Category: News

Bali Immigration

Bali Immigration Autogates Set for 2018 Unveiling

Overwhelmed immigration officers at Bali’s busy Ngurah Rai International Airport will have a welcome relief next year with the installation of autogates aimed at...

Same Taxes but New Tax Mechanism for E-Commerce, says Tax Office

The Tax Office has stressed that there will not be any additional taxes imposed on e-commerce businesses other than value-added tax (PPN) and income tax, but also said...

Widening of Motorcycle Ban Faces Opposition from Jakarta Groups and Activists

The Jakarta administration’s plan to expand the ban on motorcycles to more of the city’s main thoroughfares has been greeted with strong opposition by parties who...

Jokowi Sends Minister to Meet Myanmar Government over Rohingya Violence

Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi flew to Myanmar on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 3, at the instruction of President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo to meet with the Myanmar government...

Indonesia to Meet Microsoft, Boost Local Games Industry

Head of Indonesia’s Creative Economy Agency, Triawan Munaf, said he will be in talks with Microsoft soon about the development of Indonesia’s locally-made games with...

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Dozen Women Targeted in Bogor Anti-LGBT Raid

A dozen women have been arrested in an anti-LGBT raid on a Bogor home Friday night, Sept. 1, after police received a tip-off the women are engaged in same-sex...

Two Foreigners in Bali Deported for Moonlighting as Dive Instructors

Two foreigners have been deported by the Singaraja immigration in North Bali for performing a job that is not in accordance with their KITAS work permits. Singaraja...

Locally-made Electric Cars Ready for Testing at End of Year: Minister

Electric cars developed in the country may be ready to undergo road test at the end of this year, Technology and Higher Education Minister Mohamad Nasir said this week....

Interfaith Leaders Declare Cigarette Haram, Argue For Price Increase

Interfaith religious leaders have agreed to declare cigarettes haram (religiously unlawful) and want the government to increase the prices of cigarettes as a control...

Homebuyers Flock to Tangerang as Industrial Appeal Boosts Population Growth

Growth in apartment sales in Tangerang city is rising following a shift in preferences of property buyers who are now looking to settle in Banten rather than Jakarta, an...

Naked Man Attempts Palace Break In

Police are investigating after a naked man attempted to break into the Presidential Palace Monday morning, Aug. 28. The 34-year-old man, identified as Brokington...

ATM recovery will take 2-3 Weeks, BCA Predicts

Bank Central Asia (BCA) predicts that it will take two to three weeks to recover the 30 percent or 5,700 of its Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) that have been affected by...

Blue Bird Takes Action after Video of Driver Scolding Foreigner goes Viral

Blue Bird group has confirmed that it has taken disciplinary action against one of its drivers caught on video scolding a foreigner in Jakarta on Saturday. The video,...

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Dark Skies Loom For New Yogyakarta Airport

Construction on the new Yogyakarta airport in Kulon Progo has begun, despite state-owned operator Angkasa Pura having not yet secured an environmental impact assessment...