Thanksgiving in Asia

US Citizens have multiple options for giving thanks. While the US Thanksgiving holiday is celebrated at the end of November, the art of being thankful isn’t exclusive to America. In Asia, the Mid Autumn Festival, or Moon Festival is the time for families to come together.  The festival is celebrated in countries across Asia including […]

Jakarta traffic

7 Days, 1,000 Traffic Violations

Newly installed traffic cameras in Jakarta, Indonesia catch 1,000 moving violations during the first week in operation. Not every country interprets traffic rules the same way or enforces them to the same degree.  There are many countries in Asia where we recommend assignees hire a car and driver rather than make the necessary adjustments to […]

Jakarta Skyline

Almost there – new public transport for Jakarta

It looks like the new Mass Rapid Transit is over 90% complete and set for an early 2019 launch. Jakarta, Indonesia’s massive capital city has some of the world’s worst traffic congestion.  There are several measures in place to help reduce traffic, but one of the best is coming soon. The initial line is on […]