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  1. N

    KITAP help?

    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...
  2. balinews

    Bali to test one traffic system

    Within his first couple weeks on the job, Bali’s new police chief is taking action to show tackling the island’s traffic problem is top priority. Even if you’re already familiar with Kuta’s streets, you’re going to have to pay close attention in the coming days, as test changes to one-way...
  3. davita

    Anyone seen memory bedtoppers in Bali/Jakarta.

    I'm looking for a quality memory king-size mattress-topper but cannot find. Almost brought from Costco in Vancouver but really heavy to tranship. Any outlets in Bali or Jakarta as I'd like to feel the quality first.
  4. M

    Starting a 100% Foreign owned PMA

    Hello, we are looking to start up a 100% foreign owned PMA for a new business. This business will be a small scale guesthouse with 10 rooms. We would like to invest 100.000 US$ for this. We read it's getting more complicated to achieve this with only this small investment, that you...
  5. 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...
  6. balinews

    Bali set to become IT hub

    When David Magson came up with the idea of running a software company out of an island better known for its beaches, he had to live with the inevitable sceptical comments about Silicon Bali. But now, having ridden the mining boom and the IT-driven cost-cutting era in corporate Australia, his...
  7. admin

    Luxurious Bed and Breakfast in Jimbaran

    Welcome to our newest sponsor - Puri Sabina Bed and Breakfast in Jimbaran. They offer daily and monthly rates, with prices starting at just 6,800,000 rupiah per month. You can contact them on: +62 812 3955 6859 Email: Website: Puri sabina bed and breakfast Jimbaran...
  8. geedee

    Indonesia -Acussed

    Tonight's ABC "Foreign Correspondent" program starting 9.30pm Sydney time about the rumours, accusations and panic at International School in Jakarta over child abuse Foreign Correspondent
  9. geedee


    Thinking of spending a couple of days in Sidemen on my upcoming visit. Will visit Kintamani and Lake Batur on a day trip while staying there Any comments please on Sidemen.
  10. spicyayam

    UFC on Fox sports schedule

    We get a few Fox sport channels with Indihome and I have seen UFC a couple of times. Does anyone know where to check to see the upcoming schedule for UFC?
  11. H

    Nanny/Babysitter needed in Ubud

    Hi There, Does anyone know of a good nanny/Babysitter/Daycare in Ubud please? I read that one can be hired starting at 1.5 million per month. Is that true? Thank you, Heather
  12. Billt4SF

    IndoSAT for US sports?

    Hello there Bali-people! My wife and I will be moving to a villa in Ubud for a year starting in July and with the start of the baseball season in the US I was wondering if any of you know if it is possible to get any US sports (specifically the San Francisco Giants) in any manner, way, or...
  13. balinews

    Indonesian government set to woo foreign investment

    Facing an economic slowdown, the Indonesian government is set to revamp laws on foreign ownership in certain sectors, starting with tourism investments. To many foreigners, doing business in Indonesia has long been an attractive opportunity. The country is strengthening in terms of spending...
  14. tintin

    korupsi terang-terangan

    Police corruption in Bali is certainly not new, but if one still persisted to think that it's just due to a few bad apples... This latest example is so in-your-face, demonstrating that it involves the Bali police, starting at the VERY TOP!... Bali News: A Slap on the Wrist?
  15. balinews

    Eightfour more countries to get free visa

    The government is set to waive visa requirements for another 84 countries starting this week in an effort to boost arrivals of foreign tourists to the country. "We decided to apply the visa-free policy to 84 more countries starting this week," Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minister Rizal...
  16. S

    Indonesia just banned Go-Jek

    Indonesia just banned a $100 million Uber-like startup, and it is suddenly worth nothing | Business Insider
  17. davita


    Following my own advice I'm starting a new thread rather than continuing the one about Dengue Fever. I went to Prima Medika today to have my Ultra Scan. They found what appears to be a gallbladder stone although the experts aren't sure. I'm a little frightened but the internest (same Doctor...
  18. geedee

    Best Place in Bali

    Following on from the Best place in the best country. Opinions what is the best area to live in Bali. Scenery ,easy access to amenities , easy traffic, lower crime, woman ,men, friendlier people and locals,good for night out etc etc
  19. C

    starting a new business

    coming to bali to further explore our interest in starting a new business. is there a place where expats meet where I we can chat and make some contacts and ask some questions happy to shout a cuppa or bintang
  20. spicyayam

    Serial podcast season 2

    Season 2 is starting now. If you like podcasts you may enjoy this: