There is so much uncertainty around the world at the moment with so many commentators predicting recession and in some cases economic collapse due to the energy and food crisis created by the Ukraine war.
“Are we nearing the end of the pandemic? I certainly hope so”, says Alistair Speirs, who combines a serious interest in tourism with an obsession for sustainability, “but are we prepared for the next crisis?
British Chamber of Commerce Chairman, Ainsley Mann, talks to NOW! Jakarta about the current state of affairs for British companies amidst the pandemic as well as his thoughts on the crisis.
In its 493rd anniversary, Jakarta has no time for festive. In the time of crisis, the city must also look for civic engagement that requires us to prioritise collaboration and public service.
Alistair Speirs turned to European Chamber of Commerce Chair and President Director of Danone AQUA, Corine Tap, to see how her members are faring and find out her views on the way in which Indonesia has tackled the crisis.
Farhan Siki shared his vision about street art and his other works inspired by the current health crisis.
From YouTube parodies to apartment block sing-a-longs, music can help maintain a sense of community and also as an instant therapy to cope with stress especially during these unprecedented times.
What does it mean to celebrate the end of Ramadan in the midst of a global pandemic? And how is the pandemic changing the nation’s healthcare system?
Due to the Covid-19 crisis, Indonesia’s creative communities are inspired to hold the first and the biggest virtual festival that features a diverse range of programmes to be enjoyed at home.
According to TEIKOKU DATABANK (TDB), the coronavirus crisis forced companies from cruise ships and Japanese inns to private tutoring schools and tourism companies to go under with debts running up to approximately USD 11 million.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Co-Founder PT Dailite Star Modéliste Golden Epafras to discuss the rational use of PPE and challenges during the Covid-19 crisis.
The combination of Ramadan and this Covid-19 crisis can be seen as the perfect time to apply greener lifestyle. Here's some tips you can do now!
During this Covid-19 crisis, Alistair Speirs believes that there are ten specific things that money can’t buy, no matter how much money you have. Find out those ten things that money can’t but on NOW! Jakarta Podcast Episode 4.
Alistair Speirs shares his views on what the tourism industry players should do in regards of this Covid-19 crisis.
The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy has activated an integrated crisis centre as a lane of communication and education for people to suppress the impact of Covid-19 for tourism and creative economy industry.
The outbreak of the Covid-19 is creating stress for the global population – physically and mentally. While in lockdown and self-isolation, mental health could suffer and reach alarming levels if not kept in check.
The crisis will end. They all do. And usually precipitate another because our ability to recover is pretty much equal to our ability to plan.
If the first of April is the April Fools Day, the second is the day for “Facts”. Today, the world celebrated the International Fact-Checking Day, and here’s what you can expect.
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) contribute significantly to the nation's economy. During this tough times, how can they survive? Aakar Abyasa, the Founder of Jouska, shared two alternatives for SMEs enterpreneurs.
During the Covid-19 crisis in Jakarta, one may find their restaurant temporary closed but everyone still could the restaurant quality dishes delivered to your house.
The Kartika Soekarno Foundation (KSF) was founded in 1998 in response to the Southeast Asian economic crisis. Today, the foundation aims to give Indonesian children the best start in life.
Sejauh Mata Memandang’s recent collection “Laut Kita” is a collective campaign to encourage people to protect the ocean from ecological crisis, which are getting polluted with plastic waste.
Javara’s Sekolah Seniman Pangan hosted a cooking event with a prominent Papuan chef. The event also highlighted the food crisis in the province.
Is capitalism to blame for the ecological crisis? And to what degree can we be motivated toward a more sustainable food system?