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How to Open an Indonesian Bank Account?

Posted 10.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Are you planning to live abroad or just traveling for leisure? You will agree that exchange rates and transaction fees on your bank account can sometimes be a nightmare. Not only is it inconvenient to be using an international card as it costs you adding charges. It will be time-consuming and inefficient to settle the …

How Is Life for Expats in Bali?

Posted 9.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

There’s no doubt that Bali has increasingly grown popular as a favorite holiday destination for tourists from around the world. In fact, Bali has become a dream destination for many people, including those wanting to find that perfect retirement place or the ideal business center or simply the most enjoyable place to live at. Either …

Indonesia Halal Certification Revoked from MUI

Posted 8.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

The change that had long been expected finally came into effect. The Indonesian Council of Ulama (MUI) had delegated its authority to issue the halal certification to a newly established institution. The inauguration of the body of Halal Product Assurance Organizing Agency (BPJPH) happened on October 11th, 2017. It’s been three years after the law …

Visa and Working Permit Processing the Cekindo Way

Posted 7.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Due to increasing popularity of the Indonesian market among foreign investors, the number of foreigners working in Indonesia has been growing rapidly. Even though the Department of Manpower and Transmigration has loosened a list of professional positions that are open to foreign manpower, confusion among both foreign investors and employees prevails. Consequently, cases of deportation …

How to Become a Digital Nomad in Bali

Posted 6.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Bali is a place that many digital nomads have set up base in. Digital nomads spend at least a few months of the year abroad. They change destinations frequently and earn a living while working online. A vibrant atmosphere of the famed Indonesian island, known as Island of the Gods, is making its way to …

Doing Business in Indonesia: Identifying the Market Challenges

Posted 3.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Indonesia is now in a better place for business across multiple areas and could give many good opportunities. The secret of the drastic change is not much of a secret. This can be all attributed to Indonesia’s rich natural resources, large population, ideal geographical location and the Jokowi administration’s constant efforts to drive Indonesia’s economic …

Top 10 Foreign-Owned Businesses in Indonesia

Posted 2.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Indonesia’s economy is so dynamic it has a good combination of local- and foreign-owned businesses. Many of those that are domestic are also owned or controlled by the state. Today, Cekindo lists down our top 10 companies owned by foreigners. The list is in no way exhaustive, and the numbers do not denote their actual …

Top Reasons Why Bali Is a Good Place to Be for Freelancers

Posted 1.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Travelling has never been easier, entry requirements for many countries are being loosened, and a high-quality and stable Internet connection is available almost everywhere. You have been freelancing for a while, but you need an entirely new place? This article will provide you with information about freelancer job Bali (one of the world’s top destination). …

Celebrate with Us with Cekindo Virtual/Shared Office Year-End Promo

Posted 31.10. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Reputable Business Solutions Provider Offers Extensive Virtual/Shared Office Solutions for Year-End Promo As a renowned leader in the Indonesian market, Cekindo offers a full suite of incorporation, outsourcing and corporate secretarial services. We have earned them recognition in Indonesia’s business landscape as well as around the SEA countries. Further, we also earned recognition from across …

Do You Need to Register That New Brew You’re Selling in Indonesia?

Posted 27.10. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Food and beverages industry has been growing in recent years. The rising personal income, as well as increase in spending on food and drink of growing middle class, has been the main contributors to its development.  Along with very positive prognosis of the future growth (doubled middle class till 2020), Indonesia expects more companies will …