Indonesia Expat

Indonesia Expat is Indonesia's largest expatriate readership (formerly known as Jakarta Expat and Bali Expat)

Viral Video Shows Toddler Playing with a Large Python

An alarming viral video shows a toddler playing with a huge python snake in East Java, Indonesia. Pythons are capable of squeezing large animals to death and swallowing...

Hilton Launches Special Food and Beverage Training Program in South East Asia

Hilton Worldwide has launched a special training program in Singapore to equip employees in the food and beverage (F&B) and culinary departments across its 37...

Indonesia Avoids Trade War Through Fair Trade Policies

Imam Pambagyo, the Director General of the Trade Ministry International Trade Negotiation has said that Indonesia wants to stay out of a trade war by introducing...

Campaign Season for Presidential and Legislative Elections Starts

Sunday marks the beginning of the campaign season for next April’s presidential and legislative elections. Some 187.1 million Indonesians are eligible to vote,...

TIPS ON CAR RENTAL BOOKING

A good car rental brand must offer the best choice of options. Booking a car from the best car rental companies can be stressful if you don’t know what to look for....

Child Finds Father’s Ecstasy and Gives it to his School Friends Thinking it was Candy

A 46-year-old father from Riau province, Indonesia was arrested after his son accidentally discovered his stash of ecstasy and gave some to his elementary school friends...

Lombok Declares Health Emergency Over Malaria

Indonesia’s tourist island of Lombok is battling malaria, authorities said on Saturday, declaring a health emergency after a series of earthquakes in July and August...

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Man Murders Friend, Cut Off His Genitalia and Ran Away With It

Police in Bogor have named a 40-year-old man, identified by his initials YS, as a suspect in a gruesome murder case which saw the victim’s penis cut off. During a...

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LRT Ticket Fare Proposed at Rp10,800

The Jakarta Transportation Council (DTKJ) has proposed a fare of Rp 10,800 (73 US cents) for the light rapid transit (LRT), which will be integrated with city-owned bus...

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Viral Video: Muslim Preacher Sermonises Patrons of Bali Nightclub

Gus Miftah, a Muslim preacher noted for his eccentric sermons, is the talk of the internet after a video of him preaching on the stage of a nightclub in Bali went viral...

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Indonesian Government to Increase Import Taxes on Hundreds of Products

Caviar, chocolate and stretch limousines could get a whole lot more expensive in Indonesia as the government takes steps to curb imports and halt a sliding currency....

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Indonesia Promotes Nomadic Tourism for Budget Travelers

The Tourism Ministry has created a campaign to attract backpackers or budget travelers with nomadic tourism, Tourism Minister Arief Yahya said on Thursday as reported by...

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21 Dead After Tour Bus Plunges into Ravine

Twenty-one people died and nine others were severely injured on Saturday afternoon, when the driver of the bus they were traveling in lost control of the vehicle in...

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Mount Rinjani Closed to Climbing Activities for One Year

Indonesia’s Mount Rinjani, the world’s second highest volcano, will be closed to all mountain climbing activities for a year following the recent earthquakes...