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In a matter of days, some Indonesians will celebrate the renowned Dragon Boat Festival that falls on Friday, June 3rd this year. The famous ‘Bacang’ or ‘Bakcang’ or ‘Zongzi’ in the original Chinese will be in a full swing this time around. If you still have no idea where to get them, it’s still not too late. We can help you find the delectable bacangs in Jakarta hoping that they will satisfy your craving.

Jakartans, get ready! The odd-even license plate regulation in Jakarta will return, expanding to 25 road sections. The trial will be implemented next week. Read here for the full story.

This week, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship hits the streets of Jakarta for the first time ever on June 4, 2022. See the most competitive lineup here in motorsport battle on the streets as they navigate their way around the Indonesian capital. 

Move into the beauty pageant news, Laksmi Shari De Neefe Suardana from Ubud, Bali, has won the title of Puteri Indonesia 2022. She has a chance to represent Indonesia in the Miss Universe Competition. Read the full story here.

Over the weekend, the 17th edition of the Jakarta International BNI Java Jazz Festival has been held at the Jakarta International Expo Kemayoran, Indonesia. With the theme “Rising Through Music”, the event was jam-packed with Indonesian and international musicians including the headliners like Jojo, PJ Morton, and The Temptations. Click on our gallery page to see some of the photos.

With this newsletter, we want to wish you a wonderful week ahead!