Respected Indonesian composer Tony Prabowo told NOW! Jakarta about how he defied his parents to pursue music and the kind of mental discipline necessary to get to where he is.
Canadian Ambassador H.E. Peter MacArthur talks to NOW! Jakarta about Canada’s impactful policies in Indonesia, blue economy and hopes for the upcoming presidential term.
Located within Neo Soho Mall, West Jakarta, Jakarta Aquariom Indonesia (JAI) is no stranger to superlatives when it comes to its marine collection.
Simran Nanwani, member of Indonesian Heritage Society (IHS), shares her journey to become a guide in the National Museum (Museum Nasional) and her experiences so far.
Lin Neumann, Managing Director of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), is confident that the US and Indonesia’s relations is stronger than ever.
Indonesia’s leading company in lifestyle and hospitality industry, ISMAYA Group, expanded its business to open authentic Italian restaurant Osteria GIA.
Most valued Business (MVB) Indonesia invites all to start being more responsible in choosing fashion items and fashion companies that put ethics and sustainability above anything else.
H.E. Joseph R. Donovan Jr., US Ambassador to Indonesia speaks about Indonesian recent election, tourism, and overall relationship between Indonesia and the United States of America
The name Giói, pronounced “joy”, is Vietnamese for “well done”. Promoted as Vietnamese Indonesian Fusion cuisine, Giói has a growing reputation for serving great food at reasonable prices.
NSNTR Restaurant at Mercure Jakarta Pantai Indah Kapuk presents the best of Indonesian flavours as part of its Nusantara Weekend Dinner programme throughout July and August 2019.
NOW! Jakarta publisher Alistair Speirs talks about the true meaning of independence, welcoming the Independence Day of United States of America (4 July) and Indonesia (17 August).
Competing with big brands, Kecap 7 is being faithful to the old school method of producing kecap manis, one of Indonesia's most versatile ingredients.
Priyaris Munandar showcases his works at the National Gallery of Indonesia (Building A) on 26 June to 15 July 2019 in an exhibition titled "Napak Tilas Peradaban".
Emerging Photographer Rony Zakaria Captures Indonesian Beauty on His Solo Exhibition "Men, Mountain, and the Sea" at ARTOTEL Thamrin 25-31 July 2019.
Bedhaya dance is known as a sacred dance usually performed only at the Keratons (palace) in Yogyakarta and Surakarta but today it's available for public eyes to enjoy.
INARA Spa treats guests with a natural treatment that combines various indigenous healing methods like the apothecary blend bar, natural botanical and herbal elements.
NOW! Jakarta guides expatriates living in Indonesia on how to adjust to Indonesian culture and behaviour.
British Council Director Paul Smith talks about the future of bilateral relations between the UK and Indonesia.
BiSEA (Britain in South East Asia) is a collective of Chambers and business groups representing eight of the ten ASEAN nations co-founded by Britcham Indonesia.
NOW! Jakarta sat down with Olivia Leslie, Ambassador of Ireland to Indonesia, as she shared her experience in Indonesia so far and other critical issues, including Ireland’s involvement in sustainability and cultural preservation in Indonesia.
London has actually been an important hub in introducing early Indonesian art globally, including an exhibition of Affandi’s paintings in 1952.
Tempe is Indonesia’s most popular food. It is cheap and easy to get. In the hands of Wida Winarno, tempe’s meaning transcends superfood.
Masyarakat Peduli Autis Indonesia (Mpati) or Indonesian Autism Awareness Society worked tirelessly for over 20 years to empower people with autism.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to the British Ambassador to Indonesia, Moazzam Malik, about the two country’s close relationship and hopes for the new government.
Home to ancient villages, empty white-sand beaches, and extraordinary wildlife, the eastern islands of the Indonesian archipelago are now on the verge of becoming the next big tourism destination in the country.
Indonesia's steady economic growth invites expatriate workers from all over the world to work and live in Indonesia.
PierogiPierogi are bringing to Indonesia the best of this, Poland’s favourite dish.
The seminar was designed to update the Indonesian construction, development, property and related industries on best practices and ideas from Denmark
Pursuing sustainable development makes companies more competitive, more resilient and adaptable in a fast-changing world, and more prepared for the future.
The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) took a bold step forward in May hosting a CEO Breakfasting Meeting focused on Sustainability.
Batik Nona Jakarta showcases the cultural richness of Indonesia’s capital city on its beautiful hand-drawn Betawi batik textiles.
Returning this coming 16 - 17 August, The Ubud Village Jazz Festival (UVJF) will once again be held at the ARMA Museum garden, Ubud, Bali.
New Korea Visa Application Center (KVAC) in Jakarta provides easier access to Indonesians applying for Korean visas.
“Indonesia Through Different Lenses” is a collection of stories written by 18 people from 16 countries, including 14 ambassadors who are on duty in Indonesia.
According to Food Bank of Indonesia (FOI), at least 40 to 50 percent of students in Jakarta and Banten go to school hungry, disrupting their focus to study.
This year, Plaza Indonesia returned with Ramadan in Style to display the newest fashionable Muslim collection from nine fashion brands and designers to make your look more stylish this Eid Al-Fitr.
In an exclusive interview, NOW! Jakarta spoke to Rachel Malik about her role as spouse of the British Ambassador to Indonesia as well as communities that have become part of her life in Indonesia.
