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5 Recommendations for Affordable Lodging in Bali, Suitable for Healing!


Bali is still the prima donna of many people for holidays and unwinding. Usually, the youth of the age now call it by the term healing.

On the Island of the Gods, which has a lot of #WonderfulIndonesia charm, you can not only refresh yourself and your mind by traveling to various stunning natural destinations. Because, even by resting in a comfortable inn, you can enjoy a relaxing time to relax healing quietly.

Want to enjoy the time healing in Bali? Let’s look at 5 accommodation recommendations at affordable prices quoted from the following various sources.

1. Asvara Villa

Photo: doc. Asvara Villa

This inn located in Ubud is surrounded by a soothing expanse of green rice fields. Each villa at Asvara Villa offers a comfortable and quiet intimate atmosphere in various types, from One Bedroom Villa to Royal Two Bedroom Villa with private pool and Jacuzzis.

There are facilities private pool and jacuzzi You can use this to relax without the need to go outside the inn. Here, you can also enjoy the Honeymoon Package to the Celebration Package complete with a sweet Candle Light Dinner. This facility is suitable for you and your partner who want to celebrate their honeymoon at the same time or anniversary.

2. Amnaya Resort Nusa Dua

Amnaya Resort Nusa DuaPhoto: doc. Amnaya Resort Nusa Dua

You only need to spend around Rp. 1 million, you can already healing comfortably at Amnaya Resort Nusa Dua which has complete facilities and comprehensive services. Starting from a 24-hour front desk, airport shuttle service, to other complete in-room facilities.

This accommodation has an elegant modern-ethnic touch. Each room at this resort also has a balcony where you can enjoy the stunning views of Bali.

3. Wide Leaf Villas

Wide Leaf VillasPhoto: doc. Wide Leaf Villas

Still in the Ubud area, you can enjoy the time healing in a unique villa called Daun Lebar Villas. As the name suggests, the roof design in this villa is shaped like a wide leaf. The rooms available at this inn are not only comfortable, but also look beautiful with a combination of white color choices, wood accents, and soothing earth tones.

Even though it has a fairly affordable price, you can already enjoy the facilities private pool to spa services. In this villa, you can also see a panoramic view of the forest that is no less beautiful.

4. Hideaway Villas Bali Uluwatu

Hideaway Villas Bali UluwatuPhoto: doc. Hideaway Villas Bali Uluwatu

As the name implies, this one inn can be said to be a place to stay.hidden‘ or hidden that offers beauty and serenity. Certainly, suitable for those of you who need healing in a quiet place.

This inn has infinity pool facing directly to the nature of Bali. So you can relax swimming while enjoying view stunning. The facilities are also quite complete with Pudak Restaurant, spa and gym.

5. Kayumanis Nusa Dua Private Villa & Spa

Want to heal while enjoying the sea view? This is where it is. You can enjoy a relaxing time at this inn which offers direct sea views to Nusa Dua Beach.

The cool atmosphere of the villa with lots of green trees can also make your body and mind more refreshed. In addition to relaxing, you can also try a memorable experience by enjoying breakfast while watching sunrise at the beach, having lunch while having a picnic on the beach, trying out a cooking class, and so on.

All of the lodging recommendations above apply the CHSE (Cleanliness, Health, Sustainability, and Environment) standards from the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy. So you don’t have to worry about spending time healing there because it’s guaranteed to be safe and comfortable.

Since 2021, the Indonesian Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Sandiaga Uno, has also continued to encourage the recovery of tourism and the creative economy, including in Bali, to restore Indonesia’s tourism. He also hopes that the reactivation of tourism in Bali can restore the economy of the community, especially the Balinese.

“In reopening this tourism, of course, we need industrial support, because in the end it is our friends who are at the forefront, namely those who are engaged in the tourism industry and the creative economy,” said Sandiaga, quoted from the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy website, Wednesday (18/5/2022). .

