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How to Obtain PSE Certificate for Online Business in Indonesia

Digital trade is critical for Indonesia’s economic recovery and prosperity, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic. The country’s digital economy will be worth USD 124 billion by 2030, e-commerce being the most significant contributor, according to the E-Conomy SEA 2020 research prepared by Google, Temasek, and Bain & Company. Moreover, virtual classrooms, or ed-tech, as well …

A Window Opportunity in Indonesia Gaming Market for Chinese Developers

Video and internet games have gained massive attention across the globe as people are refraining from playing traditional sports due to Covid -19 restrictions. Thus, boosting the mobile video games industry from USD 61.3 billion in 2019 to USD 98 billion in 2020. One of the major countries that have significantly contributed to the global …

Moving to and Living in Jakarta for Foreigners: A Guide

Foreigners moving to and living in Jakarta can be for many reasons: family, business, career, retirement, etc. Whatever the reason is, it is important to pay attention to these things to live in Jakarta legally: 1. Living in Jakarta with the Right Visa You’ve likely heard of tourist visas, business visas, stay visas, etc. for …

How to Successfully Hire Employees in Jakarta

As an employer, before hiring any employees in Jakarta, it is important to know about employment regulations, such as the minimum wage, benefits, insurances. This article discusses the important points that you have to take into account prior to recruitment. Recruitment in Jakarta 1. Minimum Wage Under the latest DKI Jakarta regulation, the minimum wage …

Look for These 5 Things when Hunting for the Right Serviced Office in Jakarta

Serviced offices in Jakarta have a strong demand in recent years, proven by the increasing new sign-ups, inquiries, and number of serviced offices in the city. As seen in Jakarta Post, in between April and June 2019, the occupancy in the Central Business District in Jakarta was dominated by serviced offices and coworking spaces. This …

Why Coworking Spaces are Much Better than Local Coffee Shops in Jakarta

We are so blessed to exist in this era when work can be done remotely. According to Forrester Research, there are more than 375 millions of mobile and remote workers all over the world. Where are these people working then? Many freelancers and startups initially work from their home office. Some of them choose a …

Acquiring a Prestigious Office Location without the Cost is Possible: Here’s How

Gone are the days when a budding business finds it hard to acquire a prestigious office location with an affordable price in Jakarta. Before the emergence of contemporary workspace solutions, most businesses resort to large loans to rent and set up their traditional offices. But now, the office space options have expanded to suit almost …

How a Graphic Design Business can Thrive in a Coworking Space

You have just started your graphic design business in Jakarta, and so, where are you going to work? Most startups first choose to run their business from home, but then after some time their home offices become unfit when the startups are growing. Furthermore, as a graphic designer, you will want to interact with like-minded …

Why Outsourcing to a Virtual Receptionist is the Right Decision for Business

Smart businesses know that making clients happy and retaining them is one of the key ingredients to building a successful business empire. There are many ways to funnel your clients to your way and the most important being the person who takes care of the customers’ calls. A receptionist who answers call is the first …

What Motivates Accountants to Move to Virtual Offices in Jakarta?

It is no question that the modern workforce in most industries, accounting is no exception, is shifting gears globally, including in Indonesia. To keep up with the rapid change, companies now make the switch and adopt the virtual office concept, especially in a big city like Jakarta, by transforming the workplace by moving the work …

When A Meeting Venue Matters for Your Business in Jakarta

In the business world, especially in a country like Indonesia and a big city like Jakarta, it could not be truer that first impression is critical and you never get a second chance to make a first impression. Meetings are best done in a professional meeting venue in order for your business to remain competitive …