Indonesia’s beloved capital city is celebrating its 492nd birthday this month, bringing renewed hope for the future. Will Jakarta’s new infrastructure actually change the game?
Eid al-Fitr is a form of expressing gratitude to God and a manifestation of happiness celebrating the Muslims ‘success in fasting during the month of Ramadan, and Indonesia has a unique tradition during the Islam festive season. Find out more.
French artist Jules Dedet Granel and Katre joined forces with veteran Indonesian urban artists Darbotz and Stereoflow to create a combination of work that showcases street artists’ contribution to the urban landscape.
The pre-show event AKSARA held at Galeri Indonesia Kaya was a piece of the complete performance arts, Arjuna, which will be showcased at Ciputra Artpreneur next month.
Bluebird and Silverbird taxi officially jumpstarted their electric fleet by adding electric and solar-powered automobile manufacturer, BYD and Tesla, making them the most sustainable taxi operator in Indonesia so far.
Converse collaborates with established Indonesian contemporary artist Hanafi for its new Limited Shoes Design line.
There are more than 800,000 mosques around the country. Most mosques still carry Arabian and Byzantium conventional style of design. On the other hand, these mosques are more contemporary in architecture.
As Lebaran approaches, learn Lebaran terms that Muslims in Indonesia usually use during this seasonal holiday.
Festival Jakarta Great Sale (FJGS) offers Eid Mubarak discounts up to 70 per cent off during midnight sale in various shopping centres and retail stores across Jakarta such as Grand Indonesia, Kota Kasablanka, and Lotte Shopping Avenue.
There are several things you must prepare before moving to Indonesia. Other than the complicated immigration necessities and a new house for your family, vaccination is one thing that people often forget.
Jakarta Aquarium presents the concept of a holiday in nature, displaying the beauty and diversity of Indonesian waters. We take you on a journey from soothing and romantic to more adventurous.
As we are halfway through the beautiful springtime and the summer season is just a few months away, have you considered the destination and activities you’d like to do with your family this year?
The Hard Rock Hotel Bali has had a long reputation as one of Bali’s most family-friendly destinations, and for Indonesia’s biggest holiday – Idul Fitri – this classic hotel is offering a very special Lebaran deal you can’t miss.
Looking for a place to kick back on the weekend? Theme parks in Jakarta such as Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII), Taman Impian Jaya Ancol, Taman Safari Indonesia, Taman Budaya Sentul City, and Jugnle Land Adventure Theme Park will always be a good choice!
Malaysian Club in Jakarta promotes the interests of Malaysian business and strengthen the links between Malaysian residents in Indonesia and Malaysian diplomats.
InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah Bar Society with Indonesia’s Best Mixologists
Featuring a more modern and futuristic concept to cater to a wider market, this is Watson's 110th store in the country.
Accor Hotels newly launched its year long campaign “Culinary Journey’ to highlight the diverse cuisines and unique flavours showcased at over 120 of its hotels across Indonesia.
The international gastronomic society Chaîne des Rôtisseurs held an elegant garden dinner at the residence of the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Indonesia, H.E. Ivan Hotek
The most awaited summer festival in Indonesia, We The Fest 2019 is scheduled to be held from 19 to 21 July at Jakarta International Expo (JIEXPO) Kemayoran.
Malaysia and Indonesia have shared a connection for years. NOW! Jakarta spoke to the Chargé d’Affaires about this special relationship and the bilateral connections forged over the years.
Despite high literacy levels, how can all Indonesian students benefit from the ‘right’ kind of education?
Quick counts following the 17 April elections indicate that President Joko Widodo has won a second term in office but the elections have revealed a religious divide in the country.
Regulations in Indonesia is a complicated matter, including those related to immigration system. EMC Indonesia has experience in assisting expats taking care of all immigration necessities.
The anniversary was featured four top international headliners, Alistair Barrie (UK), Michael Harrison (Canada), Melanie Maras (US) and Indonesia’s own Mo Sidik.
The ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Indonesia, H.E Rob Swartbol and Mrs. Jacqueline Swartbol-Wouters, hosted members of city’s diplomatic community, corporate and media friends to celebrate King’s Day.
In partnership with Prestasi Junior Indonesia, Starbucks Indonesia held a Creative Youth Entrepreneurship programme to empower vocational students in four cities across the country.
Handpicked Australian grapes are now available at a number of supermarkets in Indonesia.
With its timeless Indonesian architecture, the restaurant offers an atmosphere of Javanese royalty in a chic and comforting setting.
Curatorial team of a future exhibition about the Indonesian Revolutionary War have been digging into relevant historical and cultural objects of various museums and institutions in Holland.
Cafe One at Wyndham Casablanca Jakarta introduces “True Indonesia Kampoeng Cuisine Buffet Dinner” featuring traditional home-style recipes from across archipelago.
From providing transportation services to products that help simplify household tasks, Dutch companies operating in Indonesia have enhanced our lives for decades.
Spanning over three Saturdays from 6 to 20 April, each mixologist has prepared sublimely smooth and rich flavours of award-winning cocktails.
NOW! Jakarta speaks with Esti McMillan of EMC Indonesia about the tips for expatriates who are planning to move and live in Jakarta about finding a new house in Jakarta.
