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【Indonesia】”Washoku SATO” Changed Indonesian Custom?!

Selamat sore! I’m Luki, an Indonesian correspondent of ASIACLICK.

Do you know “Washoku SATO” is popular as lunch in Indonesia? When they entered into Indonesia, they were not popular. Why did they become popular? How did they change Indonesian custom?

This time, I’d like to introduce 3 points of their strategy with Indonesian opinions!

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Use Photos to Reach Out to Hong Kong Instragrammers

Along with growing mobile phone penetration, social networking services are beginning to rise in importance too. This article will look at the Instagram, a popular app among Hong Kongers.

Instagram started to gain popularity a few years ago. Most users of Facebook are likely to be found on Instagram too, as posting on Instagram would reflect on the users’ Facebook wall.


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What kind of posts are Hong Kongers posting on Instagram? One kind would be pictures of food.
Before digging into their meals, it is now part of popular culture for Hong Kongers to take photos of their food first.

I use Instagram too. As a user, to post on Instagram is similar to the idea of living a fulfiling life. When I eat out with my friends, everyone will be sure to take photos of all the dishes. Beyond food, we also post photos of friends, family, travel experiences etc.

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On the other hand, it is popular for Hong Kongers to shop on Instagram. Cosmetics from Japan and Korea, Western branded clothing, and snacks are just some examples that are available for purchase on Instagram.

Hong Kong celebrities and artistes also use Instagram. Not only does it allow them to be closer with their fans, they are able to release new infomation about their own works to their fans directly.

How do we let others find our own posts? That is through Instagram’s hashtags. Whatever posts you upload, be sure to use hashtags to allow others to discovery your post. Using hashtags well will become promotion for your shop or yourself.

For all the reasons above, why not give Instagram a try? It is easy to upload your photo posts, and allows you to connect with your friends and other users around the world.

Hong Kong Correspondent

Manila’a Top 3 Restaurants You’d Want to Check Out

Restaurant hunting, or food tripping? Manila is definitely the place.

Having once been colonies of the Spanish, Americans and Japanese, Phiilippines will surely give you a variety of cuisines to choose from.

Blooming in Quezon City, there is an avenue known to be for food lovers and food adventurers: Maginhawa Street. Here you will find an overwhelming choices of cuisines, be it from Korea, Japan, Philippines, USA, UK, Vietnam, or China, I’m pretty sure it will be there. In this post, I will also share with you what I have tried, and will recommend to everyone.

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“Mudik” Tradition, the Migration out of Jakarta

Ramadhan is a very big period for Indonesians as we have the biggest Muslim population in the South East Asia. A month of fasting begins, where Muslims must abstain from eating and drinking in between the early morning and the evening with praying, and closer to the Eid Mubarak days.

Within this period there is famous term called “Mudik” which means going home to the city origin. So mudik is an activity when people working in Jakarta drive back to their hometown, or kampoeng (meaning “village”) which lie mostly in cities around the Java Islands.

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