• Culture

    Uniqueness Of The Wangi-Wangi Island Wakatobi

    Wakatobi is not only charming with its underwater beauty. On the mainland, I also found a variety of uniqueness. At Wangi-Wangi Island, the capital of Wakatobi, I managed to visit the village of the Bajo tribe; the famous “sea adventurers”. See: The Deep…

  • Awesome

    The Deep Blue Sea Of Wakatobi

    Snorkeling becomes a ‘must do’ activity when visiting Wakatobi in Southeast Sulawesi. Especially when you are not yet good in diving, snorkeling becomes an option. Like what I did a while ago with some friends from Jakarta, during our visit to…

  • Opinion

    The Whirligig of Customs Valuation

    The Whirligig of Customs Valuation A Study of the Regulation on Customs Valuation Database. By Teguh Iman S, Head of Customs Valuation I Section, Directorate of Customs The whirligig (merry-go-round. Carrousel in France. Draaimolen, in Dutch) is a popular game adored by…

  • Snapshot

    Port Of Panarukan East Java

    Port of Panarukan is probably much less famous than other ports, such as Belawan, Tanjung Priok, Tanjung Emas, and Tanjung Perak. Panarukan is a district in the Situbondo regency. If you go through the north coast route from Surabaya, you…

  • Culture

    Batik, A String of Beautiful Dots

    Historians wrote that the creation of batik began in the era of the Majapahit Kingdom, which was then distributed to other kingdoms, including Mataram. The word batik is derived from the word amba nitik which means carving dots. At that…