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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...

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Understanding the Expat Child Syndrome (ECS)

Moving to a foreign country with the entire family can be exciting. However, it can also make one feel anxious as it means starting from scratch and adapting to a new...

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Elaborate Blackjack Scam Targets Unwary Expats

Tourists in Bali are still getting invited to houses and ensnared in card games in which they lose big-time. How does it happen? “Where are you from, mister?” It’s...

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What to Watch Out for When Renting Property in Indonesia

While buying a house remains every person’s ultimate life dream, the ever-increasing prices of real estate globally are pushing more people to settle with renting...

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Expats Urged to Keep Kids Safe in Light of Samarinda Rape

Gang rape in Samarinda has grabbed headlines. Authorities exposed an online pedophile ring. Here’s how expats in Indonesia can protect their kids.

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Sporting a Change

The “sport for development” sector is comprised of initiatives that address a wide range of social issues. In Indonesia, the football community Uni Papua serves to...

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Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Healthcare

Oh, East is East and West is West, and never the twain shall meet. Who hasn’t heard and probably used this first line of Kipling’s Ballad of East and West....

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German Expat and Indonesian Wife Jailed for Bali Resort Swindle

A German and his Indonesian wife convinced an Australian and his Indonesian wife to invest over US$700,000 in the expansion of a resort in Bali. They then used the money...

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Top 5 Jobs Available for Foreigners in Bali

In many cases, expatriates choose to live in Bali because the living cost is relatively lower compared to other places in foreign countries. Here, they generally find...

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An Investor’s Guide: How to Acquire a Local Company

Indonesia is a country with great economic potential, one that has been under the probing eyes of the global community. As Southeast Asia’s largest economy, it has...

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8 Free Ways to Learn Bahasa Indonesia

So you’ve moved to Indonesia and are all set to adapt and start anew in a country that feels so unfamiliar until you realize that there’s one major problem: you...

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Things You Need to Know About Bringing Your Pets to Indonesia

Pets are members of our families, and some of us like to bring them along when we travel. Here are some important things we need to look out for before bringing them to...

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The Fight against Bullying in Indonesia

For many students across the archipelago and around the world, bullying has become a cultural norm, ranging from name-calling to physical abuse. So why is Indonesia...