There are several things you must prepare before moving to Indonesia. Other than the complicated immigration necessities and a new house for your family, vaccination is one thing that people often forget.
Jakarta Aquarium presents the concept of a holiday in nature, displaying the beauty and diversity of Indonesian waters. We take you on a journey from soothing and romantic to more adventurous.
Chef Adi, who joined Belmond Jimbaran Puri in 2016, oversees the resort’s restaurants and bar with his sense of contemporary Balinese cooking.
As we are halfway through the beautiful springtime and the summer season is just a few months away, have you considered the destination and activities you’d like to do with your family this year?
Embassy of The Republic of Korea in Jakarta together with Korea Tourism Organization held an event about the Korea MICE Roadshow 2019.
A lot of Medan’s top attractions are focused around food and you can sign up for a food tour, or simply go it alone and explore the sights, smells, and tastes of the city by yourself.
If you don’t already part-take, Bali is the perfect place to start your journey. Here on the island of the gods, you are invited to explore the world of wellness in many ways.
The Hard Rock Hotel Bali has had a long reputation as one of Bali’s most family-friendly destinations, and for Indonesia’s biggest holiday – Idul Fitri – this classic hotel is offering a very special Lebaran deal you can’t miss.
At the first day of fasting, the treatment site has reported an additional 864 tonnes of waste daily 6,000 to 8,000 tonnes per day. Most of these are food and packaging waste.
Plataran Borobudur is surrounded by a spellbinding landscape of rolling hills and volcanic peaks, comprises 21 units of luxury villas in a total of seven configurations.
Spending time in nature, standing on the rim of an active volcano was made more meaningful by catching a brief moment with a flower seller and finding out a little about the legend of the Tengger people.
The culinary team has prepared Hakkasan’s exquisite signature dishes plus a number of Ramadan special creations to break your fast in style while enjoying Jakarta’s arresting cityscape view.
Choosing the best international schools in Jakarta is not easy but JIS, NIS Jakarta, BSJ, AIS Jakarta, and NZS Jakarta are some of the best options.
AYANA Midplaza, JAKARTA, invites you to indulge in special promotions during ramadhan on opening fast meals, hampers, nightly rates, meeting packages and much, much more.
Water is often called the elixir of life. Even today, sacred bathing spaces, such as Belahan and Jolotundo in East Java are used for purification ceremonies.
Hailing this new ride is currently free during trial phase via the official GrabWheels mobile application.
Yogyakarta Marriott Hotel offers guests an extravagant Iftar feast featuring Middle East, local and international favourites.
Floral artist Sara Malik’s journey into the world of art began as a child. She recalls learning to appreciate nature with her grandmother who was a painter and a floral artist herself.
Previously overlooked by the big players of the culinary world Jakarta is now the new frontier for internationally acclaimed restaurants to plant their breadstick, or in Hakkasan’s case, chopstick!
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Dr. Daniel Low, Dean Raffles Christian School Pondok Indah about the school’s education philosophies.
Celebrating 25 years in 2019, Accor Plus is a travel and lifestyle subscription programme by Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group.
Myka Kids’ cute teepees will make most —if not all— children go gaga. The little ones will have a very cozy place to play for hours of fun inside the cone-shaped tent.
Looking for a place to kick back on the weekend? Theme parks in Jakarta such as Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII), Taman Impian Jaya Ancol, Taman Safari Indonesia, Taman Budaya Sentul City, and Jugnle Land Adventure Theme Park will always be a good choice!
Can we actually start earlier? What does it take to make responsible waste management our daily behaviour?
Hendra Gunawan, Fatur Ridho, and Claudia Panca are three artists with special need whose works are featured on Starbucks tumbler and tote bag.
Garth Wyncoll spoke to us about the international focus of the curriculum, digital shifts, and environmental-driven student activities at Bali Island School.
Tucked into the foyer area of Raffles famed Arts Cafe is Pattisserie, a veritable repository of baked goods that are a delectable treat.
Malaysian Club in Jakarta promotes the interests of Malaysian business and strengthen the links between Malaysian residents in Indonesia and Malaysian diplomats.
From Michelle-star restaurant to famous Thai massage, Thailand is one of the top destination in Southeast Asia and the country always has something to offers within season.
InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah Bar Society with Indonesia’s Best Mixologists
Ismaya Group presents a special iftar promos this Ramadhan at a number of the group's dining outlets around Jakarta: Mr. Fox, SKYE, Pizza e Birra Sports Bar, Publik Markette, Kitchenette, and The People’s Cafe.
The Penthouse provides a spectacular venue for private parties and celebrations, complemented by all the facilities and services required to cater for any exclusive occasion.
New Zealand School Jakarta brings the sense of community as a foundation to build good school ecosystem.
Novotel and Ibis Styles Jakarta Mangga Dua Square, Hotel Borobudur Jakarta, InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah, DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta-Diponegoro, Pullman Jakarta Central Park Offer Special Ramadhan Promos. Check it Out!
Featuring a more modern and futuristic concept to cater to a wider market, this is Watson's 110th store in the country.
40 films from 14 countries will be presented and 25 directors in attendance with Q & A sessions.
New Figure at the helm of British Women’s Association and ASEAN Women’s Circle.
Offering a variety of lively show-kitchens serving a range of dishes from all over the world, Spectrum is where the city’s social elite gather.
Accor Hotels newly launched its year long campaign “Culinary Journey’ to highlight the diverse cuisines and unique flavours showcased at over 120 of its hotels across Indonesia.
Nearly 100 reading rooms across Jakarta, including libraries in integrated child-friendly public spaces, reading parks, and community libraries, participated in #BacaJakarta,
When A$AP did his iconic crowdsurf, the audience simply lost it!
Chaine Chapitre Gala 2019 welcome all the new inductees to the Chaîne confrerie and honor members being promoted for their valuable contributions.
BritCham’s Professional Women’s Group held a special event just for women entitled “The Power of Storytelling” – for your brand and business.
Niki Meehan, Principal of NIS Jakarta shares five top tips for expat parents to feed their children’s curiosity.
Two Schools, ACG School Jakarta and the Australian Independent School, offer their take on the importance of extra-curricular activities.
This month, as part of observances for Ramadan, The Hermitage Jakarta has prepared a delightful buffet dinner to break the ritual fast at L’Avenue Restaurant.
After the success of Bar Take Over and The Jive Society, ARTOTEL Group debut the event with Art Bar Academy, a learning platform for liquor fans to learn with the master.
Steak Aficionados will be more than acquainted with dishes specially created for Ramadan.
The most awaited summer festival in Indonesia, We The Fest 2019 is scheduled to be held from 19 to 21 July at Jakarta International Expo (JIEXPO) Kemayoran.
Pupils benefit from a very British environment in a globally-focused curriculum.
A world-class music theatre I La Galigo returns to Jakarta in July, featuring the nation’s priceless ancient literature.
Malaysia and Indonesia have shared a connection for years. NOW! Jakarta spoke to the Chargé d’Affaires about this special relationship and the bilateral connections forged over the years.
There are no walls between me and the sea, and the balcony juts out slightly over the edge of the water.
Paying homage to the myriad flavours of the region, Double Chin Restaurant and Bar conjures up a veritable tribute to the rich cuisines that we all know and love.
During Ramadan, which lasts 30 days, Muslims take time to reflect and are encouraged to reconnect with their spiritual beliefs.
With the demands of skill sets and knowledge changing in just a generation, how do schools respond?
Intermittent Fasting has recently gained ground amongst health enthusiasts who have dispelled the notion that one needs to have six small meals a day to be healthy.
Southeast Asia is now a major region for international education. Options for both local and expatriate families are increasing as demand grows, especially in Malaysia and Thailand.
Ruth Fertel had a vision to create the absolute go to place for succulent, sizzling steaks and had to invent new cooking—and serving— methods to achieve her aim.
Despite high literacy levels, how can all Indonesian students benefit from the ‘right’ kind of education?
Head to classical performances throughout this month that include “Dian” The Musical, Giordano Passini, as well as Tales of Spring by Jessica Januar and Edith Widayani.
Quick counts following the 17 April elections indicate that President Joko Widodo has won a second term in office but the elections have revealed a religious divide in the country.
A cemetery in Jakarta honours victims and serves as a space for future generations to learn lessons from the past.
This Ramadhan, hotels around Jakarta have put together special dishes with which to open the ritual fast, from the traditional takjil to more decadent dishes.
Regulations in Indonesia is a complicated matter, including those related to immigration system. EMC Indonesia has experience in assisting expats taking care of all immigration necessities.
For Sheila Rooswitha Putri, her hometown Jakarta has become her main source of inspiration. Her most recent comic project talks about the new MRT in Jakarta.
Cultural programme highlights contribution of women in today’s society.
The anniversary was featured four top international headliners, Alistair Barrie (UK), Michael Harrison (Canada), Melanie Maras (US) and Indonesia’s own Mo Sidik.
It was indeed a night of great joy for all.
Crafted from a combination of European and American oak casks, Edition No.4 presents a zesty, vibrant and invigorating single malt which gives subtle green wood and floral undertones sensation.
In partnership with Prestasi Junior Indonesia, Starbucks Indonesia held a Creative Youth Entrepreneurship programme to empower vocational students in four cities across the country.
Jakarta Aquarium conducted a marine educational programme for elementary and junior high school students at Tidung Island, Pulau Seribu
As the weekend approaches, it’s time to relax and enjoy a bit of the city’s many culinary offerings. We’ve got a list of places where you get some great cocktails – and more!
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.
Tugu Selamat Datang (Bundaran HI), Patung Pancoran (Tugu Pancoran), and Monumen Pembebasan Irian Jaya (Lapangan Banteng) are popular landmarks in Jakarta. Who do they have in common?
The 10th edition of the Nusantara Exhibition not only focuses on regional representation but also highlights artists’ creative skill to produce contemporary pieces that go beyond traditional art.
Recently, Gianyar Regency in Bali was recently named World Craft City, named for the area’s long history in craft creations that continue to actively boost its local economy.
Handpicked Australian grapes are now available at a number of supermarkets in Indonesia.
Cascading down a dramatic cliff, Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort’s newly renovated Garden View Pool Villas offer a breathtaking garden utopia perfect for a tropical getaway.
Matter and Place Exhibition at Museum MACAN observes relationship between humans and their habitat. The exhibition is on until 21 July.
Situated at one of the highest points in the city, SKYE is constantly filled with entertainment almost every day of the week to complete the skyline view of the city lights.
The Student Exchange Programme has grown by leaps and bounds, helping open up opportunities for students to learn about the international community.
The Kingdom of Bantar Gebang Biji has become an oasis in the middle of piles of garbage that resemble mountains in the slum area through its creative learning programme.
Go on the hunt for a local battle Peresean stick-fighting ritual and see a most extraordinary display of Sasak skill, dance and combat play out.
With its timeless Indonesian architecture, the restaurant offers an atmosphere of Javanese royalty in a chic and comforting setting.
Doctors at Siloam’s Centre of Excellence in Oncology provide a full range of medical oncology and haematology services for all forms of cancers and blood disorders.
Waste4Change provides services that will help your business to invest in waste management and be responsible for your waste through sorting and recycling.
Newly-opened restaurant Seed has introduced the art of cultivating foods in its Australian-inspired brunch.
Curatorial team of a future exhibition about the Indonesian Revolutionary War have been digging into relevant historical and cultural objects of various museums and institutions in Holland.
It's Election Day tomorrow! Make sure you get out and vote, and once you're done, enjoy this range of offers at various hotels around the city.
Cafe One at Wyndham Casablanca Jakarta introduces “True Indonesia Kampoeng Cuisine Buffet Dinner” featuring traditional home-style recipes from across archipelago.
I imagined what the headlines in the next day’s newspapers might have been had we crashed and died that day: “Last laugh for British funny men.” Nearly.
Holland Bakery is one of the places to visit if you want to taste delicious bread, cakes and finger Food.
Indulge in the great service of the fine-dining experience with this premium beef for two hours.
As ARTOTEL Thamrin come up with youthful spirit, ARTOTEL Wahid Hasyim is likely established to caters more mature guests though its simplicity and elegant design.
Situated at ground floor Mall Kelapa Gading 3, Union Kelapa Gading serves an array of homemade cakes, bistro fare, and award-winning cocktails which are definitely a real treat for special occasions.
The 2nd Bali International Indigenous Film Festival takes place at Njana Tilem Museum, Mas, Ubud, from 10-12 May.
Experience the luxurious comfort and convenience of a serviced apartment in Jakarta’s Golden Business Triangle, right the heart of Central Business District in Kuningan area and close with Embassies.
Temporal, when Jesus was tried before the High Priest in the hours of darkness, without real witnesses and no tangible evidence.
From providing transportation services to products that help simplify household tasks, Dutch companies operating in Indonesia have enhanced our lives for decades.
A range of products which use fruit as its base are available in three product categories.
Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada held its grand opening on 15 March.
The tents were designed, crafted, and built carefully by the local carpenter with local surround wood and natural elements.
Spanning over three Saturdays from 6 to 20 April, each mixologist has prepared sublimely smooth and rich flavours of award-winning cocktails.
Through a collaboration with local artists, the event will be touring to other hotel brands in Bandung, Yogyakarta, and ended up in Bali.
NOW! Jakarta speaks with Esti McMillan of EMC Indonesia about the tips for expatriates who are planning to move and live in Jakarta about finding a new house in Jakarta.
There are so many charms that this country has to offer including its history, people, food, architecture, art and its exceptionally designed hotels that seem to grown every time.
Europe On Screen (EOS) returns this this month featuring 101 movie titles from 27 European countries and takes place from 18 - 30 April.
While it’s not easy to build a start up to become a unicorn, there are plenty of opportunities to try.
For one night only on 26 April, Indonesian Tropical Dinner is eight course meal featuring homegrown tropical fruits as the main ingredient.
Now, let’s not pretend. Many schools really don’t care for Co-Curricular Activities. And neither do many parents.
Here we share just a small selection of the 23 Special events that will be held as part of this year’s UFF.
Explore endless cultural and tourism destinations in the heart of Java. These two cities offer haven of arts, culinary, shopping, nature, and not to forget - Javanese royalty.
Glodok is rustic and classic, an old Chinese neighborhood that always invites people to comeback to see history and culture that has been a part of the Batavia since 15th century.
Global Ecobrick Alliance encourages people to sequester unwanted, unloved plastic, to capture it and render it harmless by gathering it and shoving it firmly into discarded bottles to create ecobricks.
Publik Markette has added a little something for the weekends, the bi-weekly Weekend Markette on Saturdays, offering a unique crafty and artsy weekend experience
Considering a degree or embarking on a work experience in the Netherlands? Make sure to pick Erasmus Training Centre (ETC) to help you reach your goals.
Lianti Raharjo has found a way to recycle used grounds into skin care products as part of her contribution to the fight against climate change.
This year Most Valued Business’s (MVB) 2019 mission is to actively engage and create more initiatives with its Knowledge Partners to increase their sustainable stewardship practices.
The youth convention aims to build a platform for the top student leaders to network with their counterparts towards greater social and political awareness.
Ruci Art Space, a repository of emerging and established artists to display their creations, held the third installment of their Y: Collect 3.0 Exhibition.
Definitely a great choice to hang out and grab a bite with friends! Moonshine Dine & Lounge in Mega Kuningan, is one such place.
Since 2017, startup company Warung Pintar has helped modernise traditional kiosk businesses adapt to more modern methods of commerce.
The hotel features 172 spacious rooms, three dining outlets and two bars.
If the Johann Sebastian Bach of 1722 applied to your child’s school today as a teacher and director of music, would you support a decision to hire him?
