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How Cabinet Reshuffles Have Affected Indonesia’s Education Reform

In less than three years, Indonesia has seen big changes in its education system. After three primary education ministers took office (each with different agendas),...

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A Shortlist of Indonesia’s Best International Schools

When it comes to education, most parents want to provide their children with the kind they truly deserve. Naturally, they want their kids to be happy and safe, have...

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Tensions Rise as Freeport-Indonesia Mining Dispute May Go to Court

Tensions arise as Freeport and Indonesia both show no signs of backing down. Here's what you need to know about the dispute if the case goes to arbitration.

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The Gap Between Public and Private Education in Indonesia

By and large, expats in Indonesia send their kids to private international schools. If your family is coming from a semi-developed market with a halfway decent education...

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Authorities Storm the Beach of Gili Trawangan, Crack Down on Businesses

The Indonesian Military and National Police ripped down private structures along the coastline of popular tourist island Gili Trawangan.

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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...

Education Guide 2017

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