Before the holidays, make sure to always apply the strict health protocol of 6M (wear a mask, wash your hands with soap and running water, keep your distance, avoid crowds, limit mobility, and avoid eating together). Don’t forget to complete your vaccination dose at the nearest health facility or vaccination center before the holidays.

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Sinar Mas Land Launches Urban Gateway Fund for City Planning Start-ups

SINAR Mas Land launched the Urban Gateway Fund (UGF) as an early stage fund for investment in start-up companies engaged in urban planning development. Sinar Mas Land runs UGF in a strategic partnership with East Ventures, Redbadge Pacific, and Prasetia Dwidharma to support start-ups that focus on the urban life and proptech sectors. South Korean developer GS E&C will also be one of UGF’s investors and strategic partners in a long-term partnership with Sinar Mas Land in Indonesia.

There are six main sectors in urban living technology that will be the focus of the Urban Gateway Fund. These sectors are fundamental needs for future urban development, including mobility and transportation, property technology, data analysis and AI (artificial intelligence), Omni-channel retail (physical and online retail management), sustainable resource management, and smart city tech. Acceleration in the six sectors is expected to meet the needs of urban development for future generations.

UGF will provide access to the smart city ecosystem in BSD City and other Sinar Mas Land ecosystems through three stages. First, UGF provides a pilot platform and facilitates investment recipients to integrate their ideas/prototypes into the dynamic Sinar Mas Land community. Second, UGF provides various supports for investment recipients to incubate and validate solution options in urban planning development. Third, UGF also provides the best opportunity for investment recipients to collaborate with Sinar Mas Land leaders in city development and property management.

Sinar Mas Land Group CEO Michael Widjaja said in an effort to transform BSD City into an integrated smart digital city, his party opened up opportunities for start-ups to provide ideas and solutions that enrich the city’s ecosystem. “UGF provides financial support and opportunities for potential start-ups to test their solutions. We hope that the results of the innovations that will be presented will be enjoyed and improve the quality of life of the wider community,” said Michael.

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Co-Founder & Managing Partner of East Ventures Willson Weather said several years ago when Michael Widjaja expressed his vision to transform BSD City into a progressive digital city, his party immediately supported and worked together to realize this vision. East Ventures will continue to support digital innovation in Indonesia with BSD City as a living lab to implement innovations from its ecosystem.

Timothy Yong, Managing Partner of Redbadge Pacific, explained that BSD City has an ecosystem and a captive market that can not only encourage the growth of startups in the proptech and urban fields, but can also encourage the presence of other start-ups. Start-up companies will certainly take advantage of the opportunity to create the BSD City ecosystem, which is a leading development in Indonesia. Strategic support and a real ecosystem, he continued, are important for proptech activists and start-up companies to be able to develop at an early stage.

CFO of Prasetia Dwidharma, Ardi Setiadharma, added that his party is collaborating with Sinar Mas Land in the Escalate accelerator program. Both companies support start-ups to grow in the Sinar Mas Land ecosystem. UGF can be the right tool for Escalate’s best graduates who provide technology development for the advancement of smart cities. “We are excited to be present with UGF to enable more local start-ups to showcase their technology and solutions, even to guide them to become leaders in Indonesia and Asia. (RO/OL-14)

Gen Z Loves the Metaverse Virtual World

METAVERSE is growing in popularity. 3D technology is often discussed because it allows one to experience the real world through a virtual world without any frames. The Metaverse has endless opportunities in almost all fields, particularly business, economics, education, information technology (IT), and entertainment.

Modern circles, especially Gen-Z (generation Z or i-generation born between 1996-2010) enjoy the virtual world that is close to real. Actually, what is a metaverse? The word metaverse has yet to be defined with certainty. A writer born in Maryland, America, Neal Stephenson first coined the term metaverse in his novel Snow Crash in 1992.

Simply put, the metaverse is a virtual world that allows users to connect with each other. Besides being able to communicate, work, play, users can also transact like in the real world. Metaverse is a combination of several elements of technology, including virtual reality, augmented reality (AR), and video. The combination of these three technologies allows users to be in a digital world called the metaverse. Metaverse can be concerts, conferences, to virtual trips around the world.