For one night only on 26 April, Indonesian Tropical Dinner is eight course meal featuring homegrown tropical fruits as the main ingredient.
Since 2017, startup company Warung Pintar has helped modernise traditional kiosk businesses adapt to more modern methods of commerce.
Indonesia and the Netherlands have been established agreements in several fields including cyber security and water management. And We spoke to Ambassador H.E Rob Swartbol about the development of this connection.
With access to a national health insurance scheme, are we seeing a rise in the number of Indonesians taking an interest in other forms of insurance, too?
Along with the rapid growth of technology and innovation in other sectors such as e-commerce, payment transactions in Indonesia are now increasingly cashless.
For the first time in Indonesian history, the president, the vice president and members of the local and national legislatures will be elected on the same day.
On 26 March, Most Valued Business (MVB) Indonesia together with SGS Indonesia hosted the first of MVB’s Sustainability Seminar Series 2019.
What chance does a bank or NGO offering much-needed micro-financing have in communicating its message?
Intan spoke to NOW! Jakarta about feminism, gender bias in the literary scene as well as her overall experience at the London Book Fair.
The exhibition “Into the Future” at National Gallery was a collective statement on women in the 21st century.
With the theme “Essential Jakarta”, the Indonesian team, exhibiting for the second year, will showcase contemporary products inspired by Betawi Culture.
Strongbow, the number one cider brand in the world, collaborates with Indonesian designer Jeffry Tan to bring natural freshness to the urban life.
The Ministry of Tourism has runs multiple campaigns to promote domestic tourism, including the development of destinations in many of the country’s islands.
With a board made up of influential businessmen in Indonesia, Indonesia Indah Foundation (IIF) hopes to be able to make some real change.
Through partnerships with global fashion agencies and creative institutions, IFF has helped designers make their way to the international market.
This year, the film festival will feature a wide selection of movies that were screened at Flickerfest, Australia's short film festival.
With the recent opening of its Starbucks Dewata Coffee Sanctuary in Bali, the company has expanded its development programme to partners on the island.
Byo’s Alchemy collection, which was launched in 2014 and is still in quite high demand today, is Tommy Ambiyo Tedji's biggest success. Now, the brand grows much
With an impressive portfolio of designs both in Indonesia and overseas, Cosmas Gozali is known for his contemporary style. He spoke to us about his works.
A unique place to gather at Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta
In raising awareness of waste in Indonesia, BritCham has created the new Inspiration Series with the topic of waste as the first edition.
Connecting with the next generation of voters through social media.
For the first time, the presidential and legislative elections will be held simultaneously. This month we look at the parties contesting the election.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Ryan Adrian, President Director PT. Indonesia International Expo about the features of the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) building.
Indonesia biggest fauna park, Taman Safari Bogor has a number of rare animals featured at the site as part of efforts to promote conservation.
Covered with ‘Love’ as a main theme, the film festival captures issues such as religion, gender and other domestic issues.
Indonesia has a “waste emergency” and it's time to increase the awareness of the importance of reducing waste.
The discussion addressed topics from his life after being nominated for VP to his views on issues related to foreign investors and business in Indonesia.
The luxury preloved branded & streetwear bazaar in Indonesia will be held between 27 February and 3 March at Exhibition Hall, Grand Indonesia, Central Jakarta.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Leung Kwan Ho, Director of Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to find out about the growing link between the two countries.
As the world’s third largest cocoa bean producer, Indonesia has some good chocolate brands. NOW! Jakarta has picked a few options.
It showcased the important similarities in relation to the discourse on the Indonesian-Thai political and cultural shift in the 1990’s and afterwards.
She is the pioneer company for contemporary and modern matchmaking in Indonesia.
The golf event provides direct assistance to Indonesian children in need, with a focus on meeting their basic nutritional, shelter and educational requirements
Lake Toba, the land of the Batak tribes, is a vast area.
In the three months leading up to the elections, NOW! Jakarta brings you a series of articles that may help decipher the complex web of democracy in Indonesia.
With the growing number of international acts—in English—performing in Indonesia, audiences have taken a liking to stand up.
The “Salute” concert, led by composer Erwin Gutawa, will honour three female Indonesian singers— Melly Goeslaw, Dewiq and Dewi "Dee" Lestari.
The campaign expects to reach its target of 100 per cent participation from this eligible group and to reduce voter apathy.
It is the sixth Wyndham-branded hotel in Indonesia and the first in the country’s vibrant capital city.
The most popular Chinese-Indonesian heritage sites in Jakarta are Chinatown in Petak Sembilan, but there are many places to explore.
It's a one-of-a-kind store that highlights local craftsmanship and culture. Embark on coffee’s seed-to-cup journey while here.
Celebrating 20 years in his field, Indonesian artist Baron Basuning has a solo exhibit showcasing his abstract work using light.
It was a truly Indonesian meal that was conceived, prepared and presented to a very sophisticated and knowledgeable guest list who perhaps surprised themselves
Despite the many difficulties for micro financers in Indonesia, there is much potential in fintech for banks, entrepreneurs and start-ups.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Jennifer Mathews, Commissioner, Government of Western Australia in Indonesia about the deep connections between Indonesia and the state.
