Indonesia Expat

Indonesia to Attract More Foreign Investors, Including China

In the wake of the Indonesian government’s attempts to attract more investment next year, Chinese business players seem to be increasingly interested in putting their...

Hobbit Relatives Discovered in Indonesia

Hobbits may be more than just fictional characters after all, as new fossil discoveries suggest the existence of pre-humans living on an Indonesian island 700,000 years...

Singapore Committed to Helping Indonesia Counter Haze

Despite reports last month that the Indonesian government was reviewing all matters regarding bilateral cooperation in environment and forestry with Singapore, the...

Indonesia Sees Spike in British Tourists

Following the introduction of the visa-free policy, Indonesia is seeing a surge in British visitors. The number of British tourists visiting Indonesia has increased by...

Indonesia’s First Modern and Contemporary Art Museum Reveals Design for 2017

Set to open in 2017, The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara, or Museum MACAN, finally unveils its design to the public. MACAN will be the first modern...

Although April Sees Fewer Tourists than March, Indonesia Notices a Surge in Visitors Compared to Previous Year

Indonesia is facing a decline in the number of foreign tourists in April from the previous month by 1,52 percent, as reported by Badan Pusat Statisik (BPS) or the...

Indonesia eases foreign ownership in retail and port sectors

Indonesia has recently eased foreign ownership rules in several sectors, with the latest additions being the retail and port services. The move was made as part of...

Indonesia Bans ‘Left-Wing’ Books

On Tuesday, Indonesia celebrated National Book Day. But the event was disturbed by reports of book raids and confiscations by the country’s officials in a bid to...

Surabaya to be the Second Alcohol-free City in Indonesia

Surabaya, the second-largest city in Indonesia, has approved a bylaw that forbids the production, consumption and distribution of alcoholic beverages, as the city’s...

South Korea to Help Indonesia Improve Industrialization

Despite an apparent decline in both Indonesia’s and South Korea’s trade this year, both countries have agreed to collaborate in advancing industrialization. During...

The Thousand Islands – A Hidden Gem

Been to Bali? Tired of the haggling hawkers vying for your attention? Explored Lombok? Looking for a relaxing island getaway without having to book a plane ticket? Look...

Indonesia Considers Castration and Death Penalty for Rapists

In the wake of a brutal gang rape and murder of a 14-year-old schoolgirl in North Sumatra last month, the government is considering serious punishments for rape...

Classic Summer Camp for Kids: iCamp Thailand

Believe it or not summer is right around the corner! Let your kiddos get the classic summer camp experience at Asia’s first overnight camp, iCamp Thailand. Want your...

Indonesia Joins Global Marijuana March

Lingkar Ganja Nusantara (LGN) is taking action to raise awareness about the benefits of the marijuana plant through their campaign #MembacaAlam (reading nature). LGN is...

Education Guide 2017

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