Indonesia and the Netherlands have been established agreements in several fields including cyber security and water management. And We spoke to Ambassador H.E Rob Swartbol about the development of this connection.
Available on both IOS and Android, we choose a few apps that might help in budgeting one’s finances.
If the Johann Sebastian Bach of 1722 applied to your child’s school today as a teacher and director of music, would you support a decision to hire him?
NOW! Jakarta Best Restaurant, Bar and Cafe Awards (BRBCA) returns this year with "Say Yes to Less" campaign to support better food waste management.
the brand new Whiz Capsule Hotel Thamrin is a strategic property which provide easy reach of a number of tourist destinations.
With access to a national health insurance scheme, are we seeing a rise in the number of Indonesians taking an interest in other forms of insurance, too?
Bali Safari Park prioritises giving their guests an entertaining learning experience that can be enjoyed by all ages, whilst showcasing their commitment to safeguarding animals and endangered species.
Along with the rapid growth of technology and innovation in other sectors such as e-commerce, payment transactions in Indonesia are now increasingly cashless.
For the first time in Indonesian history, the president, the vice president and members of the local and national legislatures will be elected on the same day.
On 7 April, The Dharmawangsa will host a Super Brunch, themed “Parisian Picnic.” Chef Felix Budisetiawan reveals the story behind the team’s efforts to create this special event.
From limited edition chocolate collections to special brunches and even spa treatments, this year’s Easter celebrations at hotels around Jakarta are a treat!
Luminor Hotel is the second brand of the Waringin Hospitality Hotel Group with the concept of a 4-star Boutique Hotel that fits your business and vacation.
On 26 March, Most Valued Business (MVB) Indonesia together with SGS Indonesia hosted the first of MVB’s Sustainability Seminar Series 2019.
What chance does a bank or NGO offering much-needed micro-financing have in communicating its message?
Capitalism causes ‘misery, agony of toil, slavery, ignorance, brutality, mental degradation’ as the workers become all the poorer the more wealth they produce. So, what does it mean to be capitalist?
The British Embassy observed International Women’s Day by inviting four women speakers from different social backgrounds.
NOW! Jakarta recently sat down with Dutch band DeWolff to know more about how they have grown up in a band.
The new dining experience features an array of international and pan-Asian cuisines from appetizers to dessert.
The British Chamber of Commerce invited Muhammad Lutfi, Advisor of Jokowi’s Success team to a dialogue focused on trade and investment policy at Mandarin Oriental Jakarta.
Intan spoke to NOW! Jakarta about feminism, gender bias in the literary scene as well as her overall experience at the London Book Fair.
Fraser Residence Menteng, Jakarta adds 128 Gold-standard serviced apartments in the capital’s business and diplomatic centre.
Located in Gunawarman, Djournal House fuses cafe culture, with an addition of an exposed bar, as well as a music corner where one can buy vinyl records by local and international artists.
Discovering his penchant for ice-cream thanks to a Master Chef challenge
This sustainable ‘superfood’ has multiple benefits in the beauty department, too
The exhibition “Into the Future” at National Gallery was a collective statement on women in the 21st century.
Libra Food Service has recently added a new brand , Hormel Foods to its portfolio. Hormel’s food products will be available at premium retailers in Jakarta.
Social events are held regularly including pub nights at Molly Malones Irish Pub & Murphy’s Irish Pub, quiz nights, golf days and other activities.
Thanks to the recently-opened indoor amusement park at Trans Snow World Juanda, Bekasi, experiencing snow is now just a short ride away.
With the theme “Essential Jakarta”, the Indonesian team, exhibiting for the second year, will showcase contemporary products inspired by Betawi Culture.
Margaretha Novianty and Zico Halim challenge themselves in creating Tangan’s latest collection which draws inspiration from the fast-moving world and social change.
Peacock Lounge at Fairmont Jakarta has featured high tea for a few years now. Highlighting a variety of themes over the years, the offerings here have always been a delight.
In April, The Dharmawangsa Jakarta returns with its iconic Super Brunch program which highlights more than 120 dishes including 25 of France’s best dishes set up in Parisian Picnic style.
Fans of Latin American culinary riches rejoice! Sudestada Jakarta is the latest addition to the city’s restaurants focusing on cuisine from the region. And You will never miss the grill!
Harry Darsono celebrated his special day, titled “A Musical Evening" with a selection of around 130 guests including a few luminaries from the design world.
Saumata Apartment was awarded the gold prize and will be nominated for the FIABCI Prix d’Excellence for international property development. They also won the Kohler Bold Design Awards 2018.
ACG School Jakarta kindergarten spark students’ curiosity and natural sense of wonder with a play-based, inquiry-centred learning philosophy in a dynamic classroom.
Strongbow, the number one cider brand in the world, collaborates with Indonesian designer Jeffry Tan to bring natural freshness to the urban life.
With the city’s infrastructure projects nearing completion, the air quality has improved, if slightly, but emissions from vehicles continue to pollute the city.
In Jakarta, people still have to deal with the gridlock during rush hours. With the introduction of the MRT, will we see a slight reduction in traffic woes?
As part of the Good France gastronomy event this year, Chef Gilles has put together a menu highlighting French cuisine with a few tropical accents.
The Ministry of Tourism has runs multiple campaigns to promote domestic tourism, including the development of destinations in many of the country’s islands.
Rated the Number 1 on TripAdvisor, Spice Mantraa is an Inspirational Indian Restaurant.
The hotel honoured women by creating special events and services, focused on women, features wellness, fitness and nutrition retreats.
Using Sumatran coffee beans, the cold pressed coffee beverages are all natural, healthy and a great substitute for energy drinks.
Goût de France Good France is back on 21 March for the world’s biggest event celebrating French gastronomy in over 150 countries!
The festival prepared a full lineup of chefs, restaurateurs, entrepreneurs, farmers, food writers, scientists, and activists converging from 26 to 28 April.
If you want to find a rather unusual travelling experience that focuses on architectue and design, then just go to Bandung.
Sarong’s secret to longevity and success is the frequency with which the menu is complemented by results of travel and adventure.
17 sub-tribes of Dayaks gather to dance, sing, play their traditional instruments and celebrate their culture at Jari Janang Kalalawah festival.
Nautilus Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta recently hosted Senior Bartender Yeonghwi Yun from Charles H.
The hotel celebrates International Women’s Day with a range of special offers for women and welcomes its new Sunday Brunch.
IHS members have updated the training material on ceramics and are preparing a comprehensive database of the more than 1,000 ceramic objects on display.
For the residents of BSD, Sale needs no introduction. It is the place to go for an exceptional Italian experience.
The ASEAN Vision 2020 agreed on a shared vision of ASEAN as a concert of Southeast Asian nations, bonded together in dynamic development and in a community.
The Eksekutif Menteng apartments provide convenience and class, and is the perfect location with easy access to a number of popular destinations in the capital.
A community of volunteers is helping raise awareness of the issues involving the city’s wetlands.
Located in trendy Senopati, Bar Gina embaraces an empowered-feminist-concept and is ideal for individuals who want to express themselves.
NSNTR Restaurant at Mercure Jakarta Pantai Indah Kapuk welcomes diners to savour its latest Buffet Series featuring Italian cuisine which is perfect for sharing
Students at this North Jakarta school are showcasing more than 300 art works.
A contemporary play on Javanese folklore, directed by, produced by and starring women, tackles issues of patriarchy and subservience among Javanese women.
Of course Le Meridien cuisine and service are as always impeccable, but it’s up on the skyline that there are a few surprises! Villas!
With a board made up of influential businessmen in Indonesia, Indonesia Indah Foundation (IIF) hopes to be able to make some real change.
ocated in the heart of Mega Kuningan at Noble House,J. SPARROW is a contemporary establishment that specialises in international grilled seafood cuisine.
Susan Poku organises coffee mornings and talks to raise awareness on how we can actively take responsibility to live more sustainable.
Artotel’s F& B Team beganThe Jive Society, an entertaiment lifestyle event featuring Cocktail, Wine, and Dance.
All Saints Anglican Church in Jakarta (ASACJ) celebrates an astonishing 200 years of continuous ministry in Jakarta in 2019.
Looking for a better way to boost your health? Thai Fit is worth trying!
Through partnerships with global fashion agencies and creative institutions, IFF has helped designers make their way to the international market.
This year, the film festival will feature a wide selection of movies that were screened at Flickerfest, Australia's short film festival.
Now set to close for a few months as part of renovation efforts, The Ismaya Group, which owns the space, held a party and thank to its fans.
Experience Japan’s very own savoury pancake with toppings you can prepare on the grill at CHIBO, the recently-opened restaurant in Gandaria City Mall.
ASEAN Leaders welcomed China’s support for the ASEAN Smart Cities Network, market access, investment, and tourism flows.
Now, more consumers are telling companies that they want to buy sustainable products from businesses that take a stand for the environment.
With the recent opening of its Starbucks Dewata Coffee Sanctuary in Bali, the company has expanded its development programme to partners on the island.
Filmmaker Gary Bencheghib and his brother have helped raise awareness through films about their expeditions to some of the world’s most polluted waterways.
Asiatica Furniture offers timeless solid wooden products, which are not only pleasing to the eye, but can also be handed down from generation to generation.
Byo’s Alchemy collection, which was launched in 2014 and is still in quite high demand today, is Tommy Ambiyo Tedji's biggest success. Now, the brand grows much
The Goethe-Institut brought together cultural practitioners from multinationals in an event that celebrated women’s contributions to culture.
Something as simple as your office’s waste bin placement could contribute to your company’s sustainability aspect
Armed with her experience living overseas, she was able to connect with foreigners coming to the country and finding properties that met their needs.
With an impressive portfolio of designs both in Indonesia and overseas, Cosmas Gozali is known for his contemporary style. He spoke to us about his works.
La Brasserie restaurant will feature authentic dishes from the island of Sulawesi from 1 to 24 March 2019.
The Eatery presents an extraordinary dinner buffet called Thursday Sizzlin’ Night with a variety of offers.
A unique place to gather at Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta
The new credit card is aimed at those who travel for both leisure and business, by providing a variety of benefits in AccorHotels network worldwide.
Architects now have the potential to become fully fledged service providers, creating new revenue streams and ongoing client relationships by embracing new tech
Hakkasan, founded in London in 2001, has now opened its twelfth location in Jakarta, located at the contemporary luxury Alila SCBD Hotel.
Foreign Ministers of Member States of the European Union and the Foreign Ministers of the Member States of ASEAN gathered in Brussels, Belgium.
For couples looking for stunning scenery on their big day, Champaca Deck at Padma Hotel Bandung is the best option.
Australian tech-based workout session F45 is a series of high intensity workouts designed at torching serious calories in a short period of time.
Every Thursday, Mr. Fox hosts Cocktail 10, an event that aims to teach guests the technique on how to perfect your cocktail making skills.
Oakwood Premier Cozmo Jakarta is suitable for corporate or leisure travellers looking for luxury and prestige for both long and short stays.
It was good news for the environment in Bali on 21 December 2018 when Governor Wayan Koster decided to ban single-use plastics.
With the theme of Solve for X, TEDxJIS 2019 explores intriguing questions.
Sholi Pohan promotes the use of environmentally friendly coffee farming techniques that produce higher quality coffee on smaller plots of land
In raising awareness of waste in Indonesia, BritCham has created the new Inspiration Series with the topic of waste as the first edition.
PT Rizki Bukit Abadi has collaborated with the Japanese company to help open the brand’s first international outlet in Jakarta.
Savior of Pakubowono offers hearty meals in an industrial surrounding
Bangka and Belitung, often referred to collectively with the hyphenated moniker, are part of a group of islands which lie northeast of South Sumatra province.
Love and O2 focuses on conservation and encourages an environmentally friendly lifestyle.
Riva Grill Bar and Terrace at Wyndham Casablanca Jakarta offers fresh takes on familiar favourites.
Connecting with the next generation of voters through social media.
For the first time, the presidential and legislative elections will be held simultaneously. This month we look at the parties contesting the election.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Ryan Adrian, President Director PT. Indonesia International Expo about the features of the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) building.
The office of today is sleeker, more aesthetically appealing and, for the networking opportunities they provide, a more supportive environment.
Like all business cycles, there are boom times and bust in the real estate market. How is the market doing in Jakarta?
It’s not just another brick in the wall, its our lives among the bricks and walls that matter.
Jakarta offers budget travellers an easy solution during their transit time in the city - the capsule.
For the past few years, however, the national and city governments have made efforts to improve access to the city’s major areas.
When things get hectic in the urban jungle of the capital, head to the hidden gem on the north coast of Jakarta - to the Thousand Islands.
Indonesia biggest fauna park, Taman Safari Bogor has a number of rare animals featured at the site as part of efforts to promote conservation.
The Phoenix Hotel features 143 rooms offering all the comforts a hotel today has to offer without losing its spirit, the elegant and historical setting.
Covered with ‘Love’ as a main theme, the film festival captures issues such as religion, gender and other domestic issues.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to her about the emerging issues in arts, humanities and documentary photography.
Enchanted by its remarkable spatial layout at the mountain range, the palace was designed to embrace the true Korean beauty and its natural features.
The refurbishment has seen a total revamp of both the interior and exterior with natural design elements.
Moxy Bandung fully embraces today’s Next Generation traveller, giving them a fun, vibrant and stylish hotel experience at an affordable price.
The guests, who have lived at The Residence for five year were joined by corporate clients enjoying lion dance and Chinese music performances.
Indonesia has a “waste emergency” and it's time to increase the awareness of the importance of reducing waste.
The discussion addressed topics from his life after being nominated for VP to his views on issues related to foreign investors and business in Indonesia.
Join NOW! Jakarta Photography Contest 2019. Send your best photographs of tall buildings and skyscrapers landscape around Jakarta and its surrounding cities.
We invite you to reignite the love between yourself and your partner through these unique experiences.
Located on a private two-hectare plot of land on the northern part of the GiliTrawangan, the resort offers a perfect beach geta
The luxury preloved branded & streetwear bazaar in Indonesia will be held between 27 February and 3 March at Exhibition Hall, Grand Indonesia, Central Jakarta.
Considered the go-to place for wine and spirits, Red and White caters to a wide spectrum of consumers ranging from enthusiasts, collectors to casual drinkers.
Boca Rica's tapas menu—and excellent drinks—provide the perfect respite from gridlocked South Jakarta
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Leung Kwan Ho, Director of Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to find out about the growing link between the two countries.
Emergenetics is a tool that delves into one’s behavioural and thinking preferences to determine the best way to help individuals communicate more effectively.
Along with Komunitas Aleut, NOW!Jakarta explores Braga, a Bandung European-style neighborhood which historically known as a home of Concordia Community.
Animals like Bobo, Alba and other furry friends remind us of humanity. They inspire artists to create artworks, the art pieces in turn monumental.
This is the first hotel under the Harper brand in the city and was officially opened in January 2019.
Raffles Jakarta and Frank and co. have developed Jakarta’s most luxurious valentine’s experience.
On Samosir Island, Lake Toba lies the little village of Ambarita. Tales abound there of rough justice, and possibly even cannibalism.
Holiday Inn and Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada offers a romantic Valentine’s dinner at the Pool Deck or Duta Café with spectacular views of the city.
Saraswati Learning Center addresses the needs of these children and helps educate them in a supportive environment.
No matter the reason, one sometimes needs a little help getting the right look - and that’s where make up artists step in.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Director-General of The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Kin-wai Law about bilateral business between two countries.
Javara’s Sekolah Seniman Pangan hosted a cooking event with a prominent Papuan chef. The event also highlighted the food crisis in the province.
