Carolina is an Indonesian freelance feature writer, Lingua Bahasa Indonesia translator, and a mother of one with itchy feet syndrome. Currently based in Jakarta after spending nearly four years in Morocco.
A proud Indonesian of mixed parentage and multicultural upbringing, who enjoys food blogging and photography in her spare time.
Elle est bilingue Indonésien-Anglais, et parle français avec sa petite famille.
Latest posts by Carolina
6 May 2015
Debates continue about the death penalty law, the ‘war on drugs’, and the possibility that some of the convicts could be victims of injustice.
10 February 2015
Indonesian President Joko Widodo denied clemency appeals and stated that the country is dealing with a drug emergency problem.
20 January 2015
The police chief nominee also made suspicious bank transactions as a police officer, according to the country's anti-corruption agency. Many Indonesians think this makes Budi Gunawan unfit for the job.
1 January 2015
The Twitter hashtag #togetherwestand is being used to show solidarity to friends and relatives of all those on board Air Asia flight QZ8501.
15 October 2014
Indonesia has one of the biggest and most active social media communities in the world -- and Mark Zuckerberg wants to get in on the action.
30 September 2014
Twitter Users Proclaim the Death of Indonesia's Democracy as Lawmakers Scrap Direct Voting of Regional Assemblies
The Twitter hashtags #RIPDemokrasi and #ShameOnYouSBY were trending as Indonesians expressed displeasure over the vote and against outgoing president SBY.
23 July 2014
Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo (Jokowi), a popular politician from the city of Solo, took 53.15 percent of the nearly 130 million votes cast.
20 July 2014
The results of Indonesia's presidential election will be announced on July 22. Will it be a peaceful transition or chaos?
3 June 2014
The surge in child molestation cases in Indonesia has prompted many parents to ask the government to amend the law and hand out harsher punishment for perpetrators.
30 March 2014
Twerking-like Dangdut dances and cash handouts are among the spectacles watched by children in the ongoing legislative election campaign in Indonesia.
17 January 2014
The town of Manado in Indonesia was hit by a massive flashflood and landslide that displaced more than 40,000 residents. The landslide reportedly buried dozens of cars and passengers.
29 November 2013
‘Stop Criminalizing Doctors!’ was the cry of doctors who conducted a walkout in Indonesia against a Supreme Court ruling which found three doctors guilty of malpractice.
26 November 2013
A diplomatic row erupted between Australia and Indonesia after a document leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that Australia has been conducting spying operations against some Indonesian leaders
1 June 2013
Some Indonesians think their president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, does not deserve the World Statesman Award given to him by a US-based interfaith group. When the award was announced, many people...
27 May 2013
22 April 2013
Kartini Day or Women's Emancipation Day is celebrated every year on April 21 in Indonesia to honor Raden Ajeng Kartini, a champion of women's rights. For many Indonesians, Kartini's vision...
20 April 2013
The impact of the Rokatenda volcanic eruption in Flores Island in East Nusa Tenggara in Indonesia is still felt by some 3,000 refugees from Sikka District. Rokatenda erupted last February...
21 January 2013
17 January 2013
Jakarta, Indonesia's capital, is paralyzed by massive flooding. Governor Joko Widodo placed the capital under emergency status until January 27. It is reported that 27 out of 44 subdistricts in...
19 July 2012
Residents of Jakarta, Indonesia went to the polls to elect a new governor of the country's capital. In a surprising twist, voters supported Joko Widodo, an entrepreneur and mayor of...