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Indonesia Expat Is Now Offering Sponsored Content

We are now offering brands the opportunity to run sponsored content campaigns on our website, Indonesia’s largest expatriate readership.

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76 Chinese Women Arrested During NYE Nightclub Raid

Immigration officials nabbed 76 Chinese women for allegedly working as sex workers in Indonesia in a raid they conducted at the Sun City nightclub in West Jakarta on New...

How to Submit An Article to Indonesia Expat

Interested to write for Indonesia Expat? Here are the guiding principles that might help get your articles get published on our website. Starting in 2017, we are giving...

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Ahok Supporters to Stage Protests to Push for Fair Verdict

Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama’s supporters have pledged to stage rallies at the court complex throughout the remaining days of the governor’s...

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Indonesia Ferry Fire Kills 23, Ship’s Captain Detained

The captain of the Zahro Express ferry, which caught fire off the coast of Jakarta’s capital over the New Year weekend, is now being detained by police authorities...

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Operation Tinombala to Resume in 2017

With Operation Tinombala being successful over the past year, Brig. Gen. Rudy Sufahriadi said operation will resume in 2017 to completely wipe out the terrorist group...

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Cops Nab ‘Jokowi Undercover’ Author for Slander Against Jokowi

Bambang Tri Mulyono, who has been accused of slandering Indonesian President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo in his book ‘Jokowi Undercover,’ is now in the hands of police...

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Indonesia Fears Avian Flu in 2017

What’s the most serious health risk in Indonesia in 2017? If you’re going to ask the health ministry, it will be avian or bird flu. Director General for Disease...

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Japan Commits to Upgrading Indonesian Railway

It’s full steam ahead for the upcoming railway upgrade of Indonesia’s railway system as Japan gives its nod of approval. One of the biggest foreign direct investors...

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Fake News Now a Security Priority in Indonesia

The flood of fake news in Indonesia is severe enough to make it a top security priority in 2017, along with terrorism.

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Suspected Drunk Citilink Pilot Babbles at Passengers

An airline pilot in Indonesia has been terminated after he came under suspicion of trying to fly a plane while under the influence of alcohol.

Indonesia’s Top Google Searches for 2016

Indonesia's list of top Google searches for the biggest events, personalities, controversies and more for the year that was.

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What Expats Need to Know About Importing Goods to Indonesia

The waiting time and the legal hoops expats need to jump through to import goods into Indonesia can be daunting. But there is a way to get around all of it.

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Two Suspects in Pulomas Murder Case Nabbed

Two men accused in the Pulomas, East Jakarta murder case were arrested by police authorities on Wednesday, December 28.