IMMIGRATION AND MANPOWER RULES… Up, down, turn around!
Immigration and manpower rules have changed – and reversed – so many times during 2015 that it almost isn’t worth publishing them!
In early 2015, Manpower Minister M Hanif Dhakiri announced controversial new rules for foreigners working in Indonesia, which called for foreigners applying for work permits to pass a test to prove their ability to speak Bahasa Indonesia.
La Chill Bar and The Taman hosted a fabulous Melbourne Cup Day at The Taman in Senggigi with guests enjoying a gourmet lunch, an outrageous fashion parade and live music while raising funds for ‘Lombok’s Forgotten Children’ charity.
The long drought this year continues to cause hardship to hundreds of thousands of people living in Lombok.
The latest release by the Bureau of Meteorology (BMKG) in early October 2015 states that drought conditions are affecting almost the entire island, based on the number of days without rain (HTH) recorded to the end of September 2015.
Popular Lombok orthodontist Dr Farida Istiarini has moved her Jolie Sourire Dental Clinic to the Epicentrum Mall. A large crowd of guests attended the Grand Opening party on 31 October to celebrate the move and have a sneak preview of the new stylish and modern clinic located on the first floor of the mall.