Lume Restaurant and Lounge, a brand new spot on Jl. Suryo, a busy stretch of road, bustling with trendy restaurants and bars.
Fairmont, Mulia, Kempinski and other hotels in Jakarta have prepared Valentine's dining experience at its restaurants outlet.
Bukchon Hanok Village is more than just a village. Rather, it is the representation of the elegance and nostalgic ambience of the traditional Korean houses.
Agustinus spoke to us about how travelling helped to shape his own understanding of identity and culture and shares some of his most memorable travel experience
For an hour a week, Laras Kasih, a community of artists, gives children with cancer a reason to smile.
Throughout the island, restaurants offer some of the most unique, intimate and extraordinarily delicious dining experiences.
Have we reached a point where we’re falling in love with virtual characters?
As the world’s third largest cocoa bean producer, Indonesia has some good chocolate brands. NOW! Jakarta has picked a few options.
Each Petik Kembang’s floral arrangement, whether it is a chic posy of three red roses or a lavish bouquet of cheerful sunflowers, has a story to tell.
Is there anything more romantic than dinner at a fine restaurant overlooking part of a golf course? Well, ok, yes there is, the new Cork and Screw Country Club.
It showcased the important similarities in relation to the discourse on the Indonesian-Thai political and cultural shift in the 1990’s and afterwards.
Now, that perfect photograph—anywhere in the world— is just a few clicks away with SweetEscape.
She is the pioneer company for contemporary and modern matchmaking in Indonesia.
Whether it be a grand occasion held in the majestic ballroom or an intimate affair celebrated at its poolside or rooftop venues, Alila Solo can be your choice.
Chief Barber and Supplies Co lists three hairstyles that are very different from previous years and reflects the persona of today's urban men.
Unlike other Starbucks stores in the city, this cafe is a nod to local culture where the the architecture and the atmosphere are inspired by Chinese design.
Pinpointing the moment when the creation of The Creation began can be as tricky as determining the precise moment in time that our universe was born.
Combined, the First and Business Lounges will offer seating for more than 800 customers.
With some repairs done to the resort in the Special Economic Zone, recovery efforts—with the support of the Ministry of Tourism— are ongoing.
The golf event provides direct assistance to Indonesian children in need, with a focus on meeting their basic nutritional, shelter and educational requirements
New Technology to help keep weight off by targeting localised fat cells and cellulite deposits.
The school provides an atmosphere where diversity is considered a strength and where differences are seen as assets.
Lake Toba, the land of the Batak tribes, is a vast area.
Take a romantic journey by indulging in a romantic dinner at the hotel’s restaurants and enjoying a romantic staycation.
One of the finest and most luxurious beachfront resorts in Bali provides exclusive and distinct experiences during Chinese New Year celebration.
There are creative minds who help couples have the wedding of their dreams. These days, couples’ preferences are turning away from the traditional.
Most married couples today exclaim gleefully about their honeymoons in area beach resorts, or city hopping excursions. But why not do something different?
NOW! Jakarta has curated a list of the wedding festivals coming up in the months ahead that might just make planning your special day a bit easier.
It is interesting that these couples all agreed that going on a romantic journey to gain new experiences is one of the best ways to keep the romance alive.
Well if you love your job, love your city, and love your friends then finding real love will be a lot easier, because you may just be a nicer person.
In the three months leading up to the elections, NOW! Jakarta brings you a series of articles that may help decipher the complex web of democracy in Indonesia.
This Valentine’s day, cozy up to your special someone with a romantic experience including a sumptuous meal at the Sultan Hotel and Residence Jakarta.
With the growing number of international acts—in English—performing in Indonesia, audiences have taken a liking to stand up.
Guests are invited to enjoy a range of dining experiences highlighting the flavours of the orient.
Jakarta area luxury hotel in the top 25 category for service
The “Salute” concert, led by composer Erwin Gutawa, will honour three female Indonesian singers— Melly Goeslaw, Dewiq and Dewi "Dee" Lestari.
The campaign expects to reach its target of 100 per cent participation from this eligible group and to reduce voter apathy.
The guest could enjoy a luxurious spread of gourmet treats and delicious prosperity set menus curated by hotel’s Chinese Chef, Sam Wong.
It is the sixth Wyndham-branded hotel in Indonesia and the first in the country’s vibrant capital city.
The most popular Chinese-Indonesian heritage sites in Jakarta are Chinatown in Petak Sembilan, but there are many places to explore.
Chinese New Year, or Imlek involves large festivals in cities that offer variety of oriental food, souvenirs and cultural performances
A number of restaurants at hotels around the city have prepared special menus inspired by Chinese culinary tradition to highlight the Year of the Pig.
To celebrate its 15 year, the Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival (JIJJF) presents a line up of artists geared towards its new target market—millennials.
Located in Pantai Indah Kapuk, Yun Artified is set to become a centre for art activities, providing exhibition rooms, workshop space, and library.
For those looking for unconventional Lunar New Year Celebrations this year, consider an escape to the eastern regions with a trip to Flores. Sudamala Resort.
This month, both culinary establishments invite diners to enjoy an Argentinian Wine Dinner or a Valentine’s Lunch.
The Gardenia introduces an array of sustainable and fresh Mediterranean dishes across the board which will be available in February.
The film portrays the profound impacts of China-ASEAN relationships and helps to enrich the implementation of the goals and mission in both countries.
Busan is South Korea’s largest port city that serves a major logistics hub of Asia and is home to many exciting festivals throughout the year.
Come this 5th February 2019, the year of the pig, this wellness haven has prepared a special stay designed to help you ‘Start Anew’
We’ve curated a line up of a few cafes you might want visit over the weekend.
Conrad Bali, a luxury beachfront resort on the southern coast of Bali is placing the final touches on a $25 million hotel transformation project.
In February 2019, the resort will be celebrating Lunar New Year with a series of exciting events, including a lively schedule of fun-filled ‘Play by COMO’.
It's a one-of-a-kind store that highlights local craftsmanship and culture. Embark on coffee’s seed-to-cup journey while here.
Gyeonggi-do is the buffer zone between the North and South and is the ideal place to learn the country's history
Whether it is a lavish anniversary present for a sweetheart or a lovely gift for a bridesmaid, personalised items will surely make the recipient feel special.
Think of an end-of-the-world spot, think Pacitan! These rugged and remote beaches in the southwestern province in East Java are truly magical.
The casual dining of Mediterranean cuisine at DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta – Diponegoro, unveils a new menu curated by Spanish Chef, Alvaro Bonache Utiel.
Celebrating 20 years in his field, Indonesian artist Baron Basuning has a solo exhibit showcasing his abstract work using light.
Members of the Postcrossing project pick up pen and paper almost every day – and make like-minded friends across the globe along the way.
The Management Advisor of Kharisma Bangsa School, Okan Celiker spoke to us about the students’ achievements and his plans for building on their successes.
The long trek to the village of Jungutan, East Bali, the site of the Karangasem World Cultural Village Festival is well worth it.
It was a truly Indonesian meal that was conceived, prepared and presented to a very sophisticated and knowledgeable guest list who perhaps surprised themselves
White water rafting in Bali famously takes place on the majestic Ayung River, the longest river on the island.
Rich notes of vanilla and hints of fruit in Captain Morgan Spiced Gold make it an essential ingredient in bespoke cocktails
Despite the many difficulties for micro financers in Indonesia, there is much potential in fintech for banks, entrepreneurs and start-ups.
Melbourne offers a range of activities for everyone from food lovers to sports enthusiasts and everyone in between.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Jennifer Mathews, Commissioner, Government of Western Australia in Indonesia about the deep connections between Indonesia and the state.
The IABC is regarded as the key bilateral business council and works very closely with the Indonesian Government and the Australian Embassy in Jakarta.
Tokyo-based premium department store, Lumine officially opened its doors in Jakarta on 7 December.
Intiwhiz Hospitality Management aims to own or manage at least 3,000 rooms in the Intiwhiz hotel network across Indonesia this year.
If Beethoven had the mindset of a pop songwriter, this may have ended up being the overall mood in his works throughout the remaining 25 years of his life.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Brett Stevens, The Victorian Government Trade and Investment Commissioner about the relationship between Victoria and Indonesia.
Garda Satwa Indonesia is a not-for-profit animal rights organisation which rescues abused animals, helps them recover, and finds them permanent homes.
The legendary pop star will perform at the DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta Diponegoro in March.
The 450 hectare mountain terrain blends naturally into the golf complex, giving it an air of tranquility.
Britcham celebrated glory (Asian Games 2018), honour (commemoration of 100th year Remembrance Day) and legacy (100 years of British Royal Air Force).
This year’s theme ‘Collaboration for a Better Future’ focused on sustainability programmes adopted by member companies.
From the Rockies to the great dance spaces across Europe, the Khan-MacKay siblings have impressed audiences.
NOW!Jakarta spoke to the founder “Rama” Raditya Maulana Rusdi, about Qlue’s recent projects and their impact.
Located in PIK Avenue in North Jakarta, a mixed-used lifestyle mall complex, it will combine renowned Swiss hospitality with contemporary design.
Have you had a negative experience while travelling? You might want to revisit.
26 Marriott International properties in Indonesia collaborated to raise awareness on education.
Stay 2 nights at the hotel’s refined rainforest camp and enjoy a complimentary third night.
With the rise of art fairs and art biennales in Indonesia, echoing the global trend, will there be any way for the good old art galleries to survive?
Nestled in an alley near the Kerta Niaga Building at Kota Tua, Acaraki introduces customers to a new way of enjoying jamu by way of a modern take.
Waste4Change is a social enterprise providing waste management services from upstream to downstream.
We take a look back at some of the features that were published over the years. We hope our readers enjoy our nostalgic look back at the way we were.
Located on the ground floor of the new Alila Hotel Jakarta, Vong Kitchen serves Freanch-American cuisine.
Named among BBC “100 Women of 2018” list, Indonesian Comedian Sakdiyah Ma’ruf uses comedy as a way to challenge Islamic extremism and violence against women.
Women continue to tackle the gender barrier. What can be done to address this issue?
Here we are in January again, avoiding eye contact with our New Year’s resolutions.
Leon Gunawan, the entrepreneur behind De La House was the host and shared the key successes of the space that offers a hybrid hang out spot.
Roosterfish, the first beach club in the area, offers plenty of ways to enjoy this pristine piece of shoreline.
Magazine has partnership hospitality and culinary industry as well as support education and charity with over the past decade. We Would like to say thank you!
Former Editors’ notes reveal the many changes the city has gone through over the past decade.
History never really says goodbye. History says, “See you later”.
2019 is now underway. NOW! Jakarta asked some of our partners in the diplomatic, education and cultural fields about their hopes for the year ahead.
According to media reports, Indonesian users had moved away from using Twitter. At a recent event, they offered evidence to the contrary.
The cafe celebrated its anniversary by serving dishes that paid homage to the cuisine of Nusantara, with foreign undertones.
This year, the group collaborated with Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara to raise awareness about conservation efforts of Kalimantan’s rainforests through art.
Ambassador Quinlan spoke to NOW! Jakarta about the various areas of cooperation between the two countries that is now stronger than ever.
Publisher, Alistair Speirs on his vision for New Year of 2019 and his remarks for 10th Year Anniversary of NOW!JAKARTA.
For those who would rather avoid the crowds, but still celebrate, there are a few places around the world that are conducive.
It's a part of the mission to create a better art industry.
2019 is around the corner and city squares, hotels, clubs and other places are gearing up to welcome the New Year in style!
Chavaty, known for its signature tea latte and pastries in Omotesando, Shibuya, Japan, has opened its first international outlet—in Jakarta.
From French toast to gutsier steak and eggs, diners are spoiled for choice at Jean Georges Vongerichten’s Jakarta outpost.
Its latest collaboration with Tanamera Coffee is testament to its focus on developing its image as a trendy, fashion forward brand.
All of the era’s signature looks will be adapted to the details in hotel’s Magnolia Grand Ballroom where the New Yea’s Eve party takes place.
Located close to Bundaran Hotel Indonesia, Pullman Jakarta offers one-stop lifestyle accommodation to make your New Year experience lavish.
The hotel plans to invite a number of talented mixologists and liquor experts in 2019.
New Year in Style event will be hosted at two venues in the hotel, Duta Café and Pool Deck & Bar where guests can enjoy festive moments both inside and outside.
The longest running festival takes place in a city which inspires artistic dreaming like nowhere else on Earth, Director Wendy Martin tells NOW! Jakarta.
NOW! Jakarta has curated a list of activities that one can participate in this holiday season.
The Wellness Calendar commences on January 1, 2019 with an earth/detox theme to start off the year.
The Trans Resort Bali is the perfect place to be as this award-winning resort offers everything you need for a memorable family holiday.
Indonesian artist Abenk Alter explores dualism in his recent exhibition "Interplay" at Ruci Art Space, Jakarta.
Hilton Bali Resort invites you to discover their brand new dining venue, newly refurbished rooms and celebrate the new year with their festivities.
Modernist painter, S. Sudjojono was a man of many talents. Both artist and poet, his paintings form a narrative of sorts.
An after-school activity helped catapult her to fame on the popular cooking competition show "MasterChef" Australia,
The hotel is a luxury property occupying all 32 floors of the art-deco inspired building that sits elegantly on the city’s bustling Sukhumvit road.
Wina Sukowati shares his festive culinary experience that resonates to Christmas and New Year tradition.
Park Regis Arion was host to a wine pairing dinner featuring Hatten Wines and a menu curated by Park Regis Mezzanine’s Executive Chef Sayuzi.
It’s International Tea Day on 15 December and NOW! Jakarta spoke to tea expert Ratna Somantri about the virtues of the beverage.
In the past few years, art fairs have dominated the art market. This year is not a biennale year, and it seems that gallery exhibitions are making a comeback.
Collaborating with Arrack & Spice, the recently opened restaurant and bar in Mega Kuningan, guests were invited to sample cocktails with this vodka from Texas.
Adiwana Hotels Resort opens its latest property, Adiwana Monkey Forest, Ubud on 17 December.
It is nice to travel and have a relaxing time to do some self-reflection. The best way to do this ‘therapy’ is to find destinations that are not mainstream.
Recognising the past is imperative. Now, a museum dedicated to the Tionghoa people of Batavia serves that purpose.
The Festive Weekend Brunch pulls out all of the stops to make this a memorable meal.
Grilled to perfection each steak is served on a sizzling plate to ensure your steaks remain hot for your whole meal.
A grill house, Uccello offers a selection of different cuts of meat, from farm and sea.
‘Connections’, brings the work of Brazillian photographers to Indonesia. NOW! Jakarta spoke to the curator Renato Negrao.
Bringing what anyone can offer, all the meals are placed together at the large family table so everybody can serve himself or herself.
Korea has a range of activities this winter that are sure to get your thirst for adventure going!
Celebrate this joyous time with Grand Hyatt Jakarta and enjoy a wondrous selection of special menus at our restaurants.
Preparations are underway at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali for a family-style festive season with a programme of activities and dining experiences.
Whether it’s a MasterChef experience or a spectacular open-air Countdown party, there is so much for the entire family to enjoy at Raffles Jakarta.
Tariq Khalil launches Retronesia, the first Indonesian photograph-style atlas where 1950s architecture, the good times and shaky politics all intertwine.
In partnership with the Embassy of India in Indonesia, Dr. Dhoka spoke in-depth about the ancient medical science that has been passed down through generations.
At Oakwood Premier Cozmo, one can celebrate New Year's Eve in a fun, relaxing way while still enjoying the festive atmosphere.
Bara Chirasi Don, a very generous mix of fresh cut fish, marinated salmon roe, tobbiko and vegetables over sushi rice is among a must-try dish at Ebisuya.
