Thursday, 5th March 2015
Business
  • Jakarta index extends gain, rupiah falls
    26th February 2015
    The Jakarta composite index (JCI) extended gains closing higher on Thursday on continued inflows of foreign funds into the domestic market, analysts said. The index of the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) rose 6.314 points ...
  • Esemka to serve as rural transportation vehicle
    26th February 2015
    The locally made car "Esemka" is an ideal mode of transportation for the farmers and can also be used in rural areas, Minister of Industry Saleh Husin stated."We have discussed about a mode of transportation for the farmers, ...
  • State loses up to Rp65.1 trillion due to fake products
    25th February 2015
    Indonesia loses up to Rp65.1 trillion to distribution of fake products in 2014, according to a study by Indonesian Anti-Forgery Community (MIAP). The loss is up compared to the result of MIAP survey in 2010 that estimated ...
  • Rupiah appreciates to Rp12,891 against US dollar
    25th February 2015
    The rupiah strengthened by 31 basis points to Rp12,891, from its earlier value of Rp12,922, against the US dollar at the interbank trade on Wednesday. Samuel Sekuritass economist Rangga Cipta noted that the rise in rupiahs ...
  • Rice stocks to suffice until harvest season: president
    25th February 2015
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has affirmed that the current stock of rice will be sufficient until the next harvest season in March and April 2015. "I want to say that now, we have 1.4 million tons of rice in stock, and ...
  • Transportation ministry forms team to audit Lion Air
    23rd February 2015
    - The Directorate General of Air Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation has set up a team to audit the mechanism of services of Lion Air, Director General Suprasetyo said here on Monday. This audit of Indonesias ...
  • Indonesia` Stock Exchange index up 5,403 points
    23rd February 2015
    Indonesias Stock Exchange index (IHSG) was up again on Monday at 5,403.27 points as foreign market players continued buying. The IHSG was up 3.17 points or 0.06 percent to 5,403.27, while the index of the 45 most liquid ...
  • East Nusa Tenggara to repair 60 thousand hectares of tertiary irrigation canals
    23rd February 2015
    The East Nusa Tenggara government will repair 60 thousand hectares of tertiary irrigation canals as part of a program to optimize the water flow system to achieve food self-sufficiency in corn, rice, and soybean. "We have ...
  • Indonesian government enhancing border areas to face AEC
    23rd February 2015
    The Indonesia Ministry of Underdeveloped Villages, Region and Transmigration will work towards developing the villages located in border areas to better face the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015. "We will prioritize the ...
  • Decision on Freeport`s contract extension before July 25: Minister
    20th February 2015
    The government will decide whether or not to extend its contract with gold and copper mining firm PT Freeport Indonesia before July 25, 2015, according to Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Sudirman Said. "There will be ...