Category: Business/Property

Oman Imposes Six Month Ban on Expat Hiring

Omani Minister of Manpower Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Al Bakri has announced a freeze on expat hiring in ten sectors, a move designed to encourage local companies to...

Ambassador Trevor Matheson and the New Zealand Mission in Indonesia

Thank you for your time, Ambassador Matheson. It’s the sixtieth year since formal diplomatic relations between New Zealand and Indonesia were established. What are...

Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy for Indonesia

Taiwan’s current president Tsai Ing-wen, during her inauguration address in May 2016, revealed her goals for identifying a new direction for economic development for...

Hong Kong Remains Asia’s Most Expensive City for Expats

For a fifth consecutive year, Hong Kong tops the list for Asia’s most expensive city for expatriate professionals. Tokyo and Shanghai follow in second and third place,...

Google to Invest in Go-Jek

Google is set to invest in Indonesia ride-hailing company Go-Jek as the start-up is expected to also receive funding from two other investors in its latest fundraising...

Bitcoin Could Destabilize Financial System, Warns Bank Indonesia

Trading in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin could lead to losses and destabilize Indonesia’s financial system, declared Bank Indonesia in a fresh warning against the...

Go-Jek Acquires Three Local Fintech Companies

Popular ride-hailing service Go-Jek has agreed to acquire three local financial technology companies to strengthen its grip on the digital-payment market. Go-Jek already...

Common Myths About Doing Business in Indonesia

Indonesia is a land of great potential. Rich in culture and resources, the world’s largest archipelago offers a wide array of opportunities for lifestyle business as...

Jakarta Court Orders Goldman Sachs to Pay US$24 Million to Indonesian Property Developer

Goldman Sachs Group Inc has been ruled by a Jakarta court to be guilty of an “illegal transaction” in its purchase of PT Hanson International shares and has...

CONNEXT: “Turn Your Ideas into Reality”, an Innovation by Marquee

CONNEXT co-working space is a recent innovation of Marquee Executive Offices. Having experienced more than 12 years in the field of premium office rental services,...

How to Take Advantage of the Singapore Platform to Get Rich (advertorial)

When it comes to investment in Singapore, one cannot ignore property. Thanks to the overheated property market, many current Singaporean billionaires were built upon...

2017 Salary Guidelines in Indonesia

Last year, our “What Kind Of Salary Can A Foreigner Expect In Indonesia?” article became one of our most popular pieces. This year, we are back with a similar...

Rob Davies: The Entrepreneur Behind Appsolute Digital

Rob Davies, the CEO of Appsolute Digital and Arm Enterprises, shares his views on Indonesia’s technology market and his formula for success. Arm Enterprises and...

Confronting New Innovations

McKinsey Digital released a finding in 2016 based on the labour force of 46 countries that a third of tasks involved in 60 percent of jobs could be automated with...