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The Mystery of Indonesia’s KITAP Explained (INFOGRAPHIC)

The KITAP can open many doors for expats in Indonesia. Here's an interesting graphic to help on your quest for a permanent stay permit in the archipelago.

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Opinion: Understanding Indonesia’s Business Culture

Adapting to a new work culture is often challenging. In Indonesia, there are certain rules of thumb that expats need to understand when settling in for work or starting...

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Five Locations In Indonesia That Are Filled With Expats

Expats who are looking for great places in Indonesia to call home, here are five great spots that might be suitable for you.

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World Bank Coughs Up More Cash For Indonesia’s Infrastructure

World Bank just ponied up more cash for Indonesia’s bold infrastructure push. The funds are meant to improve the nation’s public facilities at large.

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New Rules for Electronics on Planes Aim to Combat Terrorism

The Indonesian government is imposing stricter safeguards on electronic devices in airplane cabins. The move is designed to enhance national defense against terrorism....

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Luxury Apartment Developers Target Expats in Cikarang

A large number of expats in Cikarang’s industrial area drives luxury property developers to offer better and more comfortable housing to foreigners.

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West Borneo Named as Hot Spot for International Narcotics Trade

The National Anti Narcotics Agency recently stated that West Borneo is now a hub for the region’s international narcotics trade. The strategic location of the province...

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Here’s Why Expats in Jakarta Love Living in Kemang

Over the years Kemang has become a hub for trendy locals and expats alike. Here's why many foreigners move to this upscale neighbourhood in South Jakarta.

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Government Policies and Expat Employment in Indonesia

The number of expat workers in Indonesia continues to decline this year due to low commodity prices and the government tightening rules related to employing foreigners,...

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Our Most Popular Stories of 2016

We’ve compiled the data on the stories our audience has deemed most important or interesting this year. Please let us know in the comments below what topics and issues...

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Five Interesting Expats and Their Startups in Indonesia

After scouring the sea of startups at Balai Kartini earlier this month, here are five interesting techies in Indonesia, who also happen to be expats.

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Pizza Hut, Marugame Udon Accused of Mouldy Malpractice (UPDATE: Director Responds)

Pizza Hut and other mainstream restaurant chains have been accused of illegally extending expiration dates on their ingredients in Indonesia. While Pizza Hut is not a...

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What Does Tax Amnesty Mean for Expats in Indonesia?

Of course, this tax amnesty scheme could theoretically be useful for locals, while certainly helping propel the government’s agenda. But what does it mean for expats?

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Reported Number of Expat Workers Plummets in Indonesia

“Foreign labour regulations in Indonesia are tight. There are skill and knowledge requirements. The point is, only skilled labourers are allowed to work in Indonesia....