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Batam as a Digital Hub in Indonesia

Batam is an Indonesian island with never-ending opportunities. Only 40 minutes by ferry from Singapore, the 1.2 million inhabitants in Batam are witnessing the growth of the region that started with declaring Batam as a Free Trade Zone. Batam as a Free Trade Zone In 2009, Batam became one of the so-called Free Trade Zones (FTZ) in Indonesia. This particular FTZ incl …

5 Issues with a Business Visa in Indonesia and How to Tackle Them

One of the visas that foreign entrepreneurs can apply for in Indonesia is a business visa. It is also one of the most misunderstood legal documents issued by the Indonesian immigration, always confused with other visas such as cultural visa, social visa, tourist visa, free exempted visa or visa on arrival. There are many negative events you need to deal with if you h …

Company Registration in Indonesia: Expectation vs Reality

Starting a business in Indonesia is a great idea for many foreign investors due to its lower operational costs, huge human capital and rapid economic development. However, it might suddenly look different when facing reality. Expectations of many entrepreneurs are too high and only once they are in the business, they can feel the cruel truth how wrong they were. To …

5 Compelling Reasons You Need to Join Startup Scene in Bali

There is no secret to why Bali is a paradise island – from secluded white sand beaches to breath-taking mountains, from traditional dance performances to hip nightclubs; the island has them all. Not to mention the friendly people that easily make you feel a part of the community, and make you long to come back. And most importantly, most entrepreneurs, digital nomad …

Million-Dollar Business Opportunities in Indonesia

The digital age is declared as the 4th industrial revolution globally. A study from the global consulting firm McKinsey&Company concluded that Indonesia’s annual gross domestic product would reach US$150 billion (approximately 10%) by 2025 – evidence of the country’s booming digitalisation. This digital revolution sets forth to change Indonesia's daily life compl …

40 Most Common Indonesian Business Terms Explained in English

Get familiar with the most common Indonesia business terms and abbreviations which are used when doing business in Indonesia. Licences, permits, institutions, legal entities and many others explained at one place and in English. API-P - Angka Pengenal Importir-Produsen A ‘Producer Import Licence’ gives industrial companies the right to import goods that are only to …

All You Need to Know Before Renting an Office in Jakarta

Advantages of Expanding to or Working in Jakarta Being the largest metropolitan city in Southeast Asia, as well as the capital of Indonesia, Jakarta is Indonesia’s epicentre of economy, politics and culture. With the city’s substantial potential and astonishing growth rate higher than other Asia-Pacific regions, it is no surprise that Jakarta is the most populo …

Interpreting Service at the Czech Embassy in Jakarta

Indonesian citizens who apply for a two-year-long stay in the Czech Republic might get quite a surprising request from the Czech Embassy in Indonesia - “come with a Czech interpreter”. As the process of obtaining a stay permit is stricter than getting a regular tourist visa, applicants might be invited for an interview to explain their background and elaborate on …

Independence Day Promotion for Virtual Office and Serviced Office

  Here at Cekindo, we take our nation’s Independence Day seriously. As a leading consulting company in Indonesia, Cekindo provides business one-stop business services, including virtual and serviced offices for startups, solo entrepreneurs, professional freelancers as well as small and medium companies. Taking part to celebrate this very special occasion, Ce …

How to Look Professional when Working from Bali

When you first started your job in Bali, with all the beautiful views and laid-back atmosphere, especially for digital nomads, freelancers and solopreneurs, you might have thought you’d get away with working in just casual outfits and your humble home office. However, every once in a while, you will have to meet clients and it’s certain that you can’t meet them at hom …

Bali: The Remote Working Revolution

Just a decade ago, people were not so familiar with digital nomads and remote work initiatives. Now, working from home has been taking the world by storm, and working remotely is just behind. Advantages of Remote Working Many people fall in love with this idea because being a digital nomad and doing remote work provide a greater work-life balance—no more rush hour …

How to be Efficient when Working Remotely from Bali

Most people will definitely love to be remote workers in Bali from the very first day. Sipping coffee in a bamboo house and overlooking one of the legendary rice fields around Ubud or Denpasar—what a life! It’s for certain that working remotely has its perks—more flexible hours, less commuting, and more freedom. However, if you’re not a self-motivated person, th …

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