Foreign Workers Issue, Minister: We are Not Invaded

Foreign Workers Issue, Minister: We are Not Invaded

Justice and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly confirmed that foreign workers entering Indonesia will continue to be monitored. Yasonna predicted that at least 70,000 foreign workers will enter Indonesia every year

Indonesian Vice President Defends Foreign Workers as Job Creator

Indonesian Vice President Defends Foreign Workers as Job Creator

The State New Agency Antara quotes Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla as defending the presence of foreign workers in the Country, saying expatriate workers pose no threat to employment opportunities for Indonesian nationals.

Immigration Tightening the Rules for Working in Bali

Immigration Tightening the Rules for Working in Bali

Indonesia is already well known for its tough laws and regulations for working visas for foreigners looking to work in the country. Unfortunately, new rules are being put in place to make the rules even stricter. The changes were outlined in a recent article on their website by the Jakarta based consultancy Indosight.

Foreigners Working in Bali Reach 1,800 People

Foreigners Working in Bali Reach 1,800 People

Deptartment of Manpower and Transmigration (depnakertrans) of Bali, I Gusti Agung Sudarsana said foreign workers who work on the island is around 1,800 people.

Foreign Workers in Indonesia ‘Must Take Local Language Test’

Foreign Workers in Indonesia ‘Must Take Local Language Test’

A draft government regulation that will require foreigners to master the Indonesian language before they are able to obtain a work permit here has elicited incredulity and skepticism from members of the local expatriate community, who responded to the announcement with criticism.

Work in Indonesia: New Immigration Rules in 2015

Work in Indonesia: New Immigration Rules in 2015

If we are to believe the article at this address, starting March 2015, something is about to hit the fan full speed -and I doubt it will leave everyone happy. 

The Indonesian government, apparently responding to multiple loophole abuses which have been going on for decades in its immigration system, is planning to tighten its focus on foreign workers, partly via a new set of revisions to the requirement needed to obtain a work permit (IMTA via KITAS).