South-Jakarta Halal-Lifesyle-District halal-destination halal-tourism halal-tourism-destination Google Linkedin Log in with your social account Forgot Password ? LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Though South Jakarta is better known for its entertainment centers and trendy restaurant and cafes, the municipality’s administration is hoping to tap into the potential of Indonesia’s growing halal tourism.The South Jakarta Tourism and Creative Economy Agency introduced its halal tourism concept through a collaboration with South Jakarta’s Abang-None community and Al Azhar Islamic School. They held an event called Hijab Run over the weekend to promote the initiative, marking the school as one of the area’s halal tourist destination.Themed Halal in Diversity, the event was the first of its kind for South Jakarta.“Halal in Diversity means that everyone, regardless of their gender, age and religion, is free to join the event,” the head of South Jakarta’s tourism and creative economy office, Puka Yanuar, told The Jakarta Post at the… Topics : Facebook
BASKETBALL fans and players will have six months of continuous indoor and outdoor action, as the Georgetown Basketball Association (GABA) officially launched its League yesterday at Banks DIH Thirst Park.The tournament will feature 10 teams competing in first, second and Under-23 divisions with game days set for Saturdays and Sundays as well as Wednesdays and Thursdays.According to GABA president Adrian Hooper, “We have started the league outdoors due to the unavailability of the Sports Hall but we are going to finish (the tournament) at the Sports Hall.”He added, “What we would have done to boost the competition is to add second division back to the league. It’s been out for a while so my team, what we have done is we have added back to the competition, to have everybody playing basketball.”Hooper noted that the plan is to have a resurgence of basketball in the capital city with more teams and fans coming out to show support for the sport.Meanwhile Brand Manager of Rainforest Waters, Clive Pellew contended, “Banks DIH is proud to be a part of this event under our Banks Malta, Powerade and Rainforest Waters brands. On behalf of Rainforest Waters, we’ve been in the business for 20 years and opportunities like this we are proud to be associated with.”The tournament will feature the Colts, Ravens, Kobras, Guardians, Pepsi Sonics, Nets, Knights, Trojans, Pacesetters and Eagles.Bounce-off time is 18:00hrs on Sunday at the Burnham hard court.