The IABC is regarded as the key bilateral business council and works very closely with the Indonesian Government and the Australian Embassy in Jakarta.
Tokyo-based premium department store, Lumine officially opened its doors in Jakarta on 7 December.
Intiwhiz Hospitality Management aims to own or manage at least 3,000 rooms in the Intiwhiz hotel network across Indonesia this year.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Brett Stevens, The Victorian Government Trade and Investment Commissioner about the relationship between Victoria and Indonesia.
Garda Satwa Indonesia is a not-for-profit animal rights organisation which rescues abused animals, helps them recover, and finds them permanent homes.
26 Marriott International properties in Indonesia collaborated to raise awareness on education.
With the rise of art fairs and art biennales in Indonesia, echoing the global trend, will there be any way for the good old art galleries to survive?
Named among BBC “100 Women of 2018” list, Indonesian Comedian Sakdiyah Ma’ruf uses comedy as a way to challenge Islamic extremism and violence against women.
According to media reports, Indonesian users had moved away from using Twitter. At a recent event, they offered evidence to the contrary.
Ambassador Quinlan spoke to NOW! Jakarta about the various areas of cooperation between the two countries that is now stronger than ever.
It's a part of the mission to create a better art industry.
Located close to Bundaran Hotel Indonesia, Pullman Jakarta offers one-stop lifestyle accommodation to make your New Year experience lavish.
Indonesian artist Abenk Alter explores dualism in his recent exhibition "Interplay" at Ruci Art Space, Jakarta.
‘Connections’, brings the work of Brazillian photographers to Indonesia. NOW! Jakarta spoke to the curator Renato Negrao.
Tariq Khalil launches Retronesia, the first Indonesian photograph-style atlas where 1950s architecture, the good times and shaky politics all intertwine.
In partnership with the Embassy of India in Indonesia, Dr. Dhoka spoke in-depth about the ancient medical science that has been passed down through generations.
At French Institute in Indonesia, speakers from NGOs, the media, and business shared their thoughts on the issue to achieve Sustainable Development Goal by 2030
The serviced residence operator claims several wins including Indonesia’s Leading Serviced Apartment & Suite award for the fifth year running.
Fifth year of annual conference calls for a new agenda as the country heads into election season, expands economic hubs.
Chef Petty Elliott and Chef Helge Hagemann collaborate to produce a superb menu highlighting German and Indonesian cuisine.
Dima International Wines, one of the largest wine producers in Indonesia, recently launched a new sparkling wine named Bellissimo.
Legendary Australian stand-up comedian has announced two dates for Indonesia in 2019.
Known for creating ‘modern Indonesian cuisine’, Chef Chris Salans has been on a whirlwind journey extolling the virtues of Indonesian cuisine overseas.
Whisky Brand launches first campaign in Indonesia
Now with the new face, the cultural house aims to secure its position as an important Dutch-Indonesian cultural and architectural landmark.
doctorSHARE travels to Indonesia’s remote eastern islands to provide medical services.
This special unit was formed to promote mediation as an effective approach to conflict resolution in conflicts over land and natural resource management.
Even though Indonesians don’t expect snow for Christmas, but you can expect the fun and joy of Christmas at Hotel Borobudur Jakarta.
Showing the commitment to find Indonesia’s future talents, Hari Fauzan was named as the winner of the first Chef Hunt at Jakarta Culinary Feastival.
From Sabang to Merauke, each region symbolises Christmas using local tradition to deliver the same message about Christmas.
It offered a visual experience, using illustrations depicting the human experience that narrates behind the scene of artist's works.
Indonesia, especially Jakarta, hosted a range of big events in 2018. With the best event management technology, big-scale, public events.
His painting is not only an recollection of a dark event in memory but is also an exploration of social harmony.
Norway’s deep commitment to environmental issues has helped bolster Indonesia’s participation in programmes concerning sustainability.
The Dutch beer brand cooperated with two Indonesian brands, NeverTooLavish and YaJugaYa to create exclusive sneaker and t-shirt collection.
Visa launched an exclusive dining experience programme in Indonesia through Visa Epic Experience for Visa Infinite and Visa Signature cardholders.
Business Sweden, the Swedish Trade and Invest Council, works closely with the Embassy and Indonesian partners to help Swedish companies grow in Indonesia.
The Danish-Indonesian Business Chamber is established with the aim to create a strong business network with ties to regional peers.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to the Danish Ambassador to talk about Indonesia and Denmark bilateral agreements on environmental issues and many more.
Tirtha Bridal has long been one of Bali’s most esteemed wedding resorts. Japanese owned and managed, their meticulous design and attention to detail has seen..
CELS Indonesia organised a workshop on CV writing and job interviews coaching for university students about the enter the workforce.
H.E. Marina Berg speaks to us about ways in which Sweden can help Indonesia achieve its targets with regard to energy efficiency and effective transportation.
Fairmont Jakarta’s recent addition, 1945 features Indonesian cuisine in a fine dining set up using traditional recipes with modern interpretations.
he Residences at The St. Regis Jakarta recently won two prestigious awards at the fourth Annual PropertyGuru Indonesian Property Awards.
Some of the nautical resorts on the outer islands offer the tourists a conservation package where the guest could participate ecological mission.
Finland sent a major trade delegation to Indonesia in October with some world leading companies in tow.
