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General Information on Indonesia

An Introduction to Indonesia
Country Reports Indonesia
Indahnesia - Dutch-oriented site on Indonesia - some good links
Indonesia: A Country Study- US government book
Latitudes: Your Gateway to Southeast Asia
NationMaster - wide range of introductory facts on Indonesia
Travel Writer - great articles written by an expat about her travels around the archipelago
University of Wisconsin, Madison Internet Resources on Indonesia

City/Island/Province Specific Information

Indo.com - on-line hotel booking throughout the archipelago
Indonesia and Bali Tourism - great link lists under each province page
StartKabel Jakarta(link list in Dutch)

JAVA

Bandung Trails - cultural walking tours of Bandung
Discover Jakarta app - iTunes or GooglePlay NEW
East Java
Kota Salatiga, Central Java - (in Dutch)
Interactive Map of Yogyakarta
Semarang in Photos - Dutch and some English - great pictures

YOGYAKARTA

Gudeg.net - Information on yogyakarta in Bahasa Indonesia
Tour Yogya

BALI

Bali Guide
Bali Travel and Tourist guide-1stopBali - full travel guide to the island with info to help you plan your trip and get the most from your visit
Bali Paradise Online
Bali Travel Forum - GREAT place to post questions about BALI
Lombok and Bali Travel Forum
Mekar Bhuana Association for the Preservation of Balinese Classical Gamelan & Dance
StartKabel Bali (link list in Dutch)

OTHER ISLANDS

Batam - Smiling Hill NEW
The Lombok Guide
North Sulawesi

Doing Business in Indonesia

Asian American Net - doing business in Asia
Business Trends Asia
Indonesian Business Customs - World Business Briefings
Indonesian Mediation Center
Indonesian Stock Exchange
Petromindo- Indonesian Oil, Mining and Energy News
Tax Directorate Home Page
Transparency International - the global coalition against corruption
Indonesian Yellow Pages

Indonesian Arts, Culture and History

American Gamelan Institute - good links to gamelan, wayang, music and Indonesian performing arts
An Orientation to the Culture and traditions of Java
Arts Indonesia - an umbrella site for arts in Indonesia
Asia Society's Ask Asia - Resources about Asia for Educators
Broery Pesulima - history of an Indonesian singer
Blue Gekko Photo -excellent photos from throughout the archipelago
East Indies Museum - in Singapore - interesting collection!
Gongcast - ongoing broadcase of gamelan, Indonesian music and related sounds
IndoKain - Indonesian textile arts
Indonesian Arts, Crafts and Antiques- brought to you by Indo.com
Indonesian Music (some links in Dutch)
Indonesian Myths
Indonesian Pics - online photo album
Indonesian Temples (in French)
Indonesian Traditional Folk Songs
Love Indonesia Philately - site with info and good links for philatelic-related sites
Music of Indonesia - interesting overview article
Nusantara.com - Media and arts-related links
Association Franco-Indonésienne Pasar Malam - promotion of the Indonesian culture (ancient and contemporary) in France
Petroglyphs in Borneo - Pics/info on Petroglyphs in Kalimantan caves - French/English
Radio Arts Indonesia e-blog - news for classical music enthusiasts
Sejarah Indonesia - timelines for Indonesian history
Shades of Indonesia - beauitful photographs of Indonesia !
Tamara and the Shadow Theatre of Java- Tamara gives wayang kulit performances around the world
The Indo Project - dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and celebration of Indo culture and history
Timescape Indonesia - Indonesia in History
Traditional Indonesian Food Crop Farming - interesting photos and stories of agricultural economist's work in Indonesia
VOC Links- interesting historical information about the Dutch East Indies Company ... the VOC

Indonesian Batik

Discover Indonesia's Batik of Indonesia
Hand Dying - tips for dying batik

Indonesian Nature, Wildlife and Environment-related Sites

Big Think - Volcano Info
Bird watching in Indonesia
Cat Specialist Group
Crocodile Specialist Group
Guning Bagging - Climbing the mountains of Indonesia
Harapan Rainforest Initiative - Ecosystem Restoration
Indonesia Organic
International Rhino Foundation
Krakatoa: The Great Explosion of the Krakatau Volcano in 1883
Orangutan Foundation International
Primate Information Center
ProFauna Indonesia - Indonesian society for the protection of wild animals and their habitats
Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme
Sumatra Orangutan Society
Tapir Gallery
Save the Tiger Fund
Volcanoes - Indonesia

