Wednesday, 4th March 2015
Business
  • President asks citizens to be optimistic about Indonesia`s economic growth
    9th February 2015
    President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has called on his countrymen to be optimistic about the nations economic condition in 2015 and for the coming years. "No one should be pessimistic. Everyone should be optimistic that we can ...
  • MoU with Malaysian automotive firm is B2B affair: President
    9th February 2015
    President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo stressed that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for electric car production with Malaysian automotive company Proton is a business-to-business relation. "That is be a business-to-business ...
  • Indonesia plans electric cars only for national cars
    9th February 2015
    Research, Technology and High Educational Institute Minister Muhammad Nasir said Indonesia has plan to build electric cars only as national car. "Yes only electric cars , not ones fueled with oil or other fuels," the ...
  • Jakarta composite index hits new record
    9th February 2015
    The Jakarta composite index (JCI) hit a new record high on Monday at 5,348.47 points. The index of the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) closed 5.95 points or 0.11 percent higher with index of 45 most liquid stocks up 0.26 ...
  • Creative industry can boost rural economy: minister
    8th February 2015
    Creative industry will be able to boost the countrys rural economy, Minister of Villages, Disadvantaged Regions and Transmigration Marwan Jafar said. "We are optimistic because a lot of commodities from the creative ...
  • Indonesia to ease entry permit procedures for foreign yachts
    7th February 2015
    Indonesia plans to ease the processes involved in the issuance of entry permits for foreign-owned yachts, to boost the yachting tourism sector. Tourism Minister Arief Yahya said here on Saturday, "It is hoped that it will, ...
  • Permits for new small, medium enterprises free: minister
    7th February 2015
    - The government is providing free services to those who wish to procure permits for new small and medium enterprises. "The permit letter is required to be written on a piece of paper only. It will be processed by ...
  • VP calls for reducing dependency on imported smartphones
    6th February 2015
    Vice-President Jusuf Kalla has called for reducing dependency on imported smartphones and stressed on boosting the domestic smartphone industry with incentives. "We certainly wish to reduce imported products, but we need ...
  • Jakarta stocks open higher on Friday
    6th February 2015
    The Jakarta composite index rose 0.33 percent to 5,297.35 points in the opening trade on Friday to follow the global trend. The index of the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) rose 17.45 points with index of 45 most liquid ...
  • Parliament urged to approve capital injection for Bank Mandiri
    6th February 2015
    Economist from the Management and Economics Development Studies (Mecode Studies) Augustinus Mangasa Sipahutar said the Parliament should approve proposed capital injection particularly for state lender Bank Mandiri. "Bank ...