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Kids And Family

Kids & Family

Halloween is around the corner and Jakarta is gearing up for some fun trick or treat events ! Get creative this year with a great costume! Here are a few options to consider when shopping for that perfect Halloween look. Few places around Jakarta offer costume rental service for number of occasion including Halloween. NOW!JAKARTA Kostum Unik Located in South Jakarta, Kostum Unik ...

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Education

The Gandhi Memorial Intercontinental School Jakarta (GMIS) celebrated the 149th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth on 2 October. The Gandhi School Jakarta celebrated the 149th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth on 2 October. Photo by Raditya Fadilla/NOW!JAKARTA Through a series of short presentations, including short readings by students including the Mahatma’s famous quotes...

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Explore Jakarta

Evening Lectures are a series of English lectures about Indonesia, organised by the Indonesian Heritage Society. It has become a renowned tradition since 1973. The topics vary greatly and the atmosphere is one of open discussion and curiosity. Evening Lectures aim to be a meeting place for Indonesians and Expats to learn together and to interact. Everybody is welcome! Meeting your bomber...

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Sport

120 Ultimate Frisbee players from Bali, Singapore, Surabaya,and other cities joined players in Jakarta in mid September for a two-day ‘Double Team’ tournament. Held at British School Jakarta, under the auspices of the Indonesia Ultimate Players Association (IUPA), organisers believe the event marked a positive step for the sport’s development in Indonesia. 120 Ultimate Frisbee players fr...

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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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