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Weaving peace on the Korean Peninsula – A media perspective

Weaving peace on the Korean Peninsula – A media perspective

  By Eddy Suprapto Contributor to AsiaN JAKARTA: In the last five years, world governance has gone into uncertainty. Starting from the economic trade war between the USA and China to the border disputes and the threats of the Covid-19 pandemic. In his book “Stabilizing an Unstable Economy”, Professor Hyman Minsky’s thinking is relevant because the […]

Wind of Change

Wind of Change

By Eddy Suprapto Contributor to AsiaN JAKARTA: Today, October 3, 1990 is a historic record for the German people, namely the reunification of Germany or German Reunification. The process of unification took place when the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) was incorporated into the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany), especially after East Germany’s first free […]

Journalism’s dilemma in the Digital Age

Journalism’s dilemma in the Digital Age

By Eddy Suprapto Contributor AsiaN JAKARTA: The world is moving rapidly leaving time and technology included in the world of media. Since the discovery of printing press in 1450 by Johanner Genfleish zur Laden zum Gutenberg, the printing world has been coloring the media. The Gutenberg press has become a mainstay of media worldwide. Technology […]

Peaceful Journalism in the Digital Age

Peaceful Journalism in the Digital Age

  By Eddy Suprapto Member of AJA JAKARTA: The 21st century is often referred to as the digital age. In this century, the governance of communication and communication production has changed. Without realizing it, the internet has changed the way the media industry looks and looks. The presence of the convergence media has broken down […]

Indonesia: The Epicenter of the Economic Crisis

Indonesia: The Epicenter of the Economic Crisis

By Eddy Suprapto Contributor AsiaN.  The process of economic recovery in Indonesia due to COVID-19 will clearly face a new chapter that is facing an economic crisis. Gross Domestic Product growth is only 1.8%, inflation is at 2.7% and unemployment rate rose from 8% to reach 10%. Indonesian National Budgeting revenue was only IDR 1.761 […]

Leave the dark memories behind, get on with life

Leave the dark memories behind, get on with life

By Eddy Suprapto  Contributor to AsiaN Jakarta: 2020 has a double meaning in celebrating the transition of the New Year of Christ and the Chinese New Year. At least there are prayer, hope, and optimism that need to be built in 2020 to be more successful. We have left 2019, meaning that we have entered […]

Politics out of the box à la Jokowi

Politics out of the box à la Jokowi

Eddy Suprapto AsiaN Contributor Jakarta: “I know you hate me, taunt me monkeys and so on. But one thing that cannot be denied. We both have an extraordinary love for this country.” (Abraham Lincoln to William Seward, the political enemy he appointed Secretary of State). The same step was chosen by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) […]

Indonesian president pledges to boost human resources development, infrastructure, debureaucratization

Indonesian president pledges to boost human resources development, infrastructure, debureaucratization

By Eddy Suprapto AsiaN Contributor Jakarta: The Plenary Session of the Indonesian People’s Consultative Assembly today witnessed the swearing-in of President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Vice President Ma’ruf Amin for the 2019-2024 term. The inauguration of President Jokowi was attended by Asean heads of state namely Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah from Brunei Darussalam, Singapore Prime Minister […]

Old Shoes for Mother: An inspiring life story that motivates great success

Old Shoes for Mother: An inspiring life story that motivates great success

  Jakarta: A bitter life experience could actually be a whip for success, Indonesian Military (TNI) Commander Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto said as he attended a meeting with the production team of the film “Old Shoes for Mothers”. “In the course of my own life, 99 percent is a process, and success is only […]

“Parasite”: The best Korean movie in Indonesia

“Parasite”: The best Korean movie in Indonesia

The success of the film Parasite in South Korea seems to be contagious also in Indonesia. This film by famous director Bong Joon Ho is a best-seller from the Land of Ginseng in Indonesia. Jakarta: South Korea’s pop music (K-pop) and drama are not the only ones that began to assert themselves in the entertainment […]

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