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May 14, 2024

Jakarta Post - May 14, 2024

Enggi Holt, Jakarta – Once again, the Indonesian government has trotted out the prospect of changes to the country's citizenship laws as an enticement to the diaspora community to retur

May 8, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 8, 2024

Jakarta – Last week, senior cabinet minister Luhut Pandjaitan dangled a very enticing carrot in front of a very specific audience at the Microsoft Build: AI Day event, just ahead of the

Jakarta Globe - May 8, 2024

Didik Fibrianto, Blitar – The Blitar Immigration Office in East Java has arrested two Pakistani nationals for forcibly soliciting donations for Palestine from Blitar residents.

May 7, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 7, 2024

Wahroni, Jakarta – Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan inspected the implementation of Trade Minister Regulation (Permendag) Number 7 of 2024, which regulates imported goods restrictions, at

May 1, 2024

Tempo - May 1, 2024

Sita Planasari, Jakarta – Foreign media on Tuesday highlighted the Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Pandjaitan's statement that the government

Tempo - May 1, 2024

Annisa Febiola, Jakarta – The Finance Ministry's Directorate General of Customs and Excise (DJBC) has collected Rp69 trillion in revenue as of March, or 21.5 percent of its 2024 target.

April 30, 2024

Tempo Editorial - April 30, 2024

Jakarta – The restrictions on the imports of goods caused problems for many industries. They could become an opportunity for bribery and corruption.

Reuters - April 30, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesia may offer dual citizenship to people of Indonesian descent to entice more skilled workers into the country, a senior cabinet minister said on Tuesday.

April 29, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 29, 2024

Thomas Rizal, Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani and senior officials from the Ministry of Finance visited the Soekarno-Hatta Airport Customs Office in Tangerang on Saturday to cond

Jakarta Post - April 29, 2024

Ni Komang Erviani, Badung, Bali – Two South Koreans have been deported by immigration authorities after conducting an illegal film shoot in Bali.

April 23, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 23, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesia has implemented the so-called "bridging visa" policy for foreigners

April 17, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 17, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The government has reversed its decision to restrict imported goods carried by air passengers due to public outcry.

April 8, 2024

Tempo - April 8, 2024

Desty Luthfiani, Jakarta – Director General of Foreign Trade at the Ministry of Trade, Budi Santoso, responded to the issue of imported goods belonging to Indonesian migrant workers bei

April 6, 2024

Reuters - April 6, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesia is evaluating regulations designed to curb imports of more than 3,000 products, a senior trade ministry official said on Friday, following industry concerns the rule

April 5, 2024

Ajot - April 5, 2024

Faris Mokhtar – Indonesia's move to get more goods produced onshore is already starting to backfire, with companies warning that supplies of products including Apple Inc.'s MacBook Pro

April 2, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - April 2, 2024

Jakarta – There is confusion all around about new restrictions on personal imports of items purchased abroad.

March 25, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 25, 2024

Alfida Rizky Febrianna & Agnes Valentina Christa, Jakarta – Indonesia's latest import restriction has raised concerns about its potential to deter tourism and has sparked fears of e

March 18, 2024

Tempo - March 18, 2024

Novali Panji Nugroho, Jakarta – Minister of Trade Zulkifli Hasan (Zulhas) stated that he is still reviewing the evaluation or revision of Minister of Trade Regulation Number 36 of 2023

March 12, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 12, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The Soekarno-Hatta airport has officially restricted the entry of imported goods that passengers had bought during their overseas travels.

March 8, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 8, 2024

Wahroni, Jakarta. The Customs Office at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport burned around 1 ton of soft bread rolls known as Milk Buns on Friday.

March 7, 2024

Tempo - March 7, 2024

Hanaa Septiana, Jakarta – Immigration Office Class I Special TPI Surabaya said that there are already seven foreign nationals who obtain Golden Visas in East Java with the purpose of in

February 7, 2024

South China Morning Post - February 7, 2024

Johannes Nugroho – Ahead of next week's general elections in Indonesia, Marsha Siagian stands out as one of the few legislative candidates pledging to represent Indonesians living overs

February 2, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 2, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia recently announced that they would relax the golden visa requirements for investors who are investing in the new capital project Nusantara.

January 29, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 29, 2024

Alfida Rizky Febrianna, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has set a goal of attracting a minimum of 1,000 individual investors through the introduction of the 'golden visa' program, g

January 8, 2024

The Sun - January 8, 2024

Bandung (Bernama) – Indonesia targets to conclude three land border segments with Malaysia by the end of this year after 24 years of negotiations, said Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi (p

December 28, 2023

Tempo - December 28, 2023

Joniansyah Hardjono, Jakarta – The Soekarno-Hatta International Airport's Class I Immigration Office rejected 1,169 foreign nationals from entering Indonesia throughout 2023.

