Soekarno-Hatta tops mega hub airport list
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1 COMMENTARY: RUNWAY COMEDY: WHEN HIGH-END BRANDS BECOME INSPIRED BY EVERYDAY THINGS
Twitterverse has been poking fun at Jean-Paul Gaultier’s creation for Hermés that was featured at the Paris Haute Couture Week 2010. The creation in question features a clutch resembling
nasi lemak banana leaf package, a Malay delicacy that is known to be a very simple and cheap meal.
The whole brouhaha took me back to earlier this year, when in March 2016, Balenciaga released its Bazaar handbag series that resemble Thai (and Indonesian) shopping bags commonly used by traditional market vendors and buyers. Twitter exploded with retweets of images of the said bags, Instagram was full of comparisons of Balenciaga’s new creation against the real thing along with comments criticizing the fashion house for stealing intellectual property of the Thai people.
2 SOEKARNO-HATTA NAMED ASIAPACIFIC’S MOST CONNECTED AIRPORT
Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK) is Asia Pacific’s most connected airport, according to a report by air travel intelligence company OAG.
According to the firm’s latest AOG Megahub Index made available on Wednesday, the Jakarta airport ranked first in the top 10 Asian “megahub” airports list with 566 connectivity index, in front of Japan’s Haneda Airport (418) and Australia’s Sydney Airport (389).
CGK is said to have received the recognition as a result of its plans to undergo major changes over the next five years, which is set to cost around Rp 30 trillion, in a bid to reach a five-star status and become an international transit hub.
3 EAST NUSA TENGGARA DOCUMENTARY HIGHLIGHTS CHALLENGING MARRIAGE TRADITIONS
Nokas, a debut documentary by Manuel Alberto “Abe” Maia, who hails from East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), was screened in the 27th Singapore International Film Festival on Friday.
The 76-minute film follows an NTT native farmer, Nokas, who wants to marry his lover. But marriage is no simple matter for him as it traditionally requires a lot of money from the groom’s side, while Nokas comes from a very humble family.
4 THREE ATTITUDES TO AVOID IF YOU WANT TO RETAIN YOUR EMPLOYEES
As communication expert Matthew Adams once said, “Leadership is humility exercised for your employees, since it is what can make your company grow.”
As reported by dailysocial.
id, leadership is not about telling your workers what they should do. It is instead about putting your employees in the right position so that they can help your company grow.