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In order to enter the 3D virtual world, we must wear a headset or AR glasses. This world is predicted to be a virtual world that is parallel to real life. Metaverse is mostly enjoyed by Gen-Z because it is the younger generation who now enjoy life in the virtual world more and there is a high demand for digital experiences.

To find out more details about Gen-Z’s perception of the metaverse, Advisia together with WIR Global launched a White Paper Project on the metaverse. In addition to exploring the perception of Gen Z, the project also seeks to explore its optimal use and generate actionable insights for companies.

The study was conducted by taking samples from 194 respondents aged 18-24 years. This study shows that as many as 62.9% of respondents have an interest in ownership of virtual reality devices. About 3.76% of respondents have a visual reality tool. From the results of this study, there are 69.35% of Indonesian youth surveyed showing a positive attitude towards the metaverse and 65.81% of the respondents are willing to spend money on the metaverse. Sandy Permadi, Founder of Advisia, said that his party hoped that current companies would take advantage of Gen Z’s positive response to the metaverse appropriately. “Hopefully, they can penetrate the metaverse and adopt it more precisely,” said Sandy in a written statement, Saturday (14/5).

Metaverse is expected to bring progress in various sectors, including real estate, education, financial services, retail, entertainment, automotive and various consumer goods. Sandy added there is much that can be done to take advantage of the developing future.

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These include conducting extensive assessments, applying a fact-based approach and developing strategies to enter the metaverse market, as well as developing market knowledge and operational expertise to leverage favorable demographic, technical and legal backgrounds to successfully enter the metaverse. Through the results of this research, Advisia can become the best partner to ensure that the metaverse can provide optimal results for companies and organizations. (OL-14)

Solos Presents Solutions for Freelancers Business Transformation

SOLOS, platform e-commerce that helps solopreneur (solo-entrepreneur) and freelancer sell their services quickly and easily online on line on today officially launched.

It was built by a young man from Medan who won the Telkomsel NextDev Summit award for entrepreneurship and digital solutions, Ricky Willianto.

Solos has a vision to empower everyone to do the work they love in a financially sustainable way,” said Ricky Willianto, CEO of Solos, in a press statement, Sunday (15/5).

Solos, according to Ricky, presents three main solutions, namely: portfolio builder, online shop for serviceand payment solutions for service sellerss.

This solution was created to realize Solos’ mission to help freelancer and solopreneur find new clients quickly.

“Solos was created to help them shorten the time it takes to conclude transactions, which in turn generates more revenue. We want to increase revenue for Asian professionals from $20 per day to $20 per hour,” said Ricky.

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Solos is currently a platform e-commerce the most comprehensive and superior services among similar competitors in Indonesia.

“Solos answers the challenges that have been faced by the perpetrators freelancing faced when using similar platforms, such as high administration fees/profit sharing, limited communication with clients on one particular platform, and limited payment schemes,” he explained.

Solos is equipped with technology that makes it easy for freelancer to build website and online store, with front view (storefront) which is interesting and allows the freelancer to showcase their work and services on line and credible.

So that freelancers, Ricky said, no longer need to create a separate website or include a Linktree or tools type that contains their website link, portfolio, phone number, email, and social media because Solos brings all these functions in one place.

Solos is also supported by behind-the-scenes technology (back-end) which helps with project management freelance more easily and regularly, starting from project management, chat, bills, to payment systems.

In addition, Solos provides freedom and flexibility for freelancer to determine how to work with clients, freedom of direct communication with clients, and freedom to determine how to pay with clients.

“Different from platform service search freelance others that limit the means of communication and payment schemes between the client and the freelancer,” he said.

“Solos gives freedom to freelancer and solopreneur to offer their services directly to clients with a communication platform and payment scheme that they can define themselves,” said Ricky.

