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Dating In Indonesian: Here’s What Foreigners Need To Know

Dating someone with a different cultural background can be interesting, but it is not easy. Here are foreigners tips when finding an Indonesian partner.

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8 Hidden Coffee Houses In Jakarta and Bali Expats Should Know

Indonesia is the world’s fourth largest coffee producing nation, with beans from Sumatra, Sulawesi and Papua delighting fans worldwide. The country is lesser known for...

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Tips for Headhunters and Recruits in Indonesia

What Expats Should Know About Headhunting in Indonesia Companies thrive on the back of good talent. Great teams of qualified and passionate employees will boost any...

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Holst, ‘The Party Beggar’

He was deported last year for begging but is relentless in his quest for beer money. Here's an infographic that summarizes the story of Benjamin Holst.

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I Do: 6 Perfectly Romantic Wedding Venues in Indonesia

Indonesia is brimming with romantic venues and gorgeous natural sceneries, perfect for any dream wedding. Here are six of the best wedding venues.

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Six Tips for Expats Travelling to Remote Areas of Indonesia

Across Indonesia’s 17,000 plus islands, there is something for everyone – even the pickiest of travellers. As the country opens up further to foreign tourists,...

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Ahok Jailed for 2 Years in Blasphemy Case

Jakarta’s Chinese Christian governor Ahok will spend two years behind bars after the long-running blasphemy case wraps up.

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The Growth of Indonesia’s Travel Sector Spells Bright Future for SMEs

According to global research firm McKinsey, Indonesia is among the fastest growing emerging markets in the world today, with a budding middle class that is gaining more...

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We Want to Break Free: Indonesia’s Failing Prison System and Break Outs

A string of prison breakouts across the archipelago is raising questions about the effectiveness of the current system.

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Indonesian Navy Wrangles Fugitive Boats and Chinese Sailors

Previously, Indonesia made a name for itself bombing fishing boats. But recently, the local navy also captured two tankers that escaped from Malaysia.

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Opinion: Understanding Indonesia’s Business Culture

Adapting to a new work culture is often challenging. In Indonesia, there are certain rules of thumb that expats need to understand when settling in for work or starting...

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How Indonesia Aims to Make Palm Oil Sustainable

Indonesia believes its ISPO standard for the palm oil industry, if enforced, could help cut back on environmental destruction. Meanwhile, the European Union makes its...

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Officials Aim to Control the Overpopulation of Bali Hotels

The number of rooms in Bali does not match its number of visitors. Local groups push for all Bali hotels to meet certain criteria before they can be built.

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Despite Lesser Charges, Ahok May Still Face Prison

Although Jakarta’s gubernatorial election has finally ended, the fact remains that Ahok must still battle it out in court if he hopes to avoid prison.

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