Category: Top Reads

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...

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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,...

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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...

Supreme Court: Income Rules for Foreign Spouses Is Lawful

The Supreme Court has established that the ‘income rules’ prohibiting thousands of British expats from bringing their foreign spouses to the UK is ‘acceptable in...

5 Things Expats Need to Remember About Property Ownership in Indonesia

Here are a few things expats will need to consider when it comes to owning property in the country.

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Here’s Why Expats in Indonesia Will Find McConaughey’s Movie ‘Gold’ Interesting

The 2016 movie Gold, starring Matthew McConaughey and Edgar Ramirez, is a fictionalized account of the infamous Bre-X mining scandal in Indonesia. The movie is...

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Provocative Masturbation Book for Boys Pulled From Shelves

The Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) has demanded that a children’s book be pulled off shelves for allegedly encouraging boys to masturbate.

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...

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.