Category: Business/Property

Illegal gold mining operations in Kalimantan threaten lives and the environment

Illegal gold mining is ubiquitous in Kalimantan. It poses threats to the environment and health risks to indigenous people. It also costs the nation millions. On...

TAUZIA | Indonesian-Born Hotel Brands and Management

TAUZIA Hotel Management is best known for its four-star Harris Hotel, as well as budget hotel Pop!, and next month will see the opening of its first ‘netizen’ hotel,...

Profitable Development: Meet Oliver Mathieson

Oliver Mathieson is Country Manager of GRM Indonesia, a leading international development management company specialising in the provision of project design, management...

Astagatech: Web Design with the X-Factor

Astagatech is a full service web design and development company priding itself on developing elegant, user-friendly and mobile-responsive websites, on time and on...

Indonesian Coffee is Heating Up: Is Now the Time to Get in on the Java Trade?

At the end of 2014, Indonesia experienced a sharp drop in coffee exports partly due to unfavourable weather conditions. Will the commodity fare better this year?...

Networking with a Difference: Jakarta Business Networkers

If you’re serious about business, you won’t be a stranger to the many networking events that Jakarta has to offer. Jakarta Business Networkers (JBN) was created to...

Opportunities, Challenges Abound for Private Investors in Local Infrastructure Projects

Here’s what private investors who are keen on Indonesian infrastructure projects should consider before moving forward. The Indonesian Government needs private sector...

British Trade in Indonesia | Meet Lizzy Hawkins

Lizzy Hawkins is Director of Trade and Investment at UK Trade & Investment Indonesia, a part of the British Embassy, which aims to help British businesses succeed in...

Brothers at the Coalface: Mining Consultancy Britmindo

Britmindo is a family-run mining consultancy firm powered by brothers Stephen and David Nye, along with their father and the company’s founder, Alan Nye. Stephen and...

Age Does Make a Difference: Retirement Age Laws in Oil & Gas

Like working in Indonesia? Don’t get old. I was 38 years old when I first stepped off the Garuda plane in Indonesia for my first overseas assignment with an...

Delivering Joy with HappyFresh Indonesia

HappyFresh Indonesia is a recently launched grocery delivery app for Jakarta. The startup has seven co-founders, bringing together a myriad of experience, ranging from...

Investor’s Guide to Indonesia: The Most Promising Startup Sectors

Startup business in Indonesia is moving forwards in a positive direction, providing a larger area to be cultivated, whilst still giving benefits to existing players....

AVIP Interiors, an Industry Leader in the Design and Build of Commercial Spaces

Frans Spanjaart is Founder and CEO of AVIP Interiors, a commercial interior design company in operation since 1986, which he moved to Indonesia in 1998. Frans talks to...

Bali and Beyond: A Property Business Perspective

Terje Nilsen, Principal of Ray White Paradise, a leading real estate company in Bali, discusses what’s hot in property in Bali and beyond. We are about six months into...