For the past 30 years, Maria Yovita Meta Bastian has been concerned that the tradition of weaving that has lasted hundreds of years in North Timor Tengah, East Nusa Tenggara, will gradually fade. This worry prompted her to introduce the tradition back in schools and villages.
The passion for coffee has given birth to thousands of new businesses, but only a few are innovating. Most coffee shops still use imported machines, which are not cheap. Then there is Johny Rahadi, 61, who is taking his creations to the global stage.