Indonesia Expat

Latest Attempt at Easing Jakarta’s Traffic Congestion Meets Doubt

In its latest attempt to curb traffic in the city, the Jakarta government has banned motorbikes in a few thoroughfares in the city – a policy set to be expanded to...

Australians Look to Bali for Property Investment

While Bali has always been a popular holiday destination for Australian tourists, there now seems to be a growing appeal for luxury property investment. For many...

Moazzam Malik: the British Ambassador Who Wants to Make a Difference in Education

Singapore National Academy had the pleasure of hosting the British Ambassador to Indonesia for around 90 minutes during which we had a chance to show him our facilities...

Bali Tourists Brace for Agung Eruption, Disruptions

Tourists around the world are hoping their dream holidays are left unaffected by the impending eruption of Bali’s Mount Agung, with international airlines fielding...

Indonesia Rebuffs UN Recommendation to Stop Death Penalty

Indonesia has rejected a United Nations call to abolish the death penalty, which was one of 225 recommendations made by international delegations in the United Nations...

Giant Pandas Coming Soon to Taman Safari

Visitors of Taman Safari Indonesia will soon be able to see a pair of China’s giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), whose arrival has been much-anticipated in the...

Man Covers Face in Archipelago Tattoo

One South Sulawesi man has taken his pride in the archipelago further than most may choose after he had the country’s map tattooed across his face. Identified by...

Australian Minister Praises ‘Beautiful’ Jakarta Street Food after State Lunch Treat

Jakarta Street food is obviously not the kind of meal to serve an official state guest, but it was a choice that Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita went with after he...

Australian Woman Killed in Bali Scooter Accident

An Australian woman was killed in a motorcycle accident in Bali, Monday, Sept. 18, just days before the tourist was set to return to Australia for her wedding. Sophia...

Mount Agung Eruption Fears as BNPB Tips Possible Evacuation

Authorities have extended the no-go zone surrounding Mount Agung volcano in resort island Bali and raised its alert level for the second time in just a few days, local...

“Wonderful Indonesia” Wins Best Video in UNWTO Competition

Wonderful Indonesia has won Best Tourism Promotion Video in a competition held by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), beating 63 other videos from...

Suspect Arrested In Bali Double Murder Case

A suspect has been arrested in the mysterious death of an elderly Japanese couple earlier this month in Bali neighbourhood Jimbaran. I Puta A, 25-years-old, was arrested...

Jakarta Property Outlook

Jakarta Property Outlook Amid the interesting dynamics of the property market of late, international property consultant Colliers International Indonesia, the local arm...

Soekarno Hatta International Airport

Soekarno-Hatta Terminal Transfer Train to Open This Month

The long-awaited train shuttling passengers between Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Tangerang, is set to launch later this week after...

Education Guide 2017

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