MILES away from the Jakarta attacks, the effects were nonetheless felt by scores of Indonesian international students here in Melbourne. Allan Tanoemarga recounts his experiences and what it means for young Indonesians like himself returning home.
KICK off holiday season with everything festive that Melbourne has to offer this weekend! A LEGO Christmas tree and Markit arts and crafts fair at Fed Square, a KitKat Studio at Melbourne Central and the Japanese Film Festival 2015 – you really couldn’t ask for more fun. Allan Tanoemarga has more.
GET ready for summer nights adorned with the brightest stars of Hollywood. The Moonlight Cinema is back for its 20th season with an outdoor cinema program ready to dazzle. Allan Tanoemarga reports.
MORE than 400 young Indonesians in Melbourne flocked to Bincang Merdeka, a discussion forum held at Melbourne Recital Centre, to learn more about work opportunities in Indonesia and how they can contribute back to the maritime country. Allan Tanoemarga went down to cover the event.
Indonesian Students Association in Australia (PPI Australia) aims to reignite the spirit of nationalism amongst international students from Indonesia through their upcoming discussion forum, Bincang Merdeka. Allan Tanoemarga brings you the details.
“STOP the boat people” we often hear but have we ever considered the voices of those at the very heart of the matter? Allan Tanoemarga reflects on the experiences of refugees and asylum seekers in their search of a new home as featured in the new documentary, Freedom Stories.
WINTER break is soon coming to an end, so why wait on exploring the different scenes of Melbourne for a good post-holiday story? This weekend, Allan Tanoemarga offers you a selection of trip you can take, from literary event to an all-French festival.
THE recent release of the Australian Government’s Draft National Strategy for International Education reignited conversations on student experience, as students voiced their concerns and frustrations on issues such as employability, cost of living and public transport. Allan Tanoemarga reports.
CHINESE National award-winning ballet, The Red Dress, is coming down to Melbourne for an exclusive two-day performance in March 2015. Allan Tanoemarga interviewed its choreographer Sha Rina and lead performer Zeng Ming to learn more about the production, their respective creative process and careers.
THERE has been a sharp rise in student visas cancellations in 2014 with students falsifying English language test results and financial documents to gain entry into Australia. Allan Tanoemarga brings you the story.
IMMERSE yourself in a wide array of vibrant, contemporary Asian arts at the upcoming Mapping Melbourne festival. Allan Tanoemarga is here to fill you in with the details.
THE Council of International Students Australia is looking for prospective partners to host the peak body’s annual national conference in 2015. Allan Tanoemarga reports.