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  • Dyono Sumaryo: Committed to planes

    Dyono Sumaryo has been fascinated by planes since he was a little boy, and he still is, even at the age of 80.

  • Guess what?: Rian D’Masiv writes dangdut single

    D’Masiv band vocalist Rian Ekky Pradipta says he is getting out of his comfort zone by creating a dangdut single titled “Pacar Sabtu Minggu” (Weekend Lover).

  • Guess what?: Chelsea takes up archery for film

    Chelsea Islan says that she’s taking two months to learn how to shoot a bow and arrow for her upcoming film 3 Srikandi.

  • HB Naveen: Working to make Indonesian movies ‘king’

    HB Naveen can trace his career as a film producer to his childhood. “Reading a book about Walt Disney when I was young had a great impact in my life,” he says.

  • Guess what?: Chacha Frederica gets engaged

    Sinetron (local soap opera) actress Chacha Frederica says that she’s engaged to her boyfriend, Dico Ganindito.

  • Richard Rianto: A top vaccine scientist — from Bogor

    Growing up in Bogor, West Java, in the 1980s, Richard Rianto never imagined he would become one of the world’s top vaccine scientists.

  • Gues what?: Marissa Nasution to play the ‘straight woman’

    Marissa Nasution says that she’ll be playing the ‘straight woman’ to funny men in the upcoming action comedy film Epen Cupen.

  • Gues what?: Candil talks about Gito Rollies

    Rocker Dian Dipa Chandra, better known as Candil, says he’s a big fan of the late Bangun “Gito Rollies” Sugito, one of the nation’s top rockers from the 1970s to the 1990s.

  • Guess what?: Rocket Rockers delay release after Nepal earthquake

    The members of Bandung, West Java-based pop-punk band Rocket Rockers say they will delay releasing their latest release following the magnitude-7.9 earthquake that devastated Nepal.

  • Guess what?: Edi inspired by Benyamin S.

    Edi Brokoli began his career in the entertainment industry as a vocalist for the Harapan Jaya band.

  • GKR Mangkubumi: Adapting to a new royal title

    Gusti Kanjeng Ratu (GKR) Mangkubumi of Yogyakarta Palace is unlikely to forget May 5 — or Wage Tuesday by the Javanese calendar.

  • Guess what?: Dinda Kanya Dewi sports akik ring

    Dinda Kanya Dewi says she’s been wearing a her late mother’s black akik ring long before the gemstone frenzy took the country by storm.

  • Guess what?: Kirana engaged after months of dating

    Kirana Larasati announced on Saturday that she will be marrying her boyfriend, Tama.

  • Gues what?: Syahrini insures her body for billions

    JAKARTA: Singer Syahrini has decided to dig into her pocketbook not only to buy branded stuff, but also to protect her body.

  • Gues what?: Indy Barends takes maids on out

    JAKARTA: Everyone deserves a grand day out - including housemaids, presenter Mendya “Indy” Barends says.

  • Guess what?: Mira confirms ‘AADC?’ sequel

    Ada Apa Dengan Cinta? (AADC?), one of the nation’s most beloved films, is getting a sequel, according to producer Mira Lesmana.

  • Guess what?: Lukman to make Kartini film

    Lukman Sardi says he wants to make a film about the National Hero and Indonesian ur-Feminist Raden Ajeng Kartini, titled Surat Cinta Kartini (Kartini’s Love Letter).

  • Andrea Hirata: Inspiring people through words

    Andrea Hirata may have written the best-selling novel Laskar Pelangi (Rainbow Troops), but now the author says he’s more interested in motivating people to read literature.

  • Guess what?: Ferry gives freedom to teenaged son

    Ferry Salim says he does not like to be an overprotective father to his oldest son, Brandon.

  • Guess what?: Sheila on 7 to go indie

    Pop band Sheila on 7 plans to leave its long-standing music label and go indie, guitarist says.

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