Indonesia Expat

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

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Indonesia Plans to Limit Cash Transactions to Curb Bribery

The Indonesian government has proposed a law to Parliament to limit cash transactions to curb bribery and money laundering in the country, the head of the...

Man Allegedly Kills Person Who Added Him to an LGBT WhatsApp Group

The police have arrested a man for allegedly killing 33-year-old Ali, whose dead body was found in Waru alley in Cawang, East Jakarta, on Monday night. The suspect was...

Suspected Kingpin of Deadly Bootleg Liquor Operation Arrested

Police have arrested the main suspect in a spate of bootleg alcohol poisonings thought to have killed dozens across Indonesia, authorities said on Wednesday, April 18,...

Foreign Academics Now Welcomed as Permanent Lecturers in Indonesian State Universities

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s latest policy has now allowed Indonesian state universities to welcome foreign academics to serve as permanent...

Indonesian Maid Jailed in Hong Kong for Streaming Video of Children Bathing

An Indonesian domestic helper was jailed on Monday for three months for publishing a 17-minute live-streaming video of three Hong Kong children naked in the shower on...

Avengers: Infinity War Director “Shocked” That Indonesia Has Cut Seven Minutes of His Film

Indonesia’s Film Censorship Institute has announced on Saturday that it will be cutting seven minutes from “Avengers: Infinity War,” and the film’s co-director...

Indonesian Inmates Involved in “Sextortion” Scam

The Bandung Police have named three inmates currently serving their sentence at the Class II A Bandung Narcotics Penitentiary, popularly known as Jelekong prison, as...

Tourists Disturbing Komodo Dragon will be Blacklisted

Tour guides and tourists disturbing the critically endangered Komodo Dragon and damaging their habitats will get blacklisted and banned from entering the conservation...

Bali’s I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport to Start Expansion This Month

In a race to prepare for October’s IMF-World Bank Annual Meeting, state airport operator Angkasa Pura I is set to begin construction on the expansion of...

Aceh to Move Public Caning Indoors

The conservative Indonesian province of Aceh will no longer conduct the Shariah punishment of caning in public, its governor said Thursday. The displays had become...

Indonesian Woman Kept as “Slave” for 18 Years in England Returns Home

An Indonesian woman kept as a virtual slave by a family for almost two decades has returned to Indonesia after being rescued by the Metropolitan police’s modern...

Ethiopian Airlines to Start Direct Flight to Jakarta

Ethiopian Airlines is set to operate a direct flight to Jakarta, a move expected to boost trade between Africa and Indonesia. Ethiopian Airlines President Director...

Rohingya Muslim Rescued At Sea Off Sumatra

Indonesian fishermen have rescued at least five Rohingya off the island of Sumatra in the early hours of April 6 and brought them ashore, officials said, in the first...

Yayasan Wisma Cheshire

Yayasan Cheshire Indonesia or well known as Wisma Cheshire is a member of Global Alliance of Leonard Cheshire Disability, a non-government organisation based in London...