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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...

King Con Gets 18 Years for Murders

Notorious conman and cult leader Taat Pribadi, who gave himself the noble-sounding title of Dimas Kanjeng, has been sentenced to 18 years in jail for orchestrating the...

The Future of Apartments and Luxury Residences in Jakarta

Shangri-La’s Property Manager Kathryn Urquhart discusses the strategies behind managing luxury residences in the capital city. Hi Kathryn, thank you for taking your...

UK Visa Requirements Divides Indonesian-British Family

A British family has been left divided between Suffolk in the United Kingdom and Jakarta following visa complications. According to a report from the Suffolk-based East...

Jokowi Rocks Out at We The Fest

President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo, who is well-known for his love of metal and punk music, made a surprise appearance this weekend at We The Fest dance festival at JI...

Shock Death Won’t Hinder e-KTP Case: KPK

The Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, confirmed on Saturday, Aug. 12, that it would not be involved in the investigations of the shock death of a key witness in...

Bali in Drug State Emergency Says Governor

Bali is in the grip of a drug crisis verging on a drug state emergency with drug abuse cases reaching 62,457 last year, Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika said Monday,...

In the Name of the Fraudster

Indonesian media recently seized on the story of a gang that forged letters from President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo to request financial support for his re-election bid...

East Bali Cashew takes a Bite Out of Eco-Tourism

Against the stunning backdrop of Mt Agung, in a humble low-rise building in the East Bali village of Desa Ban, Mara Moran enthuses about a new preschool aimed at caring...

Jazz Gunung Bromo: The Yin And Yang of Music And Nature

Jazz Gunung Bromo, one of the country’s largest musical festival which has become a stalwart of the cultural calendar, will take place again this year August 18 and 19...

Dog Meat Outlawed Following Shock Bali Investigation

The sale of dog meat has been officially outlawed in Bali following an international outcry from animal rights activists, Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika said in a...

30,000 Flock The Streets in Clean Up Jakarta Day Events

Each year, thousands of volunteers take to the streets of Jakarta to clean up the city in a mass effort to raise awareness of the importance of caring for our...

Fool’s Gold Fever

If you want to invest in gold, a 1 kilogram bar will set you back about US$40,000 at today’s prices – well beyond the means of most Indonesians. Sensing an...

Dogged Lies: Bali Official Denies Dog Meat Report

A recent Australian media investigation which reported Bali food vendors are serving unwitting tourists dog meat are just lies designed to smear the popular resort...

Education Guide 2017

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