Indonesia Expat

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

Watching Cekindo Grow in Bali

Established seven years ago in 2011 in Jakarta by the founding partners of the Czech Ina Group Ltd., PT Cekindo Bisnis Grup has become one of Indonesia’s leading...

“Slave Ship” Wanted by Interpol Seized by Indonesian Authorities

Indonesia seized an alleged “slave ship” following a dramatic high seas chase sparked by an Interpol alert after the vessel escaped capture in China and...

More than 50 People Dead This Month After Consuming Bootleg Liquor

More than 50 people have died this month from drinking bootleg alcohol in Indonesia, police and health officials said, including 11 on Monday. Alcohol is available in...

32.4 percent Less Traffic Since Introduction of Odd-Even Policy

According to an evaluation by the Indonesia Toll Road Authority, the implementation of the odd-even traffic policy has reduced traffic congestion along the...

Mount Sinabung Erupts After Month-Long Calm

Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra, erupted on Friday, April 6, spewing a massive volcanic ash column up to 5km into the air and sending hot clouds as far...

Grab to Operate in 120 Indonesian Cities After Uber Acquisition

Ride-hailing company Grab’s acquisition of competitor Uber will help to expand its Indonesian operation and serve 120 cities across the nation, Grab Indonesia managing...

Bulgarian Arrested for ATM Skimming Case Shot Dead

The Jakarta Police general crimes unit shot to death a man of Bulgarian nationality who was allegedly involved in an ATM skimming case. The shooting happened two weeks...

Facebook Faces Investigation by Indonesian Police Over Data Breach

Facebook is now facing possible criminal sanctions in Indonesia as police begin to investigate whether the social-media company breached privacy laws and allowed the...

Citizens of Japan, Korea, Australia, India and China with a KITAS can now enjoy a special offer by DHL!

Citizens of Japan, Korea, Australia, India and China with a KITAS can now enjoy a special offer by DHL! KITAS card holders get a 15% discount on one international...

Men Killed Three Sun Bears, Turned Bear Meat Into Rendang

Four men in Riau, Indonesia, are facing jailtime after admitting to catching and killing three sun bears before cooking them into rendang. The four men with the initials...

Four Men Face 100 Lashes in Aceh For Alleged Gay Sex

Rights activists called on Tuesday for Aceh province to release four people detained on suspicion of having homosexual sex, amid concerns over the persecution of the...

Bootleg Liquor Kills Ten, Dozens Rushed to Hospital

Ten people have died and dozens were hospitalised after allegedly drinking oplosan, or bootleg liquor, over the weekend. The first case happened in East Jakarta, where...

Indonesian Communications Minister Threatens to Ban Facebook in the Country

Indonesian Communications Minister Rudiantara has threatened to shut down Facebook Inc if there is any evidence the personal data of citizens is being harvested or the...

Masterchef UK Judges Anger Malaysians, Indonesians Over Rendang

British cooking show Masterchef has angered netizens in Malaysia and Indonesia over its elimination of a contestant because her chicken rendang “wasn’t crispy”....