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It’s Settled: Indonesia Moves Capital City

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Jakarta is overcrowded and sinking into the sea Indonesian President Joko Widodo has approved a long-term plan for the...
Indonesia to set up new economic centers outside of heartland Java

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Indonesia will extend its portfolio of economic growth centers beyond the economic heartland of Java, national development planning minister Bambang Brodjonegoro said, adding that...
Poverty in Indonesia becomes urban problem

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Indonesia’s national development planning ministry is targeting a national poverty rate next year of 8.5 per cent to 9.5 per cent, down from the...
Indonesia plans ten tourism hot spots to replicate Bali’s success

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo has developed a “Ten New Balis” tourism growth strategy, a plan that aims at replicating the economic effects of tourism...
Inequality in Indonesia rose to record high

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Inequality in Indonesia has reached historical high, a World Bank report released in Jakarta on December 8 revealed. The country's Gini coefficient, which measures...
Indonesia pushes Central Java as Asian low-cost manufacturing hub

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The sleepy province of Central Java, which has long been the heartland of a Javanese culture that frowned on aggressive profit-seeking, is trying to...
Southeast Asia a hotbed for pirates

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Many might think the waters off the coast of Somalia are worse with regards to pirates, but in fact Southeast Asia is worst, The...
Suzuki invests $611m in Indonesia car plant

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A few days after Toyota announced that it will spend $240 million for a new engine plant in Java, Indonesia, its Japanese cpmpetitor Suzuki...
Indonesia tourism perking up

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Indonesian tourism is on the rise. With tropical beaches and a booming economy, this country is increasingly a must-see destination for international travelers. A record...
Looking East: Indonesia, the next opportunity for Qatar

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Indonesia, the largest economy and the most populous country in Southeast Asia, is opening up for more oil-related investments. The country needs new oil refineries to meet the domestic demand of its ever-growing population.
Thailand’s PTT delays Malaysia investment

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Thailand’s largest petrochemical maker, PTT Global Chemical Pcl (PTTGC), said on April 1 it planned to make a decision on a petrochemical investment plan...
Indonesia textile sector faces challenge

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The textile sector in Indonesia is likely to attract investment of just about $155 million in 2013, according to Indonesian Textile Association (API). Most of...
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.
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.

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While central Indonesia is currently benefiting from an influx of domestic and foreign direct investment, Eastern Indonesia is in urgent need for the same,...
PTTGC

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Thailand's largest petrochemical producer PTT Global Chemical Plc is reportedly in talks with Indonesia's oil and gas giant Pertamina to set up a $5...
IDB

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In an aim to support Saudi investors in Indonesia, the Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has set up a business office in Jakarta, the...
Jakarta1

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Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy and most populous nation, is likely to continue mounting global economic headwinds on the back of its youthful growing...