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Gita: We want people to make money here

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Indonesia's Trade Minister Gita Wirjawan is inviting multinational companies to invest in Indonesia and see the country as an economy of scale with unprecedented...
German car makers push Indonesia

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Volkswagen, Europe's largest car maker, will beef up its business in Indonesia with a new factory in West Java  ready to operate in mid-2013,...
Vice President: Indonesia will move on

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Indonesia is on a sustainable growth path despite some structural and policy-related domestic challenges, Dr. Boediono, Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, said...
Samsung mulls Indonesia phone factory

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Samsung Electronics, together with Apple the world's top smartphone producer, is thinking about setting up a factory in Indonesia to produce mobile phones and...

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The ten-member bloc of the Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN) and the Gulf state of Qatar have emphasised their aim to forge closer...
Batavia Air bankrupt, routes up for grab

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Indonesia's commercial court has declared Jakarta-based budget carrier Batavia Air bankrupt just months after AirAsia aborted a deal to invest in it, officials said...
Indonesia gets first ever Apple store

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Gadget giant Apple will launch its first ever Apple store in Indonesia after it received approval from Indonesia's Investment Coordinating Board to open a...
The unwritten rules of Indonesia

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Any foreigner hoping to find success in Indonesia should take time to brush up on the island of Java, the undisputed political, economic and geographical core of the country, writes Justin Calderon.
Jakarta residents up to the neck in water

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Heavy seasonal rains have come down across the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, forcing more than 10,000 to flee their homes, with four reported deaths...
Nike workers denied pay rise in Indonesia

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Several Nike goods suppliers have been accused of pressuring their employees to sign an agreement to renounce their new minimum wage, workers union leaders...
Who is Le Luong Minh, ASEAN Secretary-General?

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Little is known about the new ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh who took over his five-year term on January 1, 2013. Inside Investor sheds light on the career diplomat's biography and education.
Luzon on the Java trail

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The Philippines and Indonesia at times seem to be tethered to the same wagon. Both countries sit just above or below investment-worthy credit ratings and are forecast to maintain a GDP growth rate of at least 5 per cent annually during the following decade.
New ASEAN Secretary-General takes office

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Vietnam's Deputy Foreign Minister Le Luong Minh took over the office as ASEAN Secretary-General at a hand-over ceremony on January 7 at the ASEAN...
Indonesia: 2013 investments to hit $29b

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Indonesia is optimistic that it will remain an attractive location for foreign direct investments in 2013 and is expecting 270 trillion rupiah ($29 billion)...
Looking East: Resilience, your name is ASEAN

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When looking for new success stories in today’s global business environment, it is hard not to notice the remarkable resilience that Southeast Asia, and especially the ten ASEAN nations, are currently showing.
Indonesia next hot spot for IPOs

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Indonesia is poised for heavy IPO activity in 2013 with a significant number of firms seeking to raise capital from an initial  public offering...
Indonesia booze ban to impair tourism

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Producers of alcoholic drinks in Indonesia could face penalties of up to 10 years imprisonment and 10 billion rupiah ($1.03 million) in fines if...
Foxconn postpones Indonesia investment

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Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry Ltd, or Foxconn, has delayed its huge investment in Indonesia, according to the country's industry minister MS...