Category: Info for Expats

A Quick Guide to Government Mandated SIM Card Registration

As previously reported, the Communications and Information Ministry has issued a regulation which requires all prepaid SIM card users to register their phone number with...

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...

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...

Staying In Shape In Indonesia

As an expatriate, it can be tricky finding places to join that cater to your fitness routine or sport of choice. But settling down in a foreign country doesn’t mean...

Maintaining Your Mental Health As An Expatriate

Whenever you pack your bags, relocate and settle in a foreign country, starting anew in a place that’s unfamiliar can bring anxiety and stress. This entails leaving...

Giving Back: Volunteering Activities in Indonesia

Whether coming to Indonesia for a vacation or permanent relocation, one can’t help but admire the country for its rich culture and tradition. However, despite the...

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The Challenges For Global Retail Franchises in Indonesia

Following the recent shutdown of America’s largest chain of convenience store 7-Eleven, here are the challenges of foreign retail franchises in Indonesia

The Trouble With Alcohol in Indonesia

Indonesia, being a Muslim majority country, is also a pluralist, democratic and secular nation. And with the rest of the world slowly shifting to adapt to change – be...

Employment for Foreigners: What You Need to Know

For expats, earning a living in Indonesia can be difficult. From finding secure employment to navigating the bureaucratic nightmare that is the visa process, every expat...

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Dating In Indonesian: Here’s What Foreigners Need To Know

Dating someone with a different cultural background can be interesting, but it is not easy. Here are foreigners tips when finding an Indonesian partner.

Tips for Headhunters and Recruits in Indonesia

What Expats Should Know About Headhunting in Indonesia Companies thrive on the back of good talent. Great teams of qualified and passionate employees will boost any...

Six Tips for Expats Travelling to Remote Areas of Indonesia

Across Indonesia’s 17,000 plus islands, there is something for everyone – even the pickiest of travellers. As the country opens up further to foreign tourists,...

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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.

Education Guide 2017

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