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  1. balinews

    Australian bar owner in Bali court on drug charge

    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...
  2. spicyayam

    Drunk Citilink pilot sacked

    You can see the security footage here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lxKlhzaR9w Budget airline Citilink Indonesia announced that it has dismissed Capt. Tekad Purna for unprofessional conduct, which resulted in the delay of Flight QC 800 from Surabaya, East Java, to Jakarta on Wednesday...
  3. C

    Searching for options to move to Bali for some time

    Hi. So decided to post something here, to maybe get some info. As I am (and have been) looking for some.. lets call it easy living.. ways to locate to Bali for a month or two (on and off sorta), I haven't really struck on a good deal yet. I'll give bit info what I'm interested. First, as I...
  4. P

    Yearly tax on land, lease and building

    Should one pay apart from tax when you buy land or lease it and pay tax on building permits also pay a yearly tax on those three. I get from some informative sources on the net the impression one should pay a yearly tax being assets, but when I ask around people deny it or say I should not...
  5. G

    How to become protestant before getting married ? Church needed in Legian ?

    Hi everyone, 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...
  6. geedee

    brilliant owner response on Tripadvisor

    THE PLACE IS THE CRAGS HOTEL IN SCOTLAND THE GUY HAS LOTS OF BRILLIANT RESPONSES Customer review DREADFUL” 1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile We had a voucher for this hotel,we could never get a booking for it despite several tries,we eventually got a booking for the 15th of...
  7. davita

    news about post-nups

    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...
  8. spicyayam

    Lazy inlaws

    I am pretty lucky with my wife's family. They are pretty much all hard working and have good jobs, some in government etc. My BIL however, seems to kind of be on the lethargic side. He has had a good education and he has had some good jobs and even tried to start his own business, but nothing...
  9. M

    Tax Amnesty For Trustees?

    By searching the archives I failed to come up with this specific topic. It seems that Indonesian citizens have been offered a tax amnesty on property acquired between 1985 and 2015 that they have not previously declared as taxable, and if they pay up by the end of September 2016 will only have...
  10. balinews

    Government could allow dual citizenship in the future

    The government has signaled that it may allow dual citizenship in the future, considering the growing role of the Indonesian diaspora, which could benefit the country, a top minister says. Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minister Luhut Pandjaitan said the country should pay more attention and...
  11. geedee

    Another Australian media story

    This one about banning alcohol Bali alcohol ban? Indonesian law would outlaw beer and wine
  12. balinews

    14 months jail for Facebook tag

    A man in Medan, North Sumatra, has been sentenced to 14 months in prison and a fine of Rp 5 million (US$381) after the Medan District Court declared him guilty of violating the Electronic Information and Transactions (ITE) Law in light of a tag on his Facebook page. The man, Dodi Sutanto, was...
  13. begonia

    Anybody knows what happen with living in indonesian forum?

    I have been away for longer than two months and I just went to living indonesian forum and noted is has change totally, not only the format but as well the many of the posters usually posted there are they not anymore there. Anybody knows what happen with the forum? Terimakasi banyak
  14. davita

    Execution F*** Up

    Must be a first for the Jakarta Post to apologise to its readers for reporting ALL 14 convicts were executed in Nusakambangan...then retracted to only 4. "The Jakarta Post made a serious error of judgment on Thursday night when it decided to run on its front page a headline story for the...
  15. balinews

    Fake graves found in Jakarta

    Jakarta’s Parks and Cemetery Agency has found hundreds of fake graves in two public cemeteries in the capital and promised to find more in other locations. The agency's head, Muchlisin Djafar, said officials are still investigating why the cemeteries had the fake grave plots. Some reports say...
  16. balinews

    Emergency law to allow foreigners to purchase apartments in Indonesia

    Property sector needs reform to attract investments, says minister. Indonesia plans to issue an emergency law - known as a perppu - to break an impasse of more than a decade in efforts to streamline unfriendly laws as the country aims to allow foreigners to purchase apartments in Indonesia...
  17. S

    This does not make headline news in Australia

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jun/30/australian-woman-73-sentenced-to-death-in-vietnam-for-heroin-trafficking I wonder why? (rhetorical question). Justin Bieber falling on his arse receives more coverage.
  18. R

    Driving from Bali to Jakarta and Back - Tips?

    Hello all, The family and I are planning a trip to Jakarta and back to Bali next month. We are driving because there are a few places that we must go in the middle of the trip that can only be done via car (no trains or planes) and since we have our own car, why rent? Any words of...
  19. spicyayam

    The solution to Bali's traffic problems?

    Do you think this will work? Bali News: Stop Only Outside of the Box
  20. davita

    Registration of visitors to Bali

    The following was published in BaliDiscovery 16/05/2016.... "Via public announcements in the Bali press, the Ngurah Rai Immigration Office has reminded all accommodation providers and private residence owners in Bali of their legal obligation to report the details and data of all guests...