Living in Indonesia
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
|Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Indonesia
| Business and Economy in Indonesia
World Trade Organization, www.wto.org, regulates trade rules between its member countries, and provides information on economic data, trade regulations,disputes and agreements about its members, including Indonesia.
International Monetary Fund, www.imf.org, promoted financial stability, international trade and economic growth among its 184 member countries. The website provides country information (with a section on Indonesia) and a number of publications, including the World Economic Outlook.
TradeIndonesia.com, www.tradeindonesia.com, provides economic, commercial and trade information on Indonesia and Asia.
American Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia, www.amcham.or.id; World Trade Center, 11th floor, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 29-31, Jakarta Pusat, Indonesia 12920. Tel. (62-21) 526-2860; Fax (62-21) 526-2861; email@example.com.
British Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia (BritCham), www.britcham.or.id. Wisma Metropolitan I F/15, Jln. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 29 - 31, Jakarta 12920,Indonesia. Tel. (62-21) 522-9453; Fax (62-21) 527-9135; firstname.lastname@example.org
American-Indonesian Chamber of Commerce (AICC), www.aiccusa.org. 317 Madison Ave., Suite 1619, New York, NY 10017. Tel. (212) 687-4505; Fax (212) 687-5844; email@example.com
U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including Indonesia.
| Expatriate Websites and Resources for Indonesia
Living in Indonesia, www.expat.or.id, provides practical information and many links for expatriates in Indonesia.
AlloExpat.com is an information and resource portal for expatriates living in or moving to the Asia-Pacific region, including an online forum for expatriates in Indonesia.
AsiaXPAT provides extensive expatriate resources for those moving to one of 13 East Asian cities, including Jakarta.
Asia Expats Forum is a community forum for expatriates living in Asia, with country-specific discussion groups including an Indonesia Expat Forum.
Expat Exchange provides a wealth of resources and articles, as well as a forum.The site has a few useful articles and links about Indonesia.
Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for Indonesia.
Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates, has a section on Indonesia, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
Indonesia Yellow Pages, www.yellowpages.co.id.
| Government and International Organizations for Indonesia
Indonesian Department of Foreign Affairs, www.deplu.go.id.
Indonesia Government Website, www.indonesia.go.id.
Asia Society, www.AsiaSociety.org, is an international organization promoting collaboration and understanding between people in Asia and the U.S. There is a regional center in Manila.
United Nations Development Programme in Indonesia, www.undp.or.id, provides information about UN projects on democratic governance, social development, environment and sustainable development, and more.
Permanent Mission of Indonesia to the United Nations, www.indonesiamission-ny.org, provides general information about culture, politics and the economy, as well as a variety of useful links--or visit the United Nations web portal at www.un.int,
The World Bank provides reports and analysis about infrastructure, health, trade and more, with a section on Indonesia.
U.S. Agency for International Development in Indonesia provides development aid in a variety of fields, such as health, economic development, etc. The website gives an overview of the agency's activities in Indonesia.
| Language Courses in Indonesia
Indonesia Australia Language Foundation (IALF), www.ialf.edu, established by the governments of Indonesia and Australia, has Indonesian language centers in Jakarta, Surabaya, and Bali. Jl Rasuna Said Kav. C-6, Jakarta 12940, Indonesia. Tel. (62-21) 521-3350; Fax (62-21) 521-3349; firstname.lastname@example.org.
| News and Media in Indonesia
The Jakarta Post, www.thejakartapost.com
Inside Indonesia, www.insideindonesia.org, is a quarterly magazine published by the Indonesian Resources and Information Programme (IRIP).
Jakarta News.net, jakartanews.net.
Kidon Media Link, www.kidon.com, an online directory of world newspapers and news media, has an extensive listing of news media in Indonesia.
Live-radio.net, www.live-radio.net/info.shtml, provides continuously updated links to thousands of online radio stations worldwide, including Indonesia.
Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Indonesia.
| Recommended Reading on Indonesia
| Travel Information in Indonesia
Bali Life, www.balilife.com, provides travel information about Bali.
Bali Guide, www.baliguide.com, provides practical information for travelers in Bali.
Bali Paradise.com, www.bali-paradise.com, provides tourist and travel information about Bali.
Bali Discovery, www.balidiscovery.com, provides tourist and travel information about the Indonesian island of Bali.
Indonesia Tourism, www.indonesia-tourism.com
Asian Hip-Hop Pass, www.airtimetable.com/airpass_asia.htm, is an affordable air pass covering all ASEAN countries, including Indonesia.
Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, with a section on Asia, including Indonesia.
The Travelfish Indonesia section of the great Travelfish website is about as good as it gets in terms of inside information on traveling on the archipelago of Indonesia, with its 17,000 islands.