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Smart water management needed for Asian cities

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Key to the success of Asia's megacities will be smart urban water management, Lisa Hook, a senior program officer for The Asia Foundation’s Environment...
Study: Dubai has ‘real estate X-factor’

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Seven cities in East and South Asia, the Middle East and Australia - including Dubai - make up more than half of ‘World City...
Jakarta counts on Big Data for smart infrastructure management

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Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia and city of nearly 10 million, will be holding its first open data challenge, HackJakarta, on April, 26,according to...
Indonesian textile exports to reach $13.3b in 2014

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The value of textile exports from Indonesia is likely to touch $13.3 billion in 2014, which would be an increase of 5 per cent...
Indonesia polls close and count begins

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Polls open for around 187 million Indonesians eligible to vote in single-day legislative elections closed at 1pm local time on April 9 and count...
Labour costs rising in Southeast Asia

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Labour costs in the Southeast Asia region are rising further in 2014, in line with the implementation and increment of minimum wage in a...
Jakarta mayor to run for Indonesia presidency

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Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s most popular politician by far, has ended months of speculation by announcing he will run as a candidate for the country’s...
Singapore to surpass Tokyo as Asia’s millionaires hub

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Singapore will have 4,878 people with $30 million or more in assets excluding their principal residence by 2023, a 55 per cent gain from...
Dubai luxury real estate still reasonably priced: Study

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Dubai’s prime luxury property market continues to remain affordable in comparison to key global cities despite prices rising by 17 per cent in 2013,...
Indonesia: Biodiesel use lets palm oil exports stall

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A jump in palm oil consumption for biodiesel in Indonesia, the world’s biggest supplier, will probably mean that shipments fail to increase this year...
Indonesia’s Batik Air goes international

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An airline owned by Indonesia’s Lion Group on February 27 announced it will launch international services with a flight from Jakarta to Singapore later...
GE to set up $1.4b business in Indonesia

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US technology company General Electric (GE) said that it has chosen Indonesia as the country in which to launch its $1.4 billion distributed power...
Indonesia ore export ban: 570,000 lose jobs

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Indonesia’s controversial decision to ban exports of unprocessed minerals is triggering unintended but predictable consequences, as about 570,000 mining workers are losing their job. On...
Foxconn to invest $1b in Indonesia

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Taiwan's technology giant Foxconn group has finally signed a letter of intent to invest up to $1 billion in Indonesia as it seeks to...
Indonesia to build first nuclear power plant

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Indonesia will build its first nuclear power plant in the western part of Java Island this year, state-run media report on February 7. The...
Indonesia’s mining exports in limbo

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Indonesia's metal ore and concentrate exports have ground to a complete halt, government officials said on January 24, signalling the turmoil in the mining...
Indonesia aims at 15% more foreign investment

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Indonesia on January 21 set an ambitious target of attracting 15 per cent more foreign investment in 2014 than in 2013, a challenging goal...
Sydney issues travel warning for Indonesia

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Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs has issued a travel warning for Indonesia, including the tourist hotspot of Bali, because of the "high threat of...