A Preloved Treasure Trove in Senayan

Indonesia’s growing secondhand luxury market has inspired more than 50 sellers to open a brick-and-mortar shopping complex focusing on luxury preloved goods. The luxury secondhand or preloved market in the world has grown significantly in the past few years. According to statista.com, in 2021, the market revenue for preloved luxury goods was estimated to be

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Central Market PIK: An Eco-Friendly One-Stop Shopping Destination

Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK) has become one of the most vastly developing areas in Jakarta, offering residents with plenty of leisurely destinations to visit, from restaurants, cafes, lifestyle hubs, parks and more. An exciting new addition to the area is Central Market PIK, an eco-friendly lifestyle hub that focuses on sustainability located in Golf Island

Getting an ‘A for Effort’ with Jakarta’s Top Tutoring Centre

In this day and age, tutoring has become an accepted form of supplementary education. Students – and their parents – seek tutoring for a variety of reasons, yet within an international environment, where students often experience frequent transitions between different schools and curriculums, tutoring has become the norm.  For families coming to Indonesia from abroad,

The Air We Breathe

1. The Air That We Breathe In Indonesia 20,000.  That’s the number of breaths that we take every single day on average, around 11,000 liters of air inhaled and exhaled. The element that we generally think about when breathing is oxygen – but did you know that each of our breaths contains just 21% of

Ways You Can Help to Save Indonesian Oceans

Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara (YKAN) invites the wider public to take real action to preserve Indonesian seas by providing a forum for collaborative action through environmental conservation campaigns. | Photos Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara  Indonesia, the world’s largest archipelago, is in the heart of the world’s coral reef triangle, as well as being home to the world’s


JIS Opens Learning Center Dedicated to Special Education

Jakarta Intercultural School’s introduces an inclusive learning program for children with neurodiversity emphasizes both academic and life skills                                                             Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS) inaugurated on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, a specialized program for children with neuro-diversities called the JIS Learning Center, further strengthening its commitment to providing an inclusive educational environment for students from multicultural backgrounds. “Today

Building an Educational Learning Ecosystem Through EduPhoria Education Expo

On August 26-28, an education exhibition EduPhoria was held again with a hybrid concept from 4 cities, including Jakarta, Tangerang, Bekasi and Central Java. More than 70 exhibitors attended, from schools, courses, extracurriculars, and other communities. On August 27, there were also live performances, such as ballet, modern dance, music performance, and parenting seminars, all of

Do You Actually Know The Benefits of Solar Energy?

Doesn’t everyone want reduced energy bills, especially as we are now very aware of the  fact that one country can hold the world to ransom, and push our costs through the roof! How about being able to do that with no upfront cost  therefore reducing the ROI period to, well, zero? That would, unless other

Civic Engagement 3.0: What Residents Can Do for Jakarta in Times of Crisis?

In its 493rd anniversary, Jakarta has no time for festive. In the time of crisis, the city must also look for civic engagement that requires us to prioritise collaboration and public service. Photo by Adrian Pranata on Unsplash/NOWJAKARTA As we know for sure, Jakarta is a megacity surrounded by satellite cities, thereby riddling the capital with

The World’s Most Sustainable Cities – NOW! Jakarta Podcast

  The usage of carbon-free vehicles is one of the most important things to create a sustainable city. Photo by sabina fratila on Unsplash/NOWJAKARTA With many things in Jakarta being not exactly sustainable, can we really expect the city to become a sustainable city? Can we really equally take care of the people and the planet

Do-It-Yourself: The Return of Tie-Dye Fashion in People’s Homes

Unsplash.com/NOW!JAKARTA Colour can express our feeling and the Colour of This Year “2020” is classic blue. It seems coincidental to represent our feelings today referring to the psychological assumption and its meaning that ‘blue’ is likely to be associated with depth and stability but ‘feeling blue’ is meant to express grief and depression. To get

Be A New Human in the New Normal

Celebrating Eid al-Fitr amidst the coronavirus pandemic actually becomes a momentum for Muslims to show the true character of piety. Photo by Ricardo Gomez Angel on Unsplash/NOW!JAKARTA This year, Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr has a deeper meaning because it is carried out in the midst of the Covid-19 outbreak. Self-quarantine limits social and physical activities in such a way

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