Uniquely designed to transcend generations of style, Danish Designs fit both contemporary and classic environments.
At French Institute in Indonesia, speakers from NGOs, the media, and business shared their thoughts on the issue to achieve Sustainable Development Goal by 2030
Peru is unexpected, from its vast sandy dunes and deserts all throughout its coasts, stunning uplands in the Andes home to the country’s greatest attraction.
Chef Hans Christian and his culinary team crafted a gastronomic delight featuring a 19-course vegetarian degustation menu.
Operating since 2015, the hotel located in Bogor continues to provide great hospitality for its guests and commit to social causes.
The serviced residence operator claims several wins including Indonesia’s Leading Serviced Apartment & Suite award for the fifth year running.
Ika spoke to NOW! Jakarta about her life in the creative industry, her view on feminism and the projects she is currently working on.
Fifth year of annual conference calls for a new agenda as the country heads into election season, expands economic hubs.
Chef Petty Elliott and Chef Helge Hagemann collaborate to produce a superb menu highlighting German and Indonesian cuisine.
Manu, as a student, sometimes forgets to get ready for the holiday season ahead.
It’s a gleeful and fantastic end to 2018 that you should not miss on 31 December.
It’s an easy way of avoiding traffic and adverse weather.
Kotagede is an old city that has many treasures, including the tombs of the founding kings of the Mataram kingdom.
Sari Pacific Jakarta is ready to make your holiday season merrier with a wide range of promotions and fun activities.
Dima International Wines, one of the largest wine producers in Indonesia, recently launched a new sparkling wine named Bellissimo.
Looking for an unconventional Christmas tree which is distinctive in its aesthetic? Check out Light Craft!
Hotel's culinary team made beautiful cake and shared it disadvantaged communities in a few activities.
The beachfront hotel along the Tanjung Benoa Peninsula will be paying tribute to the legendary band The Beatles.
A vacation in Bali is always a treat. This holiday season, unplug and immerse yourself in the splendour of Jimbaran Bay.
This Christmas, enjoy the season at Alila Ubud where plenty of opportunities to unwind and relax during the festive week.
The fourth biggest city in South Korea offers top quality medical services and infrastructure for both domestic and international patients.
Grand Whiz Poins Square Hotel offers packages starting from IDR 918,000 nett per night including breakfast and brunch for two.
Legendary Australian stand-up comedian has announced two dates for Indonesia in 2019.
Michelin-Starred Chef Aidan McGrath conjures up a feast at C’s, Grand Hyatt.
Known for creating ‘modern Indonesian cuisine’, Chef Chris Salans has been on a whirlwind journey extolling the virtues of Indonesian cuisine overseas.
The conference will take place on 13th of December 2018 in Raffles Jakarta.
Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta will ensure the magic stays in your heart, long after it has left your palette.
Whisky Brand launches first campaign in Indonesia
Go see An evening with Spellbound, The Art of Chamber Music - Song Without Words, and Jakarta New Year Concert by Ananda Sukarlan for December concerts.
Now with the new face, the cultural house aims to secure its position as an important Dutch-Indonesian cultural and architectural landmark.
doctorSHARE travels to Indonesia’s remote eastern islands to provide medical services.
From coconut-based curries with their complex flavours, to broths that pack heft, the cuisine is certainly worthy of praise of the highest levels.
Catholic church of Palasari and Protestant church of Blimbingsari are standing proud, taking the place of the Hindu temples.
This year’s objective was to enhance sustainability through biodiversity for food and nutrition, culture, education and tourism.
On 9 November, the AIA, (Ibero American Association) hosted the 40th Gala Latina at the Raffles Hotel Jakarta.
When you give gifts this Christmas think about this wonderful gift God is giving to you.
This special unit was formed to promote mediation as an effective approach to conflict resolution in conflicts over land and natural resource management.
The barrel-aged cocktail collection are created by Barong’s cocktail expert in collaboration with world-famous mixologist, Michael Callahan.
Restorasi Ekosistem Riau brings together the private and public sectors to restore and conserve ecologically important forest areas.
Even though Indonesians don’t expect snow for Christmas, but you can expect the fun and joy of Christmas at Hotel Borobudur Jakarta.
November was a month of celebration for the many of the liquor and spirits brands, culminating in one big celebration at Whisky Live!
Showing the commitment to find Indonesia’s future talents, Hari Fauzan was named as the winner of the first Chef Hunt at Jakarta Culinary Feastival.
In recognition of Bandung’s emerging creative personalities, the boutique hotel has dedicated an art space to hold exhibitions and cafe for weekend hangout.
From Sabang to Merauke, each region symbolises Christmas using local tradition to deliver the same message about Christmas.
NOW! Jakarta has compiled a list of some of the best options out there.
Recently, Hotel Tugu Lombok was named one of the best resorts in Asia by Conde Nast Traveler's Readers Choice 2018.
In keeping with our country focus this month, we look at Christmas traditions in a few countries around the continent.
It offered a visual experience, using illustrations depicting the human experience that narrates behind the scene of artist's works.
The third annual Tolerance Film Festival featured varied perspectives on dealing with social issues and tolerance around the world.
A culinary experience which gives food enthusiasts an opportunity with all four senses of perception: taste, smell, touch and sound.
At the ‘Greatest of All Time” event, Timex presented a timeless watch series, perfect for the dapper urban man.
When planning an event at the Sultan Hotel and Residence Jakarta, consider Kudus Hall, which is perfect for intimate gatherings.
Enjoy this meal in an organic farm-to-table and sustainable sea-to-table concept, served in a luxurious setting with authentic Balinese hospitality.
Indonesia, especially Jakarta, hosted a range of big events in 2018. With the best event management technology, big-scale, public events.
His painting is not only an recollection of a dark event in memory but is also an exploration of social harmony.
The Westin Jakarta’s latest promotion “Artisan Market” focuses on locally produced food.
For those looking for a place to celebrate this classic American holiday, here are a few options in hotels around the city!
Arahmaiani, Lee Migwei and On Kawara share space at MACAN’s latest exhibit
It has attracted not only tourists who are curious to see a different side of Berlin and learn more about the city’s hygiene history and toilet culture.
If you plan to have a business meeting in Bandung, consider Crowne Plaza Bandung which offers facilities that ideal for corporate events and conventions.
There are 42nd Anniversary Room Package and 42 Per cent Discount for Dining, Spanish Temptation at Restoran Fiesta, Lobster Festival, and Cake of the Month.
Exfoliation with face scrubs is the ticket to fresher and more radiant-looking skin and St. Ives, America’s top skincare brand has a range of natural products.
Grand Hyatt Jakarta has special dining occasion which guests can enjoy at C’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant and Grand Café.
The latest expansion features a new menu—including cocktails—in its signature vibrant atmosphere.
Norway’s deep commitment to environmental issues has helped bolster Indonesia’s participation in programmes concerning sustainability.
Curated by Axel Ridzky, a total of 15 pieces of works manifest the chronological process of how both artists express their perception of socio-cultural changes.
The organisation aims to generate resources through fund-raising and partnerships and use those funds to make an impact on the larger society.
The luxury residential complex, Oakwood Premier Cozmo Jakarta’s, introduces Upper Deck, a new place to relax and hang out.
Before you know it, Christmas will be long gone and you’ll be ringing in the new year - goodbye 2018, hello 2019! Time flies at this time of year, so before ..
Celebrate Thanksgiving at The Dharmawangsa Jakarta which has launched its much anticipated bi-annual Super Brunch which can be enjoyed on 25 November.
The Dutch beer brand cooperated with two Indonesian brands, NeverTooLavish and YaJugaYa to create exclusive sneaker and t-shirt collection.
Visa launched an exclusive dining experience programme in Indonesia through Visa Epic Experience for Visa Infinite and Visa Signature cardholders.
TAUZIA hotels in Jakarta, Bekasi, and Bogor recently organised 'The Colors of Tauzia', a workshop and fashion show to promote batik as the country’s heritage.
This recently opened restaurant did not take long to win the hearts of Jakarta’s burger fans with its classy-yet-casual approach to the well-loved classic.
Set around an open kitchen, Bara, is a cozy establishment where one can dine on a range of dishes prepared on a wood-fired grill and rotisserie.
Local authorities often lack know-how and equipment, and so rescue efforts were delayed until the military could reach the area.
In the rush to develop the urban, are we forgetting our connection to the rural landscape? Can village revitalisation programmes hold the key to growth?
Aryaduta Lippo Village has announced it recently appointed Alain Krumm as Executive Chef, who will oversee the hotel’s dining outlets.
Business Sweden, the Swedish Trade and Invest Council, works closely with the Embassy and Indonesian partners to help Swedish companies grow in Indonesia.
The Danish-Indonesian Business Chamber is established with the aim to create a strong business network with ties to regional peers.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to the Danish Ambassador to talk about Indonesia and Denmark bilateral agreements on environmental issues and many more.
Maria Sumual from Yayasan Biji Sesawi went to Papua to visit the children of 13 poor villages.
We present a few tips that might help you use a lot less of the earth’s resources the next time you pack your backs and hit the road.
Enjoy the sunflower garden as you dine on locally sourced, sustainably produced, plant-based meals, in a completely sustainable building.
The 62-year old instrumentalist began his Southeast Asian tour in Jakarta with a magnetising performance which transcended his multi-generation fan base.
Inspired by traditional celebration "Kenduri", Kandura’s designs is different from the ceramic studios which focus on contemporary design.
Employees of hotels under the Marriott International brand participated in the charity run to raise funds for establishment which was affected by the earthquake
At Crowne Plaza Bandung, couples are offered a romantic poolside venue overlooking the sparkling lights of the city for their special day.
H.E. Marina Berg speaks to us about ways in which Sweden can help Indonesia achieve its targets with regard to energy efficiency and effective transportation.
Often overshadowed by the vast popularity of Germany’s capital, Berlin’s neighbouring city Potsdam is a true gem, an abundance of gardens, lakes and palaces.
Under Anies Baswedan administration, the city government implies number of policies to tackle urban issue. here are people need to know in recent updates.
Fairmont Jakarta’s recent addition, 1945 features Indonesian cuisine in a fine dining set up using traditional recipes with modern interpretations.
This effort succeed in securing three full scholarships to support Red Nose Children’s formal education.
he Residences at The St. Regis Jakarta recently won two prestigious awards at the fourth Annual PropertyGuru Indonesian Property Awards.
The General Manager of the Hotel, Wishnu Handoko has recently taken over and has big plans for development.
From cemeteries to ceremonies, a delightful experience awaits the traveller who takes the time to go to Tana Toraja learn a little of its vibrant culture.
Some of the nautical resorts on the outer islands offer the tourists a conservation package where the guest could participate ecological mission.
AMUZ offers a menu reflecting Autumnal flavours. Soups from fall vegetables and heartier dishes to celebrate the season are on offer until November.
Asyariefah RA spoke to CEO and Founder of Endless Computers, Matt Dalio about his organisation’s reach in areas with limited access to technology.
Ministerial Series helped answer questions related to development of skills and regulations regarding foreign workers
Finland sent a major trade delegation to Indonesia in October with some world leading companies in tow.
Grab is currently hosting a food festival “GrabFood Nusarasa” highlighting the many delights of Indonesian cuisine.
Millennials have disrupted traditional avenues of making money. With a changing financial scene, however, what financial options are open to them?
Global financial leaders wrapped up an annual meeting of the IMF- World Bank in October by urging countries to brace for potential risks from trade disputes.
Ranjit Jose spoke to Patrik Lindvall, President Director of IKEA Indonesia, about the brand’s growth in the country for the past four years.
Leading food producer, Kimbo Kitchen recently participated in a food donation drive to help orphaned children in Palu.
For the first time, JCF will hold “The Chef Hunt” for those who have less than two years of professional cooking experience.
Bekraf recently unveiled a comprehensive forecast of the upcoming trends for 2019/2020 which can be used as a reference for creative industry players.
Bali stores will now see durable paper straws and wooden stirrers, and cups made from post-consumer recycled PET based components.
Linda Tan enjoys travel, great food and tripping the life fantastic. She told us her favourite destinations and restaurant recommendations around the world.
Market demographics have shown the variety of travellers these days— from those who favour the luxury market to the new version of backpacker, “flashpacker".
Nigel Mason, Managing Director of Mason Adventures enjoys seeking out unique cultural experiences on his travels. He told us about some of his memorable trips.
Co-living is a new way for people to live in city, designed to provide convenience, and a genuine sense of community. Jakarta finally gets its own with Co-Haus.
As we approach the end of the year it comes time to think about what we have achieved, what could we have done better, and what we can do to improve.
“The Hennessy Declassified” has arrived in Jakarta which focuses on the production process over the generations and highlight its exquisite flavours.
This November, a range of wooden items from Nara Okuyamato Japan will be featured in the ‘Into the Woods’ exhibition at Dia.Lo.Gue, Artspace, Jakarta.
Dine among beautiful flowers and plants, stimulate your senses and whet your appetite at LOF. This hidden garden of food and drink is a place of serenity.
The Finnish Ambassador, who recently arrived in Jakarta, tells Ranjit Jose he hopes to continue the momentum between Finland and Indonesia.
The four-star hotel recently re-introduced its weekend promo that offers guests discounted stays on Sunday and Monday.
More than 1,600 runners gathered for the Bromo Marathon, routing through lush green agricultural plantations and out of town toward the rural Tengger region.
Following the success of the Asian Games 2018, Indonesia received praise from the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) for its hosting of the third Asian Para Games
The treatments are designed to bring balance to meet the needs of each individual by combining use of finest natural ingredients with contemporary techniques.
Entering its tenth year of serving a range of delicious food and drink, Social House recently celebrated its decade-long journey in style.
Porto Bistreau hosted ‘Preto & Perola Wine Dinner’, a fine dining experience with the wines of Portugal which were served alongside a delectable menu.
“Taste New Zealand” returned this October with a focus on New Zealand’s innovations in food technology.
Jakarta Fashion Week 2019 culminated in a mesmeric runway performance by four designers who presented their masterpiece at the special night.
Artists with disabilities, both from Indonesia and abroad, displayed their work at the National Gallery in an exhibit titled, “Pokok di Ambang Batas”.
The 160 year-old French fashion house showcases the history of the brand most associated with travel gear.
In addition to showcasing designers’ recent collections, it has drawn awareness to issues regarding individuals with disabilities and also women’s health.
Wave of Tomorrow” exhibition at The Tribrata Building Jakarta features interactive art installations where technology is part of the creative process.
The City Government has revamped the capital in the last few years through a number of revitalisation programmes that have transformed city corners into lively
Guests can enjoy a range of different dishes created by a collaboration of five chefs from four five star hotels using finest ingredients from Aussie Beef.
Over 300 sketch artists are expected to participate in the fun urban sketching experience and create a unique way to promote the city’s landmarks.
Jakarta Aquarium, home to hundreds of mammals, reptiles, insects and various species of Indonesian marine fish, is officially open.
Style Theory’s debut show at Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 2019 carried out its mission of promoting of sustainability through its rental service.
Fairmont Jakarta’s VIEW and 1945 restaurants will feature dishes specially curated in collaboration with guest chefs from the region.
Jakarta Culinary Feastival is expected to be a gastronomic haven where foodies can meet with more than 50 local and international culinary stars.
Celebrating the rich legacy of the indigenous batik cloth, the Ayodya Resort Bali in Nusa Dua is hosting the Ayodya Batik Festival 2018 this 26 - 28 October.
Although German-Indonesian relations officially only began in 1952, the two countries have been connected for much longer.
As part of efforts to transform Bintaro into a creative area, Bintaro Design District (BDD) has created urban creative hubs across various neighbourhoods.
