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Jawa (Semestinya) Tak Lagi ‘Koentji’

Jakarta seharusnya memang sudah tidak layak menjadi ibukota abadi nusantara. Jawa apalagi Jakarta sudah habis-habisan. Penduduk padat, kemacetan yang menghabiskan biaya, masalah kompleks, beban lingkungan tinggi. Wacana perpindahan ibukota sudah ada sejak 8 tahun lalu. Tapi tak juga terwujud. Cuma … Continue reading

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Jakartans Now can Access Digital Library via Smartphone App

Jakarta is getting smarter and smarter, apparently. Thanks to our shrewd and way more tech-savvy governor, now everyone with an Android handset can access a digital library owned by the government of Jakarta. A free iOS app will soon be … Continue reading

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Hannah Shin: “Your Work Is Your Duplicate”

Born in a family of artists, Hannah Shin is no stranger to arts. Her father owns an art school and teaches arts and fashion. So does her mother. And she means the business. Shin, who is Korean, just graduated from … Continue reading

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Hadiri ASEAN Literary Festival 2015 19 Maret Nanti!

Setelah menghadiri ASEAN Literary Festival tahun kemarin di Taman Ismail Marzuki, dua pekan lagi ajang yang sama akn digelar masih di tempat yang sama. Tema besarnya adalah mengenang sastrawan Indonesia yang beberapa waktu lalu baru saja berpulang ke Sang Pencipta, … Continue reading

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Trotoar ning Jakarta Luwih Tumoto Apik. Suwun Njih, Pak Ahok!

‎Menowo wulan-wulan kapungkur biasane pingin misuh-misuh goro-goro liwat trotoar sing sempite ora karuan ditambahi proyek sumur resapan sing nggawene ora ono entheke saking suwene kuwi, sak iki trotoar ning dalan-dalan protokol wis ditoto luwih apik lan enak disawang. Pak Ahok‎ … Continue reading

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Penghargaan Tak Berharga

“Untuk kategori berikutnya, kategori bisnis spa paling prestisius di Jakarta.” Kita mulai dari juara tiga dalam kategori bisnis spa paling prestisius di Jakarta. Spa Plus Minus Rawa Belong!!!” (Tepuk tangan meriah) “Dan juara kedua…. Salon Tiarap Kemang Jakarta!! Selamat!” (Tepuk … Continue reading

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Menjajal Layanan Uber di Jakarta (1)

Sebuah brand yang unggul tidak selalu disambut baik semua pihak. Makin berada di atas angin, sebuah brand juga bisa mendapatkan makin banyak sambutan dan ‘sambitan’ (kritik -red). Demikian juga dengan layanan transportasi mobil pribadi mirip taksi, Uber, yang digagas Travis … Continue reading

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Ahok, “The Mad Man” of Jakarta, Tells Us More about His Views on Entrepreneurship and Jakarta (2- end)

Ahok previously touched on plurality and creativity as the nation’s potential. He was again pissed off as he found out a shocking fact. Upon knowing it took several days for a letter to reach his working desk, he casually went curious … Continue reading

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Mengapa Ahok Naikkan Gaji PNS Pemprov DKI Jakarta

Dari pengamatannya selama ini, Gubernur DKI Jakarta Basuki Tjahaja Purnama sangat yakin bahwa akar permasalahan buruknya kinerja PNS di lingkungan pemerintah DKI Jakarta dan tingginya tingkat korupsi di dalamnya adalah rendahnya gaji para pegawai. Pendapatan yang jauh dari memadai itu … Continue reading

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Two Things Foreign Entrepreneurs Complain Most About Indonesia

“To build business in Indonesia is actually really good,”said he. Steven Kim of Qraved.com claims the reason is because Indonesians are familiar with English. This is considered a plus. Language barrier is minimum. It’s also network-oriented. “When I worked for … Continue reading

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Welcome Drought…

‎It’s been 3 days since the last time when the water pump operated and managed to suck water from the bowel of earth for us to shower and wash our dirty laundry and whatever needs cleaning. Now, we are almost … Continue reading

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Horor di Kantor

Selain humor di kantor, ada juga horor di kantor. Keduanya cukup mengasyikkan jika dibahas. Untuk humor di kantor, saya akan bahas lain kali. Sekarang saya akan bahas kejadian-kejadian horor di kantor dulu. Desember tahun lalu kami baru saja pindah ke … Continue reading

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