Alistair has been in the publishing, advertising and PR business for 25 years. He started NOW! Magazines as the region’s preferred community magazine.
Founded by supermodel Petra Nemcova in 2004, Happy Hearts Fund (HHF) focuses on helping children. Read through Alistair Speirs conversation about the foundation's efforts to build schools for the poor.
NOW! Jakarta Publisher Alistair Speirs went up-close and personal with Rina Ciputra as she shared the secrets of her and the Ciputra group’s success over three decades and counting.
And here we are again, ready and prepared to cope with serious challenges because we are very good at ‘ostrich solutions’. Put your head in the sand as danger approaches because if you can’t see it then it surely won’t notice you!
Jakarta really has the potential to become a smart city. It’s back to you, City Government, to make the city smart, because the technology is available, the experience is available, it just needs the willingness to commit.
The traffic situation in Jakarta has worsened over the first two months of the year rather than improved. So, what can we do? Our publisher Alistair Speirs provides a suggestion to solve this issue.