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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...

Clean Up Jakarta Day 2017: Five Years of Tackling The Capital City’s Rubbish Problem

Since 2013, Clean Up Jakarta Day has been galvanizing local and expatriate communities in Jakarta to help solve the capital city’s prolonged waste management crisis....

Helping the Evacuees from Bali’s Mount Agung

Assistance comes in many forms for the evacuees from Mount Agung in northeastern Bali. The Indonesian government, local non-profit organizations such as Aksi Cepat...

Can Millennials Really Create Change?

Caranissa Djatmiko discusses why Millennials are more than just a group of smartphone zombies and how technology provides the necessary tools to help guide this...

Jakarta-Surabaya High Speed Train Will Compete with Air Travel Times

The Jakarta-Surabaya high speed train will become a viable alternative to plane travel with the Indonesian and Japanese partnership agreeing to a travel time of...

Moazzam Malik: the British Ambassador Who Wants to Make a Difference in Education

Singapore National Academy had the pleasure of hosting the British Ambassador to Indonesia for around 90 minutes during which we had a chance to show him our facilities...

Finding Your Dream Home in Jakarta With the Help of an Expat Specialist

Home sweet home is hard to find in Jakarta. House hunting expats know all about the complicated processes, beginning with finding a preferred area to sticking to a...

Meals on Wheels – Jakarta’s Best Food Vans

Food writer May Tien samples the tasty morsels on offer at the latest pop-up food venues. One thing I miss most about living in California is the abundant supply of good...

Sin Tax Says ‘Put Down the Smokes’

Like much of the world, smoking continues to be one of Indonesia’s top public health priorities. But, with the cheapest cigarette prices on earth as well as a huge...

A Check-Up on Indonesia’s Healthcare Sector

President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has led a push for more foreign investment and a loosening of bureaucratic reins in a number of key sectors in the growing Indonesian...

Hit the Streets and Get Walking, Jakarta

Few were shocked back in July when a global study found Indonesia to be the country which walks the least. From shoddy sidewalks with gaping holes, impatient...

A Beginners Guide to Idul Adha in Indonesia

The lead up to Idul Adha in Jakarta is an interesting time. Unlike ahead of Idul Fitri when millions leave the cities to return home for the holiday and malls and...

Sitting Down With Football Superstar Stefano Lilipaly

Football is extremely popular in Indonesia. It’s a sport that anyone can play no matter how rich or poor you are. I’ve seen people play barefooted, with...

The Root of All Evil

A travel agency has scammed millions of dollars from Muslims who wanted to visit Mecca. Victims are now clamouring for reimbursement. With religion being compulsory in...

Education Guide 2017

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