ASEAN Occupational Safety and Health Network foundation

The foundation of the ASEAN-OSHNET is based on the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the members’ OSH administrations from the year 2000. Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam have formally recognized the ASEAN-OSHNET as an important instrument for the development of ASEAN OSH policies and practices in the region. Continue reading ASEAN Occupational Safety and Health Network foundation

Socio-historical approach in contemporary art

Just as the recent criticism on Indonesia’s fine art by some high profiles inside the art council itself underscores the lack of relevant social criticism, the more localised contemporary art bienalle in Bandung this year presents a more savvy view which involves a socio-cultural approach, a tendency to revisit interweaving human history with its conspicious butterfly effect we have seen today. Continue reading Socio-historical approach in contemporary art

House of Pitung

TEXT  I  OLIVIA BERNADETTE PHOTOGRAPHS  I  MARIA FITRIA PERTIWI PUTRI North Jakarta, aside from the heavy-loaded traffic to and fro the biggest sea port of Indonesia, there is a hidden cultural heritage. Rumah Si Pitung (House of Pitung) is a big residence that was once owned by the richest fish merchant in Marunda. Pitung is considered as a local hero, the Betawi version of Robin … Continue reading House of Pitung