Sunday, 23rd April 2017
Business
  • Government agrees to give Freeport provisional business permit
    4th April 2017
    The government through the Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Ministry has agreed to grant a provisional Special Mining Business Permit (IUPK) to Freeport Indonesia valid until October, 2017. Secretary General of the ESDM ...
  • Indonesia closely monitoring US trade policy
    4th April 2017
    The government has been closely observing the implications of the US trade policy following President Donald Trumps executive order to investigate the trade imbalance between the US and some partner countries. Indonesia ...
  • VP calls on US to exercise introspection over trade deficit
    4th April 2017
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla has called on the US government to exercise introspection, following its accusation of "trade cheater" against Indonesia which has recorded trade surplus with the US. "US President Donald Trump ...
  • Presiden Jokowi wants to prune routine spending in state budget
    4th April 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on Tuesday opened a plenary session of his cabinet on draft budget for 2018, asking for greater efficiency in spending by ministries and other government agencies. "Please check the routine ...
  • E-commerce crucial to reducing poverty: Riady
    3rd April 2017
    Founder of Lippo Group Mochtar Riady has opined that the system of electronic commerce, or e-commerce, plays an important role in the fight against poverty. "It requires conditions, such as adequate telecommunications ...
  • Fixed ceiling price to help curb inflation: BPS
    3rd April 2017
    The plan to impose a fixed ceiling price (HET) for food commodities prone to volatility in rates will help to curb the high inflation, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS). "I think it will help (curb ...
  • Soekarno Hatta Airport to have zone of bonded logistic center
    2nd April 2017
    State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura II through its subsidiary PT Angkasa Pura Kargo is preparing the opening a zone of bonded logistic center (PLB) in the Soekarno Hatta International Airport. The bonded ...
  • Banking loans grow 8.4 percent in February 2017: BI
    2nd April 2017
    The amount of banking loans grew 8.4 percent to Rp4,333 trillion year on year (yoy) in February from 8.2 percent yoy a month earlier, Bank Indonesia (BI) said. All types of banking loans extended in February 2017 recorded ...
  • Wonderful Indonesia restaurant opened in ancient Chinese town
    2nd April 2017
    Indonesia has opened the "Wonderful Indonesia" restaurant in the ancient Chinese town of Luoyang in an effort to promote the variety of culinary products of the country. The deputy for overseas tourism marketing of the ...
  • Pelindo asked to speed up completion of Gilimas port project
    2nd April 2017
    Transport Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has asked state-owned port operation PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo) III to speed up completion of the Gilimas port project in the regency of West Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. ...