Grab is currently hosting a food festival “GrabFood Nusarasa” highlighting the many delights of Indonesian cuisine.
Ranjit Jose spoke to Patrik Lindvall, President Director of IKEA Indonesia, about the brand’s growth in the country for the past four years.
Market demographics have shown the variety of travellers these days— from those who favour the luxury market to the new version of backpacker, “flashpacker".
The Finnish Ambassador, who recently arrived in Jakarta, tells Ranjit Jose he hopes to continue the momentum between Finland and Indonesia.
More than 1,600 runners gathered for the Bromo Marathon, routing through lush green agricultural plantations and out of town toward the rural Tengger region.
Following the success of the Asian Games 2018, Indonesia received praise from the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) for its hosting of the third Asian Para Games
Artists with disabilities, both from Indonesia and abroad, displayed their work at the National Gallery in an exhibit titled, “Pokok di Ambang Batas”.
Jakarta Aquarium, home to hundreds of mammals, reptiles, insects and various species of Indonesian marine fish, is officially open.
Although German-Indonesian relations officially only began in 1952, the two countries have been connected for much longer.
There are at least 322 types of sambal across Indonesia. 257 of them are used in various dishes.Here are some unique varieties.
Food Bank of Indonesia was set up to address the large gap between the sections of society that have limited access to food and those who waste it.
August was a busy month for BritCham with two CEO Series. The President of Unilever Indonesia and the CEO of Panorama Group shared their insights.
Patricia grew up in a community that was very much part of the Balinese coffee culture, which featured some of Indonesia’s best coffee beans.
With more than 800 products covering a variety of categories, one can purchase products using its membership programme.
The biggest digital economy conference and exhibition, Future Commerce Indonesia (FCI), will be held on 29 and 30 January 2019 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta.
EuroCham is the principal business organisation in Indonesia, which promotes European business interests and represents European member companies.
NOW! Jakarta had one on one interview with Helianti Hilman, Founder and CEO of Javara Indigenous Indonesia to talk about promoting Indonesian spices.
NOW! Jakarta’ interviewed Executive Director of Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia, Alexander Lumbantobing to find out why and what the future holds.
Born in Pandeglang, Banten, Agus Djaya always played important roles in the world of Indonesian art who marks the career through Persegi and Keimin Bunka Shido
NOW!JAKARTA featured information about Waste4Change, a social enterprise dedicated to making Indonesia and cleaner and healthier place. They have guide for us!
For those looking for a fresh denim look, you may check these designer pieces who had show at Plaza Indonesia Men's Fashion Week (PIMFW) 2018.
A German public-benefit federal enterprise, has been supporting cooperation for decades with the aim to empowering Indonesia to be an important global player.
Evening Lectures by the Indonesian Heritage Society will be discussing some issues, from terrorism, middle income class, to wild men of Borneo.
We spoke to Jan Rönnfeld Managing Director of the German-Indonesian Chamber of Industry and Commerce about the organisation and its role in the country.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Dini Aryani Criddle, the founder of Tanamera Coffee about the brand’s philosophy and success.
The DAAD has been supporting academic exchange between Germany and Indonesia for decades, providing scholarships, helping to establish university collaborations
At this year’s Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) will be subjects dissecting Indonesia over a range of interesting themes.
English learning centre, CELS Indonesia has introduced a modern and adaptive language programme, progressed from digital learning to blended learning.
From the 1 October 2018, new, substantially higher penalties will apply for UK taxpayers who have failed to pay all the tax due on foreign income and assets.
Panda House by WWF Indonesia showcases various outcomes of the foundation’s conservation work from Sabang in Aceh to Merauke in Papua.
For over 60 years, the Goethe-Institut Indonesien has become a place for encounters with cultural players from Germany, Indonesia, and around the world.
In September, the Jakarta Eat Festival (JEF) invited culinary insiders to discuss how they could showcase Indonesia’s culinary riches to the world.
Indonesia’s leading hotel group, Archipelago International expands its business to the Middle East region, following the success of its business few countries.
Number of Indonesian designers are specialised in bridal collection. Their collection are worn by a number of celebrities and prominent people.
The Dharmawangsa House is the first wedding programme in Indonesia where couples can celebrate their big day at The Dharmawangsa elegant location.
Men’s Fashion Week in Indonesia returns next week, from 24 to 29 September at The Warehouse, Plaza Indonesia.
Gary Hayes was a well-known, much-loved and much-respected figure in the Indonesian TV, movie and advertising industries and he will be greatly missed.
Education in Ireland and the Embassy of Ireland invited guests in the field of education to a special networking event at The Sultan Hotel.
Tugu Malang located at the very centre of the town, is an astonishing maze of art, culture and hospitality. It is magnificent in its proportions.
Wireless systems in the aviation industry, AirFi Indonesia, provides the most sophisticated and flexible InFlight Entertainment and Mobile Crew Sale Solutions
Held at Global Jaya International School, Starbucks Indonesia invited 150 children to celebrate National Sports through its StarCoach Programme.
There are many hidden treasures within and around Jakarta and Indonesia Heritage Society Explorers can show them to you.
Ariel Nayaka, 24, is one of Indonesia’s rising hip-hop stars, charting out the future of this genre in the Indonesia’s capital.
