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Man Covers Face in Archipelago Tattoo

One Indonesian man has taken his pride in the archipelago further than most may choose after he had the country’s map tattooed across his face. Identified by Kaltim...

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Australian Woman Killed in Bali Scooter Accident

An Australian woman was killed in a motorcycle accident in Bali, Monday, Sept. 18, just days before the tourist was set to return to Australia for her wedding. Sophia...

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Indonesia Attracting More Foreign Tourists This Year: BPS

As of July 2017, Indonesia has recorded over 20 percent more foreign tourists than it did in the same period last year, according to the Central Statistics Agency (BPS),...

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Javanese, Sundanese Voice Inputs Now Recognised by Google

Javanese and Sundanese languages are now recognised on Google Translate, Google App and Gboard after the tech giant Google worked with native speakers of the local...

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Possible Sighting of Extinct Tiger in Indonesia

The Javan Tiger, a legendary Indonesian animal declared to have been extinct for over 40 years, may still be alive after park rangers at Ujung Kulon National Park claim...

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Mount Agung Eruption Fears as BNPB Tips Possible Evacuation

Authorities have extended the no-go zone surrounding Mount Agung volcano in resort island Bali and raised its alert level for the second time in just a few days, local...

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How to Make Sure Goods Don’t Get Stuck in Indonesian Customs

Indonesian import regulations are often changing, so it is not uncommon foreign companies find products stuck in Indonesian customs. In this article, we shed light on...

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Police Bust Bogus Bruneian Businessman Scam

Beware of helping friendly strangers wanting to use your bank account for business or charitable purposes, especially if they try to entice you with a commission....

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An Expat’s Guide to Indonesia’s Traditional Treatments

Taking care yourself as an expat can be difficult. Long hours working hard and even longer hours spent in traffic can take a toll on anyone’s health. For those looking...

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Investigations Continue In Shock Deaths of Elderly Couple in Bali

Authorities are still searching for a cause of death after the gruesome discovery of an elderly Japanese couple in their Jimbaran, Bali, home last week after autopsies...

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Bloody Domestic Violence Attack Shocks Bali Social Media

A woman in Canggu, Bali, has been hospitalised following a vicious domestic violence attack on Tuesday evening, Sept. 5. Ni Putu Kariani has suffered serious injuries to...

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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...

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Don’t Burn Our Future!

Aradhya Sharma, a 10th grader at Singapore School, Bona Vista reminds us of the hazards of burning rubbish and the importance of practicing the three Rs for the future...

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Teaching in Indonesia’s Largest Trash Dump

Local organization Pesta Pendidikan is honoring the hardwork and service of teachers in Bantar Gebang, West Java, a community built in and around a landfill, by...

Education Guide 2017

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