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Midwifery Practice in Indonesia: A Simple Guide

A growing number of families are turning to midwives for their maternity care in Indonesia. Most people know that midwives are growing in popularity and are related to delivering babies, but this profession is still largely misunderstood by the public. Midwifery practice in Indonesia emphasises the wellness of women, their pregnancy, and their individual reproduction …

Doing Business in Indonesia: What are The Signs Your Business is Failing?

Doing business in Indonesia, especially when you are about to start, has been made easy because of the governmental reform. We have also seen a lot of success business examples. However, the fact is that not every business will be successful in Indonesia. Although no one wants failure for their businesses, entrepreneurs should always be …

Doing Business in Indonesia: Essentials for First-Time Entrepreneurs

When it comes to doing business in Indonesia, being a first-time entrepreneur in Indonesia can be nerve-wrecking but also very rewarding at the same time. There are endless things you have to consider from different aspects: legal, financial, marketing, customer issues, recruitment, etc. Therefore, it is not surprising that most first-time entrepreneurs will stumble on …

The Important Role of Remote Workers in Boosting Company Productivity

Remote work has been popular over the years, thanks to the emergence of technology that now is advancing at a very rapid pace, allowing people to work anywhere, anytime they want. Remote work has also gained popularity in Indonesia. Kudos to today’s more sophisticated work-from-home capabilities, the workplace in Indonesia is changing. More and more …

How are Payroll and Company Culture in Indonesia Related ?

Company culture can affect every aspect of your business: from employees’ job satisfaction to public perception of the company. Many elements can contribute to the company culture such as company mission and vision, values, workplace environment, leadership and management. However, there is another important element that is often overlooked by business owners: payroll, especially when …

A Guide to Investment Activity Report (LKPM) in Indonesia

In accordance with Regulation No. 6 of 2020, business entities in Indonesia are obliged to submit their investment activity reports (Laporan Kegiatan Penanaman Modal – LKPM) providing a development or construction report (if a business is still non-operational) and a production or operation report (if operations have already started). Failure to do so will lead …

The Latest Presidential Regulation on Expatriate Placement Plan in Indonesia

President of Indonesia Joko Widodo has issued Regulation No. 20 of 2018 on Expatriate Placement Plan (“Reg 20/2018”). This regulation has become effective since 26 June 2018. The new presidential regulation replaced the old regulation No. 72 of 2014 on Expatriate Placement Plan and Implementation of Education and Training of Companion Workforce (“Reg 72/2014”). If …

Visa Indonesia: How to Identify Fake Visa Agents in Indonesia

Thousands of foreigners have lost a substantial amount of money to fake visa agents in Indonesia. Rampant cases of visa scam are definitely not surprising for most people and they can be found almost everywhere in the country. These rogue visa agents in Indonesia take advantages of travelers and expats with unregistered companies, unclear identity …

Company Establishment in Indonesia: Mandatory Organisational Structure

For many foreign entrepreneurs, once they have incorporated their companies, they would think that their jobs are done. However, this is not the case. Not only do you need to have a good understanding of the regulations of setting up a business in Indonesia, but you also need to have a good grasp of mandatory …

5 Tips for Choosing A Visa Agent in Indonesia

Many visa agents, both bogus and authentic, have been appearing around Indonesia particularly in popular areas such as Bali and Jakarta. Moreover, changing immigration rules and regulations to apply for an Indonesia visa have also become very frequent because of the inflow of foreigners, which also increases the potential of fake visa agents. Thanks to …

Everything to Know about Visa Sponsorship in Indonesia

A free Indonesia visa with a validity of 30 days will be granted to foreigners from most countries in the world to visit the archipelago for tourism purposes. However, in the event of employment, relocation, business meetings and other social activities in Indonesia, it is an obligation for foreigners to get a visa through sponsorship …