For over four decades, PT. Sharp Electronics Indonesia has connected Indonesia with the latest technology, also focusing efforts on the environment.
After establishing themselves as the darlings of Indonesia’s indie scene Stars and Rabbit also made waves overseas, playing festivals and touring abroad.
Legendary Indonesian-Dutch singer, Daniel Sahuleka was back to entertain his fans on intimate live concert at THE 1O1 Jakarta Sedayu Darmawangsa Hotel.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Manael Sudarman, Head of Sales & Marketing at CGV, about the brand’s engagement in Indonesia.
Professional Women’s Group hosted a huge player in beauty industry, L’Oréal Indonesia, supported by The British Chamber of Commerce.
Just 30 minutes away from Singapore, Montigo Resorts' is the sort of place you can go into and park yourself without needing to to leave its plush confines.
Ratna Sari Dewi, Sukarno’s fifth wife, stopped by the Indonesia Spirit of the World exhibition featuring the art collection of Indonesia’s Presidential palace.
Indonesian dancers Didik Nini Thowok and Otniel Tasman, from two different generations, are credited with popularising “cross-dressing” traditional arts.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to the Ambassador about the special relationship between Indonesia and South Korea and the gains this relationship has seen in recent years.
Rivelino's love of the Irish Uilleann Bagpipes reaps rewards which send him the Emerald Isle this winter, to train with the legendary Paddy Keenan.
Marriott International recently launched the new Club Marriott in Indonesia that integrates three powerful food and beverage loyalty programmes.
The Ambassador hopes to strengthen relations between countries and individuals in the 60th year of Japanese and Indonesian diplomatic cooperation.
The Symphony for the Nation concert in August paid tribute to Indonesian artists, highlighted the song about childhood, teacher, and mother earth.
Since its establishment in 2009, ART Jakarta, celebrated its first decade in August, representing a new dimension in Indonesian art market.
Plataran Menteng and Plataran Dharmawangsa has recently been revamped to reflect the rich variety of Indonesian cuisine.
Beside the Asian Games, the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Annual Meeting 2018, and two other international scale conventions are held in Indonesia.
Today, a number of Indonesian startups have successfully expanded their business to the international level.
These young talented Indonesians work through their passion in art and entertainment industry, had quite a few famous contributions in recent years.
There are a few traditional sports that are still played in neighbourhoods across Indonesia with the most famous are Balap Karung, Gobak Sodor, Egrang, Karapan Sapi, and Lompat Batu.
Starting off from Gelora Bung Karno Jakarta, the fifth edition of The Color Run Indonesia "Hero Tour" will be held again this year, on 16 September.
NOW!Jakarta has curated a list of events around town that are being held in celebration of the Independence day, from Jakarta Great Sale to Latern Festival.
Hotels have joined in the festivities by offering a range of dining and staycation offers across town to celebrate Independence Day and to welcome Asian Games.
The Ministry of Tourism recently released a list of five authentic Indonesian foods as part of its aim to highlight culinary tourism.
The Dharmawangsa introduces the first in a series of Indonesia’s rich culinary heritage, highlighting 22 dishes from the coastal region.
Young curator Gesyada Siregar spoke to NOW!Jakarta about the next generation of Indonesian artists, her work and her efforts to educate youth about art.
Starbucks Indonesia launches campaign inspired by the warm welcoming culture from all over Asia, includes the introduction of a special range of products.
The British Council, through its various programmes and initiatives, fosters a two-way engagement and carries forward the directive to make the world better.
The Italian section of the Indonesian Heritage Society explores the gardens’ history and beauty at Bogor Botanical Gardens.
Plaza Indonesia hosts “I Love Indonesia” where restaurants feature menus influenced by local flavours, focuses on the country’s wealth of culinary delights.
Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia and TPST 3R Seminyak launched Learning Centre to foster public knowledge of and encourage participation in waste management in Bali.
The National Gallery of Indonesia was inaugurated in May 1999, following decades of development of the various buildings and spaces.
Together with British in South-east Asia (BiSEA) colleagues, BritCham Indonesia joined the first UK roadshow of 2018.
Wisma Chesire programme, The Young Voices Indonesia (YVI) works to strengthen the role of young people with disabilities.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Ambassador of Ireland, H.E. Kyle O’Sullivan ahead of the end of his appointment in Indonesia.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to the designer, I Nyoman Nuarta about The statue of Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) that will be unveiled at GWK Park in Bali, this month.
Bridging the heart of Singapore with the lush scenery of Indonesia, Riau islands have seen growth in both business and tourism.
Greenpeace Indonesia, in its report released last week, cited the air monitoring platform Air Visual which listed the city’s air quality as ‘UNHEALTHY’.
NOW! Jakarta met with Deborah Iskandar to talk about her passion for art and the current trends in the scene.
Amir Sidharta take on the current scene of Indonesia art market through the collection which become a promising investment.
Lemonilo has partnered with SMEs around Indonesia to launch the ‘Healthy Café and Ropang Movement’, which offers instant noodles made with natural ingredients.
Korean cosmetic brand The SAEM, which focuses on healthy and natural skin treatments, has launched a new product in the Indonesia market.
To celebrate National Children’s Day on 23 July , Starbucks Indonesia held a series of events for two consecutive days in Jakarta, Medan, Surabaya and Bali.
