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Provocative Masturbation Book for Boys Pulled From Shelves

The Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) has demanded that a children’s book be pulled off shelves for allegedly encouraging boys to masturbate.

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Tips for Employing Household Workers in Indonesia

In Indonesian culture, it is common practice for households to hire help. This may be new to expats and a luxury in their home countries, but it is usually done locally...

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Five Things Expats Need to Consider About Healthcare in Indonesia

Here are a few important things you need to know about healthcare in Indonesia before arriving in the archipelago.

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An Expat’s Guide to International Preschools in Indonesia

Moving to a foreign country and raising your kids there can be a big challenge. An even bigger challenge will be searching for the right preschool for your kids in that...

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Former President SBY Accused of Framing Ex-KPK Chief for Murder

Some suspect Azhar reported the matter to influence the result of the governor election in Jakarta, in which the ex-president’s son Agus Yudhoyono is running.

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Tobacco Bill Lights Up Advocates in 2017

The resurrection of a controversial tobacco bill has escalated the battle between pro-tobacco lobbyists and anti-tobacco activists in 2017. Parliament aims to pass the...

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What Expats Needs to Know About Insurance in Indonesia

For expats accustomed to the extensive insurance coverage they had back in their countries of origin, finding the right insurance for themselves, their family and their...

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What Kind of Salary Can a Foreigner Expect in Indonesia?

It’s a common question that many soon-to-be expats bound for the archipelago ask: “How much money can I expect to earn in Indonesia?” If this is something you’re...

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What Foreigners Need to Know About Background Checks in Indonesia

If you’re an expat in Indonesia running a startup, a mid-sized organization or a Fortune 500 corporation, it’s critical to be knowledgeable on how a comprehensive...

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Taiwan Banks on New Policy to Strengthen Ties with Indonesia

Despite not being recognized as the Republic of China under the one-China policy, Taiwan is still hell-bent on strengthening its ties with Indonesia through the New...

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Ambassador Urges Locals to Study in US, Students Rethink Options Over Travel Ban

US Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph R. Donovan Jr. says the embassy in the country has been working hard to increase the number of Indonesian students who want to pursue...

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Australia Finally Apologizes over Defence Fracas

Australia’s Army Chief Lieutenant General Angus Campbell apologised for “sensitive and painful” teaching materials at an Australian military base, promised strict...

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Expats Hoping for a More ‘Livable’ Jakarta

Home to a population of around ten million, Indonesia’s capital is generally described as a ‘complicated’ city by foreigners that account for a good percentage of...

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Sensory Integration Disorder: A Misunderstood Form of ADD/ADHD in Children

5-15% of schooling children have difficulties in their sensory regulation to their environment. This means that some children may have more difficulties than others in...