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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.

8 Nightclubs in Jakarta and Bali That Foreigners Will Love

8 Nightclubs in Jakarta and Bali That Foreigners Will Love

Some locals advise not to spend too many “days” in the nightclubs. Expats won’t know what this means until they check out these 8 spots in Bali and Jakarta.

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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...

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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...

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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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10 Couple’s Spas to Consider in Jakarta

Thinking of how to spend that special moment between you and your partner this Valentine’s Day? A candlelight dinner with a bottle of wine on your building’s rooftop...

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West Java Police Closer to Detaining FPI Leader Rizieq Shihab

The West Java Police gather more evidence to strengthen the case against Rizieq Shihab, leader of conservative hardline group Islamic Defenders Front (FPI).

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Facebook Reps to Discuss Fake News in Indonesia Visit

Representatives of the social network giant Facebook are scheduled to meet Indonesia’s Minister of the Communications and Information Ministry, Rudiantara, to discuss...

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Indonesia to Build Papua Naval Base

According to General Gatot Nurmantyo of the Indonesian Military (TNI), Indonesia will deploy more military personnel in regions like Papua. Nurmantyo has stated that...

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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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Ahok-Djarot Wins More Swing Voters After First Debate

A survey conducted after the first gubernatorial debate held on Friday evening, January 13, showed that many undecided voters have eventually declared they will most...

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Human Rights Commission: Religious Intolerance in Indonesia Is Alarming

Among the notable trends that defined 2016 in Indonesia was the growing sense of religious intolerance as evidenced by the large number of reports on attacks on...

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Jakarta’s Former Red Light District Revamped as Sports Hub

Jakarta’s sports enthusiasts will be pleased to know that what used to be the capital’s red light district in Kalijodo Park, West Jakarta, has now been turned into a...