Alistair Speirs

Alistair Speirs

Alistair has been in the publishing, advertising and PR business for 25 years. He started NOW! Magazines as the region’s preferred community magazine.


‘What Makes a City Liveable’, with Architect and Urban Observer Alwi Sjaaf
NOW! PEOPLE | 6 July 2021

‘What Makes a City Liveable’, with Architect and Urban Observer Alwi Sjaaf

NOW! Jakarta’s publisher Alistair Speirs recently discussed the concept of the “Liveable City” with architect and urban observer Alwi Sjaaf, to try to find out his concept of what he calls a Just City”

A Discussion with Mr.Kiyoshi Kato of Japan Airlines, The 'Wings of Japan'
Industries | 6 July 2021

A Discussion with Mr.Kiyoshi Kato of Japan Airlines, The 'Wings of Japan'

To find out how Japan Airlines are managing – and keeping to their corporate goals - during this trying pandemic NOW! Jakarta’s Alistair Speirs spoke to Japan Airlines Country Manager for Indonesia Kiyoshi Kato.

What Is a Smart City, and is Jakarta One Yet?
SUSTAINABILITY | 6 July 2021

What Is a Smart City, and is Jakarta One Yet?

Is Jakarta a “ Smart City “? Is it trying to be? And should it? These are the questions we have to ask as we come face to face with the challenge of “ building back better”

It’s Official: Jakarta is The World’s Most Environmentally Vulnerable City
Soapbox: Publisher's Perspective | 6 July 2021

It’s Official: Jakarta is The World’s Most Environmentally Vulnerable City

Jakarta has been ranked as the world’s most environmentally vulnerable city, with climate change, pollution, heatwaves, earthquakes and flooding being the key threats to the Indonesian capital’s residents.