Popular Indonesian Youtuber gets flak from neighbors, netizens for allegedly filming amid social distancing advisory

Ria Ricis, an Indonesian Youtuber popular among the younger generation, has been called out by neighbors and netizens for allegedly going ahead with a video shoot recently, despite calls from government officials to practice social distancing as part of an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Indonesia.

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Outdoor music festival LaLaLa canceled due to coronavirus outbreak

Outdoor music festival LaLaLa canceled due to coronavirus outbreak

Yet another music festival has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with LaLaLa Festival 2020 being the latest to join the cancel party.

Japanese rock band ONE OK ROCK postpones Jakarta concert amid coronavirus outbreak

Japanese rock band ONE OK ROCK postpones Jakarta concert amid coronavirus outbreak

They’re quite late to the cancel party, but Japanese rock band ONE OK ROCK’s Jakarta concert, which was scheduled for May 30-31 at Istora Senayan, has officially been canceled...

Angkringan with Melati Suryodarmo | Brockhampton essentials party | Indocraft | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (March 13-15)

Angkringan with Melati Suryodarmo | Brockhampton essentials party | Indocraft | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (March 13-15)

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Foals concert in Jakarta officially postponed due to coronavirus scare

Foals concert in Jakarta officially postponed due to coronavirus scare

After a period of uncertainty, it’s safe to say that most concerts featuring international artists scheduled to take place in Jakarta this month have either been canceled or...

Film screenings | Videostarr’s 3rd anniversary feat. Barakatak | Women’s 10K | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (March 6-8)

Film screenings | Videostarr’s 3rd anniversary feat. Barakatak | Women’s 10K | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (March 6-8)

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Netizens rally to support Tara Basro after Indonesia’s IT Ministry called her self-love photo ‘pornographic’

Netizens rally to support Tara Basro after Indonesia’s IT Ministry called her self-love photo ‘pornographic’

Indonesian netizens are rallying online to defend and support actress Tara Basro, following a concerning statement from the Communications and Information Ministry (Kemkominfo)...

‘Let yourself bloom’: Indonesian actress Tara Basro posts photos showing her tummy rolls and stretch marks

‘Let yourself bloom’: Indonesian actress Tara Basro posts photos showing her tummy rolls and stretch marks

Aside from her blooming film career in the past couple of years, Indonesian actress Tara Basro has been known for her candidness when it comes to the ridiculous beauty standards...

Jakarta gov’t suspends March permits for 3 concerts, including Foals and Babymetal, due to coronavirus scare

Jakarta gov’t suspends March permits for 3 concerts, including Foals and Babymetal, due to coronavirus scare

If you hold tickets to concerts in Jakarta that are scheduled to take place this month, you might want to prepare to have your heart broken ⁠— even though it’s for the...

Head In The Clouds festival in Jakarta postponed amid coronavirus scare

Head In The Clouds festival in Jakarta postponed amid coronavirus scare

Head In The Clouds music and arts festival in Jakarta has been postponed indefinitely due to the international outbreak of the novel coronavirus, following the Indonesian...


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Coconuts Jakarta is not an “infotainment” site, so we don’t bore you with a lot of celebrity gossip (unless it’s really crazy). What we mainly care about when it comes to showbiz is giving you the latest Indonesia-related movie and television news that we’re super excited about. Indonesia’s film industry has come a long way in recent years, with directors such as Joko Anwar, The Mo Brothers and Gareth Evans paving the way for movies from the archipelago to get more respect and exposure internationally.

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