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Outrage Over “Indonesian Maids for Sale” Ads on Singaporean Online Marketplace

Online ads in Singapore offering Indonesian maids for sale were condemned as “unjust and demeaning”, in a rare flare-up of tensions between the neighbours over...

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Indonesian Ferry Runs Aground at Pulau Tekong in Singapore

A ferry carrying 45 people ran aground at Pulau Tekong within Singapore port waters on Monday (Jul 9), according to a Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)...

Indonesia Seizes Second Drug-Loaded Boat Falsely Flying Singapore Flag

A boat carrying a record 1.6 tonnes of crystal methamphetamine was intercepted near the Riau Islands by Indonesian authorities on Tuesday, February 20. The boat was...

Hong Kong Remains Asia’s Most Expensive City for Expats

For a fifth consecutive year, Hong Kong tops the list for Asia’s most expensive city for expatriate professionals. Tokyo and Shanghai follow in second and third place,...

How to Take Advantage of the Singapore Platform to Get Rich (advertorial)

When it comes to investment in Singapore, one cannot ignore property. Thanks to the overheated property market, many current Singaporean billionaires were built upon...

President Widodo Visits Singapore on 50th Anniversary of Diplomatic Tie

President Joko Widodo is set to meet with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Singapore on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 6-7, for the Singapore-Indonesia Leaders’...

The Boom Is Here As Indonesia Tourism Tops Asean Growth

Indonesia’s stunning beaches, mountainscapes and jungles are by no means a well-kept secret, but tourism has largely been confined to the established resort island of...

Indonesia’s Accused Double Killer Shocks Singapore

An Indonesian woman employed as a domestic worker in Singapore is alleged to have murdered her two elderly employees before fleeing the country in a case that has...

Indonesia Falls Behind Malaysia and Vietnam in English Proficiency

Malaysia and Vietnam rank higher than Indonesia in an English Proficiency Survey done by international education company, Education First (EF).

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Zika Spreads in Singapore, Indonesia Issues Travel Advisory

Indonesia’s health ministry has released a travel advisory, telling locals not to fly to Singapore. The much talked-about Zika virus has invaded the Lion City.

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Indonesia Fights More Fires, Singapore Gets Haze

Like clockwork, as Indonesia fights more fires in Sumatra, neighboring Singapore and Malaysia grow concerned about another possible haze crisis.

Singapore Committed to Helping Indonesia Counter Haze

Despite reports last month that the Indonesian government was reviewing all matters regarding bilateral cooperation in environment and forestry with Singapore, the...

No More Forest Fires in 2016? Good Land Use Management is the Key

Indonesia is seeing a record-breaking number of fires in Kalimantan and Sumatra. What makes Indonesia such a hotbed for blazes, and how can this annual problem be...

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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...