Helpful Info

Foreign Currency Converter - 2
Google Maps - Indonesia - some of Google's interactive features are available !
Jakarta Events - calendar of events in Jakarta
Kereta Api Indonesia - train schedules and routes of the national railway
Maps of the effects of rising ocean levels on Jakarta and Indonesia
Maps of Indonesia - great resource with all kinds of maps!
Maps of Indonesia by Peter Loud - source of MapInfo GIS maps
Studio 21 Cineplex Theatres - Jakarta chain of theatres - has showtimes
Sunrise, sunset, dawn and dusk times for Indonesia
The World Clock - another great way to tell what time it is in another city around the world
USGS National Earthquake Information Center - updates on earthquakes in Indonesia
Weather forecast for Jakarta
World of Maps - online maps of Indonesia
World Time Server - know what time it is anywhere in the world
World Weather and Climate Information - for Indonesia

Online Newspapers, Magazines and Newsletters

Apakabar: News on Indonesia
The Jakarta Globe
Jakarta News.net
The Jakarta Post- Indonesia's foremost English language newspaper
Kompas Online (Bahasa Indonesia)
Voice of Ameria Internet Talk Radio Station

Political & Social Commentary / Civil Society

Development Leadership Program
Inside Indonesia - on-line version - great articles on contemporary Indonesia
Political and Economic Risk Consultancy, Ltd. Home Page
Salam Jakarta

Indonesia in the World News

The Washington Post
Voice of America

Indonesian Embassies and Consulates Abroad

Complete listing of Foreign Embassies in Jakarta
Embassy of Indonesia in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Embassy of Indonesia in Beijing, China
Embassy of Indonesia in Berlin, Germany
Embassy of Indonesia in Bern, Swiss
Embassy of Indonesia in Bogota, Colombia
Embassy of Indonesia in Budapest, Hungary
Embassy of Indonesia in Canberra, Australia
Embassy of Indonesia in The Hague, The Netherlands
Embassy of Indonesia in Helsinki, Finland
Embassy of Indonesia in Copenhagen, Denmark
Embassy of Indonesia in London, United Kingdom
Embassy of Indonesia in Oslo, Norway
Embassy of Indonesia in Ottawa, Canada
Embassy of Indonesia in Paris, France
Embassy of Indonesia in Pretoria, South Africa
Embassy of Indonesia in Stockholm, Sweden
Embassy of Indonesia in Vienna, Austria
Embassy of Indonesia in Washington, DC, the United States
Embassy of Indonesia in Wellington, New Zealand
Permanent Mission of Indonesia to the United Nations (New York)
Indonesian Mission to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva

Consulate General of Indonesia in Melbourne, Australia
Department of Foreign Affairs Rep. of Indonesia (Menlu)- listing of Indonesian embassies and consulates overseas

Indonesian Government Agencies

Bank Indonesia
Capital Market Supervisory Agency (Bapepam)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Menlu)
Director General of Customs and Excise
Directorate General of Post and Telecommunications
Director General of Tax
Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM)
Indonesian Stock Exchange

United Nations in Indonesia

Search Engines and Link Lists

Balinesia
Indische Index
Indonesia Links by Gunung Timur
Indonesia Start Tips
Jendela Indonesia

National Library of Australia - Indonesian Internet Sites
Start Indonesia
StartKabel Indonesie (link list in Dutch)

Bahasa Indonesia, learning the National Language

Bahasa Indonesia site - for Dutch learners
Bahasa Kita -Indonesian Language Practical Learning Site for Everybody
Bintang Bahasa -helpful vocab and dialogs for beginners
Digital Dialects Indonesian - fun online games for improving Bahasa Indonesia vocabulary
Dwibahasa - English Indonesian Dictionary (mobile version)
Hello Indonesia
Indonesian Online

Indonesian Words and Phrases- an AWA pocket guide to the specific language needed for living in Indonesia as an expatriate
Learn Bahasa Yahoo Group
Learning Indonesian - free audio-based introduction to the language
Proununciation Guide for Bahasa Indonesia
Ethnologue on Indonesian languages - Summer Institute of Linguistics
Unilang- site for people learning Bahasa Indonesia

