desember 2015, tiga hari setelah melangsungkan pesta pernikahan, kami langsung terbang ke Korea Selatan. Karena penerbangan kami bertepatan dengan libur natal dan tahun baru, harga tiket pesawat untuk penerbangan langsung sangatlah tinggi. Untuk menghemat biaya penerbangan, kami terpaksa harus terbang dari Jakarta menuju Incheon via Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. Penerbangan yang seharusnya hanya memakan waktu 8 jam, terpaksa harus kami tempuh … Continue reading Wisata Murah Meriah di Seoul

5 Stories to Read this Weekend (14 May 2016)

I spent my last week in Bandung working for two events at Universitas Padjadjaran: launching of The SDGs Center Unpad and preparation for the EAEA 2016 Conference. This four weekend reading’s post covers wide range of issues from jokes in economics, travel, renewable energy, and world politics. Ten ways to tell you might be sitting next to an economist. An economist was taken off a plane last week … Continue reading 5 Stories to Read this Weekend (14 May 2016)

5 Stories to Read this Weekend (7 May 2016)

Last week, I spent 4 days in Yogyakarta with my wife strolling around Gunung Kidul. And attended Neng Iphin’s wedding in Bandung on 6th of May. This third weekend reading’s post covers wide range of issues from traveling, climate change, hostage rescue, new mayor for London and maps. 52 Places to Go in 2016. Do you need a travel inspiration for this year? NYT narrowed it down from ancient … Continue reading 5 Stories to Read this Weekend (7 May 2016)

5 Stories to Read this Weekend (30 April 2016)

This weekend, I’m traveling with my wife to Yogyakarta for four days before we celebrate Neng Iphin’s wedding on 6th of May 2016 in Bandung. This second weekend reading’s post covers wide range of issues from global warming, technology, global development, environmental problem, and maps. Have a nice weekend. What’s Really Warming the World? Find Out What’s Really Warming the World With This Interactive Chart based on finding … Continue reading 5 Stories to Read this Weekend (30 April 2016)

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Not-so-Uber Experiences! What To Do About It?

In the past few months, I’ve been using Uber service to keep me moving from point A to point B in Jakarta. Uber offered me a very convenient way by connecting me with their drivers very quickly. Only with a hit of a button, the driver will go to my place and take me to my final destination. And Uber Apps also allowed me to get some details … Continue reading Not-so-Uber Experiences! What To Do About It?

5 Stories to read this weekend (23 April 2016)

Inspired by Om Malik, I decided to write a post about Weekend Reading that consist of 5 stories/things to read this weekend. This first post covers wide range of issues from sustainable development goals, creative disruptive movement, career, celebration of Kartini Day and the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. Have a nice weekend. In pictures: Queen Elizabeth II at 90 in 90 images. On 21 April … Continue reading 5 Stories to read this weekend (23 April 2016)

My Internship Experiences at the Green Climate Fund (GCF)

I spent my last winter (October 2015 – January 2016) in South Korea working as an intern at the Green Climate Fund (GCF). GCF is a new multilateral fund created to make a significant and ambitious contribution to the global efforts towards attaining the goals set by the international community to combat climate change. Last week, Katie Black, Internships and Research Consultancy Officer at King’s Careers & … Continue reading My Internship Experiences at the Green Climate Fund (GCF)

Sejarah Panjang Praktik Pasung di Indonesia

YANGKI IMADE SUARA*. Pikiran Rakyat, 19 April 2016. PEMASUNGAN masih terus terjadi di tanah air meskipun praktik tersebut telah dilarang oleh pemerintah semenjak tahun 1977. Orang yang mengalami gangguan kejiwaan dianggap sebagai orang yang tidak lagi punya harapan untuk menjalani kehidupan secara normal. Tidak jarang mereka diperlakukan lebih parah daripada seekor binatang. Tidak jarang pula mereka dipasung oleh keluarga dan masyarakat sekitar karena dianggap dapat membahayakan … Continue reading Sejarah Panjang Praktik Pasung di Indonesia

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Berdamai dengan Teknologi

JAKARTA – Kehadiran layanan transportasi berbasis online mengalami penolakan di banyak negara, tidak hanya di negara berkembang, tetapi juga di banyak negara maju. London di Inggris dan Paris di Prancis bisa menjadi contoh bagaimana para supir taksi konvensional di benua biru menolak kehadiran Uber sebagai salah satu alternatif transportasi bagi masyarakat. Penolakan besar-besaran di Jakarta mencapai puncaknya pada hari Selasa, tanggal 22 Maret 2016 ketika … Continue reading Berdamai dengan Teknologi