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Indonesia refines digital nomad rules, aiming for wealthier expats

Roughly 50,000 people in Bali are thought to hold the 211 and other stay permits that allow extended visits. PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO
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BALI - Indonesia is recalibrating the visas it offers to expatriates working remotely as part of an effort to attract highly skilled and monied foreigners.

This is because of worries that the current crop of young, not-so-well-off digital nomads are abusing their visas to ride roughshod over local mores and work illegally.

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