Indonesia Expat

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

The Ultimate Guide to a Spiritual Valentine’s Day in Bali

Love is in the air and we’ve got you covered with our soul-inspiring romance rundown for Valentine’s Day in Bali. Why not move past the superficial definitions and...

Ambassador Trevor Matheson and the New Zealand Mission in Indonesia

Thank you for your time, Ambassador Matheson. It’s the sixtieth year since formal diplomatic relations between New Zealand and Indonesia were established. What are...

Parlour of Therapy

Hidden nail havens are abound in Jakarta for those who do not have the privilege of free time; being busy does not necessarily require one to appear careless. Time and...

Hong Kong Remains Asia’s Most Expensive City for Expats

For a fifth consecutive year, Hong Kong tops the list for Asia’s most expensive city for expatriate professionals. Tokyo and Shanghai follow in second and third place,...

How expats can maintain a healthy lifestyle whilst working in Indonesia

The idea of working abroad is exciting enough, but the chance to live and work in a beautiful archipelago that offers a thriving and immersive lifestyle, can be...

Google to Invest in Go-Jek

Google is set to invest in Indonesia ride-hailing company Go-Jek as the start-up is expected to also receive funding from two other investors in its latest fundraising...

Trash-free Superheroes

Some superheroes fly or fight crime with extraordinary powers, but on Bali, local superheroes are helping to rid their communities of excessive trash and writer Karen...

The Great Gunung Agung and the Displaced Balinese

Following the months of turmoil amongst the displaced Balinese who live within the impact zone on Mount Agung our reporter describes their ordeal and imminent issues...

Tourists Return to Bali

Businesses have done well over the Christmas period with reports of normal numbers of foreign tourists everywhere and plenty of domestic visitors occupying the roads. In...

Meet the Expat: Ian McKie, General Manager of the Oakwood Premier Cozmo Kuningan

Please tell us about yourself. I am originally from the UK but left there in 1985 and have been on the road ever since. My wife is from Korea and I have a couple of...

Floor Collapse at Indonesia Stock Exchange Building

UPDATE: The walkway above the lobby of Tower 2 of Indonesia’s Stock Exchange Building collapsed this afternoon just after 12:00p.m. local time. An unknown number...

Bitcoin Could Destabilize Financial System, Warns Bank Indonesia

Trading in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin could lead to losses and destabilize Indonesia’s financial system, declared Bank Indonesia in a fresh warning against the...

42 Foreigners Arrested for Immigration Violations in North Jakarta

As many as 42 Nigerian and Ugandan nationals have been arrested by the local authorities in North Jakarta for immigration violations after most of them failed to present...

Bali Woman Charged with Embezzling 4 Billion Rupiah from Quiksilver Store

A former store manager in Bali has been charged with embezzlement of over Rp.4 billion following a failed attempt to sue her Australian employers for alleged unfair...