A number of religious events and ceremonies have been introduced to the public through festivals, some of them incredible authentic and sacredly mystical.
2017 Australian Masterchef Runner Up Ben Ungermann’s visit to Jakarta may turn the global culinary spotlight on Indonesia.
Solo is preparing to welcome more than 50 gamelan groups from Indonesia and overseas for the IGF 2018 to be held in the city between 9-16 August.
Chef Ragil from Nusa Indonesian Gastronomy and Chef Denny from The Westin Jakarta collaborated to present a delectable, traditional Indonesian meal.
Indonesian fashion labels Biyan, Tangan, and Biasa have launched their Spring-Summer collection that might well match with your style preferences.
Five Indonesians established The Indonesian Spartans that offer people to join obstacle course racing (OCR), as The Spartan Race become increasingly popular.
Highest fat burning, heart strengthening machine available in Indonesia with Octane Airdyne X, the latest breakthrough of high intensity workout equipment.
While the pristine beaches might be the main draw to the island, a repository of art from the region has culture enthusiasts talking.
As you slow down this summer, enjoy delicious goodies from Pistachio Bon Bon to Gula Aren Cake at Starbucks Indonesia.
The struggle faced by athletes with intellectual disabilities in Indonesia can be remedied, but are much needed resources easily procurable?
The American Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia aspires to be the “advocate of choice” for US companies doing business in Indonesia.
Australian collectors Dr John Yu AC & Dr George Soutter AM present their private Indonesian textile collection at the Jakarta Textile Museum.
One of leading art fairs in Indonesia, ART JAKARTA, is set to return from August 2-5 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Pacific Place.
BIPA Universitas Indonesia has played a significant role for years in helping non-native speakers of Bahasa Indonesia learn the language and culture at large.
Yessi Maya Sari travels through the sea by taking a Yacht to explore 11 Banda Islands as the spice islands of Indonesia.
The 18th Asia Games will take place in two Indonesian cities, Jakarta and Palembang, from 18 August to 2 September. And there are many thing you should know!
Deddy Wigraha is considered the pioneer of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Indonesia, which the sport will feature in the Asian Games this August.
Master Octav Dirgantara Setiadji spoke to NOW! Jakarta about the challenges of promoting martial art Pencak Silat outside of Indonesia.
PT Piaggio Indonesia introduces the new Vespa Sprint Carbon, a fresh take on the iconic scooter, accentuating its bold sportiest colour and unique proportion.
We offer a snapshot of the key parts of US-INA relationship that has been built over the years in many sectors including commercial and maritime security.
Fedi Fianto, an athlete and experienced mountaineer who has climbed Nepal’s Mount Ama Dablam, made his debut at the 2018 FWD North Pole Marathon.
NOW!Jakarta has curated a list of intercultural communities that is very useful for networking opportunities with expatriates as well as with Indonesians.
Ajag Ijig achieves a fine balance of serving a delectable Indonesian menu in a setting worthy of being shown off online.
Puspita Atirennu, who hails from Indonesia, shares valuable experience as volunteers at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, H.E. Joseph R. Donovan Jr. about this relationship and the opportunities for fostering this connection.
Toby’s Estate has just opened its latest outlet at Grand Indonesia, invites guests to enjoy premium specialty coffees while indulging in a few Australian treats
Relaunched after its renovation, Grand Café’s design incorporates traditional Indonesian art-forms provide a warm, welcoming, homely environment .
Ennichisai returns on 30 June and 1 July to commemorates the 60th anniversary of friendship be between Indonesia and Japan.
Indonesian furniture brand Kayou has launched its ‘Lereh Series’ by adapting Rama and Sita love Story in its design, which will be exhibit in New York this year
This August, the art collection of the Presidential Palace of the Republic of Indonesia will go on view for the third time.
Ambassador Gurbuz discuss how the cultural connections between Turkey and Indonesia can help educate a world increasingly hostile to the faith.
Indonesia opened its doors to serious world investors to meet the nation’s most investable startups.
It doesn’t seem likely that Indonesia will qualify for World Cup in Russia but no secret that people are among the most passionate football fans in the world.
Javasmith knives is inspired by traditional keris allowing the designer to express his imagination, deep love and pride for Indonesian history and legend.
The talent deficit is accentuated by the Indonesian economy’s structural realignment from over reliance on agriculture and natural resources to services.
For uniquely Jakarta souvenirs, check out Sepiring Indonesia’s Semarak Jakarta collection, which showcases the cultural richness of the capital city.
Explore Indonesian heritage and culture with one of the country’s premier hospitality brands
ala Ritus aims to highlight Indonesia’s culinary riches and bring back a sense of nostalgia of the colonial era.
Toughest Endurance Challenges at Tanjung Lesung Triathlon Festival 2018
The response to a string of attacks across Indonesia in May is commendable but do these attacks signal a worrying new direction for the country.
NOW! Jakarta had the opportunity to talk to him about the culinary scene both here in Indonesia and overseas.
It has been 20 years since the New Order was replaced by a new set of rules. Indonesia has grown significantly, but where do things stand now?
Indonesian pianist and composer Ananda Sukarlan will be performing at Raffles Jakarta this weekend.
The Mexican Embassy is currently holding the ‘Batik a la Mexicana’ exhibition in Kota Tua to commemorate 65 years of diplomatic relations with Indonesia.
