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China-ASEAN, as part of the Year of Media Exchanges, released a documentary, “Dan’s Way” in Jakarta . Chinese Ambassador to the ASEAN H.E. Huang Xilian on his remarks at Dan's Way Decomentary film premiere at Ritz Carlton Pacific Place, Jakarta. Photo courtesy by Mission of the People's Republic of China to ASEAN/NOW!JAKARTA The film portrays the profound impacts of China-ASEAN re...

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Health & Beauty

With the year drawing to a close and party invitations piling up, it’s important to look one’s best.  Skin care company St. Ives has a new, vibrant range of face scrub products to pamper and turn up the glow on your skin, which will help you look your best - at the party and beyond! Exfoliation with face scrubs is the ticket to fresher and more radiant-looking skin. Photo courtesy of  St...

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Fashion

Tokyo-based premium department store, Lumine officially opened its doors in Jakarta on 7 December.  Lumine Jakarta accommodates shoppers on the hunt for multiple brands and premium products. Photo courtesy of Lumine/NOW!JAKARTA The arrival of this established Japanese urban retail was part of the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations be...

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Music

“As the autumn leaves fall and wither, so have my hopes withered… With joy I hasten to meet death face to face”. Beethoven wrote these words in a letter bewailing six years of increased loss of hearing to his brothers around the time he was finishing his 2nd symphony in October 1802. If Beethoven had the mindset of a pop or country songwriter, this may have ended up being the overall mood in hi...

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Giz & Tech

Indonesia stands at the top of the Asia Pacific region in terms of unbanked population, as three-quarters of its 250 million people are still outside of conventional financial systems and without the technology to access basic financial services. With only 12 per cent of 60 million micro-SMEs able to provide a suitable history of accounts, according to a KPMG study, one of the many pitfalls for...

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Film

China-ASEAN, as part of the Year of Media Exchanges, released a documentary, “Dan’s Way” in Jakarta . Chinese Ambassador to the ASEAN H.E. Huang Xilian on his remarks at Dan's Way Decomentary film premiere at Ritz Carlton Pacific Place, Jakarta. Photo courtesy by Mission of the People's Republic of China to ASEAN/NOW!JAKARTA The film portrays the profound impacts of China-ASEAN re...

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Art & Culture

Celebrating 20 years in his field, Indonesian artist Baron Basuning has a solo exhibit  showcasing his abstract work using light. His exhibit, “NOOR”, at the National Gallery of Indonesia defines the light of the divine inspired by his pilgrimage. Visitors appreciate the work of Indonesian abstract painter Baron Basuning that is on display at the National gallery of Indonesia. A celebrat...

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