Category Archives: Blok-M

Uncritical puffs

A copy of the Jakarta Post is delivered to the offices of Mata Pribadi every morning by a very nice man on a motor bike. There are days when one wonders why we pay good (if not terribly much) money … Continue reading

Posted in Blok-M, Business, November 2011 | 1 Comment

Jakarta Expat

Rather against our corporate nature, we have consistently struggled to say anything terribly nice about the various Jakarta media which, by and large, manage not to separate journalism from paid puffs and advertising – with spotting the join being almost impossible to … Continue reading

Posted in Blok-M, Business, Expat Foibles, November 2011 | 2 Comments

Blok-M in Street of Shame shock!!

G-String has closed its doors and rumours abound of further likely casualties, D’s place had a significant fire though has now reopened, punter numbers are down, taxi business is so bad that some of them are even offering to turn their meters … Continue reading

Posted in Blok-M, September 2011 | Leave a comment