An Australian bakery experimented with an Indomie flavoured doughnut, which set a social media in Indonesia ablaze
In commemorating 20 years since the Reformation, Manifesto 6.0 art exhibition provided evidence of Indonesian artists’ transformation over the past two decades.
In16th anniversary, Starbucks Indonesia has collaborated with IKAT Indonesia to create an exclusive anniversary collection representing unity and culture.
UOB Indonesia launched the 2018 UOB Painting of the Year (POY), and invited Indonesian artists to join the competition.
Plaza Indonesia holds the “Ramadan in Style” Fashion Show to showcase the latest collection of modest wear created by five renowned Indonesian designers.
Four regions in the country are now among the best in the country for travellers looking for destinations that comply with their beliefs.
Women gathered at Art and culture presentation ‘Denting Canting‘ to discuss about Indonesian luminary, Kartini’s, favourite batik, Indonesia’s heritage.
Amir Sidharta narrates the story about Indonesian painter Naufal Abshar who recently had collective art exhibition in the United States.
Established in 2010, Kakapo is one of the very few successful Indonesian kids’ clothing brands that have their own eponymous boutiques at luxurious malls.
Divisi 62 explores the meaning of being Indonesian at an exhibit entitled “Paripurna”, compelling narrative to examine the core of nationality today.
Bali-based glass artist, Ron Seivertson, exhibits his new creation of “Java Man", highlights the history of Indonesia ancient human story.
We sat down with Marco Noto La Diega, President Director of PT Piaggio Indonesia, to discuss the company’s growing business.
The photographer Anton Gautama spoke to NOW! Jakarta about his book projects and his desire to preserve Indonesian culture through photography.
In a recent press conference in Jakarta, the Accor noted its achievements and strengthen its commitment to continue developing the tourism industry in 2020.
Italian Business Association in Indonesia (IBAI) acts as a point of convergence for the Italian and Indonesian business communities.
New industries enabled by technology are disrupting existing players and creating opportunities for a fresh breed of entrepreneurs in Indonesia.
BritCham hosted the latest installment of the GREAT Pavilion roadshow in Indonesia which featured the travel and F&B industries.
BINUS programmes foster and empower Indonesia with a solid academic foundation at K-12 and university levels.
David Metcalf narrates the important of culture preservation as the part of traditional school which exist in indigenous community in Indonesia.
Director of Istituto Italiano di Cultura Michela Linda Magri talk about institution’s involvement in the wide variety of Indonesia-Italia initiatives.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to the Ambassador of Italy, H.E. Vittorio Sandalli on the growing relationship between the Indonesia and Italy.
NOW!JAKARTA spoke to the founder of Taman Bacaan pelangi Nila Tanzil to discuss about building education in Eastern Indonesia through reading acts.
FWD Life Indonesia launched its partnership with Special Olympics Indonesia (SOIna), to empower athletes and kids with intellectual disabilities.
The British Chamber of Commerce teams up with KADIN and The Indonesia Hockey Federation to host a sports clinic for students in Surabaya.
Bartele Gallery is the only gallery in Indonesia that collects rare antique maps, prints, photographs, books, and other antiquities, some over 500 years old.
JW Marriott Surabaya is conveniently located in the central business district and just minutes from the city’s largest shopping mall
Cigna has reinforced its position as a leading health and life insurer in Indonesia by expanding its business to offer comprehensive global health benefits.
Lukita Tuwo, Chairman of BP Batam talks to the Indonesia Economic Forum about his plans to make Batam the blue diamond of the Riau Islands province.
Partnerships with the Dutch and Belgian governments in various sectors has helped communities in Indonesia lead better lives.
Hotel Indonesia Kempinski will transform its Signatures Restaurant into a street food festival, mimicking Jakarta’s traditional culinary street food experience.
The annual ballet and contemporary dance competition, Dance Prix Indonesia is back and showcases talented dancers across the region.
BINUS University International helps students develop valuable skills in the financial technology sector via its global curriculum.
Erasmus Huis’ programmes including exhibits, seminars and films provide insight into Dutch culture.
Hanna’s Klappertaart, which is based in Jakarta, focuses on no-bake klappertaart (also known as klappertaart dingin, or cold klappertaart in English).
Darbotz, an Indonesian mural artist works with Jakarta Intercultural School students to foster creativity through urban art project.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to H.E. Rob Swartbol about this long relationship and the many opportunities for bilateral cooperation that can be realised.
NOW! Jakarta publisher Alistair Speirs directly spoke to H.E. Patrick Herman about these programmes and about his time as Ambassador to Indonesia.
Located in the South Quarter Building in South Jakarta, Bambaiya brings a mission to educate Indonesian customers about true, authentic Indian food.
In January 2018, Djournal Coffee launched a new category on their drink list, inspired by Indonesian local delicacies and specially made coffee with its very own Batavia Blend.
The Dharmawangsa’s Executive Chef Felix Budisetiawan first fell in love with food and cooking as a kid, by watching his mother preparing meals and helping her out in the kitchen.
Tokopedia and Bukalapak are widely known as unicorn companies in e-commerce industry. However, FJB Kaskus, Zalora, and Rumah 123 also provide safe and comfortable online shopping experience.