Category: Top Reads

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‘Ahok Effect’ Undermines Freedom of Expression Warns Activists

Support for former Jakarta governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama continues after he announced he will not appeal a two-year jail sentence after being found guilty...

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Conservative Lawmaker: Indonesia’s LGBT Community an ‘Emergency’

Following the latest high-profile crackdown on Indonesian LGBT community, leader of one of Indonesia’s most conservative parties has called for more actions

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Labuan Bajo Tourism Aims High Against South Korea, Bali Giants

The fame of Labuan Bajo has been rising for two years, but the government wants even more. Here’s how they’re planning to make the town the next Bali.

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Employment For Foreigners: What You Need To Know

For expats, earning a living in Indonesia can be difficult. From finding secure employment to navigating the bureaucratic nightmare that is the visa process, every expat...

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Islamic State Claim Kampung Melayu Bomb

Terror group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the bombing in Kampung Melayu, East Jakarta, Wednesday night, May 24, confirming police suspicions. “We...

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Pressure Cooker Bomb Used In Kampung Melayu Attack

Initial investigations into the terror attack at Kampung Melayu bus terminal in East Jakarta Wednesday night, May 24, have revealed pressure cooker bombs were likely...

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Transjakarta to Add Extra Buses During Ramadan Rush Hour

Bus operator Transjakarta will increase the number of buses running each day to accommodate residents in the capital for rush hour during the fasting month of Ramadan....

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Multiple Bomb Explosions Rock Kampung Melayu in Jakarta

On Wednesday night, May 24, 2017, multiple bombs were detonated at a bus station in East Jakarta, killing several innocent bystanders.

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Indonesian-Foreigner Marriages Legal Status Clearer Under Decree

The newly issued Implementing Guidelines for Marital Agreement Registration will give Indonesian national-foreign citizen married couples a clearer understanding of...

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Dating In Indonesian: Here’s What Foreigners Need To Know

Dating someone with a different cultural background can be interesting, but it is not easy. Here are foreigners tips when finding an Indonesian partner.

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Indonesia Warned to Keep Safe Online Amid North Korean Hacks

North Korean hacker groups are again suspected of launching cyber attacks around the world as Indonesia’s Minister of Information and Communications Rudiantara...

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Beware of the Men in Uniform

Posing as policemen and pilots, con men are able to steal women’s hearts and then their money. It is often said that women love a man in uniform. As long as it’s an...

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Tips for Headhunters and Recruits in Indonesia

What Expats Should Know About Headhunting in Indonesia Companies thrive on the back of good talent. Great teams of qualified and passionate employees will boost any...

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Unidentified Man Killed on Train Tracks in Cilacap

The death of an unidentified man hit by a train in Gandrungmangu in Cilacap, Central Java, on Thursday, May 18, has prompted another reminder to be safe when around...