Caranissa Djatmiko

Caranissa is an editor at Indonesia Expat. She occassionally writes, dances and performs on stage.

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Blue Bird Adds New Feature to its Mobile App

Indonesia’s largest taxi brand recently launched the new Easy Ride feature as a means to maximize user experience. The latest addition was followed by Blue Bird’s...

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Teaching in Indonesia’s Largest Trash Dump

Local organization Pesta Pendidikan is honoring the hardwork and service of teachers in Bantar Gebang, West Java, a community built in and around a landfill, by...

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New Study Finds Indonesia’s 50 Most Valuable Brands

BrandZ has revealed Indonesia’s 50 Most Valuable Brands this year. From banking sector to food and dairy, see which brands made the cut. The new study suggests the...

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What Companies Need to Know about Indonesia’s Salary Structure

In March, the Minister of Labor launched a new policy on salary structure for companies operating in the world’s largest archipelago. Here are some of the latest...

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Tokopedia Announces $1.1b Investment from Alibaba

One of Indonesia’s largest e-commerce platforms has secured a major investment from Alibaba, making the Chinese e-commerce empire a minor shareholder in Tokopedia....

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Embarking on the Perfect Getaway to Indonesia

Stretching over 5,200km from Sumatra to Papua, Indonesia is a massive island nation that is never easy to define. Ahead of its 72nd anniversary, Caranissa Djatmiko...

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Odd-Even Traffic Regulation Extended to Bekasi Toll

The odd-even traffic policy will be extended along the Cikampek toll road, which connects Jakarta to Bekasi, West Java, from next week after a government announcement....

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Jakarta Taxi Fare Fourth Cheapest In World: Study

The 2017 Taxi Price Index featured the world’s cheapest and priciest cities to take a taxi. Jakarta came out as the only city in Indonesia that made the count.  ...

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Drug Convict Allegedly Masterminds Major Drug Trafficking Ring From Behind Bars

Local authorities have revealed an inmate in a high-level security prison is the alleged mastermind of a major drug import operation leading to two arrests and the death...

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How Market Entry Service Firms Are Really Helping Foreign Investors

Estonian expat, Lauri Lahi, shares insights into the work of market entry service firm Emerhub in helping foreign investors and companies secure their place in...

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The Other Side of Ramadan: What Non-Muslims Make of the Islamic Holy Month

With around 87 percent of local Islamic residents celebrating Ramadan every year, others have no choice but to show respect. But what is it really like for non-Muslims...

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Is Facebook Opening Up A Domestic Unit in Indonesia?

The government has reportedly given Facebook Inc the green light to set up a domestic unit in Indonesia, the world’s fourth-largest user base for the social networking...

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Indonesia’s Hopes and Struggles in the Economic Landscape, According to Oxford Business Group’s Federica Petrilli

In the wake of the trade protectionism takeover, collapsing commodity prices and other pressing economic issues, it is important to locate Indonesia’s position in the...

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Indonesia and Google Reach Tax Settlement

Tech giant Google has agreed to pay taxes, Indonesia’s Finance Minister has announced. Does this mean for the month-long dispute between the country and Google is...

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