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Articles on Indonesia
Business and Economy in Indonesia
Expatriate Websites and Resources
Language Courses
News and Media in Indonesia
Recommended Reading on Indonesia
Travel Information on Indonesia

Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Indonesia
The Guide to Living in Bali by Julie C. Trubkin
Bali: Chickens, Roosters, and Rujak in Paradise by Shelley Graner
Living in Indonesia by Geoff Andrews
Teaching English in Indonesia by Geoff Andrews
Living in Jakarta: Always Cheap, Now It's Even Cheaper by Martin Jenkins
Learn Indonesian by Martin Jenkins
Java’s Mount Bromo by Ina St. Croix
Life and Death in Tana Toraja, Indonesia by Chris Dunham
Solo Travel Indonesia Solo Travel in Yogyakarta, Indonesia by Lies Ouwerkerk
Yogyakarta, Indonesia is so very rich in culture and natural beauty, and is an ideal destination for the independent traveler.
Solo Travel Tana Toraja Indonesia Cultural Travel in Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia by Lies Ouwerkerk
A richly illustrated voyage to the land, culture, and people who practice a unique and very colorful form of animism.
Solo Travel Indonesia In the Footsteps of Field Biologist Alfred Wallace: Exploring the Islands of the Indonesian Archipelago by Lies Ouwerkerk
An extraordinary and visually compelling voyage following Darwin's contemporary and collaborator path through the islands of Indonesia on a "Pinisi."
A Taste of Bali: In the Kitchen with Native Ubud Chefs by Lies Ouwerkerk
Budget Travel in Sumatra by Dan Hamlin
The Visit by Laura Gomel

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 Business and Economy in Indonesia

World Trade Organization,, 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,, promoted financial stability, international trade and economic growth among its 188 member countries. The website provides country information (with a section on Indonesia) and a number of publications, including the World Economic Outlook.,, provides economic, commercial and trade information on Indonesia and Asia.

American Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia,; 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;

British Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia (BritCham), Wisma Metropolitan I F/15, Jln. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 29 - 31, Jakarta 12920,Indonesia. Tel. (62-21) 522-9453; Fax (62-21) 527-9135;

American-Indonesian Chamber of Commerce (AICC), 317 Madison Ave., Suite 1619, New York, NY 10017. Tel. (212) 687-4505; Fax (212) 687-5844;

U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including Indonesia.

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 Expatriate Websites and Resources for Indonesia

Living in Indonesia,, provides practical information and many links for expatriates in Indonesia.

Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for Indonesia. is an online community for expatriates, has a section on Indonesia, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.

Indonesia Yellow Pages,

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 Language Courses in Indonesia

Indonesia Australia Language Foundation (IALF),, 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;

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 News and Media in Indonesia

The Jakarta Post,

Inside Indonesia,, is a quarterly magazine published by the Indonesian Resources and Information Programme (IRIP).

Jakarta,,, 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.

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 Recommended Reading on Indonesia
Lonely Planet Indonesia
Lonely Planet World Food: Indonesia
Lonely Planet Bali & Lombok
A History of Modern Indonesia
The Rough Guide to Indonesia

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 Travel Information for 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.

Bali Guide,, provides practical information for travelers in Bali.

Bali,, provides tourist and travel information about Bali.

Bali Discovery,, provides tourist and travel information about the Indonesian island of Bali.

Indonesia Tourism,

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