YOU’VE finished your degree and decided to head back home for good. What now? Hadi Ismanto shares his tips for what you need to do before you leave.
BAK kut teh, char kway teow, roti canai, roast chicken rice and nasi padang. With $10 in his pocket, Hadi Ismanto goes in search of the best and most affordable places serving up a taste of home.
HOT on the heels of Malaysian restaurant Mamak, Shalom Indonesian Restaurant is the latest to open in the city, tapping into the tastes of Melbourne’s international student community. Hadi Ismanto shares his experience.
COCONUT sponge topped with lemon curd, coconut sago and mango sorbet. Sounds complicated? Not to those who attended Taste Studio’s dessert masterclass last weekend. Hadi Ismanto was there.
DREAMING of making great desserts at home? Taste Studio has launched a series of cooking lessons perfect for dessert lovers. The first one’s on this Sunday. Hadi Ismanto has more.
NO relevant work experience? On a temporary residency visa? Hadi Ismanto shares the success stories of international student graduates who overcame the odds to land their dream jobs in Australia.
“A MEME a day keeps the doctor away”. Well, that’s our philosophy anyway. Hadi Ismanto takes us through the images and capti0ns that gave us the most LOLs in 2012.
TRAVEL agents, online booking sites or direct from the airlines themselves – which platform offers you the best bang for your buck when booking that flight back home? Meld’s Hadi Ismanto goes in search of answers.
AUSTRALIA’S Human Rights Commission has released guidelines to promote and protect the human rights of international students. Hadi Ismanto reports.
MELD reporter Hadi Ismanto has committed to growing a moustache this Movember. But will the challenge of growing facial hair prove too great for this smooth-skinned Asian? Stay tuned for his daily updates to find out.
Held in RMIT Storey Hall on September 29, Project O: Revive was a night that inspired, entertained and rocked its audience as they relived school day memories. Hadi Ismanto attended.
CAN men and women be just friends? We thought we’d check in with the guys this time and Hadi Ismato was only too happy to oblige.