Entries by Tim

Drawing the line between ‘wokewashing’ and corporate advocacy

More consumers want companies to address societal problems, including climate change and crumbling infrastructure. Additionally, more than half want to buy from brands that take stands on social issues. At the same time, consumers are increasingly sceptical about these partnerships, seeing them as marketing stunts. It’s called ‘wokewashing’. I’m a professor of brand responsibility, and […]

Coles signs long-term contract for electricity from three new solar farms

Supermarket giant is the latest in a series of companies that have turned to renewable energy to reduce power bills Supermarket giant Coles has signed a long-term contract to get electricity from three new solar farms, the latest in a series of companies that have turned to renewable energy to lower power bills. It comes […]

Australia shares extend gains on global stimulus hopes

[BENGALURU] Australian shares ended a second session with robust gains on Tuesday, as hopes for more stimulus measures from China and Germany eased worries about an impending global recession. The S&P/ASX 200 index rallied 1.2 per cent to 6,545.00 at the close, adding to the 1 per cent gains in the previous session. Investors have […]

Higher education – Indonesian universities and degrees

Indonesia – Education The number of higher education institutions in Indonesia has risen from 10 in 1950 to over 2,000 today. Indonesia is fast becoming a popular destination for international students. Indonesia’s higher education system is divided into universities, institutions, academies, polytechnics and advanced tertiary schools (Sekolah Tinggi). In turn these are categorized as either […]

Find out how to get a job and work in Bali

If your heart is set on working in a country that promises a vacation feeling, you’ll feel right at home in Bali. However, working in Bali nevertheless requires some thorough preparation. InterNations GO! provides a brief introduction, including job hunting and business culture. Employment in Bali The largest industry in Bali is agriculture; for expats […]

Bali is paradise for shoppers

The beautiful traditional culture of the island and its focus on aesthetics mean that locally produced handicrafts, textiles, and art are everywhere. As Bali is a thriving tourist center, products from around Indonesia and Asia can easily be found at low prices, while decades of cosmopolitan visitors have contributed to a thriving fashion scene. The cost of living is low, and […]

How To Report Personal Income Tax In Indonesia?

All Indonesian residents including persons holding temporary stay permit (KITAS) and receiving salary are responsible for personal income tax reporting in Indonesia. In fact, avoiding tax reporting in Indonesia may even lead to foreigners being deported or result in trial and imprisonment. See how to avoid unexpected problems with local tax office when living in […]

The ultimate guide on foreign investment in Indonesia 2019 | How to buy land in Bali as a foreigner

Can foreigners buy property in Bali? Yes, they can! Here’s the ultimate guide for 2019 on the owner’s rights structure of foreign investment in Indonesia. Indonesia is the place of choice for foreign investment for 2019. While China’s trade war with America continues to exacerbate an economic slowdown, impacting countries across the globe, the Indonesian […]

The Ultimate Beach Resort Getaway Awaits at the Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas

Beautifully located along the secluded 1-kilometre beach of Nusa Dua in Bali, Mulia Bali boasts three distinct luxury experiences within one spectacular beach resort. Mulia Resort serves as the lifestyle destination with a plethora of dining, recreation and business amenities, while The Mulia offers a high-end all-suite luxury beachfront resort retreat, boasting the iconic infinity […]

The World’s Best Start Up Hubs – Bali Indonesia

Today our tour of the world’s best start-up hubs takes us to Asia for the first time, as we pay a visit to the island province of Bali… Population: 2 million Pros: Picturesque location, friendly people, good prices and a wide range of start-ups already in place. Cons: Indonesia’s over-regulation can be quite prohibitive, prepare to get used […]