Best in the Busi­ness

Five-star car­rier EVA Air is hon­oured twice and named the World’s 8th Best Air­line 24

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va air, tai­wan’s lead­ing in­de­pen­dent air­line and the world’s new­est five-star car­rier, has been recog­nised as the world 8th best air­line and named as the Best Tran­spa­cific Air­line with the Best Busi­ness Class Com­fort Ameni­ties by air­lines rat­ing ser­vice SKY­TRAX at the World Air­line Awards 2016.

Ed­ward Plaisted, CEO of SYKTRAX, said: “EVA Air has de­vel­oped very high stan­dards of prod­ucts and ser­vices across its Busi­ness, Pre­mium Econ­omy and Econ­omy Class cab­ins and this has been well recog­nised by cus­tomers on long-haul routes from Asia to North Amer­ica. In Busi­ness Class, EVA has put a lot of fo­cus on de­vel­op­ing a pre­mium ser­vice, which in­cludes ameni­ties such as py­ja­mas, Ri­mowa-branded amenity kits and a full turn­down ser­vice.”

X Marks the Spot

A forty­ish so­cialite didn’t speak much about her plea­sure trip to Europe, but friends knew the fo­cus of the trip. Her sta­tus on so­cial me­dia showed a red ar­row point­ing di­rectly to a lo­ca­tion near Liecht­en­stein fa­mous for aes­thetic surgery, nasal re­shap­ing and li­posculp­ture.

Tipsy Tech Tragedy

A Gps-based app en­sured a safe drive home for a wannabe Don Juan. The gad­get as­sisted him safely home after a tipsy mid­night af­fair—much to the hor­ror of his wife, who saw an­other woman on the front seat after he for­got to re­set it.

Proof of Pur­chase

A self-pro­claimed diva flaunted her new Birkin bag com­plete with a well-kept re­ceipt clearly show­ing the price, outlet and date of pur­chase on so­cial me­dia. She was fed up with all the gos­sip about her wear­ing “branded” goods bought at Itae­won.

Bali Green Run

Fit­ness buffs, get ready for the As­tra Green Run 2016m which will me­an­ders through scenic vis­tas along the fa­mous Te­gal Alang paddy ter­race. The 13.4-kilo­me­tre-long course is re­served for those over 16, while a shorter course of 6.5 kilo­me­tres is for those over 12. Regis­tra­tion:­t­uin­done­

Jakarta Fit­ness Fair

Be in­spired and drive your clients to suc­cess by visit­ing the largest fit­ness show in South­east Asia, Goifex 2016. This one-stop event for fit­ness and health clubs, pro­fes­sion­als and gym buffs will open its doors at Ji­expo Ke­may­oran for three days and will fea­ture exclusive sports ap­parel and ac­ces­sories.

Grace Jones Exclusive

Pop cul­ture idol Grace Jones is bring­ing her Nu Wave Post Disco mu­sic to Bali at Potato Head Beach Club. The Stu­dio 54 icon pop­u­lar for her an­drog­y­nous look will fea­ture Iggy Pop and David Bowie’s “Night­club­bing”, Roxy Mu­sic’s “Love is the Drug” and Sting’s “De­mo­li­tion Man” among other hits.

Morrissey in Con­cert

A sem­i­nal fig­ure in the emer­gence of indie rock and Brit­pop, Stephen Pa­trick Morrissey will quench the thirst of his fans at Gelora Bung Karno Sports Com­plex, Se­nayan, Jakarta. Tick­ets: Reg­u­lar Rp 800,000 and VIP Rp 1,500,000 avail­able at Kiostix; show time: 7pm. per­form a full con­cert at Cipu­tra Art­preneur Theater Jakarta for two days. Tick­ets: from Rp 750,000 (sil­ver) to Rp 2,750,000 (ti­ta­nium); show time: 4pm.

Eco Power

Ce­ment your com­mit­ment to the en­vi­ron­ment by tak­ing part in the As­tra Green Run at Ocean Eco Park An­col, Jakarta from 6am-10am. Race cat­e­gories: 5- and 15-kilo­me­tre runs; a 100-me­tre dash for un­der 5s; and 400-me­tre for 6- to 10-year-olds. Regis­tra­tion: www.satu-in­done­

Grand Re­union

In­done­sia’s legendary boy band Dewa 19 is ready to quench the thirst of avid fans with a string of top chart hits. The full team, which in­cludes ex vo­cal­ists Ari Lasso and Once Mekel, guar­an­tees an un­for­getable night. Venue: Graha Cakrawala, Univer­si­tas Negeri Malang, Tick­ets: Rp 2,000,000.

Night of Favourite Clas­sics

The 2016 Toy­ota Clas­sics will present fa­mous arias from “Turandot”, “Car­men”, “La Travi­ata”, and “Madame But­ter­fly” with the Baltic Neopo­lis Or­ches­tra from Poland con­ducted by Vasko Vas­silev, fea­tur­ing pi­anist Pamela Tan-nicholson and singer cum song­writer Isyana Saraswati. Venue: Cipu­tra Art­preneur Jakarta, Tick­ets: Rp. 1,500,000 – Rp. 3,000,000.

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