Caranissa Djatmiko

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

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.  ...

Drug Convict: A Mastermind Major Drug Trafficking Ring Behind Bars

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Indonesia and Google Reach Tax Settlement

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

Indonesia’s Kampung Pelangi: From Slum Transformation to Creative Sustainability

The government’s decision to invest Rp.300 million (about US$29,000) on Kampung Pelangi’s slum makeover in South Semarang shows its dedication to achieve a...

Kenneth Rogers: What It’s Like to Manage Luxury Residences in Two Countries

In order to survive in the highly competitive hospitality sector, one must not only understand the importance of product differentiation but also learn how to provide...

Meet Noni Purnomo: The Woman Behind Blue Bird’s Wheel

Blue Bird is more than just an iconic taxi company. The inspiring story of how one woman has managed the family company since 1972 will blow your mind.

Women’s Ever Changing and Ever Vital Role in Society

Women have long taken part in humanity’s long road of evolution, but only now are they acknowledged for the critical role they play in shaping society. Now it is...

Inside Bali’s Most Celebrated Cultural Festivals with Janet DeNeefe

The founder of Ubud Food Festival and Ubud Writers and Readers Festival reveals what it takes to run an international cultural festival on the island of gods.  It is...

Fighting Religious Intolerance with ‘Punk Muslim’

A new generation of Indonesian Punk Muslims might give conservatives a slap in the face, but some think they are exactly what the nation needs right now. Recently,...

88Spares: Taking Indonesia’s Textile Industry by Storm

Indonesia’s first B2B e-marketplace for industrial machine spare parts aims to broaden the horizons of the nation’s textile and garment industry. Caranissa Djatmiko...

Education Guide 2017

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