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Phony Breast Cancer Doctor Jailed

Staying healthy in Indonesia is hard enough without being exposed to quackery. A court in Bali has jailed a bogus doctor, who fraudulently treated a woman suffering from...

One million volunteers in Jakarta took to the streets to raise awareness of the city’s littering problems

On Saturday, September 15, 2018, one million Jakartans took to the streets in the early morning sun to pick up litter and clean up the capital together in the sixth...

A Guide for Foreigners Buying Property in Indonesia

Property investment is one of the preferred investment opportunities for Indonesians, but property sales to foreigners – especially for investment – is far less...

El Machote – Where the Best of US Southwest BBQ and South American Grilling Collide

When the summer months come around in America’s southwestern states the air is filled with the delicious aroma of meat cooking on barbecues. From Arizona to Utah,...

The Best Way to Play GBC ROMs

You can easily enjoy playing gbc roms at RomsMania. The platform allows you to play different wide games easily. Even those which you need to pay high subscription fees;...

Could It Happen Here?

Early in the morning of the June 14, 2017 a fire caused by a faulty fridge freezer on the fourth floor of the Grenfell Tower apartments in London caused a catastrophe in...

Magic Money Boxes and Jenglot

Conmen are still tricking gullible people into believing that money can be magically increased by mystical and mythical objects. The government is this year spending...

Rescuing Trafficked Apes – Animal Sanctuary Trust Indonesia Joins Giving Day for Apes 2018

Animal Sanctuary Trust Indonesia (ASTI) is a small non-profit organisation operating a rescue centre close to Bogor, West Java for trafficked animals belonging to...

Please Help Lombok – Part One

Singapore National Academy is running a fundraising program for the victims of Lombok’s devastating earthquakes. Our Media Club has conducted interviews with Lombok...

UAE Boxing Coach Scammed in Jakarta

The Asian Games were a great success, marred only by a few scandals and controversies, including a Palestinian expatriate scamming a visiting boxing coach in a nightlife...

The Malls That Ate Jakarta

When humans eventually colonise Mars, it’s a toss-up what they will build first. If they’re Chinese, they might put up some casinos. The Americans would likely erect...

Which Visa for Business Travels? The Differences between Different Visas for Business Travellers Explained.

Foreigners travelling to Indonesia for business meetings or for attending seminars or training or other business (non-working) activities have a variety of visas to...

Setting the Crooked Record Straight

Some foreigners are involved in hypnotism scams in Indonesia, but the media should not be too hasty to blame Singaporeans. Two weeks ago, this column reported on the...

Hiring a Nanny in Indonesia

One of the advantages of living in Indonesia is being able to hire a nanny for your children. Expats, however, sometimes imagine nannies to be a cheery “Mary...