There are at least 322 types of sambal across Indonesia. 257 of them are used in various dishes.Here are some unique varieties.
When children call out “trick or treat” but for the adults, however, there are more grown-up treats in store at these hotels to celebrate Halloween.
Get creative this year with a great costume! Here are a few options to consider when shopping for that perfect Halloween look.
Joali, a resort in the Maldives which has recently opened, celebrates the ‘Joy of Living’ with exquisite craftsmanship and sustainability at its core.
Food Bank of Indonesia was set up to address the large gap between the sections of society that have limited access to food and those who waste it.
Kaum Jakarta uses Amed sea salt as one of ingredients to season its dishes. The unique farming method heightens the flavour.
August was a busy month for BritCham with two CEO Series. The President of Unilever Indonesia and the CEO of Panorama Group shared their insights.
Patricia grew up in a community that was very much part of the Balinese coffee culture, which featured some of Indonesia’s best coffee beans.
BeeMa Honey produce an array of Artisan honey by bees from the genus Apis which collect from organic plantation and the surrounded forests.
As part of its partnership with Habitat for Humanity, guests can participate in this charity programme until mid-December.
Nestled in Nusa Dua, Manarai Beach House offers a full-fledged beach experience any time of day and welcomes guests to embrace the endless summer vibe.
Jakarta-based clothing label, MOZZO recently launched its latest service ‘Made by Order’ where one’s business attire can be tailored to one’s style.
With more than 800 products covering a variety of categories, one can purchase products using its membership programme.
Icekim has tapped into the market for dairy-free and gluten-free frozen treats with its homemade products made with real flavours.
The second annual Spotify On Stage event at Jakarta International Expo saw 7,000 fans gather in one spot to watch their favourite Spotify artists perform live.
Sir Henry Head was extremely curious about the effect various types of nerve damage might have on people’s ability to feel pain after their injuries had healed
The biggest digital economy conference and exhibition, Future Commerce Indonesia (FCI), will be held on 29 and 30 January 2019 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta.
Alila Bangsar, which opened in May, is the group’s first property in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur location provides an oasis in the city centre.
Kuoni builds relationships with businesses that sell travel, usually travel agencies, tour operators and well-known online travel portals.
EuroCham is the principal business organisation in Indonesia, which promotes European business interests and represents European member companies.
NOW! Jakarta had one on one interview with Helianti Hilman, Founder and CEO of Javara Indigenous Indonesia to talk about promoting Indonesian spices.
With impressive skills under his belt, Revo is now all set to embark on a culinary arts course at Le Cordon Bleu in New Zealand.
Newly opened restaurant Kalture focuses on India and pays homage to a diverse array of global cuisines.
NOW! Jakarta’ interviewed Executive Director of Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia, Alexander Lumbantobing to find out why and what the future holds.
Born in Pandeglang, Banten, Agus Djaya always played important roles in the world of Indonesian art who marks the career through Persegi and Keimin Bunka Shido
Our travel journalists, David Metcalf and Stephanie Brookes travelled to Central Kalimantan to witness Dayak’s Babukung Mask Festival.
NOW!JAKARTA featured information about Waste4Change, a social enterprise dedicated to making Indonesia and cleaner and healthier place. They have guide for us!
For those looking for a fresh denim look, you may check these designer pieces who had show at Plaza Indonesia Men's Fashion Week (PIMFW) 2018.
A German public-benefit federal enterprise, has been supporting cooperation for decades with the aim to empowering Indonesia to be an important global player.
There is only one really serious philosophical problem, the French philosopher Albert Camus said, and that is suicide.
Welcoming October, number of hotels and restaurants are celebrating Oktoberfest, which is a really big thing for Germans—and for everybody else who loves beer.
Starbucks celebrates international coffee day by opening three brand new reserve stores in Jakarta, including first reserve store in office building.
Evening Lectures by the Indonesian Heritage Society will be discussing some issues, from terrorism, middle income class, to wild men of Borneo.
We spoke to Jan Rönnfeld Managing Director of the German-Indonesian Chamber of Industry and Commerce about the organisation and its role in the country.
A visual arts exhibition, “Art Moments Jakarta”, is set to hold its inaugural fair in Jakarta from 3 – 5 May 2019 at Sheraton Gandaria City Hotel and the mall.
Kopi Luwak or Civet cats coffee has increasingly soared in popularity and become the most expensive coffee in the world due to its unique delicious taste. But..
One of the largest udon restaurant networks in Japan, Hanamaru Udon, recently opened its first outlet at Lippo Mall Puri, Jakarta.
In conjunction of Spanish National Day, Fairmont Jakarta welcomes Spanish chef, Jose David Fernandez to do a special dining experience at two hotel's restaurant
Have you ever stopped to wonder why Java became the home of some of the best coffees in the world? To find out we have to go back to of the Dutch Colonial.
The winners were selected by over 40,000 votes from more than 30,000 voters who had voiced their opinion on which of the 144 entrants were deserving of these ac
Philip Lim, Country General Manager of The Ascott Limited spoke to NOW! Jakarta about the brand’s core competencies and the current state of the luxury housing
Victorian State Government of Australia and Mandarin Oriental Jakarta organised a outstanding dinner, featuring the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
PHM Hospitality is set to launch OCTOBART, a programme with a range of diverse concepts that bring together the arts, culture, creativity and lifestyle.
Ecuadorian painter Sigifredo Camacho presents 20 of his paintings at his solo exhibit “Formas y Colores de la Luz” at Museum of Fine Arts and Ceramics, Kota Tua
Erza decided to revisit Germany and make a journey to discover the beauty of the famous historical cities in Bavaria, Germany.
The recently-opened Oso Ristorante, perched above the capital at The Plaza, is the latest addition to the many gems that dot central Jakarta.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Dini Aryani Criddle, the founder of Tanamera Coffee about the brand’s philosophy and success.
The DAAD has been supporting academic exchange between Germany and Indonesia for decades, providing scholarships, helping to establish university collaborations
Last August, 16 celebrated chefs gathered together on the lawn of Hatten Wines to celebrate and commemorate the life of Anthony Bourdain.
This month, Jakarta Oratorio Society and Jakarta Simfonia Orchestra, Pianotainment, as well as Jonathan Kuo will be performing classical pieces in concerts.
At this year’s Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) will be subjects dissecting Indonesia over a range of interesting themes.
The German School Jakarta, as a non-profit foundation, is officially recognised by the German Government as an “excellent German school abroad”.
The Westin Jakarta plays host to the Festival’s “K-Feast” component by showcasing the country’s rich culinary heritage, including special Korean dining menu.
Everyone can take great photographs once they master the art of food styling even if they only use smartphone cameras. All one needs to know are a few tips.
Located right near Jakarta, Banten offers a quick trip away for the weekend for those looking for a short break without having to travel too far.
Here are some guidelines for restaurants who wish to improve their sustainability, if they are not already doing so.
Through a series of short presentation, The Gandhi School Jakarta celebrated the 149th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth on 2 October.
English learning centre, CELS Indonesia has introduced a modern and adaptive language programme, progressed from digital learning to blended learning.
Libra Food Service collaborated with AMUZ Gourmet to curate a menu featuring La Rustichella truffles during a special dinner in September.
Le Meridien Jakarta is currently hosting a Thai Food Festival where people can enjoy a wide range of moreish Thai delicacies and take in a cultural performance.
At Sushi Hiro, delectable pieces of sushi laid out on mini wooden ‘stairs', which is a unique presentation.
From the 1 October 2018, new, substantially higher penalties will apply for UK taxpayers who have failed to pay all the tax due on foreign income and assets.
MVB was recently invited to Siam Reap, to be part of a major UNDP-China-ASEAN Symposium on Localising Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s).
An exhibition at the National Gallery "[Re]Kreasi Garis" enlightened audiences on sketching culture as a recreation of the self.
The Australian and New Zealand Association (ANZA) Jakarta held its Annual Charity Ball at the Fairmont on 21 September.
Is capitalism to blame for the ecological crisis? And to what degree can we be motivated toward a more sustainable food system?
Panda House by WWF Indonesia showcases various outcomes of the foundation’s conservation work from Sabang in Aceh to Merauke in Papua.
NOW! Jakarta recently met Kartika Jahja, owner of the Selatan to talk about this issue in depth and how the restaurant helps to empower a green lifestyle.
For over 60 years, the Goethe-Institut Indonesien has become a place for encounters with cultural players from Germany, Indonesia, and around the world.
Restaurateurs and diners in Jakarta depend on the ubiquitous men in green, as the culinary business shifts to digital platform.
The Ministry of Tourism continues to work hard to get visitors to come to the country following the series of earthquakes that rocked Lombok island.
In September, the Jakarta Eat Festival (JEF) invited culinary insiders to discuss how they could showcase Indonesia’s culinary riches to the world.
Our publisher Alistair Speirs takes on the last culinary awards BRBCA 2018 and it's industry, as well as introduces us the delightful word “smorgasbord”.
For the range of wedding celebrations couples seek today, hotels in Jakarta offer venues with different packages, complete with facilities and unique themes.
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.
Gather your friends and grab a table at one to celebrate the largest folk festival with roots in Bavarian tradition, Oktoberfest in few places around Jakarta.
Leafwell Group recently introduced its new establishment, Fedwell, a canteen style restaurant that caters a healthy food where diners can personalise their meal
Indonesia’s leading hotel group, Archipelago International expands its business to the Middle East region, following the success of its business few countries.
Number of Indonesian designers are specialised in bridal collection. Their collection are worn by a number of celebrities and prominent people.
Kaum Jakarta launched a variety of unique tempeh dishes as part of a collaboration between the restaurant and Arumdalu Farm.
Sun Kim, head chef of Meta Restaurant in Singapore will be taking over Arts Café from 19-20 October at Raffles Jakarta.
The Dharmawangsa House is the first wedding programme in Indonesia where couples can celebrate their big day at The Dharmawangsa elegant location.
Men’s Fashion Week in Indonesia returns next week, from 24 to 29 September at The Warehouse, Plaza Indonesia.
community of artists which came together two years ago have displayed their collective talents in a two-day exhibit in Esmod Jakarta’s Kemang outpost.
Many restaurants in Jakarta are specially designed to give diners an intimate dining experience—especially those on a romantic date.
Plenty of nightclubs in Jakarta have their own vibe and atmosphere, featuring music from electronic to 80s disco and beyond.
We put together a list of places around Jakarta that offer a space to practice and perfect one’s sporting abilities or just have some fun!
Restaurateurs, chefs, hoteliers and guests from the city's f&b circles gathered for the ninth annual Best Restaurant, Bar and Cafe Awards Gala on 18 September
Jakarta is the center of music and entertainment. For those who want to learn about music professionally, these schools offer one music education.
Gary Hayes was a well-known, much-loved and much-respected figure in the Indonesian TV, movie and advertising industries and he will be greatly missed.
SabangMerauke aims to open people’s minds, encourage tolerance and inclusion through a range of activities by living with family in different backgrounds.
Education in Ireland and the Embassy of Ireland invited guests in the field of education to a special networking event at The Sultan Hotel.
Set within extensive and lush, landscaped gardens, Fraser Place Setiabudi is considered one of the city’s top residences located in the heart of Jakarta.
Tugu Malang located at the very centre of the town, is an astonishing maze of art, culture and hospitality. It is magnificent in its proportions.
Local twists to international classics are the drink of choice. When an award-winning mixologist says so, perhaps we should acquiesce!
MVB Seminar discussed ways to reach sustainability from the perspective of an expert in water efficiency, sanitation and hygiene, a waste management campaign.
Wireless systems in the aviation industry, AirFi Indonesia, provides the most sophisticated and flexible InFlight Entertainment and Mobile Crew Sale Solutions
Grand Whiz Poins Square has launched its Oxtail Soup in three variants, all prepared by recently appointed Chef Doly.
Held at Global Jaya International School, Starbucks Indonesia invited 150 children to celebrate National Sports through its StarCoach Programme.
There are many hidden treasures within and around Jakarta and Indonesia Heritage Society Explorers can show them to you.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to appointed Hotel Manager at Mandarin Oriental Audrey Lim about her new role and the challenges in the industry today.
On 13 September, the winners of NOW!JAKARTA School Competition 2018 received certificate of achievement and prizes at Oakwood Premier Cozmo Jakarta.
Hana Madness has found a platform for her passion and hopes to remove the stigma associated with mental illness.
Do you own a car in Jakarta? Yes? Really sorry but you don’t - you only own half a car!
Using second-hand items, the Batutara Percussion’s music is truly refreshing. Deeper, it carries a mission of sustainable living through sound.
Wina Bissett shares her experience on how music could resonate to culinary moments, from restaurant music playlist to high tea time with classical performance.
Ariel Nayaka, 24, is one of Indonesia’s rising hip-hop stars, charting out the future of this genre in the Indonesia’s capital.
Lembata is hidden destination with Beautiful ikats, snorkelling delights and a rich community life in one of the lesser known islands far to the east.
For over four decades, PT. Sharp Electronics Indonesia has connected Indonesia with the latest technology, also focusing efforts on the environment.
Italian actor Enrico Bonavera recently presented thought-provoking performance 'The Secret of Harlequin' about the prominent character in Commedia dell’arte.
David Butcher has been appointed Principal of British School Jakarta (BSJ) this year. NOW! Jakarta spoke to him about his career and his philosophy on education
The Festival’s five-day programme will explore the ways in which people around the globe create a world they want to live in and how we can manifest change.
Shelly Gautama took to the bagpipes not long after she moved to Melbourne for boarding school. Since then she has performed internationally.
Kisoji invites guests to spend time enjoying its wide range of typical Japanese shabu-shabu, from meat and fish to vegetables.
In the crowded guitar market, Anymo Essential ultra thin guitars (only 8 mm) which have received a warm response — stand out for their unique features.
One of the most modern problems of modern times is what to do with all the electronic trash (e-waste) produced every day in Jakarta and around the world.
Meat and Livestock Australia makes it easy to pick out the best and provides a few helpful tips, making it a tasty pleasure to experiment.
After establishing themselves as the darlings of Indonesia’s indie scene Stars and Rabbit also made waves overseas, playing festivals and touring abroad.
Fascinating culinary experiences and thrilling entertainment offers await in the palm of one’s hand through these exciting features on ISMAYA mobile app.
Colombian artist LeDania has transformed Taman Ismail Marzuki Jakarta to be more colourful and vibrant. It’s picture perfect and definitely instaworthy.
Legendary Indonesian-Dutch singer, Daniel Sahuleka was back to entertain his fans on intimate live concert at THE 1O1 Jakarta Sedayu Darmawangsa Hotel.
After the success of last year’s concert, Spotify will bring back its live stage performance on 12 October at JIEXPO Kemayoran. Ticket is available on 12 Sept!
Hotels in Jakarta offer the guest with new dining experience where the one could enjoy their leisure time with High Tea and Moon cake Festival.
Dangdut is often regarded as music for “lower social classes”, but the recent surge in interest - including from overseas - might just change that perception.
RUCI Art Space presented GOT PAPER? An exhibit of work by five artists who explored paper through drawings, paintings and collage.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Manael Sudarman, Head of Sales & Marketing at CGV, about the brand’s engagement in Indonesia.
Professional Women’s Group hosted a huge player in beauty industry, L’Oréal Indonesia, supported by The British Chamber of Commerce.
"World Press Photo" Exhibition captures the state of the world today in all its rawness, including the bloodshed, culture wars, and environmental issues.
Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara (Museum MACAN) will host three solo art performance presentations from 17 November 2018 – 10 March 2019.
