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Myanmar helpless against drug dynamics

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Myanmar has pushed back its self-imposed drug eradication deadline by five years as the nation struggles to combat resurgent production of opium and methamphetamine. The...
Jakarta: Hospitality in a bohemian neighbourhood

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Kemang Icon by Alila is an all-suite boutique hotel located in the Kemang neighbourhood of Jakarta. Inside Investor spoke to General Manager Carter Crites about the hotel’s personalised uniqueness.
Era of super-cheap labour in Asia ending

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The time of "ridiculously cheap labour" in East Asia is over, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) said recently after evaluating a series of minimum...
Nike to step up Indonesia manufacturing

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US sports apparel maker Nike has said it wants to make Indonesia the biggest production base for the company and invest into more factories...
Dutch company expands Jakarta port

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The company which built Dubai's iconic artificial islands Palm Jumeirah and The World, Dutch-based marine engineering and land reclaiming specialist Van Oord, has won...
Strongly rooted in Jakarta’s hospitality

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Le Méridien Jakarta is a luxury hotel that caters to both recreational and business travelers. Inside Investor interviewed General Manager Robert Hogenstijn.
Remaining best in class in Jakarta’s hospitality

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Mandarin Oriental Jakarta is one of the landmark hotels in Jakarta that continues to attract business and leisure travellers from all walks of life in a thriving city. Inside Investor spoke to General Manager Mark S Bradford.
Surviving manic Manila

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The Philippine capital of Manila has earned itself an unsavoury reputation as a hotbed of violence and criminality. For foreigners doing business or moving to this sprawl of a city, some ground-up knowledge can be your most invaluable asset.
Continued improvement in 5-star hospitality

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JW Marriott is one of the leading hotels in Jakarta for business and accomplished travelers. Inside Investor sat down with general manager Karan Berry.to discuss how the hotel has progressed in its 12-year presence.
World Bank adjusts Indonesia forecast

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The World Bank has slightly reduced its GDP growth forecast for Indonesia in 2013 as the pace of domestic investment recedes and pressures on...
Lion Air places record Airbus order

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Indonesian carrier Lion Air has signed a $20 billion order for the delivery of more than 200 A320 medium-haul jets on March 18. It...
Interview with ADB on infrastructure

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ASEAN is in dire need for infrastructure financing. Inside Investor asked economist Jin Cyhn of the Asian Development Bank how support can be given.
US approves $1.1b for Indonesia airline

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The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has approved a final commitment of $1.1 billion to finance the export of a fleet...
Siam Cement expands in Indonesia

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Thailand's cement giant Siam Cement Group (SCG) has announced plans to expand its presence in Indonesia by building a new cement plant and acquiring...
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...