Indonesia Morning News For September 22

Indonesia Morning News For September 22

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake has hit Indonesia A 5.7 magnitude earthquake has hit Indonesia, northwest of Bali, as alert levels rise about the possibility of a volcanic explosion on the island. — News.com.au Why We Won’t See Trump-Like Nationalism In Indonesia “America First” is based in exclusivism, but Indonesia’s nationalism has far more pluralistic connotations. […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 21

Indonesia Morning News For September 21

Overlapping Regulations Hamper Economy, Jokowi Says The government initiated deregulations by issuing economic packages or scrapping regional regulations. There are currently 3,140 regional regulations that have been revoked because they had hampered the economy. — Tempo (EN) Indonesia Struggles with Widening Wealth Gap Southeast Asia’s biggest economy has made major strides since the Asian currency crisis, […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 20

Indonesia Morning News For September 20

Children’s Education: Singaporeans Biggest Spenders, But More Indonesians Paying When it comes to spending on their children’s education Singaporeans are the biggest spenders in Asean according to a recent survey by HSBC, but Indonesia has the highest proportion of parents paying for private tuition. — AEC News Today Indonesia raises 17.5 trillion rupiah of bonds, […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 19

Indonesia Morning News For September 19

West Java police foils terrorist plot against Indonesian President Joko Widodo The suspect was nabbed near a helicopter landing pad at Penggung Airport in Cirebon, a city in West Java province, where President Joko, better known as Jokowi, was visiting on Tuesday for a cultural festival. — Straits Times Indonesia Stock Market Has Positive Lead […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 18

Indonesia Morning News For September 18

OJK to Issue Regulation for Financial Technology Companies The circular regulates procedures on how to register for permission, lending activities, and supervision to fintech companies. — Tempo (EN) House approves macroeconomic assumptions in 2018 state budget On Thursday, lawmakers agreed to peg the value of the rupiah at Rp 13,400 per US dollar from Rp 13,500 […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 15

Indonesia Morning News For September 15

ADB to Provide Indonesia’s Energy Sector with Over $1 Billion in Loans The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors on September 14 approved two loans totaling up to $1.1 billion to strengthen and diversify Indonesia’s energy sector — considered key to promoting inclusive growth and sustainable development in the country. — The Financial Widodo […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 14

Indonesia Morning News For September 14

Indonesia stocks lower at close of trade; IDX Composite Index down 0.45% Indonesia stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Mining, Property and Infrastructure sectors led shares lower. — Investing.com Redenomination bill not to be deliberated this year The government has to comprehensively disseminate information about the bill to avoid […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 13

Indonesia Morning News For September 13

Indonesia Manufacturing PMI Saw Sharp Rise in August 2017 Indonesia’s manufacturing PMI stood at 50.7 in August 2017 as compared to 48.6 in July. The PMI figure met the market expectation of 50.5. — Market Realist USA Plans to Impose 40% Anti-Dumping Duties on Indonesian Biodiesel USA accuses the world’s largest palm oil producer and […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 12

Indonesia Morning News For September 12

Stop bickering: 60 years of Malaysia-Indonesia ties If anything, the two nations should have already established solid footing in the sixth decade of their relationship instead of being easily provoked by small matters. — The Jakarta Post Will Indonesia’s infrastructure be ready for Asian Games? Indonesian President Joko Widodo is pinning his 2019 re-election hopes […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 11

Indonesia Morning News For September 11

Indonesia, Long on Sidelines, Starts to Confront China’s Territorial Claims Indonesia’s increasingly aggressive posture in the region — including a military buildup in its nearby Natuna Islands and the planned deployment of naval warships — comes as other nations are being more accommodating to China’s broad territorial claims in the South China Sea. — New […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 8

Indonesia Morning News For September 8

China drags Indonesia into South China Sea morass Beijing’s rebuke of Jakarta’s decision to rename its natural gas-rich Natuna Island region has agitated what had been a quiescent territorial dispute. — Asia Times RISING 50 new history for Indonesia, Singapore air forces At the commemorative event the two countries air forces also formed “arrow ahead” […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 7

Indonesia Morning News For September 7

Indonesia, Japan deepen talks on joint development in South China Sea The new Japan-Indonesia partnership comes as the U.S. under President Donald Trump has reduced its presence in the South China Sea, creating a power imbalance in the disputed area and encouraging China to continue staking its overreaching claims there. — Nikkei Asian Review Several […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 6

Indonesia Morning News For September 6

Indonesia’s changes to oil, gas deals “positive” for investors – association The archipelago overhauled its oil and gas production-sharing contract scheme earlier this year to reduce the burden of energy exploration on government finances. — Reuters Indonesia raises 17 trillion rupiah of bonds, above target The government sold T-bills maturing in December 2017 with a […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 5

Indonesia Morning News For September 5

Indonesia’s Digital Economy: Bridging The Digital Divide Nearly 20 years since the country’s reformasi, it is worth asking whether the internet has led to greater inequality in Indonesia, and what can be done about it. — AEC News Today Stop talking politics, start investing: Jokowi to businesspeople Jokowi said he would hold a road show […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 4

Indonesia Morning News For September 4

Indonesia minister to urge Myanmar to end Rohingya plight Indonesian President Joko Widodo has sent his foreign minister to Myanmar to urge its government to halt violence against Rohingya Muslims, he said yesterday after a petrol bomb was thrown at the Myanmar embassy in Jakarta. — Straits Times China demands Indonesia drop new name for […]