Category: Top Reads

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...

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...

Expat Life: Fun Activities for Kids Over the Summer

Summer can be productive and fun for kids. Make it one that’s worthwhile for both of you with this guide for summer activities.

Man Sells Poison Ice Cream in Tourist District of West Kalimantan

Man Sells Poison Ice Cream in Tourist District of West Kalimantan

Sambas in West Kalimantan recently saw a bizarre incident involving poisonous ice cream. Local residents and tourists are advised to take extra precaution.

bootleg booze

The Economics of Bintang Beer in Indonesia and Beyond

In the UK, Bintang will be distributed by Kingfisher Beer Europe. Multi Bintang Indonesia seeks to promote the lager beyond just pubs and bars.

Is Now The Time To Invest In Bandung Property?

Is Now The Time To Invest In Bandung Property?

Bandung sees steady rise in property prices due to the LRT project. Is this a sign that foreigners will now start to invest in Jakarta’s satellite city?

10 Street Markets That Jakarta Expats May Enjoy

Asians are always delighted to make great finds at public markets. Whether it’s fruits and vegetables, street food, artsy items, household necessities or clothes, they...

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...


Australia Urges Free Trade Partnership to Include Education

As part of the free trade deal that both countries are banking on finalising within the year, Australia urges the inclusion of the education sector, with the Land Down...

Tax Amnesty: The End is Here (Advertorial)

The third and final tax amnesty period is here. In just a couple of weeks, the program is expected to reach its targets of redemption fees paid and assets declared....

Dengue Vaccines. What Is the Situation in Indonesia? (Advertorial)

There is a need for effective preventive interventions against dengue, a disease caused by four viruses, spread by mosquitos. Dengue is very common in Indonesia,...

Papuans Tricked into Sending Kids to Fake Schools

On February 17, police arrested a woman for holding seven Papuan children, aged four to 13, at a house on Jalan Intisari Raya in Pasar Rebo, East Jakarta. The woman,...


Tensions Rise as Freeport-Indonesia Mining Dispute May Go to Court

Tensions arise as Freeport and Indonesia both show no signs of backing down. Here's what you need to know about the dispute if the case goes to arbitration.

How to Find a Proper Dentist in Indonesia

Expats need not worry about finding professional  dental care in Indonesia. Being patient and diligent enough with your research will help you set an appointment with...