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Film

With Halloween fast approaches, get into the spirit of things with a line-up of spooky movies!  This month, movie theatres in the city will be screening films that will definitely up the thrill factor. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween A sequel to the 2015 movie, the second installation tells the story of two kids who accidentally release a scary doll, Slappy the Dummy, and monsters from the ...

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Health & Beauty

It’s well established that natural beauty has gained popularity in Indonesia recently.  Korean cosmetic brand The SAEM, which focuses on healthy skin treatments, has launched a new product in the Indonesia market. Inspired by the natural elements such as the sky, earth, water, and flowers, the latest range offers a number of products dedicated to women who always want to look beautiful. ...

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Fashion

Since opening in 2016, Jakarta-based clothing label, MOZZO has grown its presence in the men’s formal wear market. It recently launched its latest service ‘Made by Order’ where one’s business attire can be tailored to one’s style. Jakarta-based clothing label, MOZZO  recently launched its latest service ‘Made by Order’ where one’s business attire can be tailored to one’s style. Photo cou...

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Music

If Haydn had been composing his oratorio “The Creation” in the late 1990s instead of the late 1790s, might he have found something like Stephen Hawking’s public lectures “The beginning of Time” or “Life in the Universe” to be a more compelling subject matter than the Judeo-Christian Creation story? How would that have turned out? Franz Joseph Haydn "The Creation" Given the ever-changing...

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Giz & Tech

Nowadays, almost everybody takes a picture of their food at a restaurant or when they try out a recipe at home. Ideally, photos are meant to evoke the interest of the viewer and increase curiosity. Many foodies frequently share photos of their meal on social media, but they don’t always inspire. All one needs to know are a few techniques to get that perfect, delicious shot! Everyone can ...

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Film

With Halloween fast approaches, get into the spirit of things with a line-up of spooky movies!  This month, movie theatres in the city will be screening films that will definitely up the thrill factor. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween A sequel to the 2015 movie, the second installation tells the story of two kids who accidentally release a scary doll, Slappy the Dummy, and monsters from the ...

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Art & Culture

In 1947, two Indonesian painters— siblings Agus and Otto Djaya—arrived in the Netherlands. To place this in context, we have to remember that while Indonesia had proclaimed Independence on 17 August 1945, not long thereafter the Dutch military with the support of Allied Forces returned to reclaim sovereignty over their former colony. They forced the Indonesian government out of Jakarta, to Yogy...

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