Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Manila is offering free online classes on Bahasa Indonesia in A1, A1+, A2 and B1 levels. The classes will be conducted via Zoom and will run from 20 July to 14 December 2020.


Level A1 (New Class for Beginners)

• Monday, 1 pm -3 pm (Ms. Aulia)
• Tuesday, 1 pm - 3 pm (Ms. Ophie)
• Wednesday, 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm (Mr. Fandi)

Level A1+

• Tuesday, 3 pm - 5 pm (Ms. Aulia)
• Wednesday, 1 pm - 3 pm (Ms. Ophie)
• Thursday, 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm (Mr. Fandi)

Level A2

• Friday, 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm (Mr. Fandi)
• Saturday, 10 am-12 noon (Ms. Ophie)

Level B1

• Thursday, 3 pm - 5 pm (Ms. Aulia)

Students will be awarded a certificate of completion upon finishing the online course.


For more information, please contact the teachers via WhatsApp

• Mr. Fandi: +62 811 8888 946
• Ms. Aulia: +62 856 4001 6169
• Ms. Ophie: +62 812 3396 7289


The online course is offered in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Manila.

The Asian Center offers M.A. degrees in Asian Studies with four fields of specialization: Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and West Asia. The Center also has an M.A. program in Philippine Studies that allows students to major in Philippine society and culture, Philippine foreign relations, or Philippine development studies. The Center offers a Ph.D. program in Philippine Studies in conjunction with the College of Arts and Letters and the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy. The Asian Center also publishes Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia.