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

Alleged Child Prostitution in South Jakarta Apartment to be Investigated

The Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) has urged authorities to make a thorough investigation into alleged prostitution involving minors that is reportedly...

Google Maps Creates Feature to Help with Odd-Even Policy

The Greater Jakarta Transportation Agency (BPTJ) has teamed up with Google to provide a special feature on Google Maps, which helps drivers avoid roads restricted to...

The Bapak-Bapak Phenomenon

Do you recognize this person in your life? Sacha Stevenson shines the light on an Indonesian cultural phenomenon known as the bapak-bapak and it is hilarious! From the...

Ahok to Refuse Parole and Serve Out Prison Sentence

Former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who is serving a two-year jail sentence for blasphemy, will refuse parole in hope of an early release date. Better known...

Take a Journey To Thailand to try Halal Thai Food

Think you know Thailand? Although the majority of the population are Buddhists, there is roughly four percent of the population who are Muslim. You can find most Thai...

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Ban on Popular App “Tik Tok” Overturned by Indonesian Authorities

Indonesia has overturned its ban on Chinese video app Tik Tok after it agreed to censor “negative content”, the Communications Ministry said on Wednesday. Tik Tok,...

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Indonesian Ferry Runs Aground at Pulau Tekong in Singapore

A ferry carrying 45 people ran aground at Pulau Tekong within Singapore port waters on Monday (Jul 9), according to a Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)...

The Bizarro World of Indonesia’s Sinetron

Heavy makeup, overdramatic acting, bizarre encounters with demi-gods and ghosts. What else could those words describe except for another episode on an Indonesian soap...

Dieng Plateau, Mt. Semeru Visitors Asked to Be Prepared for Freezing Temperatures

Parts of Indonesia have experienced unusually cold temperatures in the past few days, prompting authorities at the Dieng Plateau in Central Java and Mt. Semeru in East...

Importance of Regular Dental Check-Ups for Kids

Tooth decay is the most prevalent chronic disease – meaning that it takes quite some time to develop and even longer to eradicate – but it rarely prompts...

Take a Street Food Tour in Mombasa, Kenya

Food and travel vlogger Mark Wiens recently traveled to Mombasa, and was able to meet up with Farhana Oberson who specialises in travel and culture vlogging in Africa....

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Student Uses Closet to Grow Marijuana Plant in Bandung

Curiosity reportedly led a 21-year-old student, identified only as YCR, at a university in Bandung, West Java, to attempt to grow marijuana in the closet in his rented...

Chinese Video App “Tik Tok” Gets Banned in Indonesia

Indonesian authorities said on Wednesday, July 4, that they had banned Chinese video app Tik Tok for containing “pornography, inappropriate content and...

Human Rights Watch Report Says LGBT Crackdowns Fueling HIV Crisis in Indonesia

A crackdown against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in Indonesia is leading to a rise in HIV infections and causing a public health crisis, according to a...

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