éL Royale Hotel Bandung has the perfect dining establishment, with views of the city from the 19th and 20th floors
Singapore Intercultural School Bona Vista will hold its annual Mega Bazaar on 15 September, aim to help students learn the basics of entrepreneurship.
Just 30 minutes away from Singapore, Montigo Resorts' is the sort of place you can go into and park yourself without needing to to leave its plush confines.
Ratna Sari Dewi, Sukarno’s fifth wife, stopped by the Indonesia Spirit of the World exhibition featuring the art collection of Indonesia’s Presidential palace.
In the upcoming classical concert, Bandung Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Liszt’s Totentanz which follows with Young Steinway Artist Gala Concert.
Indonesian dancers Didik Nini Thowok and Otniel Tasman, from two different generations, are credited with popularising “cross-dressing” traditional arts.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to the Ambassador about the special relationship between Indonesia and South Korea and the gains this relationship has seen in recent years.
On 15 September, thousands of Jakarta residents are expected to be out on the streets picking up litter and cleaning up the capital together.
NOW! Jakarta recently sat down with Maher Beauroy and Redha Benabdallah to talk about how they first met and created a brand new groove called Insula.
Coffee enthusiasts have opportunity to understand more about Cold Brew beverages by sitting down with Starbucks Coffee Masters last month.
The Exhibit "Prisoner of Hope" revealed Hendra Gunawan's ability to portray ordinary life, his relationship with curator Ciputra and the dark age of fine arts.
The Japan Foundation was established in October, 1972 as a specialised, core agency responsible for Japanese international cultural exchange.
Rivelino's love of the Irish Uilleann Bagpipes reaps rewards which send him the Emerald Isle this winter, to train with the legendary Paddy Keenan.
Two weeks in Budapest, our contributor Erza, spent long summer nights with locals which involved many great outdoor scenes—and drinks.
Marriott International recently launched the new Club Marriott in Indonesia that integrates three powerful food and beverage loyalty programmes.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to ACG Jakarta’s new principal Shawn Hutchinson about his career in education and his plans for the school.
Jakarta’s premier Indian restaurant, Ganesha Ek Sanskriti, offers an array of decadent dishes that span the breadth of the subcontinent.
The Ambassador hopes to strengthen relations between countries and individuals in the 60th year of Japanese and Indonesian diplomatic cooperation.
Located centrally in Thamrin Residence, Tangier introduces us to the delicious dishes of this North African country.
Last month, UK e-sports company ULTIMO HOMBRE saw gamer of all ages for competing in a series of games and the chance to win prizes including a trip to England.
Archipelago International’s new establishment, Nomad, is dedicated to travellers looking for unique vacations with authentic experiences.
Like our Galaxy, Jakarta is at once filled with exhilarating beauty and things that can end your existence. Take note, for knowledge is key to survival.
The Symphony for the Nation concert in August paid tribute to Indonesian artists, highlighted the song about childhood, teacher, and mother earth.
Since its establishment in 2009, ART Jakarta, celebrated its first decade in August, representing a new dimension in Indonesian art market.
Held at the National Gallery, the month long exhibition "Presidential Art collection" portrayed the nation’s struggles and memorabilia of the 1962 Asian Games.
Our Publisher Alistair Speirs takes on the success of Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games 2018 that relates to the spirit of Olympic Games.
Chef Natalia González Echeverría introduce some of the riches of the cuisine to diners in Peruvian National Day celebrations at Hotel Gran Melia Jakarta.
In an effort to reduce its reliance on plastic, Alila Ubud has invested in an initiative to produce its own bottled water using a water purification system.
Plataran Menteng and Plataran Dharmawangsa has recently been revamped to reflect the rich variety of Indonesian cuisine.
Chef's Tables will feature menus by The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place’s Executive Chef Sean Macdougall and Henshin’s Sous Chef Sandro Medrano Montero.
The Haven Suites Berawa invites honeymooners, newly weds and those about to be married to enjoy a special honeymoon package packed with a range of amenities.
Cocktail lovers experienced a selection of bespoke martini concoctions by top mixologists from five outlets in town in a week long celebration.
Pullman Jakarta Central Park celebrated the spirit of Independence Day with 25 veterans as an appreciation for heroes who have devoted their life to the nation
ARTOTEL Group announced the addition of a new hotel to its portfolio, The de Braga. Located in Bandung, the hotel is the first brand under Curated Collections.
Beside the Asian Games, the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Annual Meeting 2018, and two other international scale conventions are held in Indonesia.
Held in Jakarta and Palembang, the Asian games 2018 has been a big success since the opening. Here are few fun facts about the biggest sport event in Asia.
These young talented Indonesians work through their passion in art and entertainment industry, had quite a few famous contributions in recent years.
Starting off from Gelora Bung Karno Jakarta, the fifth edition of The Color Run Indonesia "Hero Tour" will be held again this year, on 16 September.
British group Clean Bandit dazzled audiences at the Kasablanka Hall, Jakarta, went ahead without cellist Grace Chatto, who had to miss it for medical reasons.
Bandara International Hotel, located 3 km from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, is the perfect stop for travel weary passengers to rest and recharge.
BIRD Hotels&Residences has opened GP Mega Kuningan Hotel, which aims to serve business and leisure guests in the heart of Jakarta.
NOW!Jakarta has curated a list of events around town that are being held in celebration of the Independence day, from Jakarta Great Sale to Latern Festival.
Hotels have joined in the festivities by offering a range of dining and staycation offers across town to celebrate Independence Day and to welcome Asian Games.
In commemoration of Independence day and to celebrate the Asian Games 2018, the Monas will feature a special laser show from 17 August to 2 September.
The Ministry of Tourism recently released a list of five authentic Indonesian foods as part of its aim to highlight culinary tourism.
Watch classical concerts from guitarist Sabrina Vlaskalic, violist Adam Cordle, and the show to celebrate American composer Leonard Bernstein.
The combination of consistent water temperature, weather and sea swells makes surfers from all over the world consider Bali as the holy spot of surfing.
In celebrating summer this year, Le Meridien Jakarta has recently organized runway show, beauty demo, and food experience at the hotel’s poolside area.
Saigonsan portrays Asian history brilliantly and meaningfully, allowing guests to simply marvel at the exuberance of real symbols of ancient Asian culture.
Artotel and Raffles Hotel Jakarta use the art which dominantly influence the interior design of the hotel, make unique hospitality experience for its guests.
This year’s Bali International Film Festival is expected to draw around 8,000 visitors taking in the best independent cinema from around 40 countries.
Dian Hasan and Gregory Tobing—the duo behind cycling community Other Side Bicycle Experience—have taken sightseeing to another level. On two wheels.
The Dharmawangsa introduces the first in a series of Indonesia’s rich culinary heritage, highlighting 22 dishes from the coastal region.
A social enterprise, Rumah Tenunkoe, helps weavers find the right market for woven textile products by building collective ownership and entrepreneurship.
Marlupi Dance Academy (MDA) dancers tell a deep narrative about the generation gap, signifying the unique characters of human beings across generation.
Fairmont Jakarta’s premium restaurant, 1945, is now helmed by a new chef who has recreated the menu at this iconic space.
éL Royale Hotel & Resort Banyuwangi and Malang offer staycation experience which allows the guest to get closer with heritage and culture in splendid amenities.
The Java St. Andrew Society aims to celebrate Scotland and all things Scottish here in Jakarta and is open to everyone who wishes to joins in such celebrations.
If you don’t have plans to leave the city, there are plenty of options to choose from should you find yourself Jakarta-bound this season.
Author Laksmi Pamutjak spoke to NOW! Jakarta about how her own passion for art is reflected in her upcoming novel and its adaptation to movie.
Online platforms Artsy and Etsy offer a digital experience that might just make up for not being able to visit in person.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Shane Nathan, Interim Principal of BSJ about the school’s changing demographics and British heritage, as well as its students’ success.
Initiated in 2009, Jakarta Art Movement (JAM) develops the potential of the people through arts activities by coloring city's neighborhood with mural.
MyRoom by AccorHotels, is an innovative hotel room concept designed for a variety of interests which can be experienced at Mercure Serpong Alam Sutera.
We feature bars that offer venues that are perfect to watch your favourite sport, grab a delicious meal and relax, whenever.
The Tenganan Duah Tukad villagers preserve their authentic, age-old aga culture through Pandan War rituals which put an attention to young Balinese boys.
Young curator Gesyada Siregar spoke to NOW!Jakarta about the next generation of Indonesian artists, her work and her efforts to educate youth about art.
Ottoman was first an industrial-looking coffee house in Pluit, North Jakarta. Now, Ottaman, which is nestled in the Sopo Del Tower is a vibrant-striking cafe.
We have compiled some of the best spaces to enjoy arts and culture in the city which host a variety of musical shows, theatre, dance, opera, and more.
In Summer Dublin turned out to be the perfect place to visit at this time as the temperature was still be mild, especially at nigt time.
Starbucks Indonesia launches campaign inspired by the warm welcoming culture from all over Asia, includes the introduction of a special range of products.
The British Council, through its various programmes and initiatives, fosters a two-way engagement and carries forward the directive to make the world better.
The Italian section of the Indonesian Heritage Society explores the gardens’ history and beauty at Bogor Botanical Gardens.
Samabe Bali Suites & Villas has announced Yordan Veselinov Petrov as the resort’s Executive Chef who will oversee high standards at its dining establishments.
Previously named Mon Decor Gallery, Art:1 comprehensively provides museum exhibitions by senior artists, supports emerging artists through its art space.
Relish Bistro, located within Fraser Residence Menteng Jakarta, is space where one can recharge and refuel in plush environs.
Plaza Indonesia hosts “I Love Indonesia” where restaurants feature menus influenced by local flavours, focuses on the country’s wealth of culinary delights.
CELS offers The Business Language Testing Service (BULATS) which helps develop English language skills for business, industry and commerce.
Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia and TPST 3R Seminyak launched Learning Centre to foster public knowledge of and encourage participation in waste management in Bali.
Hadiprana Art Center has curated a series of art projects, highlights the variety of the nation’s folk dancing presented in various pieces of art.
The National Gallery of Indonesia was inaugurated in May 1999, following decades of development of the various buildings and spaces.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Museum Director Aaron Seto about the museum’s contribution to Jakarta’s burgeoning art scene.
Together with British in South-east Asia (BiSEA) colleagues, BritCham Indonesia joined the first UK roadshow of 2018.
The Sultan Hotel and Residence Jakarta’s General Manager spoke to NOW! Jakarta about the hotel’s latest developments.
Erza traveled to Shoreditch district, as one of the hippest and most happening districts to see in London.
Wisma Chesire programme, The Young Voices Indonesia (YVI) works to strengthen the role of young people with disabilities.
Raffles Hotel Jakarta celebrates the brand’s rich history with bespoke drinks
Held from 3 to 31 August, National Gallery will exhibit State Palace collections - feature painting, sculpture, and craft works.
Archipelago International welcomes its fourth establishment, The Alana, in the integrated green to township of Sentul, Bogor, West Java.
Upcoming hike at Mount Rinjani aims to raise funds for Fiona Unity Foundation’s latest project.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Ambassador of Ireland, H.E. Kyle O’Sullivan ahead of the end of his appointment in Indonesia.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to the designer, I Nyoman Nuarta about The statue of Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) that will be unveiled at GWK Park in Bali, this month.
Bridging the heart of Singapore with the lush scenery of Indonesia, Riau islands have seen growth in both business and tourism.
Food writer Wina Bissett shares her experience about what art could inspire the beauty of fine dining cuisine.
Greenpeace Indonesia, in its report released last week, cited the air monitoring platform Air Visual which listed the city’s air quality as ‘UNHEALTHY’.
NOW! Jakarta met with Deborah Iskandar to talk about her passion for art and the current trends in the scene.
Despite various developments, Pasar Baru’s street art community continues to be vibrant and innovative
Avisit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is now within easy reach to anyone with an Internet connection. Google’s latest innovation is one of them
Amir Sidharta take on the current scene of Indonesia art market through the collection which become a promising investment.
Looking the city restorations sites in Jakarta, Alistair Speirs narrates how Kota Tua could be the best historical/cultural destination in Asia.
History is everywhere in Jakarta. Archipelago International recently conducted a tour which helped a group learn a bit more about this 491 year old megapolis.
he artist Fabrizio Dusi has summed up the nature of contemporary society where no one wants to talk or listen.
THE 1O1 Hotel Bogor Suryakancana has been awarded the second rank in the Best City Investment Company (PMDN) category.
Sprouting 50 floors above the ground, jet setters have the opportunity to experience the most coveted living spaces with the best city views.
Lemonilo has partnered with SMEs around Indonesia to launch the ‘Healthy Café and Ropang Movement’, which offers instant noodles made with natural ingredients.
Korean cosmetic brand The SAEM, which focuses on healthy and natural skin treatments, has launched a new product in the Indonesia market.
To celebrate National Children’s Day on 23 July , Starbucks Indonesia held a series of events for two consecutive days in Jakarta, Medan, Surabaya and Bali.
A number of religious events and ceremonies have been introduced to the public through festivals, some of them incredible authentic and sacredly mystical.
Classic Vinyl records are still rare but can be found around Blok M, Kemang, and Kebayoran Baru where stores also sell classic record players. Let's explore!
2017 Australian Masterchef Runner Up Ben Ungermann’s visit to Jakarta may turn the global culinary spotlight on Indonesia.
Pullman Jakarta Central Park‘s restaurant, Collage All Day Dining, offers a global culinary tour with a stop at a different country everyday.
Solo is preparing to welcome more than 50 gamelan groups from Indonesia and overseas for the IGF 2018 to be held in the city between 9-16 August.
NOW!JAKARTA has curated a list of the world’s best music libraries for those who might be interested in something a little different during their travels.
Chef Ragil from Nusa Indonesian Gastronomy and Chef Denny from The Westin Jakarta collaborated to present a delectable, traditional Indonesian meal.
Jakarta may not have a decent beach but one can still enjoy tropical vibes at many bars and cafes in the city.
We compile a list of spas that offer premium quality treatments inspired by nature and traditional techniques to those seeking a soothing experience.
NOW!JAKARTA picks the best city parks and public spaces that feature workout equipment for those who might want to step out of the gym to exercise.
Indonesian fashion labels Biyan, Tangan, and Biasa have launched their Spring-Summer collection that might well match with your style preferences.
Jakarta’s hectic lifestyle and non-stop work flow can seriously have an effect on team productivity and creativity. That’s why you have to consider taking out of city meetings or training events; you’ll find that this will improve your team’s success in many ways.
We The Fest 2018 is just around the corner. We has put together a guide to enjoying the best acts at the festival that’s set to take place from 20 to 22 July.
When in Bali, number of Spa and Wellness services offer unique foot reflexology treatment inspired by ancient tradition.
Five Indonesians established The Indonesian Spartans that offer people to join obstacle course racing (OCR), as The Spartan Race become increasingly popular.
Werner Jayson, a German-American long time resident of the capital has certainly helped introduce our taste buds to decidedly Southern classic smoked meat
Founder of The Old Man Hong Kong renowned mixologist, Agung Prabowo will present his craft cocktails at Barong Bar, Fairmont Hotel Jakarta.
Highest fat burning, heart strengthening machine available in Indonesia with Octane Airdyne X, the latest breakthrough of high intensity workout equipment.
Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta has emerged as a hotel known for its luxurious accommodations where modernity co-exists with regal traditions.
While the pristine beaches might be the main draw to the island, a repository of art from the region has culture enthusiasts talking.
Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta introduces a Staycation experience where guests can explore the city using a BMW Premium Shuttle Service, sedan BMW 5 and 7 Series.