December 11, 2023

Tabloid JUBI - December 11, 2023

Nabire, Jubi – Viktor Yeimo, the international spokesperson for the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), revealed his unsuccessful attempts to obtain a passport.

December 10, 2023

Suara Papua - December 10, 2023

Jayapura – West Papua National Committee (KNPB) international spokesperson Victor Yeimo says that the Jayapura immigration office has banned him from overseas travel (dicekal) and refus

November 18, 2023

Jakarta Globe - November 18, 2023
Jakarta – Foreign citizens of Indonesian descent are now eligible to acquire a stay permit valid for up to 10 years through the newly introduced "diaspora visa."

"The diaspora visa strea

October 15, 2023

Jakarta Globe - October 15, 2023

Whisnu Bagus Prasetyo, Jakarta – An Indonesian migrant worker in Hong Kong took to social media to express her frustration after a gift of underwear worth HK$99 ($12.5) that she sent to

October 13, 2023

Tempo - October 13, 2023

Devy Ernis, Jakarta – Indonesia's Directorate General of Immigration launched the latest version of the education visa on Thursday, Oct.

September 20, 2023

Jakarta Globe - September 20, 2023

Febry Andrean Amoga, Batam – Indonesian authorities, in collaboration with China's law enforcement agencies, on Wednesday deported 153 Chinese nationals using three chartered aircraft f

September 17, 2023

Jakarta Globe - September 17, 2023

Mita Amalia Hapsari, Jakarta – The Indonesian Navy's quick response unit successfully intercepted an attempt to smuggle workers to Malaysia via the sea route near Bintan Island, an offi

September 3, 2023

Tempo - September 3, 2023

Amy Heppy, Jakarta – Director General of Immigration at the Law and Human Rights Ministry, Silmy Karim, revealed the reasons behind the golden visa regulation stipulated by the Indonesi

July 25, 2023

Tempo - July 25, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan led the demolition of illegally imported products amounting to Rp12 billion by the ministry team in Surya Terang Warehouse Co

July 18, 2023

Tempo - July 18, 2023

M Julnis Firmansyah, Bali – Indonesian Immigration Director General Silmy Karim confirmed that the Golden Visa policy will be launched this July 2023.

July 16, 2023

Tempo - July 16, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi and her counterpart from Timor Leste, Bendito Dos Santos Freitas, agreed to conclude both countries' long-halted nego

March 1, 2023

Tempo - March 1, 2023

Joniansyah Hardjono, Tangerang – The Soekarno-Hatta Airport customs and excise office on Tuesday managed to foil a smuggling attempt of liquid cocaine that was carried by a Brazilian na

February 13, 2023

Jakarta Globe - February 13, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Close neighbors Indonesia and Timor Leste agreed to speed up their negotiations on the remaining land border disputes, following a meeting between Presiden

February 10, 2023

Tempo - February 10, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Director of the Indonesian Bureau of Logistics (Buloag) Budi Waseso, admitted that he had received reports concerning rice smuggling to Timor Leste.

January 30, 2023

Jakarta Globe - January 30, 2023

Jakarta – The Indonesian government recently announced that foreigners can now apply for a visitor visa for tourism and pre-investment at molina.imigrasi.go.id.

January 18, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - January 18, 2023

Merauke, Jubi – The Merauke Class II Immigration Office continues to monitor the presence of 79 foreign nationals in Merauke Regency, South Papua Province.

January 12, 2023

Tempo - January 12, 2023

Daniel A. Fajri, Jakarta – Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi welcomed a visit by her Timor Leste counterpart Adaljiza Magno in Jakarta on Wednesday, January 11, 2023.

January 4, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 4, 2023

Jakarta – Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly ordered on Wednesday the newly installed Director-General for Immigration Silmy Karim to begin work on digitizing services provided

December 29, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 29, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia and Malaysia have already been negotiating their borders for way too long, and it is time for the two neighbors to reach a conclusion, according

December 23, 2022

Jakarta Post - December 23, 2022

Fikri Harish, Jakarta – In a bid to lure more 'high-value' foreigners to Indonesia, the government officially launched the second home visa on Wednesday.

December 21, 2022

Straits Times - December 21, 2022

Jeffrey Hutton, Ubud, Bali – When Lucy retired to Ubud from her job in administration at a health insurance company in Australia in 2011, she counted on soaking up Balinese culture, goo

December 14, 2022

Antara News - December 14, 2022

Aloysius L, Fardah, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara – The number of people crossing the border between Indonesia and Timor Leste has increased to an average of 200 people per day, according

December 13, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - December 13, 2022

After years or decades of living in Indonesia, thousands of foreign retirees have just days before they expect to find out whether they can remain in the country.

November 25, 2022

Jakarta Globe - November 25, 2022

Jakarta – The immigration office has arrested a South Korean citizen after he canceled a K-Pop concert in Jakarta two weeks ago without ticket refunds and unilaterally moved the schedul