Currently, trend freelancing is increasing in the world. Solos estimates that currently there are 70 million freelancers and solo entrepreneur in South East Asia. Annual income value freelancers in Southeast Asia reached US$ 93 billion.

World Bank records growth in players freelancing reaching 30% every year with the dominance of the 18-44 year age segmentation.

Study School of Business University of Brighton states that 97% of freelancers are happier than office workers.

The same trend occurs in Indonesia. The Central Statistics Agency recorded 33.34 million people work as freelancer and small business owners until August 2020. This figure rose 4.32 million people or 26 percent from the previous year.

According to Ricky, the supply of workers who want 9-5 hours of work is now decreasing, especially for job categories that are in high demand such as engineering, design, UI/UX, research, coaching (training)and strategy.

In addition to the flexibility factor of time and place of work, there is an underlying social tendency, especially among the younger generation, to find jobs that have meaning for their lives.

This could be doing work that has a positive impact on the world, or even just work that aligns with one’s personal values ​​such as creativity or freedom.

As a result, companies are struggling to fill their workforce, and therefore they are looking for alternative ways to work with the younger generation. Successful companies like Google are already leveraging a contract workforce and freelancers in their business.

In fact, 54% of Google’s workforce is outsource. While SAP found that on average 25% of the workforce of the largest organizations consisted of freelancers and contractors.

According to Ricky, this scheme allows organizations to better manage their resources and maximize efficiency and output they. Organizations with flexible workforces are better able to adjust their costs based on the business environment and situation.

“We believe that there is a major transition in today’s workforce. The new generation prefers freedom, flexibility and impactful, passion-driven work,” he said.

“As a result, people who used to depend on office work are now starting their own businesses enabled by technology and remote work,” he explained.

“Solos wants to be a leading solution for people starting this journey, and a partner that helps them succeed in their business,” said Ricky.

Solos focus on helping freelancer and solopreneur find new clients quickly.

“Solos’ solution was created to help them shorten the time it takes to conclude a transaction, which in turn generates more revenue,” he explained.

Solos is designed to serve the needs of working professionals. Anyone who sells their expertise, skills and knowledge is a target for Solos users.

Solos empowers graphic designers, writers, study tutors, personal trainers, yoga instructors, PR consultants, professional researchers and strategists.

“Currently Solos is focusing on growth in Indonesia. We are currently based in Bali because we believe Bali is the right business center for freelancer, solopreneurand digital nomads“explained Ricky.

Bali is a center for para digital nomads (people who can work anywhere).

According to Ricky, many of the target users of Solos are in Bali because they want to have a balanced lifestyle.

They go surfing and do yoga in the morning, build their business during the day, and then have a great social life at night.

“In addition, Bali is an international-scale city that attracts people from various countries,” he said.

“We think Bali will allow us to build a global community, but also still allow us to maintain our identity as an Indonesian nation,” he said.

“The unique fact, Solos is the plural word for solo – which refers to several solopreneurs working together. The essence of gotong royong is centered on diversity, building community, and working together. For us, Bali represents all of the above,” explained Ricky.

“We believe that freelancers and solopreneurs want to thrive in a mutually supportive community. For that we built a Discord community from solopreneurs and freelancers who want to take their business to the next level.”

“Within this community, we connect members with new clients and opportunities, discuss projects and best practices, and help solopreneurs meet one another so they can collaborate on larger projects,” he says.

“Ultimately we want everyone to be able to do the work they love in a financially sustainable way,” concluded Ricky. (RO/OL-09)

Hot weather is really nice to relax eating ice cream, come to Alam Sutera


Hot weather is perfect for relaxing in a cool place while eating ice cream. Come here, come to Alam Sutera and relax while eating a variety of flavors of gelato.

Travelers in and Tangerang are you feeling hot these days? Same, detikcom too. You definitely want to eat something fresh and cold while still enjoying the day even though Lebaran is over.

