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Culture of Indonesia

The culture of Indonesia has been shaped by long interaction between original indigenous customs and multiple foreign influences. Indonesia is centrally-located along ancient trading routes between the Far East and the Middle East, resulting in many cultural practices being strongly influenced by a multitude of religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Islam and Christianity, all strong in the major trading cities.

Bali

Bali is a province of Indonesia. The province covers a few small neighbouring islands as well as the isle of Bali. The main island is located in the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is one of the country’s 34 provinces with the provincial capital at Denpasar towards the south of the island.

Beyoğlu

Beyoğlu is a district located on the European side of İstanbul, Turkey, separated from the old city (historic peninsula of Constantinople) by the Golden Horn. It was known as Pera (meaning “Across” in Greek) during the Middle Ages, and this name remained in common use until the early 20th century and the establishment of the Turkish Republic.

İstiklal Avenue

İstiklal Avenue or Istiklal Street is one of the most famous avenues in Istanbul, Turkey, visited by nearly 3 million people in a single day over the course of weekends. Located in the historic Beyoğlu (Pera) district, it is an elegant pedestrian street, approximately three kilometers long, which houses exquisite boutiques, music stores, bookstores, art galleries, cinemas, theatres, libraries, cafés, pubs, night clubs with live music, historical patisseries, chocolateries and restaurants.

An Employer’s Guide to Dealing With Workplace Incidents

Business owners have many important responsibilities that come with the territory of running a company. Yet, onsite health and safety is an employer’s biggest responsibility. Unfortunately, if you fail to meet your health and safety requirements, it is likely your staff will experience many accidents on site. Plus, your business might face serious legal and financial repercussions. When an employee experiences an accident on site, every other pressing issue should be placed on the backburner. To ensure you effectively respond, check out this informative guide to dealing with workplace incidents. Call for Medical Attention When an accident occurs in the ... Read more

Stunted growth

Stunted growth is a reduced growth rate in human development. It is a primary manifestation of malnutrition in early childhood, including malnutrition during fetal development brought on by the malnourished mother. According to the latest UN estimates, an estimated 165 million children under 5 years of age, or 26%, were stunted in 2011. More than 90% of the world’s stunted children live in Africa and Asia, where 36% respectively 27% of children are affected.

4 Tips for Highly Effective Marketing

Four useful examples of effective marketing. Marketing and business go hand in hand, so ensuring you have a strong marketing team is a must. This is because without marketing, it’s likely that many businesses would still be unknown and experiencing stunted growth. However, marketing helps create visibility for businesses so that their audiences can both see and hear them. If you’re a marketing professional or are just interested in learning more, then you should know that marketing is fast-paced. It’s a landscape that is continuously changing and there’s always so much to learn. On that note, here are four tips ... Read more

6 Things You Need to Know About Going to University

You may be wondering whether going to university is the right path for you once you finish college or A-Levels. It can be a difficult decision to make if you don’t know enough about what the experience will entail. Being a university student isn’t always easy as there are so many aspects to get used to, but it will no doubt be one of the most memorable experiences in your life. If you’re hoping to go to university in the near future but want to find out more about whether it’s for you, here are a few things you need ... Read more

Vulnerability (computing)

In computer security, a vulnerability is a weakness which allows an attacker to reduce a system’s information assurance. Vulnerability is the intersection of three elements: a system susceptibility or flaw, attacker access to the flaw, and attacker capability to exploit the flaw. To exploit a vulnerability, an attacker must have at least one applicable tool or technique that can connect to a system weakness. In this frame, vulnerability is also known as the attack surface.

Are We Prepared for These 20 IoT Security Risks?

The ultimate guide of security threats in the age of Internet of Things (IoT).  For some years now, the technology world has been ruminating on the rise of consumer electronics with IoT (Internet of Things) functionality. The way it’s often spoken about, you’d think that the IoT is something to be rolled out in one fell swoop when it’s ready, but that’s certainly not the case — it’s an incremental process, and it’s already in full swing. What does this mean? Primarily, that the remarkable potential of the internet is being fulfilled to an unprecedented degree. The more elements of ... Read more