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Art & Culture

I was recently approached by a very gentle and charming lady in Bali airport. “Excuse Me”, she said “are you Alistair Speirs”? “Yes” I answered, having no idea who she was but wanting to be polite! It turned out she was an artist called Nita Nursita, and her story was quite intriguing! It seems she finds the way I write my “Soapbox” column every month inspiring and uses the words she ...

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Health & Beauty

Brian Billdt is a man who practices what he preaches. As the Founder of PrimaFit, Indonesia’s leading supplier of world-class fitness equipment and services since 1988, Billdt’s job, to put it simply, is to promote a healthy lifestyle. Judging from how well the company fares, it seems he’s on the right track. Today, the company runs a number of businesses, such as fitness clubs, commerci...

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Fashion

Globally renowned fashion brand Calvin Klein made great progress towards telling an evolved lifestyle story. Over the years, successful expansion has resulted in today’s Calvin Klein. The arrival of Raf Simons as Chief Creative Officer signifies a momentous new chapter for the brand. This year, Calvin Klein achieved another huge milestone, especially for its watches and jewelry products. ...

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Music

Jakarta music lovers are in for a treat thanks in part to the Jakarta Simfonia Orchestra’s courage to tackle Schubert’s challenging Symphony No.9, called the ‘Great’ for good reason. Date/Time: 10 June, 5 pm Venue: Aula Simfonia Jakarta Programme: Fugue in G minor BWV 578 (J.S. Bach); Piano Concerto Op.16 (Grieg); Symphony No. 9, D.944, “The Great” Performers: Jakarta Simfonia Orchest...

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Giz & Tech

Mercedes-Benz Distribution Indonesia unveiled the latest GLA compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) model with visual accent focused on stronger interior and exterior design as well as vehicle supplies. The GLA series was first introduced in Indonesia in 2014, and received an enthusiastic welcome mainly because of its sporty and dynamic designs. The new GLA 200 AMG Line comes with off-road...

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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

I was recently approached by a very gentle and charming lady in Bali airport. “Excuse Me”, she said “are you Alistair Speirs”? “Yes” I answered, having no idea who she was but wanting to be polite! It turned out she was an artist called Nita Nursita, and her story was quite intriguing! It seems she finds the way I write my “Soapbox” column every month inspiring and uses the words she ...

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