Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway: Wide Acceptance, Possibly Low Ridership

From 6-10 April 2019, we sent an online questionnaire to 235 random respondents living in the Greater Jakarta and Greater Bandung areas to get to know their opinions on the Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway (JBHSR). Contrary to our initial hypothesis, a staggering number of them actually responded positively (86.6%). However, that doesn't necessarily mean they are willing to use it.

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Finding the Link between Indonesia's Six Indigenous Ethnic Groups

There are six indigenous ethnic groups that have become the origins of other ethnic groups in Indonesia. These six ethnic groups are spread from the west part to the east part of Indonesia, namely the Mentawai, Batak, Dayak, Toraja, East Nusa Tenggara (represented by Flores), and Papua (represented by Dani) ethnic groups. Although appear different at first glance, all these six groups share a common thread.

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A Call to the Cavalry: is the Horse Still Relevant in Fulfilling Man’s Needs?

During past years of warfare, horses were trained to behave against their natural instincts of fleeing from danger, and to obey the command of man under any circumstances; even when it meant imminent death. In this day and age of cutting edge technological advances, using animal counterparts is hardly seen as necessary. However, the horse continues to be seen as the beast of burden and is still subdued to man's trivial needs. Reflecting on real-life, modern-day situations, this article will ask you to question... is the horse still relevant in fulfilling man's needs?

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