• Gold Prices Fall as Uncertainty Over Sino-U.S. Trade Progress Continues

    Originally published on investing.com  Prices of the safe-haven gold fell on Friday in Asia as traders continued to monitor Sino-U.S. trade news. The U.S. Gold Futures fell 0.4% to $1,477.45 by 1:42 AM ET (05:42 GMT). On Thursday, U.S. President Donald Trump said trade talks were “moving right along”, pushing global equities higher. Uncertainties over… [Continue Reading]

    Gold Prices Fall as Uncertainty Over Sino-U.S. Trade Progress Continues
  • Remembering John Lennon

    On the evening of December 8, 1980, John Winston Lennon was shot to death by Mark David Chapman, a deranged fan, in front of his apartment complex in New York City at the age of 40. The legendary former Beatle is dead, but his songs stay forever! Let’s revisit the past, from the day he… [Continue Reading]

    Remembering John Lennon
  • Why trading forex is similar to owning your business

    Originally published on Cascade Business News  Trading Forex has never been so popular ever before. This year, the global foreign exchange market has reached the highest level it has ever had before at $6.6 trillion traded every day, according to the Bank for International Settlements. It is, perhaps, the most popular way to make a living… [Continue Reading]

    Why trading forex is similar to owning your business
  • Mick Jagger Releases Complete Solo Album Catalog

    The lead singer from the world’s greatest rock and roll band in history has recently released his complete solo album catalog in vinyl  Mick Jagger from The Rolling Stones released heavyweight 180-gram black vinyl editions on December 6, featuring his four solo albums, which once hit the music world from 1985 and 2001 –  She’s The… [Continue Reading]

    Mick Jagger Releases Complete Solo Album Catalog
  • 5 Easy Ways to Identify and Avoid Email Phishing

    By M. Lutfi He is a writer at ALVEO Nowadays, it seems like our every move is increasingly connected to the internet. From daily commuting to doing big, expensive purchase, you will be hard-pressed to find alternatives that don’t involve the net. The shift to online service is gradual; as more Indonesians are connected to the… [Continue Reading]

    5 Easy Ways to Identify and Avoid Email Phishing
  • Reaching Ritzy New Heights

    By Natasha Gan  Originally published in Indonesia Design Claiming the title of the world’s highest hotel, the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong surpasses others not just structurally, but in service and design too. At such a great height, the hotel undoubtedly has a killer view of Hong Kong, but the view inside is just as worthy of… [Continue Reading]

    Reaching Ritzy New Heights
  • Christophe Beau: Respecting local culture to achieve growth

    By Sudibyo M. Wiradji  Originally published in The Jakarta Post on July 31, 2019  Diageo Indonesia has moved its office to South Quarter, Jakarta. The office reflects the diversity of Indonesia that Diageo celebrates every day. Batik paintings decorate the interior of Diageo Indonesia’s office. The pieces paint a harp uniquely combined with flowers, leaves,… [Continue Reading]

    Christophe Beau: Respecting local culture to achieve growth
  • A Blend of East and West

    By Aulia R. Sungkar  Photos by Andhy Prayitno for MWP Studio and Accor Indonesia The writer is director of ALVEO and the article is originally published in Indonesia Design edition Nov-Dec 2019. With over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry under his belt, Garth Simmons has occupied varied positions ever since he first joined… [Continue Reading]

    A Blend of East and West
  • 48 Hours in Osaka

    Text: Chris Andre  Images: Wikimedia.org A short but happy and memorable trip, that’s what Osaka promises to those young at heart  Those who have been to Osaka and Tokyo know that these two are basically apples and oranges. How Osaka shyly reveals its happy playgrounds as you saunter along from one destination to another is completely… [Continue Reading]

    48 Hours in Osaka
  • Sunrise of Java

    By Ulia F. Rachma Editor at ALVEO Exploring the charm of Banyuwangi in East Java I believe many of you have been to such Javanese cities as Yogyakarta, Malang, Surabaya, but I also know that Banyuwangi is not as famous as those aforementioned cities. Banyuwangi, being a city located at the easternmost tip of Java… [Continue Reading]

    Sunrise of Java
  • Bali’s Secret Heaven

    By: Felicia Yulianti  Writer at ALVEO The must-visit natural, insta-worthy and cultural tourist attractions in the suburb of Bali mainland  When someone says Bali, what comes first in mind is probably Kuta Beach or Tanah Lot. Off the mainland  Bali, Nusa Penida offers a sense of heaven on earth owing to its breathtaking landscape of enjoying the beauty without… [Continue Reading]

    Bali’s Secret Heaven
  • Ciputra: Developing to Empower the Next Generation

    Interview by Aulia R. Sungkar Photos by Bagus Tri Laksono Originally published in the 14th anniversary edition of Indonesia Design, Dec 2017. The figure of Dr. (HC) Ir. Ciputra has inked in the history of property development in Indonesia. With over 50 years of property expertise under his belt, he has successfully built milestones with uncountable numbers of property… [Continue Reading]

    Ciputra: Developing to Empower the Next Generation