Soekarno-Hatta tops mega hub air­port list

The Jakarta Post - JPlus - - Between The Lines -

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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.

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