I am a freelance photographer based in Indonesia. I have been working with various media in Indonesia as a photographer for nearly two decades, including Jakarta-based English newspaper The Jakarta Globe in 2008. Working with The Globe has given me experiences to cover various issues; politics, economy, culture, sports, disasters, human interests, etc. In early 2016, I've decided to be a freelance photographer and experienced working with a number of NGOs, foreign media and corporate.
Indonesia Expands Budget to Record $193 Billion to Fight Virus.
More than 800 large ships are damaged every year, mostly on Asian coastlines. After decades at sea, 90 percent of the world’s container ships end up in India, Pakistan, Indonesia or Bangladesh.
Indonesi is well-known for its hospitality and harmonious community despite its multi-cultural and ethnic background. The nation’s motto of Bhinneka Tunggal Ika or Unity in Diversity has acted as the backbone of social cohesion to the diverse communities.
In Indonesian renewables bill, activists see chance to move away from coal. (Afriadi Hikmal/ Greenpeace)
A farmer harvests the palm oil at a plantation in Gunam village, West Kalimantan, Indonesia. (Image: Afriadi Hikmal / Greenpeace)
Indonesia has registered more than one million confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the first coronavirus infection was confirmed in the country in March last year, amid the current vaccination drive. Indonesia posts the highest numbers of COVID-19 cases and
Forest firefighter extinguished fire in Riau forest, Indonesia. The haze is an annual problem caused by fires set in forest and on carbon-rich peatland in Indonesia to quickly and cheaply clear land for palm oil and pulpwood plantations. Riau and South Sumatera province have the highest density of cluster distributions of the hotspot. Based on the maturity level of peat, cluster distributions of hotspot were mostly found in ‘hemic’ maturity level. Based on peatland thickness, cluster distribution of hotspot was mostly found in ‘very deep’ thickness.
Father and his daughter on raft at Kampung Apung in Jakarta, Indonesia. Kampung Apung is like an island in the middle of the lake. The surface is full of puddles, except a 1 meter wide road with 50 meters length that heads to the residence area and splits the puddles. A 6-hectare slum area in Kapuk Subdistrict, has been prone to floods since 1992. It was a peatland situated few hundreds meters away from the coastal area. The depth of water was just 20 centimeters away. But the Jakarta reclamation project aimed at creating an elite residence and industrial area has barred the water from normally flowing from the central of the city to the sea. The area has now lower precipitation. Every year 200 families, most of which are poors, are forced to heighten the their house floors following as water level keeps increasing 20 centimeters every year. During rainy season, water can reach up to half a meter and subdue the houses. Currently 450 people live on the area with water has reached 3 mete