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  • Population of Indonesia

    With a population totaling around 260 million individuals, Indonesia is the fourth-largest country in terms of population size. Its ethnic composition is characterized by variety, in fact wide variety, as the country…

  • Are Foreign Workers Required to Learn the Indonesian Language?

    Presidential Regulation No. 20/2018 on the Use of Foreign Workers continues to be a controversial regulation. In essence the new regulation aims at simplifying the permit application process for foreign workers, hence…

  • Indonesian Business Culture

    This section is written by Executive Orientation Services. This company provides cross-cultural training that teaches people to understand the differences that exist between Western and Indonesian business cultures. Dimensions of Difference: why business…

  • How to Act Indonesian

    Indonesia can – in some ways – be regarded as a different world compared to our western world perspectives. The country contains specific cultural dynamics that can be difficult to understand or…

  • West Lombok hosts Topat War Festival 2017

    Last weekend, West Lombok hosted an event named Topat War Festival 2017 on Dec. 3.   The festival aimed to strengthen the kinship between Hindus and Muslims in Lombok. The history of…