Indonesia Expat

Malaysian Prime Minister Thanks Jokowi for Indonesia Haze-Tackling Efforts

Indonesia’s efforts to curb transboundary haze by tackling open-burning activities in recent years was acknowledged and praised by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak...

Rights Group Wants End for Ongoing Virginity Test in Indonesian Security Forces

Conservative Muslim Groups to Hold Anti-Ahok Rally at Monas

Muslim groups that took part in last year’s 212 rally (often called the 212 Alumni) that held protests against the alleged blasphemous remark made by former Jakarta...

Let’s Play for Change at IKEA Alam Sutera

Each child learns in a unique way, and the role of play is incredibly important during early childhood education. Children are inherently inquisitive, full of wonder and...

Precious Indonesian Artifacts Being Looted by Treasure Hunters

Precious Indonesian artifacts in the paddy fields of Sukoharjo district, Central Java, are being dug up by illegal treasure hunters who then sell the items on the black...

James Costa, Hotel Borobudur’s Genial GM

When you walk through the lush, expansive grounds at Hotel Borobudur, it’s hard to believe this resort hotel and private residence is situated smack-dab in the centre...

How to Take Advantage of the Singapore Platform to Get Rich (advertorial)

When it comes to investment in Singapore, one cannot ignore property. Thanks to the overheated property market, many current Singaporean billionaires were built upon...

Indonesia to Launch Automated System to Clamp Down Inappropriate Online Content

The Communications and Information Ministry says it is set to launch a new automated system in January which will block websites displaying content such as pornography...

Constitutional Court Allows Indigenous Faiths on ID Cards

The Constitutional Court has released a decision which allows followers of indigenous faiths, which are outside of the six recognized religions in Indonesia, to declare...

The Dutch Pioneering Voyage to the East Indies

By Bartele Gallery Jakarta The last decade of the sixteenth century heralded the emergence of the Dutch as the colonial power that was to supercede Portugal as the...

Couple Calls for Tobacco Shut Down after Baby Dies

A young couple whose one-month-old son died after breathing in cigarette smoke has called for the government to shut down the country’s tobacco industry. “I hope...

Rare Seventeenth Century Map of Australia on Display for First Time

The National Library of Australia has placed on display a rare seventeenth century map of Australia, which was thought to have been lost. The unique map, one of just two...

Prabowo to be Investigated by Tax Office over Paradise Papers

The Indonesian Tax Office says it will launch an investigation into possible tax violations committed by 2014 presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto after his name was...

Foundation Urges Government to Block Access to Vulgar GIFs on WhatsApp

The government has been urged to take swift actions to block access to vulgar GIF images on WhatsApp as it is feared to have negative impacts on minors. The Indonesian...

Education Guide 2017

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