Indonesia Expat

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

Shawn Hutchinson: the New Principal of ACG Jakarta

ACG Jakarta’s new principal Shawn Hutchinson is a career educator with 23 years of experience. Prior to his appointment in Jakarta he held senior positions in schools...

Surfing the Mentawai Islands with Bianca Buitendag

What’s it like being a top-rated female pro surfer? Life must be pretty sweet for this graceful athlete who has competed around the world who recently visited the...

Former President SBY Endorses Prabowo for Presidency

Setting the stage for a re-run of Indonesia’s 2014 election, former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said on Monday he would support an opposition leader to...

13 Suspects Arrested in Riau and Banten for Alleged Terrorist Affiliation

The National Police’s counterterrorism unit, Detachment 88, arrested 13 people in Riau and Banten on Friday (27/07). One of the detained works at state utility...

The Indonesian Debt Collectors

VICE Indonesia explores the fascinating world of debt-collecting in Indonesia. Many of the men who are in this industry are from the eastern part of the country, where...

Rescue Operations for Hikers Trapped in Mt. Rinjani after Earthquake Underway

Efforts were underway on Monday to rescue more than 500 hikers stranded on Mount Rinjani on Indonesia’s Lombok Island, a day after a powerful 6.4 magnitude...

Indonesia

What is the Residential Development in Indonesia for the Year Ahead?

Despite the fact that economic growth is lower than target, Local and International property developers / investors are convinced that Indonesia is the place to be....

6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Lombok, at least 10 Dead

At least 10 people were killed and dozens injured after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia’s Lombok island. Sunday morning’s tremor was followed by...

West Java Police Bust Human Trafficking Ring

West Java Police have arrested three people suspected to be behind the trafficking of 18 Indonesian women sent to China under marriage schemes. A woman and a man have...

Learning to Speak English with Indonesian’s Presidents

Sacha Stevenson’s Seleb English series exposes the funny consequences of learning English as a second language. In this episode, we hear the actual voices of...

Massive waves

Boat Destroyed by Massive Waves in North Sumatra

A wayward vessel was flipped and destroyed by monster waves in Nias, North Sumatra today. Renowned surf filmographer Jack Germain filmed the carnage from the safety of...

Indonesia to Develop Low-Cost Airport Terminals

The Ministry of Transportation has given its support for the development of airport terminals specifically catering to low-cost carriers, as part of Indonesia’s...

Thai Woman Caught Allegedly Trying to Smuggle Crystal Meth into Semarang

Airport personnel in Semarang, Central Java, thwarted an alleged drug smuggling attempt by a Thai national, according to the provincial branch of the National Narcotics...

Inmates

31 Inmates Escape from Jayapura Prison

Indonesian authorities are searching for two dozen inmates who escaped from a prison in Jayapura province by sawing through the iron bars of a ventilation window, police...