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Indonesian businesses asked to start hedging “beyond usual” as rupiah tumbles

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Indonesia’s central bank on April 25 urged businesses in the country to hedge their foreign exchange needs beyond minimum requirements, as policymakers seek to...
Grab and Go-Jek feel the heat from disgruntled motorbike drivers

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Hundreds of Indonesian motorcycle taxi drivers working for ride-hailing start-ups Grab and Go-Jek on April 23 called for an end to low online fares...
Indonesia considers joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Indonesia is studying the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States, known as TPP-11. The country will discuss the matter...
Seizure of 1MDB-linked luxury yacht declared unlawful

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A Jakarta court has ruled against the Indonesian police's seizure of a luxury yacht wanted as part of a US probe into alleged multibillion-dollar...
China to pump billions into Indonesia under New Silk Road initiative

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Indonesia and China on April 13 in Beijing signed five cooperation contracts worth $23.3 billion under the latter's Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st...
Go-Jek readies to enter Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore

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Indonesia’s highly popular ride-hailing service Go-Jek is close to its a number of announcements that it will expand within Southeast Asia and enter the...
Tourism arrivals in Brunei soar an unexpected 18%

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Brunei recorded an 18.3-per cent increase in tourist arrivals in 2017, exceeding the projected ten per cent growth set for last year, the country's...
Pollution off Bali’s lovely holiday coast exposed: A sea of plastic (video)

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A British diver has captured horrifying footage of plastic pollution while swimming in coastal waters near Bali. On March 3, Rich Horner posted a...
Myanmar AirAsia could be Tony Fernandes’ next big thing

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Malaysia-headquartered AirAsia, the largest Asian budget carrier as per the size of its fleet, is in talks with a partner to set up an...
Indonesia’s ride-hailing app Go-Jek considers stock listing

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Indonesian start-up Go-Jek is considering an initial public offering (IPO) in Indonesia and possibly at another exchange in the region, the company's president Andre...
Indonesia needs $20 billion for tourism development

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Indonesia's initiative to create and promote ten "new Balis" - ten new tourists destinations that could become as popular as the crowded holiday island...
Cambodia remains most corrupt country in Southeast Asia

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Cambodia remained the most corrupt country in Southeast Asia in the Corruption Perception Index 2017, the annual global graft ranking compiled by Transparency International,...
Jakarta startup digitises street vendors with WiFi, smart tech

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An initiative by private investors in Indonesia aims at beefing up the kiosks of street vendors in Jakarta with smart technology and WiFi connections...
Thais spend a record of 9.38 hours on the Internet – daily

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Thai people are spending an average of nine hours and 38 minutes daily on the Internet, with around one third of this time used...
Google invests in Indonesia’s ride-hailing platform Go-Jek

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Google is the next big-time investor in Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek, a move that is part of Google's ambition to grow Indonesia's digital economy...
Nissan considers Thailand as electric vehicle manufacturing hub

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Japanese car maker Nissan, a mass market pioneer for electricity-powered vehicles with its Leaf model, has shortlisted Thailand to host its Asia-Pacific electric vehicle...
Indonesia hits $1-trillion GDP benchmark

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Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, for the first time crossed the $1-trillion mark in its GDP revenues, reaching an estimated $1.004 trillion as per...
Singapore’s economy picks up steam

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Singapore's gross domestic product expanded 3.5 per cent in 2017, backed by "the global economic upswing" and improved productivity, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...