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 […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 1

Indonesia Morning News For September 1

Govt launches 16th economic package to boost investment The policy aims to speed up the issuance of business permits while providing greater certainty on the cost and time involved and to improve coordination between ministries and provincial administrations. — The Jakarta Post Large 6.2 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia Tremors were reportedly felt as far away […]

Indonesia Morning News For August 31

Indonesia Morning News For August 31

1.4m hit as severe drought ravages crops in Indonesia A lingering drought in parts of Java and West Nusa Tenggara province is ravaging rice fields, drying up reservoirs and causing a shortage of clean water, directly affecting 1.4 million people. — Straits Times Indonesia to Announce the 16th Economic Policy Package Indonesian Chief Economics Minister […]

Indonesia Morning News For August 30

Indonesia Morning News For August 30

Infrastructure Credit to Rise by End of the Year Bank Indonesia (BI) has corrected its credit growth projection for this year by 8.0 to 10 percent. This may increase the allocation of infrastructure projects funding, as a slowing demand for credit will allow banking funds to improve. – Tempo (EN) Balance of payments to record […]

Indonesia Morning News For August 29

Indonesia Morning News For August 29

Indonesia Still Haunted by Asian Financial Crisis Ghosts The Asian financial crisis triggered the collapse of political and economic institutions that had delivered remarkable growth for 30 years. Rebuilding these institutions and a sound economic framework — albeit redesigned for a middle-income democracy — remains a challenge today. — AEC News Today Newest Navy Submarine […]

Indonesia Morning News For August 28

Indonesia Morning News For August 28

Sri Mulyani: Indonesia is Built with Debts However, according to Sri Mulyani, if the debt is well managed, it will be the solution to some problems in Indonesia. — Netral News Indonesia’s banking industry is attracting many investors — but there are major risks High margins, a large market with low banking penetration and healthy […]

Indonesia Morning News For August 25

Indonesia Morning News For August 25

 Indonesian E-Commerce Potentially Bigger than Korea, India Indonesia has the potential to be the third largest e-commerce market in the world above South Korea. — Tempo (EN) Bank Indonesia Lowers Interest Rates In Attempt To Boost Growth A cut in interest rates by Indonesia’s central bank may not be enough to give sluggish consumer spending […]

Indonesia Morning News For August 24

Indonesia Morning News For August 24

Indonesia needs to realize its sharia economy potential Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has said that Indonesia needs to spread knowledge about the sharia economy to the public so the country with the world’s largest Muslim population could unearth the great potential of its Islamic economy. — The Jakarta Post Bank Indonesia rate cut shows comfort […]

A Matter of Indonesia Roads, Flying Squirrels, and Physics (video)

A Matter of Indonesia Roads, Flying Squirrels, and Physics (video)

Anyone who has ever visited Asia for even a short time knows that law enforcement officers in the region often take a laissez-faire attitude towards traffic violations. However, at AEC News Today, we take the matter of road safety very seriously due to the economic and social consequences (See: Playboy Bunny Fearz Poonnada Killed Drunk […]

Indonesia Morning News For August 23

Indonesia Morning News For August 23

Bank Indonesia unexpectedly cuts interest rates Indonesia’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rate on Tuesday for the first time almost a year, as falling inflation gives the bank more scope to try to boost economic growth. — Financial Times Indonesia to buy $1.14 billion worth of Russian jets Indonesia has pledged to ship up […]