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  1. C

    For rent - 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Villa, pool, quiet and private

    Beautiful Renovated 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Villa, new pool, private, rice fields Fantastic location at the North end of Sari Organic trail (walk into Ubud through the rice fields, or scooter 9 minutes). See map in the photos below. Available for LONG TERM RENTAL starting in June. Start date...
  2. spicyayam

    Why are Indonesian's salaries so low?

    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...
  3. Billt4SF

    Agents cannot help you with a visa?

    Anyone know if this is legit? I was counting on the help of an agent, because I will shortly return from outlying islands to Bali with an almost-expired 211 (Sosial) visa which needs renewing in a hurry. I contacted the agent Yani but she hasn't responded to me yet! Thanks, Bill Breaking...
  4. spicyayam

    Trump taking the lead in at least one poll

    Donald Trump overtakes Hillary Clinton for first time since May in ABC poll | The Independent I also read if Hillary wins Air Force 1 is going to be renamed to Con Air.
  5. N

    Looking for co-investors here in Bali

    Hello I am looking for co-investors for my unique and very promising project related to IT field here in Bali. if you are interested you can send me a private message which is a better option to public one or send to my e-mail: nerbares at gmail
  6. N

    Looking for co-investors here in Bali

    Hello I am looking for co-investors for my unique and very promissing project related to IT field (an Internet tech.) here in Bali If you are interested you can send me a private message which is a better option to a public one or send to my e-mail nerbares at gmail
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  8. balinews

    Bali mourns the passing of Made Wijaya

    The world-renowned tropical garden designer Made Wijaya - one of Bali's most flamboyant, controversial, and larger-than-life characters - has died suddenly in Sydney, leaving the island he adopted in mourning. Only his closest friends had known he was sick. Wijaya, who was adored and...
  9. O

    Disabled mobility options

    Hi, coming to Sanur again in August. My Oz mate whom I'm meeting has a leg off. Can we get him a 3 or 4 wheel scooter? Any other options? Some places, no doubt will try to take advantage. Cheers
  10. M

    Holiday in Austria

    Hello! My friend is from Bali, Indonesia and he'd like to come to Austria. He was in Denmark last winter. The questions are now, does he has to make a new Schengenvisa for Austria, i read its lasting one year until it expires and you can visit this countries a few times. Or that you can...
  11. DenpasarHouse

    Shark Attacks in Bali

    You don't often hear of shark attacks in Bali. Here's one I just came across: San Diego surfer shares story of shark attack in Bali | FOX5 San Diego - San Diego News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | KSWB Also, this involves a concept I'm not 100% comfortable with but haven't thought about it...
  12. 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...
  13. M

    Bpjs kesehatan

    i know that there has been discussion on this subject before, but I can't find it. Directions, please. I am on a retirement visa, sponsored by my Indonesian wife. She has checked with BPJS Kesehatan about how can I be registered. She has been told that expats who are sponsored by a company...
  14. spicyayam

    Two planes collide at Jakarta airport
  15. spicyayam

    Longer and longer holidays

    I hope everyone had a relaxing day yesterday. I know we have many holidays in Bali for various ceremonies, which of course I don't have a problem with. But it does seem like a one day holiday becomes extended to days off before and after the ceremonies. For example at my son's school they...
  16. J

    Land sale - Buyer and seller tax if nominee does NOT change

    Hi guys, Anyone know or have experience of transferring beneficial ownership of property (land or land + buildings) between Bule? My logic tells me that whilst the Nominee and Bule agreements have to be unwound, there is no transfer of true ownership (the Indonesian), no notification to...
  17. geedee

    Glen Hulley - projectkarma

    Below is a facebook post by Glen Hulley This guy does very good work and i thought it would be a good idea to post here. He needs help (see below) Anyone wanting to give back to Bali and help the innocent children details below Its only money and as i have heard before the expat community is...
  18. Markit

    Danger - forum?

    Taking part, as one does, in various forum (fori?) mainly concerned with Indonesia and it's culture it is being slowly and carefully suggested in some that it might be dangerous openly discussing aggravating issues such as sex, drugs or religion. As this "right" is hardly considered by most of...
  19. R

    Private desk space for rent?

    Hello all, I am trying to locate some rentable desk space somewhere here. Either a cubicle or small private office space would be great. Preferably in Sanur, but willing to look in Seminyak/Kuta/Renon areas. I am not looking for a co-working space, though. I need something with more...
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    Seeking employment

    I have over ten years’ experience in administrative and management roles for Foreign Government entities, International NGO and private sector in education, development programs, bilateral cooperation and FMCG both in rural and metropolitan Indonesia. Currently reside in Jakarta, but lived...