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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.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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.