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November 2011

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The Ultimate Spectators Guide 2011 SEA Games

The South-East Asian Games are also referred to as the SEA Games and are held every two years. The games involve participants from the countries of South-East Asia and are regulated by the South-East Asian Games Federation (SAGF). The SAGF was formally known as the South-East Asian Peninsular Games Federation (SAPGF) and the body organised the first ever South-East Asian Peninsular Games in Bangkok in 1959. The Federation then changed its name, as well as the name of the games themselves, in 1977...more

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    • Art and Culture

      Waves and Flames

      Every year, the people of Bagansiapiapi stage a ritual ship burning ceremony to express their gratitude to the gods who watch over them. This high-spirited ceremony has its roots in events that happened three centuries ago...more

    • Bali

      Baliís Cultural Sanctuary

      Tenganan Pegringsingan is a living museum that immortalises the ancient face of the Island of the Gods. Although modernisation keeps knocking at its door, this village in the east of Bali has faithfully preserved the customs handed down by its ancestors through a set of traditional rules. Heru Hendarto paid the village a visit...more

    • Interest

      8 Reasons to Visit Makassar

      The capital of South Sulawesi is one of Indonesia’s most vibrant economic engine rooms. But it is not merely a business city. Makassar also boasts a gigantic indoor theme park, beautiful islands that lie off its shore and various unique culinary treats that employ exotic local spices. Ludhy Cahyana recommends eight reasons why you should pay this fair city a visit....more

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      Tour de Toba

      On September 24, Lake Toba became the battleground for the Tour de Toba 2011, a new Garuda Indonesia tourism initiative which has been created not only to promote the faltering image of Lake Toba as a fantastic holiday destination but also to embody the airline’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme...more

    • Event

      Tee off in Shanghai

      In a bid to better synergise cooperation, customer loyalties and corporate performance among the golfing enthusiasts that work for Indonesia’s various State Owned Enterprises (SOEs), Garuda Indonesia and Pertamina jointly held the “Garuda Indonesia-Pertamina Golf Championship” recently...more

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