Lina Natalia

Despite Protests in Bali, Benoa Bay Reclamation Project Moves Ahead Legally

The Benoa Bay reclamation by PT Tirta Wahana Bali International has drawn fervent protests. But the project looks to be legal, and will be underway shortly. Although...

Despite Islamophobia, Donald Trump Has Several Business Plays in Indonesia

US presidential candidate and billionaire Donald Trump is in bed with MNC Group. What could happen to Indonesian relations if he slithers into the oval office?   We’d...

Indonesia Just Made it Easier to Invest in Property, No More Double Taxation on REIT Trading

The government has removed double taxation on Real Estate Investment Trust securities in a bid to attract more investors to the local property game. The Indonesian...

Indonesia Remains Confident the Economy Will Grow by More than 5 Percent This Year

The Indonesian government aims to bolster its slowing economy by encouraging domestic consumption, increasing government spending, and drumming up investment. With a...

Shaping the Nation: Cosmetic Surgery in Indonesia

The demand for beauty treatments is increasing in Indonesia, as more and more dermatologists and general practitioners flourish in the aesthetics industry. Does that...

Food Trucks Boom as Mouths Water on the Streets of Indonesia

Recent years have seen more unique food trucks turning up throughout Jakarta, with proprietors offering one-of-a-kind dishes to stand out from competitors. Food trucks...

China to Build Indonesia’s High-Speed Train, Experts Remain Cautious

China won the bid over Japan to build the first high-speed rail line in West Java. The Government hopes for an economics boost. Experts weigh in on the project....

Jakarta property by Angela Richardson

Indonesia Ready to Let Expats Own Apartments, Hopes to Jumpstart Economy

The Government will allow foreigners to own apartments in the archipelago in a bid to kick-start the nation’s slowing economy before the year’s end. Earlier this...