All children, of all ages and in all countries, risk being among Covid-19’s biggest victims, in particular by the socio-economic impacts and, in some cases, by mitigation measures that may inadvertently do more harm than good.
There is no doubt that motorcycling racing is a very exciting and enervating sport enjoyed by millions across the world, but I have really no idea why the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy (Sport? Industry perhaps?)
‘That’s a funny thing to ask isn’t it? Surely everyone wants to be happy?’ Asks Now! Publisher Alistair Speirs ‘But how many people do we meet who truly exude happiness?
In celebration of the highly anticipated Mid-Autumn Festival, Li Feng at Mandarin Oriental,Jakarta presents an exquisite mooncake selection.
Greeneration Foundation is holding The 4th Indonesia Circular Economy Forum (ICEF) from 21to 23 July 2021 virtually via Zoom Webinar and Youtube streaming with the theme Towards Smart & Sustainable Cities Through Circular Economy:
The long-awaited Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) returns for its 18th year, from 8–17 October 2021. The Festival moves forward with the theme, Mulat Sarira, interpreted in English as Self-Reflection.
Why not escape to the paradise of Bali or Lombok? When you are ready and those ever-changing rules are firmed up of course, you might dare to start thinking of a real holiday, not a staycation, perhaps breath-taking views, summer
The object of a smart city in Indonesia is the community, government, and city infrastructure. In essence, the program aims to integrate information from the three objects above for efficient service.
In its efforts to transform into a smart city, Jakarta needs a lot of input from various parties so that it does not deviate from the ethos of sustainable development. Iparman Oesman,
Is Jakarta a “Smart City"? Is it trying to be? And should it? These are the questions we have to ask as we come face to face with the challenge of “building back better”. In this month's issue of NOW! Jakarta we explore what this concept for our urban future is all about, we speak to renowned Indonesian architect Alwi Sjaaf on what makes a 'liveable' city', and we get inspired by the cycling culture of The Netherlands. Is it feasible here? In our Japan country focus we meet HE Kanasugi Kenji, and check-in with Japan Air. We go sky-high at Chao-Chao, eat in the open air at Grand Hyatt, learn more about the XS Project and ponder... 'do we want to be happy?' All this in July's issue.
A new way to enjoy NOW! Jakarta contents, available on your favourite podcast listening platforms.Hear the voices of NOW! Jakarta Publisher Alistair Speirs and NOW! Jakarta Managing Editor Refa Koetin and listen to what they have to say about life in Jakarta.
There are only three million hectares of mangroves left in Indonesia, down drastically over the last 30 years. It may seem a lot but there are many threats, and collective action is urgently needed to save them.
From the sagoo forest interior to the capital city, this restaurant provides a variety of sago-based food offerings harvested from natural sago forests in distant West Papua.
Do you want to ride your bicycle? Now, you can cycle to Golf Island in Pantai Indah Kapuk (often just called PIK) and stop by to shop and relax at Pusat Sepeda.
Our journey through the great wines of the world continues with another insightful expose from the irrepressible Widya, formally known as Kertawidyawati.
Looking for a luxurious home-style escape in Bali? Villa Pangi Gita is a choice destination, with a total area of 2,100 sqm and a 600 sqm villa. The villa can accommodate up to 6 adults and 2 children, an ideal
After a year of being closed Potato Head Studios reopens on 15 July 2021, ready to share a reshaped, redesigned experience of hospitality.