Well, one of the interesting places that a traveler can visit is this ice cream shop in Alam Sutera. His name is Vilo Gelato. The location is on Jl Alam Sutera Towncenter 10J No 5, Tangerang.

detikcom had come to Vilo Gelato Alam Sutera and this place was full of ice cream connoisseurs. This square building with glass-dominated walls is indeed viral and has been widely discussed on social media such as Instagram and Tiktok.

Vilo Gelato Alam Sutera Photo: (Syanti/detikcom)

Rahma, one of the visitors there admitted that she knew Vilo Alam Sutera from TikTok. Together with his friends, he also visited to relax and also take pictures.

“It’s from TikTok. The place is beautiful too, yes, for photos. Many choices of flavors as well as gelato,” said Rahma.

What’s interesting here is that a traveler can take it himself whichever ice cream he wants to eat with different sizes. Because they have a freezer with hundreds of bottled gelato, making it easier for consumers.

Here there are dozens of flavors of ice cream that you can choose from, and of course this place is a favorite for children. Several flavors such as Butter Coffee, Strawberry Choco, Salted Caramel, Wildberry Very Berry Fried Cookies, Dutch Chocolate and others. Interestingly, there is also a taste of martabak and other snacks.

They also have flavors that are liked by children such as White Rabbit, Magic Unicorn, Stracciatella, Reese’s, Cotton Candy and others.

Vilo Gelato Alam SuteraVilo Gelato Alam Sutera Photo: (Syanti/detikcom)

Ilham, visitors who brought children were also happy when they came to Vilo. Their children are happy because there are many choices of ice cream flavors that are their favorite.

“There are many variations that children like,” said Ilham.

For the price, the smallest size (90 ml) is IDR 35 thousand, the 250 ml size is IDR 75 thousand and the largest size (500 ml) is IDR 135 thousand. And they only serve non-cash payments.

In addition to ice cream, here there are also drinks such as hazelnut latte, coffee milk, milk shakes and others that can accompany you relaxed. They also have a variety of cakes and croissants.

detikcom visited there when the weather was still hot and wanted to taste something fresh and sour. And we decided to taste the Wildberry Very Berry Fried Cookies and Raspeberry Tart. And for drinks we bought Hazelnut Latte.

Vilo Gelato Alam SuteraVilo Gelato Alam Sutera Photo: (Syanti/detikcom)

Well, for a relaxing place, you can choose to be indoor or outdoor. If it’s hot, it’s better to be indoors because there is air conditioning. Inside, it is also aesthetically pleasing to chat or relax with family.

But if you want to be outdoors, they also have benches and bean bags for you which are arranged in such a way. It’s a pretty good place to get together. And also convenient for travelers who bring children.

Other facilities that a traveler can find here include prayer rooms, toilets, Wi-Fi and there is also a parking area. No need to worry about confusion if this is the moment a traveler comes here, because the waiters there are also friendly to serve and explain it to you.

There are also many Instagramable spots for those of you who like to take photos. One of the spots that become the object of many photos is the front or front page of the Vilo.


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Notre Socielle, a Hangout Place to Hang Out Near Tasikmalaya Station


When you’re traveling in Tasikmalaya, don’t forget to stop by a cool, hot hangout place. Like Cafe Notre Socielle which is located not far from the station Tasikmalaya.

According to detikTravel, visitors to Cafe Notre Socielle, which is located on Jalan Cimulu, Tawangsari, Tasikmalaya, West Java, are mostly young people who are trendy with no less classy cars. When entering the Cafe Notre area, a traveler will enjoy an atmosphere that seems luxurious. Travelers are treated to industrialist-style decorations.

The cashier is here Photo: Fajar Herdiansyah

Visitors can choose an indoor or outdoor area on the first floor. Especially the No Smoking Area, only on the first floor near the cashier. The upper floor area can be used for meetings or casual meetings.

When you're traveling in Tasikmalaya, don't forget to stop by a cool, hot hangout place.  Like Cafe Notre which is located not far from Tasikmalaya Station.A fun hangout place that is popular in Tasikmalaya, Cafe Notre which is located not far from Tasikmalaya Station. Photo: Fajar Herdiansyah

If a traveler wants to enjoy free air, it is suitable to choose a seat in the side room which is a smoking area. In the outdoor section there are terraced seating such as an amphitheater and neatly arranged chairs.

