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Health & Beauty

One of the most practical and easiest ways for men to participate in family planning is to use a contraceptive. However, many men are still reluctant to use condoms – for many reasons. According to data of the National Population and Family Planning Board of Indonesia (BKKBN), only 4,7 percent of Indonesian men use a contraceptive, and only 2,5 percent among them are using condoms. Durex...

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Health & Beauty

One of the most practical and easiest ways for men to participate in family planning is to use a contraceptive. However, many men are still reluctant to use condoms – for many reasons. According to data of the National Population and Family Planning Board of Indonesia (BKKBN), only 4,7 percent of Indonesian men use a contraceptive, and only 2,5 percent among them are using condoms. Durex...

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Fashion

To expand its global market, luxury lifestyle brand Porsche Design has entered Indonesia to introduce its perfume collection. Each perfume of the collection contains the elements of luxury Porsche cars, not only evident in its packaging and the bottle, but also in the aroma. The latest collection is Palladium, which is Porsche Design’s third men fragrance collection after Essence and Tit...

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Music

It may be interesting to note that a “historically accurate” performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto no.3 in C minor opus 37 entails the pianist to perform from memory, reading a mostly empty score containing what appear to be Egyptian hieroglyphs here and there, serving as clues intelligible only to the performer while giving secret glances at the end of the invisible passages to the panicki...

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Giz & Tech

Oppo is increasingly strengthening its position as a selfie smartphone producer, catering to the trend among the younger (and, in some cases, older) generation that mainly take to social media to share their thoughts, happiness and lots of photos. Oppo has introduced selfie and group selfie features through Oppo F3 Plus, making it a popular device among South East Asian and South Asian consumer...

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Film

The popular film festival Europe on Screen 2017 returns to Indonesia this May! Film buffs will have the chance to enjoy high quality European movies from 5 to 14 May in six cities across Indonesia, namely Jakarta, Bandung, Denpasar, Medan, Surabaya and Yogyakarta. Already in its 17th edition this year, the festival will be screening 74 films from highly acclaimed European filmmakers from...

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Art & Culture

Farah Wardani is a well-known figure in the Indonesian arts and culture scene. After completing her MA in Art History from the Goldsmiths College in London, Farah spent many years of her career in Yogyakarta, where she has been active as teacher, writer, curator and art organizer, as well as executive director of the Indonesian Visual Art Archive (IVAA). Farah moved to Singapore in 2015 to star...

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