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How To Start A Business In Indonesia

Monday April 10, 2017 (14:58:23)
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Indonesia is a vast and varied country. With a population of 260 million and over 300 ethnicities and languages, it presents a unique challenge to anyone looking to start up a business.

The country’s natural riches and stable politics have seen Indonesia’s economy sail through the global recession and go from strength to strength. With bustling cities, luxurious beaches, pumping party towns and lush jungle hideaways, Indonesia is increasingly drawing expats to its shores.   more ...

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Indonesia - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Wednesday April 05, 2017 (13:24:36)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Indonesia and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

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An Expat Guide To The Islands Of Indonesia

Tuesday January 31, 2017 (16:41:58)
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Sitting across the equator and between two oceans, it’s almost as if Indonesia is purposefully trying to defy easy description. Although a single flag flutters over the nation, its islands, people, business and politics are all rich and varied. It has land borders with Malaysia and Papua New Guinea, but is also the world’s largest archipelago. Many of the islands are untouched tropical paradises, but Indonesia’s 240 million inhabitants also make the country the fourth most populous in the world.   more ...

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Indonesia - Recommended Blogs

Monday December 12, 2016 (09:12:49)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Indonesia and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

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Pros and Cons of Living in Indonesia

Tuesday October 06, 2015 (14:14:14)
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Indonesia is one of the fastest growing countries in South-East Asia, with a vibrant local culture and a rich history of dance, music and crafts. Due to its economy and industry, Indonesia is also home to a rapidly growing expatriate community and has many things to offer newcomers. However, like moving to any other country, moving to Indonesia comes with its own pros and cons. These are a few of the things that you should keep in mind while living in Indonesia.   more ...

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Top 10 Safety Tips For Expat Women in Indonesia

Tuesday September 29, 2015 (10:55:02)
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Indonesia is a melting pot of cultures and has a thriving tourist industry. But with the rapid advancement of Indonesia’s trade and industry, the country is also experiencing a large growth in expat communities in its capital, Jakarta. Broadly speaking, the crime rates in Indonesia are not very high and crimes against foreigners are usually limited to petty theft. It is also important to note that taxi scams and ATM fraud are also rampant, especially in urban centres like Jakarta and Surabaya.   more ...

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Learn Why Indonesia Is An Expat Paradise

Friday September 18, 2015 (12:35:37)
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Indonesia, the fourth most populous country in the world, is a land that is blessed with abundant natural resources. In earlier times, the Portuguese, English and Dutch all tried to establish their control due to the country’s rich store of valuable spices. Indonesia emerged from Dutch occupation and achieved independence in 1945, and today it consists of numerous ethnic and linguistic groups that have developed a shared identity.   more ...

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Finding A Job In Indonesia As An Expat

Wednesday September 16, 2015 (14:19:56)
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Indonesia is a chain of islands that are home to various ethnic communities. Its economy is the biggest in Southeast Asia and the country houses a sizable expat community.

A large number of expats in Indonesia work at foreign companies, while many also secure employment as English teachers. Finding work at a foreign company makes the process of obtaining a visa easier. Job opportunities for expats are easier to find in the bigger cities.   more ...

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5 Things You May Not Know About Living In Indonesia

Tuesday September 15, 2015 (12:35:22)
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Indonesia, the world’s largest archipelago, consists of 18,110 islands, out of which 6,000 are inhabited. The country’s population stands at 240 million, making it the fourth most populous nation in the world. Indonesia is a culturally diverse place, filled with numerous ethnic groups with their own unique languages, customs and beliefs. At times, this can lead to unfamiliarity and separateness. But it also serves as the country’s greatest strength since it brings people and cultures together.   more ...

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Indonesia - Recommended Blogs

Wednesday September 09, 2015 (14:19:39)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Indonesia and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.

Anna Likes Rice
http://www.annalikesrice.com/

Anna is an American expat who currently splits her time between California and Indonesia. She writes about Indonesian village life, and about raising a family as an expat.   more ...