Indonesia Morning News For November 14

Indonesia Morning News For November 14

Indonesia morning newsIndonesia to boost share in fast-growing coffee market in China
Indonesian coffee businesspeople are now eyeing to increase its shares in the fast-growing coffee markets in China by exposing them to Indonesian coffees during a discussion with the Southern China-Indonesia Business Association (SCIBA) and Specialty Coffee Association of Indonesia (SCAI) in Guangzhou, China, recently.
— The Jakarta Post

Indonesia eyes Rp 21t from IPOs of 10 SOE subsidiaries
The Indonesian government eyed Rp 21 trillion (US$1.55 billion) from the sales of shares of 10 subsidiaries of state-owned enterprises (SOE) through initial public offerings (IPOs) next year.
— The Jakarta Post

Freeport Indonesia reopens mine access after shooting
The Indonesian unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc has reopened the main supply route to its huge copper mine in Papua, the company said on Monday, after the road was closed on Sunday following a shooting incident in the area.
— Reuters/Business Insider

Fujita Kanko expands business with its first serviced apartment in Indonesia
Leading Japanese hotelier Fujita Kanko Inc has announced that the company will launch its first serviced apartment in Cikarang, located in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. Construction is expected to start soon, with a scheduled opening in the fall of 2019.
— Japan Today

Importers Deem Indonesia’s Logistics Cost Still High
Seeing implementation in neighboring countries, the cost of national logistics is still considered too high.
— Netral News

Japan Promises to Increase Investments in Indonesia: Minister
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has promised to increase investment in Indonesia in the coming years on the back of the Southeast Asian nation’s strong pace of reforms to improve its business climate, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Sunday (13/11).
— JakartaGlobe

Violence in Indonesian schools spark concerns
Concerns are rising in Indonesia over school violence following the circulation of a video, in which a male high school student is allegedly brutally beaten by a teacher in a classroom.
— UCA News

Pertagas, PGN Kick Off Duri-Dumai Gas Pipe Project
Deputy Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Arcandra Tahar has inaugurated the groundbreaking marking the start of construction of a 64 kilometer gas pipe project between Duri and Dumai in Riau.
— Tempo

Minister says government won’t achieve growth target
National Development Planning Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro has expressed his pessimism that the government will achieve its target of 5.2 percent economic growth.
— The Jakarta Post

Indonesia, China sign agreement on energy
Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Ignasius Jonan signed an agreement with China to strengthen cooperation in the energy sector on the sidelines of the fifth Indonesia-China Energy Forum (ICEF V) in Jakarta on Monday.
— The Jakarta Post

Transportation Minister on Utilization of Airport, Seaport with Private Sector
Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi said there is no intention of the government to transfer or sell national assets to foreigners.
— Netral News

Feasibility Study of Jakarta-Surabaya Railway Soon Finalized
The Governments of Japan and Indonesia will finalize the pre-feasibility study on the revitalization of the northern Java Railway this year.
— Tempo

Indonesia, Morocco Step Up Cooperation Ahead of King’s Visit
Indonesia and Morocco are reinforcing bilateral cooperation in tourism, energy and fisheries ahead of a visit by King Mohammed VI, a government official said on Monday (13/11).
— Jakarta Globe

Indonesia, UK Cooperate to Sponsor Young Researchers
Indonesia must increase investment in research and innovation to increase its future competitiveness and tap into its economic potential, British Ambassador Moazzam Malik said during an event in Jakarta last week.
— JakartaGlobe


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