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‘Lioness’ In Manado District Court



Halidjah Walliy. (Foto: Rarung)

MANADO, – Raden Adjeng Kartini has striven to be pioneer for girls and women’s rights for Indonesia, so now, women are getting gender equality with men. Where, women can achieve every aspiration they have to.

This is felt by Halidjah Walliy, who can achieve become a female judge.

Strong Woman, that is a word for Halidjah Walliy who is one of female Judges in District Court of Manado. How not strong Halidjah is, when in the courtroom her voice blaring firmly when the questions are voiced to those are unlucky because entangled criminal cases.

“Halidjah is a ‘lioness’ in Manado District Court,” said her friend judge Imanuel Baru, when Zona Utara journalists came to Halidjah room.

Why lioness? That’s because Halidjah is a Leo-starred woman. While in the courtroom, her character is exactly Lion for professionalism as a judge in handling corruption cases.

However, when met in her room, Halidjah’s loud voice remained clear while talking, although always followed by her laughter which made the conversation feel close.

Halidjah chose to enter the law world because she had seen people who are treated unfairly. So that Halidjah decided to study at the Faculty of Law.

“I become a judge for struggle and priority of justice and of course defending the weak,” said Halidjah.

57-year-old woman started her profession as Judge since 2000.

“I have been placed in three District Court, namely Ambon District Court, Tual District Court, Ternate District Court, then Manado District Court until now,” she said.

During work as s Justice, Halidjah had an unforgettable experience when she was assigned in Tual.

“Tual often happen demonstration. But, I was always stood to be able to break the demo, because in Tual, women are highly respected and appreciated. So, the demonstrators dispersed because of me,” said Halidjah.

For Halidjah, being a woman must be a ourselves, live a life with self-respect, appreciate others, and then we would be appreciated by others.


Editor : Christo Senduk


Explore Manado: Culinary Tourism in Manado City

And if you like spicy foods, then maybe your tongue will be happy if you take it to Manado.



MANADO, – Almost every regions in Indonesia has their own unique culinary. Each of them has different taste in combining the foods. And if you like spicy foods, then maybe your tongue will be happy if you take it to Manado.

Manado, North Sulawesi is popular with its culinary tourism, a variety of unique traditional food has been known in both Indonesia and aboard. The most popular foods in Manado are chilies, fish, and meat. Manadonese food is famous of two things: the Minahasa eat absolutely anything, and the flavor of choice is very, very spicy. Sugar is used little if at all, with flavor added through lemon and herbs.

Well, here are the lists of culinary tourism in Manado:

  • Sambal Dabu Dabu

A spicy condiment made of hallots, peppers, bird’s eye chili, lemon juice, and some diced raw tomatoe. The Fresh and sour tasty, and spicy of course. It is perfect match with smoked fish.
  • Ayam Rica Rica

Ayam rica rice made from chicken and lots of chili that cooked in a thick coconut milk and lime.

  • Woku

Woku is the name of fish and spice mixture that cooked in a clay pot. Because it was cooked in a clay pot for a long time, Woku would have an amazing aroma when it is served warm and make you hungry immediately.

  • Tinutuan

Tinutuan or better known as Manado Porridge. A wet food made from rice, noodles, pumpkin and various vegetables such as corn kernels, spinach, kale, basil, yellow gourd, and gravy. Tinutuan has been the icon of Manado city. It is mostly preferred as a breakfast menu. So, it would be very easy to get this food every morning either it is on a street food stands or even a fancy restaurant. But if you want to taste the best and most original taste of Tinutuan, then you need to try one at Jalan Wakeke.
  • Extreme Culinnary

Manado city is popular for using strange meat on their dish. Such as: snake, pork, dog, bat, rat. You can found these extreme foods in Tomohon city, Kawangkoan village, and Langowan village.

Manado city also has two traditional drink, they are saguer and cap tikus made from palm tree. Just drinks enough as you can, because these both could make drunk.

Here is the recommended culinary list restaurant in Manado city:

  1. Boulevard area on Jalan Piere Tendean.
  2. Wahaha Seafood Restaurant at Kawasan Foodcity Mega Mas, Jalan Bulevard 2 Blok Food City No. 1.
  3. D’Terrace at Mega Mas Beach Area
  4. Raja Sate BBQ & Asian Resto on Jalan Boulevard No. 9
  5. RM Swadaya on Jalan Sam Ratulangi No. 374
  6. Wisata Bahari Resto on Jalan Wolter Monginsidi No. 1.
  7. City Extra Restaurant on Jalan Raya Tanawangko, Kalasey Village.
  8. Nasi Kuning Saroja in Jalan Diponegoro No. 9.
  9. Wakeke Area on Jalan Wakeke
  10. Raja Oci Restaurant on Jalan Sudirman No.85
  11. Green Garden Restaurant on Jalan Dr Sam Ratulangi 52

Wonderful places in Manado…

Editor: Ronny A. Buol

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