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The Mystery of Indonesia’s KITAP Explained (INFOGRAPHIC)

The KITAP can open many doors for expats in Indonesia. Here's an interesting graphic to help on your quest for a permanent stay permit in the archipelago.

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Fighting Religious Intolerance with ‘Punk Muslim’

A new generation of Indonesian Punk Muslims might give conservatives a slap in the face, but some think they are exactly what the nation needs right now. Recently,...

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The Rise and Danger of Fake News

Fake news, a symptom of lazy journalism and deliberate mischief-making, is everywhere. Consequences can be fatal. Many moons ago, “fake news” used to be the domain...

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Opinion: Understanding Indonesia’s Business Culture

Adapting to a new work culture is often challenging. In Indonesia, there are certain rules of thumb that expats need to understand when settling in for work or starting...

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Fake Diplomas Reflect Indonesia’s Broken Education System

With chop shops camouflaged as “foreign-licensed” universities or “economic institutes”, the demand for fake diplomas is growing in Indonesia.

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West Sumatra Eyes Potential of Owl Agritourism

With thousands of majestic owls living in the area, a local environmental centre plans to develop a new agritourism concept in Nagari Koto Kaciak.

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Is Indonesia Really Free from a Food Crisis?

The United Nations (UN) recently claimed that the world is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since the end of World War II. As over 20 million people in four...

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Hoax Tourism Expo Scams Exhibitors

There’s a whole industry devoted to making money by exploiting corporate vanity through promotional activities, listings and awards. The ASEAN Travel Mart 2017 was...

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Ministry of Transportation: Bombs Are No Laughing Matter

After a string of hoaxes caused delays, Indonesia introduced rules allowing airlines and passengers to sue fellow travellers who claim to have a bombs.

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Dancing in a Foreign Land

French resort entertainer Guillaume Sanchez shares how his journey to Central Kalimantan changed his way of viewing life and performing for the better. In the world of...

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Czech Power Company Explores Green Energy in Indonesia

Indonesia and the Czech Republic aim to bolster bilateral relations with a newly proposed co-op initiative in the green energy sector.

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Five Locations In Indonesia That Are Filled With Expats

Expats who are looking for great places in Indonesia to call home, here are five great spots that might be suitable for you.

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5 Things for Retirees to Consider When Settling in Bali

People will not have any problem looking for reasons to retire in beautiful Bali. There’s no doubt the Balinese are warm and friendly people, their religion is...