Caranissa Djatmiko

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

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visits Jakarta for the first time. He was welcomed by Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the State Palace for a bilateral meeting, and accompanied the President to Tanah Abang Market for a "blusukan".

President to Reschedule Australia Visit After Jakarta Riots

President Joko Widodo will have to reschedule his visit to Australia after the anti-Ahok rally, but insists that the situation in the capital city is under control. On...

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Nobel Price Winners to Inspire Change in Indonesia

Indonesia will welcome Nobel Prize winners for the first time next year in a bid to promote global peace. Here is what locals should expect from the event series. A...

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Life at the Australian International School

Teaching and travelling might be the perfect combination for those who are looking to build a career in education, with a bit of adventure. Apart from being the go-to...

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Indonesia Announces New Rule on Property Ownership for International Couples

Indonesia just announced new regulations on the rights related to prenuptial agreements, property and asset ownership for international couples.

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Founder of Vice Indonesia Aims to Change the Local Media Game

One of the world’s most popular youth-focused media companies has come to Indonesia. Caranissa Djatmiko sits down with Vice Indonesia’s Managing Director to find out...

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Chef’s Recommendation: Hotel Borobudur’s New Italian Dish

The five-star hotel invites guests to try its new restaurants’ signature dish.  Hotel Borobudur’s Bruschetta is introducing the restaurant’s new must-try for...

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Foreign Investors Struggle with Indonesia’s Economic Policies

Foreign investors are reportedly dissatisfied with the Indonesian government’s efforts to facilitate international business opportunities. Earlier this week, the...

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Indonesia’s Plastic Plague

Where does the world’s largest archipelago currently stand in the fight to save Earth from turning into a ‘plastic planet’? Earlier this year, research led by the...

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Local Film Crew Spreads Environmental Awareness

Some of us might wonder if documentaries can actually change the world. I recently came across the film production unit Indonesia Nature Film Society, which shows how...

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Indonesia to Light Up Cigarette Taxes in 2017

The government is set to raise cigarette taxes next year in a bid to discourage illegal practices in the tobacco trade. A new tobacco tax policy is set to take effect in...

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Locals Stunned as Digital Billboard Shows Porn in Public

Drivers and pedestrians were shocked after unexpectedly seeing a porn video at a traffic light in South Jakarta.

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Kinara Indonesia Uses Startups to Bolster Livelihoods

Early-stage social impact investor Kinara Indonesia shows why providing incubators for startups and young SMEs will help entrepreneurs make a difference. The age of...

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Hundreds of Tourists Missing after Volcano Erupts in Lombok

Nearly 400 tourists are missing after a volcano erupted on the island of Lombok in the West Nusa Tenggara Province. Indonesian authorities deployed aid and rescue teams...

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Google Indonesia to Pay US$400M Tax Bill?

The Indonesian government continues to investigate Google’s case in a bid to ramp up tax collection. On Monday, September 19, Indonesia’s tax officials finally paid...