Category: Info for Expats

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Land Laws in Bali Differ from the Rest of Indonesia? Not Really.

Real Estate agents around Indonesia, and internationally, think that land laws in Bali are different from the rest of Indonesia, as foreigners can own freehold land! You...

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Drugged Drinks

An attractive woman in a Jakarta bar looks around for the drunkest and most clueless unaccompanied male foreigner – the competition is usually pretty fierce. She...

Scammers

Scams in the City – Internet Boyfriends

Nigerian Sweetheart Unlike most scams coming from Nigeria that rely on greed, the Sweetheart Scam preys on heart-strings to loosen purse-strings. Scammers trawl social...

Legal Protection of Indonesia’s Forests

Environmental protection in the Indonesian archipelago, while rather bleak historically, has been improving, especially in the last few years. Concerns regarding mining,...

Diving in Derawan - East Kalimantan by Ria Qorina Lubis

Bent in Paradise

If you’re a certified Scuba diver, you know this scene too well; floating around beside a beautiful underwater wall abundant with vibrant coral, getting up-close and...

Chocolate

Choice – Striving towards prosperity or striding towards excess?

What if having more actually meant enjoying less? Welcome to the age of ‘Affluenza’ or gluttony, this disease is marked by patients doggedly pursuing more, more and...

Recent Legal Developments

Recent Legal Developments

One of the most important things for Indonesian expatriates to remember is that the country’s laws and regulations are often amended and updated. However, sometimes...

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Recent Legal Developments

One of the most important things for Indonesian expatriates to remember is that the country’s laws and regulations are often amended and updated. However, sometimes...

Study Indonesian in Jakarta

Want to Study Indonesian in Jakarta? Few Schools Here May Make the Grade

Finding quality Indonesian classes is surprisingly tough in the nation’s capital. And as interest grows it may get tougher. Back in 2006, when he was teaching English...

Neap Tides - Maximum spring tide levels at Tanjung Priok from 1920 to 2020

How well do you know your Highway Code?

The Indonesian government updated the Road Safety and Public Transportation Act of 1992 with a more comprehensive act and implementing regulations in 2009. See if you...

Museum Fatahillah

Indonesian Heritage Society

Located on the 17th floor of Sentral Senayan 1, a square office tower next to the Sogo side of Plaza Senayan, this rather dull and uninteresting building does not do...

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Legal Realities of Indonesian Expatriates – Family Matters

The purpose of this article is to explain some of the main family law related topics in the context of expatriate life in Indonesia. This includes a discussion on...

National Investment Law

The Future of Law and Development in Indonesia

Law and development is defined as a study of law and economic and social development that examines and analyzes how to utilize law as an instrument to promote economic...

Doing Business In Indonesia

Doing Business in Indonesia

With a population of nearly 240 million people, with more than 17,000 islands, and with a significant political and economic place in Southeast Asia, Indonesia is...