As you slow down this summer, enjoy delicious goodies from Pistachio Bon Bon to Gula Aren Cake at Starbucks Indonesia.
Baroque group Quatuor Bozzini and violin-piano duo Shin Sihan-Anne Brackman will be performing in Jakarta next month.
The struggle faced by athletes with intellectual disabilities in Indonesia can be remedied, but are much needed resources easily procurable?
The flavours of Southeast Asia and the Southwest United States blend effortlessly in a pop up dinner series hosted in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia aspires to be the “advocate of choice” for US companies doing business in Indonesia.
This year, 101 Travel Sketch will take place in Jakarta in October, and will be celebrated in Bali and Palembang next year.
Australian collectors Dr John Yu AC & Dr George Soutter AM present their private Indonesian textile collection at the Jakarta Textile Museum.
Indulge yourself this summer with a light meal, perfect for the season, at Amuz Gourmet.
One of leading art fairs in Indonesia, ART JAKARTA, is set to return from August 2-5 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Pacific Place.
Situated in Menteng’s commercial district, El Machote is a restaurant that blends Texas roasts with South American-style open grilled meat.
BIPA Universitas Indonesia has played a significant role for years in helping non-native speakers of Bahasa Indonesia learn the language and culture at large.
Yessi Maya Sari travels through the sea by taking a Yacht to explore 11 Banda Islands as the spice islands of Indonesia.
Stephanie Brookes and David Metcalf shares the story of Gawai festival which celebrate indigenous dance and ritual from Dayak tribes.
House of Diamonds is a Malang-based social enterprise that produces stunning hand-stitched throws, as well as a range of other textile products.
The 18th Asia Games will take place in two Indonesian cities, Jakarta and Palembang, from 18 August to 2 September. And there are many thing you should know!
Deddy Wigraha is considered the pioneer of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Indonesia, which the sport will feature in the Asian Games this August.
Erza narrates the correlation of shopping activities with health, as a combination recreation and exercise.
NOW! Jakarta curates some of the best golf courses and clubs in Jakarta which has international level and suit for national golfers.
Bimasena Spa recently launched the “Tangas Betawi” Spa treatment, a traditional spa experience which offers the natural body care.
The masterminds behind Guangzhou speakeasy Hope and Sesame, Andrew Ho and Bastien Ciocca are set to wow Jakarta with their cocktail creations at a two-day event
First held in June, Jakarta Aquarium’s successful Aqua Camp aims to engage children with undersea world, returns from 13 to 27 July.
Master Octav Dirgantara Setiadji spoke to NOW! Jakarta about the challenges of promoting martial art Pencak Silat outside of Indonesia.
The restaurant, with its focus on healthy food, offers a cosy, homey atmosphere where one can indulge guilt free.
To create a successful programme, NOW!Jakarta has curated a list of fitness application and devices which offer a comprehensive data and wellness report.
Coming from the Southern United States, Chef Jay McCarthy (Cowboy Chef) returns to the Grand Hyatt Jakarta to offer a special steakhouse favourites.
PT Piaggio Indonesia introduces the new Vespa Sprint Carbon, a fresh take on the iconic scooter, accentuating its bold sportiest colour and unique proportion.
We offer a snapshot of the key parts of US-INA relationship that has been built over the years in many sectors including commercial and maritime security.
Fedi Fianto, an athlete and experienced mountaineer who has climbed Nepal’s Mount Ama Dablam, made his debut at the 2018 FWD North Pole Marathon.
NOW!Jakarta has curated a list of intercultural communities that is very useful for networking opportunities with expatriates as well as with Indonesians.
Former Liverpool and England legend Phil Neal arrived in Jakarta as part of the celebration of ten years of Giving Kids A Sporting Chance.
Now! Jakarta had a chat with General Manager Stefanus Astayasa to talk about his plans to market the Klub Kelapa Gading as sport club in Jakarta.
Ajag Ijig achieves a fine balance of serving a delectable Indonesian menu in a setting worthy of being shown off online.
The gymnastics programme at BSJ has recently undergone a few changes with new equipment classes introduced for those outside the school community.
Getting the family involved in sport is a guaranteed way of improving everyone’s fitness and we picks few recreational ideas that suit for family bounding
To keep up with industry trends, HARRIS Hotels has come up with the third generation of its kind, namely HARRIS CONNECT.
Being obsessed with thin-ideal concept of beauty or with beauty in curves can be profound, as both are at significant health risks, and cuts life expectancy.
Puspita Atirennu, who hails from Indonesia, shares valuable experience as volunteers at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Dila Karinta and Bettina Herz launched the book “Insiders’ Guide to Jakarta Startups” as the guide entrepreneurs who want to develop startup in Jakarta.
Stephanie Brookes and David Metcalf traveled to Belitung to discover the beauty of the island by exploring beaches and its renowned boulders.
Located at the beachfront of Tanjung Benoa Beach, Hotel Nikko Bali offers great deals which allows you to enjoy the luxury of tropical living in the island.
The Stones Hotel’s “Stay and Chill Like Nowhere Else” room package invites you enjoy their facilities at an amazing price that will make your holiday seamless.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, H.E. Joseph R. Donovan Jr. about this relationship and the opportunities for fostering this connection.
Food writer Winna Bisset shares her experience on how food could affect the body condition including fitness.
By booking before 31 July, The InterContinental Bali Resort will make your paradise holiday come true with an offer of Stay 4 Nights with only pay for 3 days.
There are variety of exercise which becomes trend in 2018, helping one achieve ideal weight and well being.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Managing Director of Re.juve Richard Anthony about the growing popularity of cold-pressed juice.
Burgreens is an organic plant-based eatery and caterer that shows how healthy food can be delicious which has mission to empower women and farmers.
@america hosted a seminar “Geosharing #5: A Religious Geotourism Experience” which discussed the correlation between spiritual pilgrimage sites and geoscience.
Toby’s Estate has just opened its latest outlet at Grand Indonesia, invites guests to enjoy premium specialty coffees while indulging in a few Australian treats
Jakarta based organisation Ngopi Jakarta invites tourists –and residents—to explore the city’s hidden gems on foot and share their experiences.
Roosevelt restaurant and lounge offers a grill and and bar dining experience in a space that is perfect for that after-work or weekend hangout.
Relaunched after its renovation, Grand Café’s design incorporates traditional Indonesian art-forms provide a warm, welcoming, homely environment .
this is how mental health become vital issue in modern generation of human being that possibly cause physical illness.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to nutritionist Geeta Seth, about diet fads and the importance of keeping ourselves in check.
This year, ARTJOG 2018 featured a fresh look this year with "Enlightenment", explores the dichotomy between reality & the challenge of global digital culture.
Regarding to magazine headline, Alistair Speirs shares his thought on how overweight become the health issue in urban life which leads to fitness crisis.
In Jakarta, there are few dining venue and bar which offer the space to watch sport games, which are popular among international community.
Ennichisai returns on 30 June and 1 July to commemorates the 60th anniversary of friendship be between Indonesia and Japan.
Hotel Tugu Malang is a cultural destination in and of itself; surrounded by history and nature, it welcomes all visitors into the heart of East Java.
If you haven’t planned your vacation yet, why not participate in an activity that leads to a bit of self improvement.
Alila Ubud Hotel ‘s Terrace Tree Villas enchant its guests with unique experiences, all secluded by lush atmosphere on the side of the Ayung River Valley.
Alto Restaurant and Bar at Four Seasons invites Head Chef of The Vasse Felix Restaurants to host special Australia’s Margaret River wine dining on 3 July.
If you’re looking for something a bit off-beat this summer, there are list of places around the city that are perfect for glamping while enjoying a bit nature.
The interdisciplinary collaboration between poet and author Goenawan Mohamad and renowned painter Muhammad Hanafi has piqued the attention of the art community.
We’ve got options for those on a budget and those looking for something more luxurious international destinations this summer.
Oscar Lawalata and his compatriots wowed international audiences at the opening of the “Batik for the World” exhibition at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France.
The Ubud Village Jazz Festival (UVJF) is back this year with the theme, Freedom of Expression, featuring legendary figures from the archipelago and abroad.
Rumah Jawa Gallery plays host to a group of artist whose intricate palette skills seek answers to life’s dichotomies.
For those who can’t feel the excitement of homecoming, staycation at Hotel Santika Teraskota may heal your missing moment this year.
Indonesian furniture brand Kayou has launched its ‘Lereh Series’ by adapting Rama and Sita love Story in its design, which will be exhibit in New York this year
We sat down with the President Director of PT MRT Jakarta William Sabandar to discuss the progress of MRT before it will commercially operates in March 2019.
This August, the art collection of the Presidential Palace of the Republic of Indonesia will go on view for the third time.
By choosing Turkish Airlines Business Class, you can feel special in the skies and travel in comfort as you enjoy the miles you have earned.
Run by a mother-daughter, Fira Sofyan and Claudia Sofyan, Cafe Gratify, freshly opened in May, serves both gourmet Asian and Western comfort food.
Istanbul has an array of tourist spots. To help guide the first time visitor, however, here’s a short list of some of the city’s riches.
Ambassador Gurbuz discuss how the cultural connections between Turkey and Indonesia can help educate a world increasingly hostile to the faith.
Indonesia opened its doors to serious world investors to meet the nation’s most investable startups.
Tanjung Lesung Rhino Kites Festival attracted attendees from around the world, with an array of kites transforming West Java’s skyline into a medley of colour.
Took place at Museum Macan, The Chaine des Rotisseurs Jakarta dinner in May was definitely one of the group’s most exciting events this year,
Picture yourself strolling along a beach in Bali by dining out at an upscale restaurant featuring stunning water vistas along with a mouth-watering meal.
Samabe Bali Suites & Villas resonates beauty and sophistication in a Balinese style, offering romantic cave dinner to the luxurious stay.
The multi award-winning, independent 5-star hotel Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta has recently added a kids club and playground.
In partnership with Rinjani Indah School, Novotel Lombok Resort and Villas is hosting Kids Summer Holiday Camp from 18 June to 27 July.
The beginning of May sprang to life with the annual PTA Country Fair at British School Jakarta.
David Metcalf and Stephanie Brookes share their experience witnessing the Pasola War ritual as the part of the ancestral spiritual belief system in Sumba.
It doesn’t seem likely that Indonesia will qualify for World Cup in Russia but no secret that people are among the most passionate football fans in the world.
The islands surrounding Komodo in East Nusa Tenggara have now attracted well-heeled, sun-seeking travellers thanks to the establishment of Seraya Resort.
Yayasan Biji Sesawi recently organised an Iftar gathering for underprivileged women and children in Jakarta.
Clay Artists Arti Gidwani and Vibeke Lorentzen along with designer Auguste Soesastro, celebrated the beauty of “celestial fashion” in a ready-to-wear collection
Antique map dealer, Sake Santema concise history of Jakarta back to the 5th century AD and during the reign of King Tarumanegara Namun.
As the capital celebrates its anniversary, We takes a look at how Jakarta has developed into its new face with a special emphasis on the city’s surrounding area
Javasmith knives is inspired by traditional keris allowing the designer to express his imagination, deep love and pride for Indonesian history and legend.
Maintaining its position as one of Yogyakarta’s regional leaders in hospitality and luxury, Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta reveals transformation.
MVB seminar brought together expert speakers to explore how companies can really benefit from applying specific expertise to corporate value.
The talent deficit is accentuated by the Indonesian economy’s structural realignment from over reliance on agriculture and natural resources to services.
For uniquely Jakarta souvenirs, check out Sepiring Indonesia’s Semarak Jakarta collection, which showcases the cultural richness of the capital city.
The first Indigenous Celebration brought together communities from around the Pacific and India
NOW!Jakarta has curated a few options for the extended holiday period with plenty of things to do for those who will be staying on in the capital.
NOW! Jakarta picks out the best styles from various brands that could help make shopping this season a bit easier.
Kemang based artisan retailer Chic Market is currently hosting an Eastern market Festival, launched a bazaar and fashion collection, from five brands.
Explore Indonesian heritage and culture with one of the country’s premier hospitality brands
We spoke to Dr. Margareta Arianni, Sp. OT(K) about the field of Wrist Arthoscopy and the facilities available for patients who need surgery at the hospital.
The city government has been working toward digitizing a number of projects, collaborations, and investment in infrastructure through Jakarta Smart City.
ala Ritus aims to highlight Indonesia’s culinary riches and bring back a sense of nostalgia of the colonial era.
Toughest Endurance Challenges at Tanjung Lesung Triathlon Festival 2018
The response to a string of attacks across Indonesia in May is commendable but do these attacks signal a worrying new direction for the country.
NOW! Jakarta had the opportunity to talk to him about the culinary scene both here in Indonesia and overseas.
Yayoi Kusama’s exhibit at Museum Macan provides a lens into the complexities that embrace the avant garde artist
Wina Bissett narrates urbanization phenomenon in Jakarta which widens our choice of food and restaurants.
Following the success of its first establishment in Sydney, Devon Cafe introduces Jakarta to its all-day brunch concept at its Senayan City location.
2018 Mount Bromo Jazz festival of Jazz Gunung Bromo 2018 will entertain the music lover again this year at Amfiteater Jiwa Jawa Resort Bromo.
It has been 20 years since the New Order was replaced by a new set of rules. Indonesia has grown significantly, but where do things stand now?
During the Holy Month of Ramadan, Kaum Jakarta presents its take on Java’s famous bamboo garden market with a selection of authentic Pasar Papringan dishes.
In this section we cover some of the latest developments as we head toward what we like to call the “New Jakarta", outlined by Governor Anies Baswedan's vision
Indonesian pianist and composer Ananda Sukarlan will be performing at Raffles Jakarta this weekend.
The Head of the Office of Tourism and Culture, DKI Jakarta, Tinia Budiati talked to NOW! Jakarta about plans to improve tourism in Jakarta.
The capital of West Manggarai district, Labuan Bajo is home to breathtaking sunsets, and is also the launching point for trips to Komodo Island.
Since our contributor Erza love to walk and always walk a lot during his travels, ‘why not give it a try in Jakarta? Is it possible to walk in Jakarta
The photography exhibition, titled “We Will Have Been Young” presented a series of photographs that captured issues affecting youth.
The long running tradition of an Annual Ball to raise funds for BWA’s social welfare projects continued this year
Our publisher Alistair Speirs share his thought on city brand "Enjoy Jakarta" as the slogan which represents its tourism value.
Diners have the choice of either a personal or serving portion for special dining edition "Tapas Around the World" at Keraton at the Plaza.
Here’s a look at some of the ways Jakartans gather together in celebration at number of festivals throughout the year such as Jakarta Food & Fashion Festival, Jakarta Culture Fest, Festival Palang Pintu, Festival Mandi-Mandi, and Jakarnaval.
AWA members visited one of the projects they have helped sponsor, Sekolah Kami, a school for children of trash pickers on the outskirts of Jakarta.
The Mexican Embassy is currently holding the ‘Batik a la Mexicana’ exhibition in Kota Tua to commemorate 65 years of diplomatic relations with Indonesia.
On 27 July, the world will witness the longest lunar eclipse of the century, predicted to last for one hour and 43 minutes.
An Australian bakery experimented with an Indomie flavoured doughnut, which set a social media in Indonesia ablaze
In commemorating 20 years since the Reformation, Manifesto 6.0 art exhibition provided evidence of Indonesian artists’ transformation over the past two decades.
In16th anniversary, Starbucks Indonesia has collaborated with IKAT Indonesia to create an exclusive anniversary collection representing unity and culture.
UOB Indonesia launched the 2018 UOB Painting of the Year (POY), and invited Indonesian artists to join the competition.
Malls and shopping centres across Jakarta offer discounts at this time of year, including serious discounts at midnight!
