Anyone else nervous?
Recent political events in the US, and the speed at which they were promulgated, and especially the questionable sanity -- dare I say outright crazed approach -- of those at VERY high levels of government, make me a bit nervous that a long term living situation for...
I'm looking for a dedicated office space (not just a desk, but an actual room) in the Denpasar region (preferably west) in an office building with an office IMB.
As cheap as possible. The only one I found so far is in the ibis styles, however they don't have any available...
Seems the USA President may find Balinese are not so pleased with his ambitious plan....from Jakarta Post today page 15:
"On the Indonesian resort island of Bali, building height is measured by coconut trees. Anything taller could anger the Gods the Hindu locals believe inhabit the island...
I had a strange experience yesterday while trying to go to a small Balinese waterpark. It's called Gumuh Sari Futsal & Waterpark.
Here's their Facebook page, they don't have a website (no surprise there):
A British former war correspondent and an Australian man have faced court in Indonesia on charges of possessing hashish.
David Fox, an ex-Reuters reporter, and Giuseppe Serafino, a bar owner, were arrested in Bali on 8 October.
The pair could face up to 12 years in prison if convicted of...
This might be a long shot, but I was wondering if anyone here can offer me some advice.
Pretty I've been on a family KITAS for a few years and in recent years been trying to move over to a KITAP. The problem we keep running into is we live in Kerobokan (at a rental), and my husband's KTP & KK...
Today apparently has been a real tell-all for the director of Indonesia’s National Narcotics Agency (BNN).
After confirming on Thursday from Denpasar that two WNA pilots working for Indonesian airline Susi Air tested positive for heroin use, Commissioner General Budi Waseso had another big...
Hi there, I am in a debacle. We have a friend who is Indonesian who we have known for 10+ years. He is married and has three children. As he has always been very good to us when we have been in Bali and we consider him part of our family, we would love to have him come to Australia for a two...
Six people, including a nine-year-old child, were found dead in Jakarta, after suffocating in a tiny bathroom where armed robbers had locked them the previous day.
Petty crime is common in Jakarta, a teeming city of 10 million people, but violent crime including armed robbery is rare.
Indonesian anti-terrorism police killed three suspects after a gunfight at a house south of the capital, Jakarta, where a bomb was found, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.
The raid came soon after Indonesian police had said they were interrogating 14 suspects after a series of arrests...
An Indonesian air force Hercules C-130 aeroplane has crashed in remote Papua province in the east of the country, killing everyone on board.
Three pilots and 10 other military personnel died, officials say.
Air force chief of staff Agus Supriatna told MetroTV that bad weather was suspected...
An interesting perspective on quora:
This goes back to when Indonesian was occupied by VOC or the Netherlands.
At the time, the dutch need cheap laborers to work on the plantations and trading route.
So they need to pay these people (slavery is sub-optimal since you degrade the dignity of...
I have no religion that I practice but I am Muslim born I would say and want to marry my Protestant Indonesian girlfriend.
I will be the one to convert to protestant, and need to find a church that would help me on the process of convertion get the paper to attest that I am...
For those that live elsewhere and/or haven't been following it this is an interesting synopsis of general life issues here. I don't know how much or how little these events will impact on Bali but I'm sure there has been some "filter down" in the shape of alcohol bans and a general reluctance to...
One person was killed as Indonesian police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse tens of thousands of protesters who rallied to demand the resignation of the Christian governor of Jakarta for allegedly insulting the Quran.
At least seven people were injured in clashes between...
You can see her in the photo (top right): Two Malaysians arrested for allegedly smuggling drugs to Bali - National - The Jakarta Post
I don't think too many people can handle what she has been doing, but quite amazingly she copes so well. I know I am biased but I know of no one who would I...
Just read on another forum that the Constitutional Court today have overturned a part of the law and will permit post-nup agreements, therefore allowing mixed marriage WNI spouses to own hak milik property.
This is hearsay so if anyone can find the readings from the court I'm sure it will be...