These 5 Digital Platforms Deliver Fresh and Healthy Ingredients to Your Doorstep

While grocery shopping and buying fresh ingredients from the market is a challenge these days, these digital platforms offer solutions for budding home cooks. Photo courtesy of SayurBox/NOW!JAKARTA Residents of Jakarta and neighbouring cities have been limiting their activities outside during the large-scale social restrictions (PSBB), with individuals and families spending less to eat out, opting

Jakarta is on Large-Scale Restrictions

A woman is sitting nearby Grand Indonesia with a full mask on. As Indonesia’s Covid-19 death toll passes 200, Jakarta is starting to impose large-scale social restrictions as a significant measure for disease mitigation. Photo by Raditya Fadilla/NOW!JAKARTA Entering four weeks of social distancing, the Covid-19 crisis in Jakarta has been dire with continually rising number

Srihadi Soedarsono Presents the Greatness of the Universe and Existence of Being

2020 is the comeback for him to answer all the discomforts that have been lingering in Srihadi Soedarsono's mind. Photo by Rintang Azhar/NOWJAKARTA At the age of 88, Indonesian prolific maestro artist Srihadi Soedarsono reflects back in his career, curating the archive of his landscape painting as a medium of contemplation and satirical impressionism to human existence. If there

Melati Suryodarmo and Julian Rosefeldt Bridging Performative Dialogue in Contemporary Arts

Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara (MACAN) presents two exhibitions from Melati Suryodarmo and Julian Rosefeldt in the same schedule. Photos by Raditya Fadilla/NOWJAKARTA Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara debuts two exhibitions in 2020 that muse the audiences through enthralling performances from Indonesian artist Melati Suryodarmo and multimedia installation on Julian Rosefeldt’s

Fly for Freedom by Sebastian Gunawan Launched at Fashion Nation XIV

Sebastian Gunawan encourages women to express themselves freely with his new collections "Fly for Freedom". Photos courtesy of Fashion Nation/NOWJAKARTA On his debut at Fashion Nation XIV, Indonesian designer Sebastian Gunawan showcased 40 extravagant collections that uplifted women’s expression to the fullest. Violin rendition juxtaposed with an electronic arrangement by Dexter Sound Lab has created

Culinary Takeout and Delivery during Social Distancing

 During the Covid-19 crisis in Jakarta, one may find their restaurant temporary closed but everyone still could the restaurant quality dishes delivered to your house. NOW!JAKARTA With the following temporary closing of restaurants and the government order to reduce dine-in activity during social distancing, there is very little chance to have a dinner or just

How to Stay Productive during Work From Home

It is not easy to adapt to the current situation as many people are currently working from home to contain COVID-19. Here are some tips to keep yourself productive. Unsplash/NOW!JAKARTA The Indonesian government has suggested the community to practice social distancing to contain the spread of COVID-19, urging people to work, study and pray from

Everything You Need to Know about The Coronavirus Outbreak in Indonesia

After the pandemic enters the archipelago, the world’s 4th biggest populated country is fighting to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19). There are many lessons we need to know. Unsplash/NOW!JAKARTA Based on data collected from Worldometers, the pandemic of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected more than 250,000 people with more than 10,000 died in the world

New Level of Mediterranean Gastronomy at Mare Nostrum Jakarta

Grand Sahid Jaya Jakarta welcomes Mare Nostrum, a Mediterranean restaurant that offers an authentic soul of Spain and vibrant culinary collection. Photos courtesy of Mare Nostrum/NOW!JAKARTA Eduard Xatruch and Mateu Casañas, brilliant minds behind the restaurant Campartir Cadaques and Disfrutar Barcelona spend their time in Indonesia to design Grand Sahid Jaya’s Mediterranean restaurant, Mare Nostrum, a

Fashion Rhapsody 2020: Homage to Nature and a Sustainable Industry

Chintami Atmanagara presented the latest collection during Fashion Rhapsody at The Tribrata Dharmawangsa Jakarta. Photo courtesy of Fashion Rhapsody/NOW!JAKARTA The quartet of emerging fashion designers Ariy Arka, Ayu Dyah Andari, Chintami Atmanagara, dan Yulia Fandy, the initiator of Fashion Rhapsody took the leap on promoting nature and environment during the 2020 event held at Opus

Fresh and Groovy Java Jazz Festival 2020

Late soul-jazz singer Phil Perry was rendering and reminiscing his pure-hearted old hit song with his signature gospel and whistle. Photo by Raditya Fadilla/NOW!JAKARTA Since first established in 2005, Java Jazz Festival has transformed into a celebration of groovy music and nostalgia where different musical genres amalgamated on multiple stages, offering various performances from local and

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