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Remapping the spice route: Understanding the history of Indonesian flavors
SHADINE TAUFIK - THE JAKARTA POST
Jakarta / Sun, September 27, 2020
Spice delight: Indonesia’s rich flavors have inspired many books, including William Wongso’s 'Flavors of Indonesia' and Tim Hannigan’s 'A Brief History of Indonesia'.
The diversity of local cuisine and spices across Indonesia has given rise to an array of unique flavors.
However, the notion of spice trade purely as a product of colonialism is still rampant – with memories of the spice route poisoned with violent confrontations.
Deaf and mute young Indonesian fashion designer Rafi Ridwan
Rerre Adysti - South China Morning Post
Published: 2:45pm, 3 Aug, 2020
Rafi Ridwan, who held first his show when only nine, now wants to help other disabled children.
Rafi Ridwan has had fashion shows across the world and created a collection for America’s Next Top Model, overcoming discrimination along the way.
But his plans to help other disabled children realise their dreams have been dealt a severe blow in an event that also destroyed all his career memorabilia.