We list hotel that offer a range of facilities this Ramadan until the Eid holiday.
Plaza Indonesia holds the “Ramadan in Style” Fashion Show to showcase the latest collection of modest wear created by five renowned Indonesian designers.
Four regions in the country are now among the best in the country for travellers looking for destinations that comply with their beliefs.
Pancious has recently introduced a new menu with both sweet and savoury dishes to celebrate its 11th anniversary.
Asia’s largest Sea Festival is back this year, offers guests a treat on board the luxury yacht IT”S THE SHIP, this November on cruises from Singapore to Phuket.
Oakwood Premier Cozmo Jakarta offers a special Ramadan business meetings and dining package during the holy month.
Women gathered at Art and culture presentation ‘Denting Canting‘ to discuss about Indonesian luminary, Kartini’s, favourite batik, Indonesia’s heritage.
With Sanur’s long history with art - welcoming renowned artists since the 1920s - Sudamala has embraced this artistic history throughout its resort.
The Phoenix Hotel Yogyakarta presents new face of Vino Bar & Cafe followed by the introduction of its latest and most complete collection of wines.
Womenesia is a service club at the Jakarta Intercultural School that works to empower women in Jakarta by providing them with skills and markets.
WWF and HSBC held festival to observe Earth Day as collaborative conservation programmes focusing on the quality and sustainability of freshwater.
Amir Sidharta narrates the story about Indonesian painter Naufal Abshar who recently had collective art exhibition in the United States.
NOW! Jakarta curates a list of restaurants where travellers to the city can break their fast close to the airport.
Every year, based on the Islamic calender, Turkey holds Ramadan Festival—which lasts 24 hours non-stop in Istanbul— and has become a major tourist attraction.
When in Bali, you may visit Doncaster Eatery which has become a destination of sorts for breakfast, brunch and dinner.
Strategically located in Sentul City, Bogor, Darmawan Park is an integrated tourism area with hotel facilities and senior living centre.
Established in 2010, Kakapo is one of the very few successful Indonesian kids’ clothing brands that have their own eponymous boutiques at luxurious malls.
Celebrity Fitness hosted Fit-for-Fame Big Bang Celebration to inform and educate people about adopting fitness as part of their daily lives.
Hotel Shangri-La’s Italian Restaurant and Lounge, Rosso, introduces home style Italian cooking, adding a new concept to its authentic Italian menu.
It’s simple economies of scale! Stay more and get more - this is what The Stones Legian believes when you stay with them.
This Lebaran getaway at Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach may just be the perfect place for you, friends and family.
As part of observances for Ramadan this month, Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta serves up a special menu for both sahur and iftar in three different venues.
If you’re looking for a beachfront wedding in Bali, the Holiday Inn Resort Benoa Bali has got the perfect setup for that special day.
Divisi 62 explores the meaning of being Indonesian at an exhibit entitled “Paripurna”, compelling narrative to examine the core of nationality today.
We curate a range of bars or lounges that have the perfect combination of good drinks and delicious meals where one can relax after a long day at the office.
NOW! Jakarta picks 10 education apps which may be useful to support academic performance and improve skills.
Designers Oscar Lawalata, Edward Hutabarat, & Denny Wirawan will bring batik to be showcased at the annual exhibition at UNESCO’s headquarter in Paris.
Bali-based glass artist, Ron Seivertson, exhibits his new creation of “Java Man", highlights the history of Indonesia ancient human story.
Traveloka, recently introduced a new application which helps users explore culinary spots around a city, provides more than 8.000 restaurants guide.
We sat down with Marco Noto La Diega, President Director of PT Piaggio Indonesia, to discuss the company’s growing business.
Registration is underway for Jakarta's BRBCA 2018.
William Woodruff spoke to John McGlynn, a founder of Lontar Foundation, after he returned from the 2018 London Book Fair.
The Fifth Annual Sunday Bazaar at Tugu Kunstkring Paleis drew family, associates, and friends –including the four-legged kind—together.
RED HAT (the letters stand for Ready Healthy and Tasty Food) create food without any additives but was still delicious.
Perched on top of a cliff just near Bali’s southside peninsula, Banyan Tree Ungasan boasts magnificent—if private— views of the Indian Ocean.
Wina Bissett has a story about her family brunch time with Expat Housewife of Jakarta.
While parenting styles are deeply personal, there is help available to those who might consider some advice.
The photographer Anton Gautama spoke to NOW! Jakarta about his book projects and his desire to preserve Indonesian culture through photography.
Westin’s social programme demonstrates that the role of a hotel is not just to provide temporary accommodation for guests to sleep well within its confines.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Christiane Doris Wasfy, GM of Hotel Ciputra World Surabaya to talk about her passion in hospitality & her thoughts on tourism in Surabaya.
In a recent press conference in Jakarta, the Accor noted its achievements and strengthen its commitment to continue developing the tourism industry in 2020.
At the end of March every year, the whole city of Hong Kong is transformed into a city of arts. Join Erza explore the Art Basel.
Italian Business Association in Indonesia (IBAI) acts as a point of convergence for the Italian and Indonesian business communities.
While success and entrepreneurship are glorified, there is a side of the success story people don’t really talk about: what it takes when one leaps.
Alila Manggis and Alila Solo pay homage to their rich, cultural environs
New industries enabled by technology are disrupting existing players and creating opportunities for a fresh breed of entrepreneurs in Indonesia.
We round-up of the latest new places to look out for, as well as delicious news from some of the island’s top restaurants.
DoubleTree welcomes guests to enjoy Ramadan offers in two styles, Kampung Betawi at Open Restaurant and Middle Eastern Mist at Sea Grain Restaurant.
BritCham hosted the latest installment of the GREAT Pavilion roadshow in Indonesia which featured the travel and F&B industries.
Kokiku TV has expanded its business into the restaurant industry with their latest venture, named FEAST by Kokiku, located in Gunawarman.
BINUS programmes foster and empower Indonesia with a solid academic foundation at K-12 and university levels.
NOW!Jakarta picks the best intercultural schools in Jakarta which has strong reputation to create the best graduates
NOW! Jakarta has curated a list of a few neighborhood Italian restaurants that are well worth a visit.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to the Milan-based digital fashion editor of Vogue It to talked about the the changes in the industry and how fashion publications responds.
David Metcalf narrates the important of culture preservation as the part of traditional school which exist in indigenous community in Indonesia.
Recently, the hospitality industry welcomed the new general manager who will lead the two renowned hotel in Jakarta.
The Textile Museum conducts an on-going assessment of its collection if the collection includes easily biodegradable materials.
Around the city, there are places out there that are fun and enjoyable and activities activities for young people to enjoy – weather permitting, of course.
Takumi Robata & Sushi focuses on robatayaki, the practice of cooking on charcoal from Hokkaido.
Director of Istituto Italiano di Cultura Michela Linda Magri talk about institution’s involvement in the wide variety of Indonesia-Italia initiatives.
Alaya Resort Ubud, an unpretentious boutique resort with 105-room property has been designed to reflect Bali as an artistic destination.
MVB seven critical values areas work as guidance for companies who want to improve their overall responsibility at their Corporate Values.
What if cities were abandoned by humans and life became more sustainable? Chris Morin Eitner, in his latest exhibit, explores the idea.
NOW! Jakarta speaks to Kanit Sangmookda, the hotel’s General Manager about his time at the property and the changes planned for the year.
If you’re looking for somewhere to enjoy Mothers Day in Bali, the InterContinental Bali Resort has pulled together a beautiful spread of experiences that will make Mum feel more special than ever.
Italian dancers Susanna Salvi and Claudio Cocino captivated audiences during their performance of “Sleeping Beauty”.
This year, Raffles Jakarta presents: The Turkish Festival! Celebrating the spiritual journey of the Ramadhan break your fast in true Turkish style.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to Junoon NYC's chef Akshay Bhardwa to talk about his passion for creating innovative Indian dishes.
We put together a curated list of natural attractions in North Sumatra that will reward the traveller with the best experiences.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to the Ambassador of Italy, H.E. Vittorio Sandalli on the growing relationship between the Indonesia and Italy.
NOW!JAKARTA spoke to the founder of Taman Bacaan pelangi Nila Tanzil to discuss about building education in Eastern Indonesia through reading acts.
Designed in a modern style, Ciputra World Surabaya welcomes discerning travelers, whether on a quest to discover Surabaya’s unique traits or short business trip
NOW! Jakarta curates a list of hotels offering special Ramadan menus for this time of year.
Beacon Academy, A school that provides a learner-centered environment that nurtures a strong sense of belonging while encouraging them to be creative.
SIS CEO and founder Jaspal Sidhu learned early in his childhood how education was going to have a significant impact in his life.
the publisher of NOW!JAKARTA Alistair Speirs talks the importance of education for development of a country.
On the support beams of the non-toll Flyover (JLNT) on Jalan Kasablanka, the pylons along Jalan Antasari have served as a canvas for local school students.
Nestled on the higher reaches of Gunawarman, Bambooji serves authentic Indian cuisine, combined with modern interiors and exposed brick decor.
Look inside the life of Pramoedya Ananta Toer through the exhibition “Namaku Pram: Catatan & Arsip” at Dia.Lo.Gue, Kemang, Jakarta.
The longest running international film festival, Europe on Screen, is back with a range of movies and other programmes, from 3 to 12 May. It's All Free.
Renowned Cognac house, Hennessy, introduced the Hennessy Gourmet, a unique dining experience where Chinese dishes were paired with Cognac X.O and Cognac VSOP.
NOW! Jakarta’s annual PR & marketing gathering event was held on 26 April at Samsara restaurant, Jakarta.
Young designer from Lasalle College students presents NIAN TANA Creative Show 2018 to appreciate Flores Heritage textiles from Maumere.
FWD Life Indonesia launched its partnership with Special Olympics Indonesia (SOIna), to empower athletes and kids with intellectual disabilities.
Four Points by Sheraton Bandung’s annual BBQ night “Babakaran” is back this month, features traditional techniques and accompaniments for guests to indulge.
Located in the heart of Orchard, Singapore, Royal Plaza is just steps away from anything you might desire.
Two lucky winners of the Ultimate Foodies Getaway 2017 photo contest travel to Bali for a specially curated food-focused trip.
Novotel Lombok Resort &Villas is the essence of relaxation where superior and deluxe rooms are beautifully appointed using local textures and modern design.
Sitting down with SIS Football Coach Gareth Jonsen who envisions a foundation for a football academy in his school.
After recently revamping its image with sharpened finishing details, Villa Puncak delivers complete peace of mind and for a relaxed and laid-back vacation.
While Jakarta has no shortage of networking events on offer each month, Jakarta Business Networkers (JBN) offers its attendees Networking with a Difference.
Tucked away outside Lippo Mall, FJ Grill is home style restaurants where generous portions of delicious dishes are served up in artsy environs.
The British Chamber of Commerce teams up with KADIN and The Indonesia Hockey Federation to host a sports clinic for students in Surabaya.
Frank’s Bar & Smokehouse offers Texas-style food in a gusty, masculine setting
If you’re looking for the right hotel for your summer in Bali with the family, the Westin Resort Nusa Dua has the perfect package for you.
It’s not the glamorous, beach holiday you will find in Ha Long Bay or Phu Quoc, but walk away with a deeper understanding of not just the Vietnam war, but war as a concept.
If you’re looking for a venue to host your team outing, conference, event or meetings in Bali, consider the beachfront destination of Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa. This family-friendly and business-savvy hotel has all the services and facilities you will need for professionally prepared event.
Great food, prepared efficiently, is vital to the success of any chef. Wina Bisset discuss her culinary experience to sense the quality control of the food.
Young emerging illustrators manifest their past in their first collective exhibition entitled “FABLE” at Senopati Qubicle Center, South Jakarta.
Chef Matteo Meacci, who has worked at some of the top Italian restaurants in Bali and Lombok now heads the kitchens at Hotel Aryaduta’s restaurant, Ambiente.
RefillMyBottle project launched recently and with a crowdfunding campaign, raised USD 6,000 to build an application that helps users find refill stations
Bartele Gallery is the only gallery in Indonesia that collects rare antique maps, prints, photographs, books, and other antiquities, some over 500 years old.
Petty Elliott on leaving NOW!JAKARTA after 15 year writing for culinary story in the magazine.
Cigna has reinforced its position as a leading health and life insurer in Indonesia by expanding its business to offer comprehensive global health benefits.
JW Marriott Surabaya is conveniently located in the central business district and just minutes from the city’s largest shopping mall
With its focus on top quality ingredients and in keeping with authentic traditions, Yeu Saigon Cafe hits the high notes for Vietnamese cuisine in Jakarta.
Lukita Tuwo, Chairman of BP Batam talks to the Indonesia Economic Forum about his plans to make Batam the blue diamond of the Riau Islands province.
Partnerships with the Dutch and Belgian governments in various sectors has helped communities in Indonesia lead better lives.
Hotel Indonesia Kempinski will transform its Signatures Restaurant into a street food festival, mimicking Jakarta’s traditional culinary street food experience.
ACG School Jakarta is a place where strong qualifications and high professionalism to produce an enduring commitment to an enjoyment of learning.
Join Erza to explore the city of Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, Cambodia by riding Vespa.
The annual ballet and contemporary dance competition, Dance Prix Indonesia is back and showcases talented dancers across the region.
Pasar Mayestik has, over the years, morphed from being a central market to a repository of just about anything one might need.
An Analysis by William Grey of The Rio Club, giving an overview of his opinion on an important investment market for many.
The hotel, which is part of the HARRIS group opens in Bali, Bandung and Pekanbaru.
This year, NOW! Jakarta’s Best Restaurant, Bar & Cafe Awards returns with 18 winning categories to appreciate the culinary industry in the country.
Scheduled to be featured as a demonstration sport at the Asian Games in 2018, could it be included as a medal sport at the next Olympics?
Six companies have excellent track records as responsible companies and announce their participation as MVB 2018 Members.
Surabaya once lured mainly business travellers, but it also offers tourist attractions from well-preserved heritage sites to delectable cuisine.
BINUS University International helps students develop valuable skills in the financial technology sector via its global curriculum.
Erasmus Huis’ programmes including exhibits, seminars and films provide insight into Dutch culture.
Patio Venue is one such restaurant that combines a delectable menu in a setting that feels removed from the bustle of everyday life.
Heineken Light, collaborated with three local street wear labels to launch a capsule collection for summer urban traveler style.
Celebrating indigenous people and culture through dance, music, unity, art and collaboration at the Indigenous Celebration 2018 in May.
Hanna’s Klappertaart, which is based in Jakarta, focuses on no-bake klappertaart (also known as klappertaart dingin, or cold klappertaart in English).
Spending delightful evening at hotels bar, B.AT.S at Shangri-La Hotel and NAUTILUS Bar at Four Season, Jakarta.
Darbotz, an Indonesian mural artist works with Jakarta Intercultural School students to foster creativity through urban art project.
Dila Karinta get some tips for founders to have a higher chance of funding and investment to build startups company.
From national parks, electrifying craters in the mountains to ancestral traditions, Banyuwangi is worthy to put on your travel agenda.
Potato Head Jakarta launched its new grand menu incorporating a diverse selection of American, European and Asian flavours.
The House of Hermes hosts a month-long pop-up exhibition in the atrium of Pacific Place, Jakarta, featuring hand in hand tradition since its founding in 1837.
Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta has been transformed into a Kampung Nelayan where diners can indulge in a variety of rich seafood dishes throughout April.
The Dharmawangsa’s Executive Chef Felix Budisetiawan first fell in love with food and cooking as a kid, by watching his mother preparing meals and helping her out in the kitchen.