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Our thanks to Rien van Hemert for sharing this History of Indonesia (in Dutch). 04/5/2013
Our thanks to Asep Wijaya of Wijaya and Company for sharing information on the adoption of an Indonesian step child by a foreign step parent. 04/5/2013
NEW Regulation - no charge for immigration folders or forms ! 03/26/2013
Nyepi promo at the Watergarden in Candidasa East Bali - enjoy this two night package on 2th & 13th March 2013! 03/08/2013
Come to the Bambino Preschool Open House on March 2nd and March 9th!
In celebration of their 5th anniversary, Harum Manis is offering a special promotion during the month of March ... 50% off your delicious Indonesian meal! See the flyer for more details.
The ultimate diving adventure at Papua Paradise Eco-Resort near Raja Ampat offers access to the richest coral reef ecosystem in the world. 02/13/2013
A new round of Evening Lecture Series by Indonesian Heritage Society starts on January 29th - for more information, visit the Evening Lecture Series in Jakarta page. 1/19/2013
"How to Retire in Bali" - as the title suggests is a complete guide to retiring in Bali. The guide book covers all of the essential information you need to know before contemplating a move to Bali, such as visas, health care, insurance, buying property, finding accommodation and adapting to life in Bali. The book includes interviews with retirees who have already made the move to Bali. You can learn from their experiences and come out with a better understanding of what it is actually like to live in Bali, rather than just visiting the island for a holiday
How to Start a Business in Bali - It can be difficult enough starting a successful business in your own country, let alone in a foreign country like Indonesia. The dream of running your own guesthouse or restaurant by the beach on a tropical island like Bali, doesn't stop people wanting to give it a try. This guide on how to start a business in Bali was written to help guide people through the ropes of setting up a company and establishing a successful business. The book goes beyond the author's experience by including interviews with successful expat entrepreneurs who have a combined experience of over 80 years in Indonesia. The advice is practical and to the point. While the guide focuses on Bali, the information could also be applied to other locations in Indonesia as well.
Looking for a new dining experience and want to tantalize your tastes buds with some of the great international cuisine's available in Jakarta? Check out the Jakarta Restaurants page!
Are you in the market for medical insurance? If so, check out the offerings from Third Millennia Health in Bali, affiliated with AXA Insurance. 12/12/2012
Celebrating the Holidays in Indonesia ... read how building new family traditions makes Christmas more joyful!
Did you find a needed update on this site? We update various bits of info on a daily basis, but it's impossible to stay on top of 1,200+ articles by ourselves. If you find something that is out of date, or inaccurate please let us know so that we can get it up to date!
Long term residents remember the day where there were few choices of schools for our children. Now there are more choices for the different neighborhoods around Jakarta! Check out the Central International School in Puri Indah, West Jakarta and Global Sevilla International School in Pulo Mas, East Jakarta! 12/07/2012
We rely on locals in the various communities to share updates on our various Living Outside Jakarta pages. Our thanks to Eka Fytriana for sending us updates on the Expat Living in Mataram, Lombok page and Ines Lim for sending us updates on the Expat Living in Medan, North Sumatra page! 11/24/2012
Find out what all the buzz is about - What is Forex Trading? 11/19/2012
We've just received information on the Cirebon Expat Club. It's great that the community in Cirebon now has a resource and support group for newcomers! 11/19/2012
Trade Forex from the convenience of your own home at Trader-24 - Forex Trading with Trader-24 offers a safe and secure trading environment. Check it out! 11/12/2012
Would you like to be fast-tracked through through visas and immigration when you arrive at Indonesian airports? Contact Indonesia Airport Services for more information! 10/16/2012
Looking for a sports activity in Surabaya ? Check out the Surabaya Rhinos Inline Hockey Team 10/6/2012
Do you need to rent a car for business or leisure? Check out the services of Best Rental - renting cars from their fleet headquarters near Soekarno-Hatta airport in Cengkareng, Jakarta. 10/9/2012
October 2012 update on Immigration Law changes for expat/Indonesian marriages
On August 14th the latest version of the Implementing Regulations (PP) of the Immigration Law passed in May 2011 was posted on the Immigration Department website. However the PP have still not been officially ratified. There are some points included in the latest version that APAB is still trying to argue against (e.g. the need for ITAP holders to get another sponsor if the Indonesian spouse dies). The Immigration Department will hold "sosialisasi" events in November.
UWCSEA Admissions visit to Jakarta - UWC South East Asia in will be visiting Jakarta from 11 to 14 January and would welcome appointments from families looking at boarding options in Singapore for their children. Applications are currently open for August 2013 entry for students in Grades 8 to 11 (13 to 17 years). The College will hold an open evening and presentation for prospective families on 12 January at the Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta. Please contact Admissions to arrange a seat at the presentation and/or an appointment with the Director of Admissions during their visit. Email email@example.com or telephone +65 6774 2653, or visit www.uwcsea.edu.sg for more information.
Thanks to Vivienne for sharing her insights to the list for You Know You've Gone Native When ...
Are you in need of an experienced photographer for corporate and commercial photography for advertising, annual report, portrait and general corporate image needs? Contact Esam Hassanyeh of e Photography to see his work!
Our thanks to Oliver for sharing a copy of the 2009 Law on Narcotics, in response to the travails of an arrested tourist on drug charges. 08/31/2012
Thanks to Marilyn for sharing an unnoficial translation of Chapter V in English of the 2011 Immigration law in English - here is the original in Bahasa Indonesia - the 2011 Immigration law in Bahasa Indonesia 08/05/2012
All the convenience of a hotel Room Service .... in your home or office! Check out Room Service Deliveries in Jakarta. Get food from your favorite restaurants delivered for a meal at home or the office or catering for a party function! All the convenience of eating out, with none of the hassle! 08/01/2012
Did you know ... that the Expat Web Site Association will make a free web page for community organizations to put up on this site? We feel it's very important for newcomers to quickly get involved in the community in order to make friends and ease their transition. Check the Community Organizations listing or the Religious Services listing and Sports listing. If groups you belong to don't show up on the lists, let us know and we'll be happy to help you compile the information necessary to make a basic informational web page to introduce your organization to newcomers. Or ... you can contact us to give us information on the organization.
In the light of increasing inquiries for information on expatriate communities Outside Jakarta, we continue to gather more information for visitors to this site. If you live in a city outside Jakarta, consider contacting us about expat living your town so that we can share your insights with future expatriate residents. They'll sincerely appreciate your help!
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We are always trying to update ALL of our community organization information pages. If you are a member of a community organization in Jakarta, can we ask your help to check the listings for the groups you belong to, to see if our contact information should be updated. If so, please write to us with the changes.
Did you know .. that members of the Organizing Committee spend time EVERY day of the year updating information on this site! But we can't catch everything, so if you see something in one of the articles which you know is out of date, please alert us to the fact ... we appreciate the input!
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