Category: Top Reads

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Tips for Employing Household Workers in Indonesia

In Indonesian culture, it is common practice for households to hire help. This may be new to expats and a luxury in their home countries, but it is usually done locally...

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Five Things Expats Need to Consider About Healthcare in Indonesia

Here are a few important things you need to know about healthcare in Indonesia before arriving in the archipelago.

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An Expat’s Guide to International Preschools in Indonesia

Moving to a foreign country and raising your kids there can be a big challenge. An even bigger challenge will be searching for the right preschool for your kids in that...

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Former President SBY Accused of Framing Ex-KPK Chief for Murder

Some suspect Azhar reported the matter to influence the result of the governor election in Jakarta, in which the ex-president’s son Agus Yudhoyono is running.

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Can Indonesian Football Fans Boost this UK City’s Economy?

British football is a phenomenon in Indonesia as millions of people across the archipelago have built fan clubs to demonstrate their love for the sport. UK Ambassador to...

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Aura Explorers Abusing Girls

Is negative energy preventing you from achieving your goals or passing a test? Do you want to be more attractive and successful? Then perhaps you need your aura cleansed...

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The Reporter-Turned-Refugee

A journalist’s job is to tell a story. It’s neither a profession that pays the highest salary nor one that earns the most respect. Those who choose this path,...

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Expats Hoping for a More ‘Livable’ Jakarta

Home to a population of around ten million, Indonesia’s capital is generally described as a ‘complicated’ city by foreigners that account for a good percentage of...

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Indonesia Upset by Trump’s ‘No Entry’ Order for Refugees

US President Donald Trump’s signing of the latest immigration decree has permeated more than just its targeted seven countries. Muslim-majority Indonesia holds deep...

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Online Dating Deception

Love and lust, facilitated by dating apps, can make people blind to fraud. Indonesia’s dating scene has changed big time over the past 20 years. Going to bars in the...

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Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements for Mixed Couples in Indonesia

Most soon-to-be wed couples do not want to discuss how they want to structure their division of assets following the wedding. More often, they are simply in a state of...

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Manager Stages Fake Robbery at His Own Mart, Gets Busted

Robberies in convenience stores are common in today's world. But robbing your own store and getting caught red-handed? It can be tricky.

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Environment Ministry Urges for More Jobs to Cut Wildlife Crimes

According to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, providing more employment opportunities in relevant communities will considerably reduce wildlife crimes.

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Narcotics Agency Blames Drug-Using Pilots for Indonesian Plane Crashes

The anti-narcotics agency head minced no words when he blamed pilots on drugs as one of the leading causes of aviation accidents involving Indonesian planes.