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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...

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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...