Online Dictionaries / Translation:
Babylon Indonesian English Dictionary
English-Indonesian Dictionary
Freelang - translate Bahasa Indonesia into several languages
German-Indonesian/Indonesian German Dictionary
Google Translate - still in beta
Kamus.net
Kamus Online - free online dictionary that translates from English to Indonesian and from Indonesian to English
Toogle Text- automated Indonesian to English translation system

Travel Links

Recommended Travel Agents in Indonesia
Bali Online
Discover Indonesia
Indo.com - online discounted reservations for over 200 hotels across Indonesia
Indonesia Travel Guide
Kereta Api Indonesia-train schedules and routes of the national railway
Tourism Indonesia

Travel Advisories

American Embassy in Jakarta
Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Consular Advisories
Australian Embassy in Jakarta
British Embassy in Jakarta
New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
US State Department, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Travel Warnings

Expat Personal Home Pages and Blogs

2 Bags and a Pack World Tour
Aida Speaks Out
Alterity
Everything Indonesia - A spotlight on Indonesian travel, culture, religion, politics and investment
Gangs of Indonesia - photo journey through the streets "gang" of Indonesia
Giorni Balinesi (in Italian)
Indonesia Now with Duncan Graham
Jak Snaps
Jakarta 100 Bars
Jakarta News
Jakartass Blogspot
Java Jive
Listing of expat blogs in Indonesia
Living and Working in Jakarta by Tim Richardson
Marek Bialoglowy's Blog
Not the Jakarta Post
Treespotter
View Dirk and Irien's Wedding - learn more about Javanese wedding customs
We Love Jakarta - Bule Masuk Kampung

General Expat-Related Sites

Allo Expat
Americans in Indonesia - to keep Americans living in Indonesia informed about laws, regulations and insider information that impact American expats in Indonesia
Barnabas International - website specifically for children and families living overseas as missionaries
British Expat
Canuck Abroad
Contact Expats
Easy Expat - International Relocation
Expat Exchange
Expat Expert
ExpatFinder - an expatriate search engine
Expat Focus

Expat Network
Expat Women - Helping women living overseas
Expatriation - for French nationals living abroad
Expats Abroad - for expats worldwide
Expats org UK - a British expat's yellow pages with a wind range of links
Expats Reunite
FELO Research - site for Foreign Executives in Local Organisations
Foreign Wives Club - an online community by and for women in bicultural marriages
Interaction International - assists with the questions and concerns of Third Culture Kid and their families
InterNations - global network of expatriates
Link Expats - social networking site for expats
Living Abroad
Overseas Digest
Tales of a Small Planet
Third Culture Kids - The Official Home of Third Culture Kids - Great info for kids moving overseas
Transitions Abroad
Transition Dynamics Resources - Lots of information for dealing with the transformation to an overseas lifestyle
Women of the Harvest - a ministry of support and encouragement for women in cross-cultural missions

Research on Expats in Indonesia

Transitional Communities - (type Indonesia in the search box)

Country-specific Sites for Expats Relocating to Other Countries

Amerikansa- Americans living in Sweden
Amsterdam Expats
asiaXPAT.com - Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Shanghai
Aktau Expats - Kazakhstan 
Bangladesh International Community NEWS web
Belgium Expatriate Community site xPATs.com
British Expats
Canadian Relocation System Encyclopedia
Expat.Com.Malaysia
Expat Go Malaysia
Expat NL - Netherlands
Expat Singapore
Expats Hungary
Expats in Kuwait
Hong Kong Expats (HK XP)
How to Germany
Japan Links page
Jobs in Japan
Korea Infogate - some info of interest to relocating expats
Life in Korea
Expat Peru
Living in the Philippines
Moscow Expat Site
North American Connection -for North Americans living in England
Panama CZ Brats -site for Expats in Panama
Singapore Expats
Spain Expat
United Arab Emirates Home Pages
Work and Play Korea
Xpat Loop - for expats in Hungary

Escape Artist's Expatriate web sites around the world

Expat-Indonesian/Indonesian Community Groups Overseas

Indo-Irish Community - Indonesians in Ireland
Indonesia Australia Online Community
Indonesian Community in Japan
Indonesian Community in Turkey
Listing of Indonesian community groups in New Zealand
USINDO - The United States-Indonesia Society
Verein Indonesia-Schweiz


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