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Manpower Minister Dhakiri Remains Positive on the Coming ASEAN Economic Community Despite Growing Concerns Amongst Indonesians

As per 1 January 2016, the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations join forces in the coming economic integration, ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)....

Hot Property: Meet Elliott Hawkins

Elliott Hawkins is a seasoned expat. As a child, this British citizen lived in Zimbabwe, and more recently worked in Prague and Qatar before moving to Indonesia in 2012...

Indonesia’s dollar millionaires to reach 151,000 by 2020

The number of dollar millionaires in Indonesia is projected to rise by more than half over the next five years as growth in emerging markets is expected to remain robust...

Dispute Resolution in Indonesia

In most cases, foreign companies doing business in Indonesia prefer resolving disputes in jurisdictions outside of Indonesia. This, however, may not be advantageous...

Amid Rupiah Surge, Drop In Reserves Shows Indonesian Fragility

  Last month’s drop in Bank Indonesia’s foreign-exchange reserves, even as the rupiah led emerging markets to surge 7 percent, highlights vulnerability in the...

Business as a Driver of Change: Meet Lorna Dowson-Collins

Lorna Dowson-Collins is Owner of Kalimantan Tour Destinations, an eco-tourism company based in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan. She has been involved in various...

Rully Darmawan, Business Development Manager of Liberica Coffee

Firstly, I’d like to know a bit about your background. Where did you study and what got you interested to be a part of the coffee industry? I had a vision that one day...

Henry Lucman, Director of Dr. Gadget

In this issue of Indonesia Expat, we took interest in the technology sector and conversed with Henry Lucman, director and co-owner of a startup technology reparation...

Jan Oudeman

Jan Oudeman, Founder & CEO at Grivy

Meet Jan Oudeman, an adventurous techie and founder of Grivy.com Hello, Jan! Let’s start with where you are from? I am Dutch and decided to move to the Far East to get...

Adrian Bramantyo Musyanif

Adrian Bramantyo Musyanif, Chief Executive Officer at Samali Hotels & Resorts

Adrian Bramantyo Musyanif, affectionately known by many as Pak Bram, is the Chief Executive Officer of Samali Hotels & Resorts. Pak Bram, you are a young yet...

Facebook Marketing

Social Media Marketing: Where’s the Payoff for Small Businesses?

Like most small business entrepreneurs in Indonesia you have probably progressed from posting your most recent meal photos on Facebook to experimenting with one or more...

Vinod Kannan

Vinod Kannan, General Manager of Singapore Airlines Indonesia

The Business Profile this issue is Vinod Kannan, General Manager of Singapore Airlines Indonesia. Mr. Kannan has been with the world-renowned airline since 2001 and is a...

Satish Sethi

Satish Sethi, Country Manager Emirates Airline Indonesia

Satish Sethi is an expert in the aviation industry, with 18 years of solid experience behind him. Satish previously worked at Jet Airways and KLM before joining Emirates...

Nagesh Chawla

Nagesh Chawla, General Manager of Ritz-Carlton Jakarta

In this issue of Indonesia Expat we meet Nagesh Chawla, General Manager of the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Mega Kuningan, Jakarta. Nagesh is an experienced hotelier with over...