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In commemoration of Independence day and to celebrate the Asian Games 2018, the National Monument (Monas) will feature a special laser show from 17 August to 2 September. The 25 minute show will highlight three themes, accompanied by music, multiple times every evening. It will be followed by a ‘Dancing Fountain’ Show. Here is the weekend schedule: First Show: Laser Show 7 pm - 7:25 ...

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Education

British School Jakarta (BSJ) is undergoing an overhaul of its facilities, including a new International Baccalaureate centre. Since its founding in 1974, British School Jakarta (BSJ) has provided an international education based on the British school system. Primary students parade BSJ's campus for International Week, in clothes representing their national culture. Photo courtesy of Brit...

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Explore Jakarta

In commemoration of Independence day and to celebrate the Asian Games 2018, the National Monument (Monas) will feature a special laser show from 17 August to 2 September. The 25 minute show will highlight three themes, accompanied by music, multiple times every evening. It will be followed by a ‘Dancing Fountain’ Show. Here is the weekend schedule: First Show: Laser Show 7 pm - 7:25 ...

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Sport

Former Liverpool & England legend Phil Neal arrived in Jakarta on 22 June as part of the British Chamber of Commerce’s celebration of ten years of Giving Kids A Sporting Chance. During the visit to Jakarta, English Football legend Phil Neal also met with his Indonesian fans. Photo courtesy of British Chamber of Commerce/NOW!JAKARTA Phil remains the most decorated English footb...

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Family

Siem Reap, Cambodia. As soon as you step off that plane you get a huge ‘whoosh’ of warm air. Of course, you start sweating almost immediately. Photo courtesy of iStock/NOW!JAKARTA This was no ordinary trip. None of the ‘typical tourist activities’ were done. I didn’t take a trick picture that made it look like I was holding up a smiling Buddha in Angkor Thom, I didn’t stay in a lu...

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