Category: Business/Property

Matteo Morello Ph.D, Director of Academic Affairs at i3L, and How the Institute Became a Pioneer in Life Sciences

Indonesia Expat sat with Mr. Matteo Morello, Ph.D, the Director of Academic Affairs at Indonesia International Institute for Life Sciences (i3L), to talk about the...

Potential is a Dangerous Aphrodisiac: Indonesia on a Tinder Box of Aspirations

I have been traveling to Indonesia on business for more than a decade and I find it amazing how pervasive and persistent the discussions on the “Potential of...

Bitcoin and The New World Currencies

In 1988 the Rothschild-owned financial publication Economist ran with the cover “Get Ready for a New World Currency In 2018”. We are on the pinnacle of a major shift...

Effective Fleet Management with Indosat Ooredoo NEXTFleet

“Anything that can be connected, will be connected,” someone once said. With NEXTFleet, a simple broadband Internet connection allows for IoT solutions to...

Mediterranean Escape: A Miniature Europe in Surabaya

Wisata Bukit Mas is a premium housing complex that has a miniature European park within the grounds, known as the Notre Dame Adventure Park, where replicas of famous...

Understanding Indonesia from a Chinese Perspective with Silkina Ahluwalia

Before assuming her post with CGTN, Silkina Ahluwalia was a producer at an English-language news channel in Jakarta. She had a friend working at CGTN who offered her the...

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Explaining Indonesian Retirement Visas

The Indonesian retirement visa allows you to live in the country permanently and exit and enter whenever and as often as you like. You can also open a bank account, hire...

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...