Saturday, 1st November 2014
Business
  • Malaysian businesspersons express interest in Gayo coffee
    16th October 2014
    - A number of businesspersons from Pinang Island in Malaysia have expressed interest in Gayo coffee and are looking to import the commodity to the country.The industrialists wish to establish cooperation with the administration ...
  • Indonesia to soon become trendsetter in islamic fashion
    16th October 2014
    Deputy Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sapta Nirwandar expressed optimism that Indonesia will soon become a trendsetter in Islamic fashion as its designers are capable of creating unique and creative works of fashion. ...
  • Indonesia fuel subsidy cut not significant to reduce current account deficit
    16th October 2014
    Former Governor of Bank Indonesia Darmin Nasution said increase in the prices of subsidized oil fuels (BBM) would not help much in reducing current account deficit. The BBM price hike would not reduce BBM imports as higher ...
  • CPO biodiesel to help lower state expenditure by US$2.43 bln
    16th October 2014
    The use of crude palm oil (CPO) as biodiesel fuel can reduce the state expenditure by US$2.43 billion, according to the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin). "The state expenditure could be economized by ...
  • Dahlan ready to continue developing electric car program
    16th October 2014
    State Enterprises Minister Dahlan Iskan announced that he would resume work on his electric car program if he is not re-appointed as minister in the new Indonesian governments cabinet. "I will resume it (electric car ...
  • Jakarta composite index opens lower
    16th October 2014
    After closing higher on Wednesday, the Jakarta composite index opened lower on Thursday to follow negative sentiment over global economic worries. The index of the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) dropped 29.64 points or ...
  • Importers urge govt to establish import exchange rate
    15th October 2014
    The Indonesian National Importers Association (GINSI) in North Sumatra has urged the government to draw a policy on the Rupiah to US dollar exchange rate with regard to imports especially of capital goods. "A policy is ...
  • Jakarta composite index closes higher
    15th October 2014
    The Jakarta composite index (JCI) closed 0.82 percent higher on Wednesday to follow the regional trend. The index of the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) rose 48.35 points to 4,962.94 points with index of 45 most liquid ...
  • Fewer graduates majoring in fisheries interested in marine sector jobs: CORE
    15th October 2014
    Several college graduates majoring in fisheries are showing less interest in taking up jobs in the marine sector, which currently requires qualified human resources to transform Indonesia into a maritime axis, noted an observer, ...
  • US$8 billion needed to build Indonesia LNG receiving terminals
    15th October 2014
    Deputy general chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for backward regions Natsir Mansyur said around US$8 billion is needed to build Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) receiving terminals in all Indonesian 33 ...