Category: Business/Property

Working in Indonesia with a Stay Permit Sponsored by a Spouse?

Foreigners wishing to work in Indonesia require a Foreign Manpower Utilisation Plan (RPTKA) and work permit (IMTA), which are issued by the Ministry of Manpower, and a...

Indonesian Ideals – Why Your Startup Business Should Be Considering A Virtual Office

Indonesia is rife with opportunity for businesses, both foreign and domestic, to make money in this emerging economy. As the 14th largest country in the world and a...

Jakarta The Megacity

Asian capitals are increasingly dominating the ranks of the world’s most populous cities. Tokyo-Yokohama continues to be the largest urban area in the world, a ranking...

Holistic Christian Education at SPH: Educating the Mind, Transforming the Heart

Our world keeps changing from time to time. The “old-school” traditional method of education that focuses only on transferring content-based knowledge is obsolete...

Which Visa for Business Travels? The Differences between Different Visas for Business Travellers Explained.

Foreigners travelling to Indonesia for business meetings or for attending seminars or training or other business (non-working) activities have a variety of visas to...

The New Application Procedure for Expatriate Work Permit and Stay Permits Explained

Since the issuance of Presidential Regulation 20/2018 concerning the use of foreign workers (PR 20/2018) in March this year, there has been a lot of uncertainty about...

How Hong Kong May Help Indonesia Benefit from China’s Belt and Road Initiative

As China’s special administrative region, Hong Kong has played a key role in connecting Chinese companies with the outside world for many years. Leung Kwan Ho,...

Indonesia

What is the Residential Development in Indonesia for the Year Ahead?

Despite the fact that economic growth is lower than target, Local and International property developers / investors are convinced that Indonesia is the place to be....

All You Need to Know About the New Income Tax Rate in Indonesia

Indonesia has a very favourable income tax system for small businesses. Right now it will become even more attractive. This is the set timeline for when the new reduced...

Can a Foreigner Buy Property in Indonesia?

“Foreign ownership of houses or apartments falls under the Right of Use category, locally known as Hak Pakai, which is weaker than the Right of Ownership category...

Using Data to Combat Film Piracy

One of the biggest challenges facing the Indonesian movie industry is content protection and piracy. A recent study by the University of Indonesia suggests that in one...

learning

Open Your Eyes to a New Way of Learning!

21st century skills refers to a broad set of knowledge, skills, work habits and character traits that are believed to be critically important to success in today’s...

The Trillion-Dollar Investment Trend You’ve Never Heard of and How You Can Be a Part of It

If today you take a look at your investment portfolio, what will you find? A number of properties around your hometown, perhaps? Time deposit accounts? Or shares in...

Foreigners Relocating to Bali

It’s easy to visit Bali as a tourist because most nationalities don’t need a visa to stay on the island for up to 30 days. However, things get a little more...