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Indonesia’s director Joko Anwar directing new TV series for HBO Asia

Indonesia’s director Joko Anwar directing new TV series for HBO Asia

06.08.15 – 12:16 pm Entertainment, Featured
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One of Indonesia's prominent film directors, Joko Anwar, is writing and directing Halfworlds, an 8-part original series for HBO Asia. Halfworlds, a dark fantasy thriller "that takes places in a version of modern-day Jakarta that is populated by supernatural creatures",  is the fourth series produced by HBO Asia, after Dead Mine (2012), Serangoon Road (2013) and ...


Bullet trains will take you to Bandung from Jakarta in 36 minutes

Bullet trains will take you to Bandung from Jakarta in 36 minutes

06.08.15 – 11:03 am Featured, Travel
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If everything is running well, Indonesia’s first bullet train will have a test run in 2019. With Rp200,000 (US$16) one-way ticket per person, your Jakarta-Bandung trip will take 36 minutes only! Cool, right? Both Japan and China --which had their own historic tracks and experience in building high-speed train networks-- have been competing to woo Jakarta ...


Asia’s answer to Netflix: HOOQ, iFlix

Asia’s answer to Netflix: HOOQ, iFlix

28.05.15 – 12:33 pm Entertainment, Featured
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Netflix has yet to officially launch in Asia, but two new local players already started to tap the growing demand for international and regional content in the region. HOOQ, a joint venture of SingTel, Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros just launched its video-on-demand service in India, following its Philippines and Thailand launch. iFlix, a joint venture ...


Despicable Me’s director of Indonesian descent

Despicable Me’s director of Indonesian descent

28.06.13 – 1:39 pm Featured, People
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Did you know that French animator and Despicable Me's director Pierre Coffin has Indonesian blood? To be honest, I myself also didn't know about this until a local news portal Detik broke the news this morning.  And Wikipedia also confirmed it, saying that Pierre-Louis Padang Coffin (commonly recognized as Pierre Coffin) was born on November ...


How to use your iPhone as a wireless network camera

How to use your iPhone as a wireless network camera

25.06.13 – 10:59 am Featured, Tech
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You don’t have to fork out tons and tons of dollars on buying a webcam for the purpose of monitoring your home. In fact, instead of purchasing an elaborate security camera all you need to do is use an iPhone for the job. You would be forgiven for thinking that you will need to download several ...


Top 5 latest technologies in swivel TV

Top 5 latest technologies in swivel TV

25.06.13 – 8:10 am Featured, Tech
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A swivel TV mount is usually a mechanical device that allows you to adjust the position of your flat TV with great ease. This adjustment offers maximum comfort during watching TV from various positions while you are performing other activities. There are many types of mounts available, such as the wall mounted models that are especially ...


5 reasons why cell phone recycling is important

5 reasons why cell phone recycling is important

20.06.13 – 9:41 pm Featured, Tech
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Nowadays, around 60% of individuals get a new cell phone every 18 to 24 months. Every time when they buy a new cell phone, the older phone, is usually dumped off regardless of its performing condition. Recycling of old phones is quite a good option and there exists many valid reasons for encouraging it. Due ...


Tips to make electronic gadgets last longer

Tips to make electronic gadgets last longer

07.06.13 – 2:45 pm Featured, Tech
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In today's era, most of the people are fond of their gadgets they use like cell phones, digital cameras, iPods, laptops, tablets and many more. You must be daily seeing many new gadgets arriving in the market, but it is not possible for you to purchase all these expensive tech toys  especially when your previous ...


Blogger, an important element for ASEAN Community

Blogger, an important element for ASEAN Community

11.05.13 – 10:45 am Culture, Featured
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Surakarta, also known as Solo, is hosting ASEAN Blogger Festival 2013, on 10th – 12th May 2013. The election of  the Central Java city as ABFI2013 venue, according to the organizer, "is to introduce the presence of heritage sites in this city as the beginning of ASEAN cultural heritage linkage connecting dot". This is also in line ...


The Jakarta Post’s travel properties

The Jakarta Post’s travel properties

08.05.13 – 5:28 pm Featured, Media
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Hello there - just wanted to update you on my existing gig :-) Just in case you missed it, I am running the Jakarta Post's digital operation since July last year and now we already have two products: news and travel properties. Besides the existing news site The Jakarta Post (http://thejakartapost.com), we just launched a travel site ...


Path: From Silicon Valley for Indonesians!

Path: From Silicon Valley for Indonesians!

07.03.13 – 3:31 pm Featured, Tech
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Path, a social networking-enabled photo sharing, status update and messaging service for mobile devices, introduces Path 3, adding new features including private messages, stickers. Path 3 is available in 19 languages and for iOS and Android devices (soon). My friend Aulia Masna raises questions about Path’s existence. "Practically nobody in the United States are on it, ...


Leave your memories with Harpoen

Leave your memories with Harpoen

07.02.13 – 3:19 pm Featured, Tech
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Make your unique content long-living and relevant in real world places --the actual place where something has or will happen. Anyone can discover your content; and searches can be saved. When near a match (that match saved search terms), your content will trigger a notification - yeah, it's visible to others nearby. "None of this is ...



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