Tag Archives: Indonesia

Morning News: Ukraine-Russia, Indonesia Capital Move, Florence Fashion

We explore the latest escalation in the tensions between Russia and Ukraine as troops mass in Belarus. Plus: Indonesia names its new capital and we profile Roberta Metsola, the new president of the European parliament.

Aerial Views: Tumpak Sewu Waterfall, Java, Indonesia

Tumpak Sewu, also known as Coban Sewu, is a tiered waterfall that is located between the Pronojiwo District, Lumajang Regency, and the Ampelgading District, Malang Regency, in East Java, Indonesia. The waterfall is overshadowed by Semeru, an active volcano and the highest mountain in Java. 

Ocean Views: Lucipara Islands – Indonesia (4K)

Lucipara Islands are about 50 km west of Penyu Islands, both of which belong to Molucca Islands. They are directly south of Manipa Strait near Ceram. Edmund Roberts visited the islands briefly in the 19th century. He called them Lucepara in his 1832 journal. 

On April 2021 I was called to film another expedition in Indonesia.

Even though the COVID-19 travel restrictions were still strong in Indonesia, we sailed off to Lucipara with high hopes.

After creating a new MPA in Serua, our Marine Conservation experts wanted to create a new one as well in Lucipara.

We traveled more than 1,300 nautical miles aboard The Seven Seas for a whole month, diving in one of the most remote area in Indonesia.

This short film testifies of the marine life that we encountered there and which we must protect at all costs, creating a new MPA.

Morning News: Israel PM Visits U.S., Indonesia Anti-Corruption Effort Stalls

Naftali Bennett’s first face-to-face meeting with President Joe Biden will look calm and co-operative. But in time, sharp differences will strain the “reset” they project today. 

Indonesia’s anti-corruption agency is being defanged; it was simply too good at routing the rot President Joko Widodo once promised to eradicate. And estimating the breathtaking global cost of vaccine inequality.

Morning News: Haiti Reels, India-Pakistan Tensions, Indonesia & Badminton

A president’s assassination, a cratered economy and now this: a tropical depression that will hamper rescue efforts after a massive earthquake. The country cannot catch a break.

India and Pakistan parted ways 74 years ago this week; we discuss how the tensions that defined their division still resonate today. And why Indonesia is so good at badminton.

Cinematic Travel: Republic Of Indonesia (4K Video)

Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It consists of over seventeen thousand islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, and parts of Borneo and New Guinea.

Views: Mining Gold On Sangihe Island, Indonesia

There is gold on Indonesia’s Sangihe island, and a Canadian-listed mining company has a permit to exploit it. Environmentalists say the gold mine threatens the island’s ancient forests, which are home to endemic birds. Locals fear it will affect their water supply. The BBC visited the remote island to see what’s at stake.

Morning News: Digital Censorship In Indonesia, Nicaragua, Jordan Trucks

As governments across South-East Asia crimp online freedoms, the region’s healthiest democracy might have been expected to resist the trend. Not so.

President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua is using a new law to detain more of his potential adversaries in November’s election—and is coming under international pressure. And how Jordan’s gas-delivery-truck jingles jangle nerves. 

Aerial Views: Cities And Islands Of Indonesia (4K)

Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It consists of over seventeen thousand islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, and parts of Borneo and New Guinea.