Alistair has been in the publishing, advertising and PR business for 25 years. He started NOW! Magazines as the region’s preferred community magazine.
"We hope, dream and pray that our lives will be that bit easier or better, but what do we DO to make that happen?" NOW! Jakarta publisher Alistair Speirs invites us all to welcome the new year by really looking inside ourselves.
What does it actually take to be a sustainable city and who has achieved it so far? Perhaps by looking at the factors in their success we can see the best (and quickest?) way forward for Jakarta.
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.
Nothing more than is now being spent but the change of attitude from all who participate and all who interact could be life changing. Goodbye Chaos, Hello character: the new face of Jakarta.
Ruth Fertel had a vision to create the absolute go to place for succulent, sizzling steaks and had to invent new cooking—and serving— methods to achieve her aim.
Many people are choosing to work in social enterprises these days, to help the poor, to protect the environment, to invent new ways of doing things better.