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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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Police Confirm Upcoming Protest in Jakarta

The FUI has scheduled a large protest for March 31 regarding Ahok’s blasphemy case. Local police officers confirm, and advise citizens to take precaution.

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Foreigners Robbed, Bali Crime Stats Gain Attention

Two Germans were robbed in Bali, as crime on the island continues to rise. Foreigners are advised to take precaution. Here are the stats you need to know.

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Suicide Stats In Focus Following Japanese Expat’s Death

The Japanese manager of a well-known girl band JKT48 committed suicide not long after a similar but unrelated incident took place on Facebook Live.

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Tax Amnesty is Spurring Locals to Shop for Overseas Property

Indonesia’s tax amnesty policy is helping foreign property developers attract more interest from locals looking to buy property overseas.

8 Nightclubs in Jakarta and Bali That Foreigners Will Love

8 Nightclubs in Jakarta and Bali That Foreigners Will Love

Some locals advise not to spend too many “days” in the nightclubs. Expats won’t know what this means until they check out these 8 spots in Bali and Jakarta.

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Foreigners Accused of Embezzling on Batam Flee Indonesia

Three businessmen from China-based Sinopec Group’s oil and gas project on Batam fled the country after being accused of criminal embezzlement.

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Indonesia To Penalize Cruise Liner for Raja Ampat Accident

The amount of money that Noble Caledonia would need to pay could be anywhere between US$10 million and US$16 million.

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Indonesia Transfers American Drug Trafficker To Execution Island

A convicted American drug dealer has been transferred to Nusa Kambangan. The foreigner has been sentenced to death in Indonesia.

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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...

Expats in Indonesia To Face Visa-Free Policy Revision

Expats in Indonesia To Face Visa-Free Policy Revision

Indonesia permits tourists from 169 countries to stay without a visa. But now, due to a string of violations, the president will revise his visa-free policy

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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...