Category: Business/Property

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...

Thierry Sanders, CEO of Mekar

Indonesia Expat sat down with Thierry Sanders, CEO of Mekar, and talked about peer-to-peer lending in Indonesia: Tell us about your background in financing. It was...

US Brokerage Firms Closing Accounts for American Expats

Many American citizens living abroad have recently been contacted by their US brokerage firms to inform them that their accounts have either been frozen such that they...

Why Everyone Should Visit Lombok

A Chat with Evan Burns, General Manager of Living Asia Resort and Spa Lombok Can you tell us about your background? When and why did you move to Indonesia? Since I was a...

John Milliss: Head of Campus for Australian Independent School in Bali

Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I was born in Sydney Australia and I graduated from the University of Sydney. I completed a Master of...

Indonesia Expat Signs Circulation Deal with Airfi Indonesia

New distribution agreement means millions of readers all over Indonesia Indonesia Expat is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Airfi...