When you're traveling in Tasikmalaya, don't forget to stop by a cool, hot hangout place.  Like Cafe Notre which is located not far from Tasikmalaya Station.The outdoor cafe Notre which is located not far from Tasikmalaya Station. Photo: Fajar Herdiansyah
When you're traveling in Tasikmalaya, don't forget to stop by a cool, hot hangout place.  Like Cafe Notre which is located not far from Tasikmalaya Station.It’s usually busy at night here. Photo: Fajar Herdiansyah

If a traveler is confused about what menu to order, you can directly ask the recommended menu at cafe that. The menu served is diverse, which is clearly a modern menu, from snacks to heavy meals.

When you're traveling in Tasikmalaya, don't forget to stop by a cool, hot hangout place.  Like Cafe Notre which is located not far from Tasikmalaya Station.A fun hangout place that is popular in Tasikmalaya, Cafe Notre which is located not far from Tasikmalaya Station. Photo: Fajar Herdiansyah

For drinks, there is coffee and other special drinks. For food there are waffles, ice cream and cookies a la notre.

“The food and drink menu is good, but the prices are quite low” pricy For the size of a cafe in Tasik City, it’s around IDR 28 thousand to IDR 75 thousand, but it’s really good,” said Febri, who was enjoying a burger and coffee.

For your information, Notre Socielle was inaugurated a year ago, to be exact, Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

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Pangalengan Sky Park, Can See Ocean of Clouds


Bandung is second to none, Bandung does have a myriad of beautiful natural attractions. One of them, a tourist attraction in the Sky Park, Pangalengan.

Location of Pangalengan Sky Park

The location of Pangalengan Sky Park is about 64 km from the center of Bandung. Precisely in Kp. Puncak Mulya, Cukul Street, Sukaluyu, Pangalengan District, Bandung Regency. Located at an altitude of 1,670 meters above sea level, visitors can see the ‘ocean’ of clouds. In addition, there are photo spots that are Instagrammable.

Travelers can see the beauty of the tea garden under the rows of Mount Wayang. Well, at night, the traveler can see the beauty of the city light.

Pangalengan Sky Park Entrance Fee

Looking at the Pangalengan Sky Park instagram, the price for the entrance ticket is IDR 10 thousand per adult and IDR 5,000 for children under 7 years old. Travelers can also camp in the Pangalengan Sky Park area for an additional fee of IDR 25 thousand per person per night.

Motorbike parking is charged Rp. 5 thousand for regular and Rp. 10 thousand for tourists who are camping. While the regular car park is Rp. 10 thousand and for camping it is Rp. 20 thousand.

Pangalengan Sky Park Photo: Yuga Hassani/detikcom

Well, for travelers who want to camp with their family and don’t bring equipment, there are also family adventure camping packages. For the standard package, IDR 450 thousand is charged with camping ticket facilities for four people, dome tents, mattresses, sleeping bags, lighting, electricity terminals, flysheets and firewood.

The medium package costs IDR 550 thousand with camping tickets for four people, quecua arpenaz tents, extra beds, sleeping bags, lighting, electricity terminals and firewood. It’s also interesting Pangalengan Sky Park?

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IOH Show (THIS) First Episode Explores the Future of the 5G Metaverse with Meta

INDOSAT Ooredoo Hutchison presents THIS: The IOH Show, and for this first episode shares thoughts on Metaverse as the next big technology.

Carrying the theme ‘Pack Your Bags to Metaverse’, together with tech giant Meta, the company highlighted how Metaverse brings the best 5G use cases for digital telecommunications.

Metaverse promises the next generation of social interactions where the digital world looks realistic but not limited. Shaped by virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), artificial intelligence (AI), and blockchain, Metaverse focuses on establishing a presence in virtual universes to enhance the human experience.

