CHRONICS 2019 is the most awaited Product Design and Ergonomics competition in Southeast Asia. CHRONICS is held annually by the Industrial Engineering Students Association of Universitas Gadjah Mada. This year will be the 12th time where creative students from all over Southeast Asia gather to compete and present their outstanding ideas on product design.
Almost all types of natural disasters (including landslides, volcanic eruptions, typhoons, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, and forest-fires that endanger life and property) are still present but sometimes it can not be predicted accurately, thus surviving becomes the only way out. This lead to an urgency to increase the survivability level to face ongoing and/or post natural disaster events.
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Yogyakarta Special Region (Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta) is one of Indonesia’s provinces. One of the unique fact about Yogyakarta is its monarchy practice in government. Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X is the Sultan of the historic Yogyakarta Sultanate in Indonesia, and is currently also the Governor of the modern Yogyakarta Special Region. It is also a city known as the center of education for its enormous quantity and good quality of schools and campuses.
Yogyakarta is one of the foremost cultural center in Indonesia. It is rich in cultural heritage and historical landmark. Some of the highly recommended tourism sites to visit are Borobudur Temple and Prambanan Temple, both of them got recognition as the world’s heritage site by UNESCO in 1991.
Sultan Palace or Keraton is also a main attraction in Yogyakarta. Here’s where you can learn about history and ancient art, especially if you choose to take the historical tour, guided by Abdi Dalem, those who devote their life for the palace and King and abide to the Palace’s regulations. Just about a mile from Keraton, you can find Taman Sari Water Castle, a beautiful water park that once was the royal garden of Yogyakarta Sultanate. For those who prefer natural attraction, Mount Merapi, Pindul Cave, Imogiri Pine Forest, Fruit Garden Mangunan, and Timang Beach are recommended.
Yogyakarta locals are also known as humble, friendly people. The combination of rich culture and history, traditions, and the harmonious living of its people made jogja a place worth visiting. It is said that the charm of Jogja never fails to captivate its visitor, making them miss Yogyakarta as soon as they left the city.