Indonesia’s Solo Batik Carnival 2018 shines light on batik diversity Reply

THE JAKARTA POST Fri February 16, 2018

A participant in the 10th Solo Batik Carnival 2017 shows off her costume for the crowd. This year, the carnival will feature batik from eight provinces in Indonesia. (JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi)

JAKARTA, Indonesia – The Solo Batik Carnival (SBC) will be held in mid-June and aims to shine a light on the archipelago’s batik diversity with the theme “Ika Paramartha“. More…

Malaysian designers and fashion brands at pure LONDON 2018 Reply

LONDON – Ten Malaysian designers and fashion brands participated in pure LONDON, the UK’s leading international fashion trade show, at Olympia, 11 – 13 February,  showcasing latest design in ladies bags, shoes, contemporary ready-to-wear women clothing, luxury collection of women scarves and ladies eyes lashes.


H.E. Dato’ Ahmad Rasidi Hazizi, Malaysian High Commissioner, visited the Malaysian stalls. More…

Czechia Now! Exhibitionat Czech Centre London Reply

Czech Centre London showcases unique local Czech fashion trends from 12 Feb 2018 – 18 Mar 2018.

Developed by fashion designer Kateřina Plamitzerová, fashion photographer Michaela Čejková and garden architect Lucie Králíková, Czechia Now! is a multifaceted fashion and photography exhibition resulting from an unconventional research trip around the Czech Republic. More…

Myanmar Experiments with Drones to Replant Dwindling Mangroves Reply


Employees of Bio Carbon Engineering examine a drone designed toplant mangrove trees in Yangon. Moe Myint / The Irrawaddy

YANGON, Myanmar – Environmentalists in Myanmar used to plant mangroves by hand. On Feb 8 however, the Worldview International Foundation staged a drone-planting demonstration in Yangon with plans for a pilot project in the Irrawaddy delta.

Myanmar has lost at least 1 million hectares of mangrove forest over the past several decades, making it more vulnerable to cyclones and climate change. More…

HKFW opens international doors for Indonesia fashion students Reply

By Sylviana Hamdani Jakarta Globe Wednesday  February 7, 2018

From left) Julianto, Rilya Krisnawati, Ali Charisma, Jenny Yohana Kansil, Jessica Welia Halim and Raegita Zoro at a press conference for Hong Kong Fashion Week 2018 in January. (Jakarta Globe/Sylviana Hamdani)

JAKARTA, Indonesia Hong Kong Fashion Week, or HKFW, is one of the largest fashion weeks and trade shows in Asia. Organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the event draws in more than 1,400 exhibitors from 23 countries each year.

In mid-January, four Indonesian fashion students from Istituto di Moda Burgo Indonesia (IMBI) had a rare opportunity to present their Fall/Winter 2018 collections in this international event. More…

Indonesia village Banyuwangi Sets 77 Tourism Agendas Throughout 2018 Reply


Jaran dance, Banyuwangi, East Java. ANTARA FOTO/Zabur Karuru/ama/16

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Banyuwangi releases 77 tourism agendas throughout 2018, on Thursday, February 1. The release event held in the Tourism Ministry’s Sapta Pesona Building was attended by Tourism Minister Arief Yahya and Banyuwangi Regent Abdullah Azwar Anas. More…