Indonesia Expat

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

How expats can maintain a healthy lifestyle whilst working in Indonesia

The idea of working abroad is exciting enough, but the chance to live and work in a beautiful archipelago that offers a thriving and immersive lifestyle, can be...

Google to Invest in Go-Jek

Google is set to invest in Indonesia ride-hailing company Go-Jek as the start-up is expected to also receive funding from two other investors in its latest fundraising...

Trash-free Superheroes

Some superheroes fly or fight crime with extraordinary powers, but on Bali, local superheroes are helping to rid their communities of excessive trash and writer Karen...

The Great Gunung Agung and the Displaced Balinese

Following the months of turmoil amongst the displaced Balinese who live within the impact zone on Mount Agung our reporter describes their ordeal and imminent issues...

Tourists Return to Bali

Businesses have done well over the Christmas period with reports of normal numbers of foreign tourists everywhere and plenty of domestic visitors occupying the roads. In...

Meet the Expat: Ian McKie, General Manager of the Oakwood Premier Cozmo Kuningan

Please tell us about yourself. I am originally from the UK but left there in 1985 and have been on the road ever since. My wife is from Korea and I have a couple of...

Floor Collapse at Indonesia Stock Exchange Building

UPDATE: The walkway above the lobby of Tower 2 of Indonesia’s Stock Exchange Building collapsed this afternoon just after 12:00p.m. local time. An unknown number...

Bitcoin Could Destabilize Financial System, Warns Bank Indonesia

Trading in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin could lead to losses and destabilize Indonesia’s financial system, declared Bank Indonesia in a fresh warning against the...

42 Foreigners Arrested for Immigration Violations in North Jakarta

As many as 42 Nigerian and Ugandan nationals have been arrested by the local authorities in North Jakarta for immigration violations after most of them failed to present...

Bali Woman Charged with Embezzling 4 Billion Rupiah from Quiksilver Store

A former store manager in Bali has been charged with embezzlement of over Rp.4 billion following a failed attempt to sue her Australian employers for alleged unfair...

All Trains in Indonesia to be Equipped with Free Wi-Fi

Train passengers in Indonesia will soon be able to enjoy free internet connection after the country’s state-owned train company announced that it wi-fi will be...

East Jakarta Authorities Apprehend Youth on the Street

Local authorities have apprehended dozens of teenagers identified as itinerant street kids from different provinces for displaying antisocial behavior on Jalan Pramuka...

Anti-Communist Activists Unaware of Jakarta’s Soviet-Inspired Monuments, Historian Says

The recent rally staged in Jakarta by hard-line Islamic groups to protest a perceived growth in communist influence was extremely ironic given that many of the city’s...

Riot in Banda Aceh Prison over Transfer of Three Inmates

Law enforcers have managed to control a riot that broke in a prison in the Banda Aceh Prison on Thursday prior to the transfer of three inmates to another prison....

Education Guide 2017

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