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Indonesia Local Customs and Practices

Posted by on Apr 15th, 2009
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Direct contact between individuals of the opposite sex is inappropriate in public. You are advised to avoid displays of affection. Same sex physical contact is perfectly normal. Handshakes are acceptable for women and men. However, you should wait for a woman to initiate the handshake. It is polite to call prior to visiting a local [...]


Indonesia Language

Posted by on Apr 15th, 2009
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In general, avoid behaving in manners that contradict the local culture and values. It is best to have an overall idea of what constitutes poor conduct. Here are some suggestions to follow: It is always polite to speak a couple of words in the local language. The Indonesians will be particularly delighted if you try [...]


How to get to Jakarta

Posted by on Apr 15th, 2009
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The main airport of the greater Jakarta area, Soekarno-Hatta international is located 35 km west of the city centre. The modern, efficient, and busy gateway handles international and domestic air traffic. The airport has two terminals, six concourses, and forty two gates. Terminal 1 serves domestic airlines with the exception of flights operated by the [...]