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Despite being at the beginning of its evolution, Metaverse is attracting large industry-wide investment globally and in Indonesia, with potential revenue opportunities, according to Bloomberg, to reach US$800 billion by 2024.

IOH Chief Enterprise Data Analytics Officer Chirag Sukhadia said, “Metaverse, which takes us to the next phase of the internet, has grown rapidly in recent years and has accelerated since the pandemic. This provides a huge opportunity for digital telcos to become entry points thanks to the advanced connectivity and lower latency offered by 5G technology. We are excited to play an important role moving forward with our large ecosystem, customer base, and extensive collaboration with giant tech partners, including Meta.”

Chirag believes the key to the future of Metaverse is a thriving ecosystem, driven by three fundamentals: presence, interoperability and customer adoption.

The first is the presence of affordable VR/AR technology devices, such as headsets. The second is interoperability, which means the ability to move seamlessly between virtual spaces while maintaining the same virtual assets; thus, technology standardization becomes important. The last one is massive customer adoption across all segments, not just the younger generation.

According to Chirag, IOH played an important role in shaping the ecosystem with its two flagship products, IM3 and 3, which have a large customer base across all segments.

In addition, the company’s strengthened collaboration with global strategic partners, including Cisco, Ericsson, Huawei, and Nokia, enables interoperability. Moreover, the company’s strong commitment to providing 5G commercial services, which was launched last year in Solo, Jakarta, Surabaya, Makassar, and Balikpapan.

The company also plans to integrate its network across Indonesia to increase its in-room coverage and network capacity to enhance customer experience.

The first episode of THIS was held virtually with speakers Chirag Sukhadia from IOH and Karan Khara from Meta.

This program will be held monthly discussing the future of technology and digital with more speakers from various backgrounds through Indosat’s YouTube channel. (RO/OL-1)

Dinosaurs Ready to Entertain Garut Residents, Dare to Approach?


Garut tourism continues to grow. This time the district in West Java will have the first dinosaur tour. Dare to enter?

The tourist spot is called Garut Dinoland. The location is in the Mekarjaya area, Tarogong Kaler district, Garut.

Currently Garut Dinoland is still under construction. The plan, the tourist spot will start operating next June.

Garut Dinoland, a new tour in Garut. Photo: Hakim Ghani

In an area of ​​one hectare, dozens of dinosaurs will be placed. The concept is a wilderness at the foot of Mount Guntur.

Tourists who come here can not only see toy dinosaurs or take pictures. But there are also educational rides so it is suitable to be visited with family.

Read the full news here.


Donald Trump’s Social Media Will Be Coming to the End of May 2022

The social media app Truth, created by one of Donald Trump’s subsidiaries, is promised to be available to web users by the end of May 2022.

The news was delivered directly by CEO Truth Devin Nunes via the social media platform Truth.

“At the end of May we will launch this PWA (Web Browser) which will allow access from any device,” Nunes wrote.

In addition to preparing a version for the website, Devin Nunes said that the Android version is currently still in the process of receiving approval from Google as the party developing Android.

This means that if Google approves the existence of the Truth application on Android services, there is a high possibility that the number of social media users will increase rapidly.

Previously, Truth was available on the Apple App Store and was warmly welcomed by Donald Trump’s supporters.

The Truth Social company Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG) was launched by Donald Trump with a mission to fight tech giants after Trump lost access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube for allegedly inciting his supporters to violence during the January 6 US Capitol riots.

But social media’s efforts to thrive are now limited by its reliance on Google, which operates an app store with a strong dominance in the smartphone market.

The Truth app is currently only available in the United States, and since its launch on February 21, 2022, it has become the second most downloaded free app on the App Store service.

Trump began uploading on Truth on Thursday (28/4), and became his first upload on his own application after a long hiatus.

TMTG plans to go public through a merger with blank check company Digital World Acquisition Corp (DWAC).

The deal is being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and is likely to be finalized in a few months. (Ant/OL-12)