EVA Goes E Grist to the Ru­mour Mill

EVA Air and RIMOWA join forces on cut­ting-edge lug­gage e-tags: a new sys­tem that saves pas­sen­gers’ time, speeds up bag­gage check-in, and more 23

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va Air has be­come the first Asian air­line to adopt the Rimowa elec­tronic tag, the first fully in­te­grated mo­bil­ity so­lu­tion for lug­gage. Lug­gage check-ins for pas­sen­gers us­ing the EVA Air Mo­bile App and the Rimowa e-tag is very easy. The in­no­va­tive ser­vice is cur­rently avail­able for IOS op­er­at­ing sys­tems, to be fol­lowed soon by Google’s An­droid sys­tem. The in­no­va­tive bag­gage check-in ser­vice is of­fered to out­bound pas­sen­gers from New York, San Fran­cisco, Seat­tle, Hous­ton, Van­cou­ver, Toronto, Paris, Vi­enna, Tokyo, and all in­ter­na­tional air­ports in EVA’S Tai­wan home base ex­cept Taipei-lon­don flights due to gov­ern­ment reg­u­la­tions. The rev­o­lu­tion­ary and eco-friendly sys­tem en­ables pas­sen­gers to check in their bags from wher­ever they are with­out wait­ing in line—at home, in a cab, at the gym, in the of­fice or just about any­where on the globe.

New Boy in Town

A hand­some nou­veau gent had to stay in bed for two weeks. He bragged of an af­fair with a pop­u­lar model— and down came the bounc­ers sent by her keeper.

Coif­fure Tale

This nar­cis­sis­tic lady with the Farah Fawcett hair­style posted on social me­dia a photo taken of her re­cent trav­els abroad. Friends no­ticed that the photo was of two years ago, when she sported a sexy Sab­rina hairdo.

Grand Tourer

Su­per­cars were not de­signed to tail a gor­geous dam­sel. A loaded ty­coon had to call a tow­ing ser­vice and make a scene when his high-end ve­hi­cle got stuck in the me­an­der­ing lane where the girl lives.

03 Af­ter Hours

To cel­e­brate the start of 2017, Global TV presents an “Af­ter Hours Mu­sic” week­end soiree fea­tur­ing NAIF, a pop­u­lar mu­sic group fa­mous for its retro sound and style. Avid afi­ciona­dos can check in at Em­pir­ica SCBD Jakarta at 6pm. Tick­ets: Rp 200,000.

04 Bal­let Star Gala

The In­done­sia Dance So­ci­ety is pre­sent­ing the ul­ti­mate celebration of bal­let and con­tem­po­rary dance. Ten prin­ci­pal dancers from top world bal­let com­pa­nies will per­form clas­si­cal reper­toires from Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Giselle, Car­men and other clas­si­cal-cum-con­tem­po­rary rou­tines. Venue: Teater Be­sar Ta­man Is­mail Marzuki; tick­ets: Rp 450,000-Rp 1,550,000; show­time: 7:30 pm.

Liv­ing Leg­ends

The leg­endary boy band of the late 1960s, Koes Plus, will quench the thirst of de­voted fans in a nos­tal­gic con­cert en­ti­tled “Andaikan Koes Plus Datang Lagi”. Venue: Balai Sarbini con­cert hall Jakarta; tick­ets: Rp 300,000 (Bronze) up to Rp 950,000 (Di­a­mond); show­time: 7pm.

Star Gaz­ing

Sal­i­hara Gallery and In­si­tut Fran­caise will dis­play “Gaz­ing at the Oth­ers: Ori­en­tal­ism, Dance Bod­ies, and Myths about the Ex­otic Self” at the Sal­i­hara Gallery un­til Fe­bru­ary 28. This ex­hi­bi­tion of archival ma­te­ri­als was cu­rated by Helly Mi­narti and ex­plores the com­plex­ity of Ori­en­tal his­tory in dance; it was com­mis­sioned by the Asia Cul­ture The­ater in Gwangju, South Korea, in Oc­to­ber 2015. Open to the pub­lic from 11am8pm.

11 Full Moon Fes­ti­val

Cap Go Meh, the 15th day of the Chi­nese New Year is best cel­e­brated in Singkawang, West Kal­i­man­tan. The fes­ti­val boasts a tra­di­tional pa­rade fea­tur­ing the an­cient art of Tatung, a mixed Chi­nese and Dayak rit­ual to re­ject evil spir­its and to re­pel mis­for­tune for the rest of the year.

17 Go­ing to War

Amer­i­can indie rock group Warpaint are ready to sway afi­ciona­dos with their “Wire It Up” In­done­sian de­but con­cert at Pakir Timur Se­nayan, Jakarta, with Kimokal, Diocrea­tura and Trou as the open­ing acts. Tick­ets for the Heads Up al­bum pro­mo­tion tour are set at Rp 550,000; show­time: 7pm.

18 Lucky 7

The seven-mem­ber South Korean Gat­se­beun boy­band GOT7 are ful­fill­ing their prom­ise to re­turn to Jakarta for the “Flight Log: Tur­bu­lence” con­certcum-fan-meet event at Kota Kasablanka. Tick­ets for a date with Bambam, Yong­jae and friends range from Rp 950,000 up to Rp 2,250,000; show­time: 6:30pm.


El­e­gant Fa rewell

The long wait is fi­nally over: Flab­ber­gast are de­lighted to bring The Mof­fatts: Farewell Tour fea­tur­ing Scott Moffatt & End­less Sum­mer at the Hard Rock Café Jakarta. Due to over­whelm­ing de­mand, there will be two days of shows: a Sun­day con­cert at 8pm, a Mon­day meet and greet at 5pm and an­other con­cert at 9pm. Tick­ets are priced at Rp 400,000 and Rp 1,200,000.

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