Xiaomi to Increase Investment, Hire More Workers in Indonesia

Xiaomi Indonesia now employs 100 people in its main office, while its mobile phone factory in Batam employs more than 2,000 people.

#TECH

Commuter Line Passes Milestone of 1m Daily Passengers

A total of 221 million people have used Jakarta's commuter line in the first eight months of this year, an average of 1.04 million per day.

NOVEMBER 20 #TRANSPORTATION

No Susi, No Cry: Indonesia to Stop Sinking Illegal Fishing Boats

The plan would reverse a policy so adamantly implemented by previous minister Susi Pudjiastuti.

NOVEMBER 20 #POLICY

Medical Tourism a New Target for Gov't

Indonesia wants a piece of the medical travel market expected to be worth $143 billion globally by 2025.

NOVEMBER 19 #HEALTH

Erick Thohir Demotes Deputies in Latest SOE Ministry Overhaul

The demoted officials' roles are at odds with the role of the deputy minister, a new position created by President Jokowi.

NOVEMBER 19 #POLICY

Garuda Receives Its First A330neo

The delivery was part of Garuda's order of 14 aircraft from the A330neo family to strengthen the airline's long-haul routes.  

NOVEMBER 18 #CORPORATE NEWS

Retail Group Matahari Putra Prima Teams Up With Disney

The move is Matahari's latest push to return to profitability after enduring tough competition and slowing demand in the past few years.

NOVEMBER 18 #CORPORATE NEWS

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Born Tough

The wells have dried up in dozens of villages in Lebak, Banten, and clean water is becoming scarce.

#STANDALONE

Born Tough

The wells have dried up in dozens of villages in Lebak, Banten, and clean water is becoming scarce.

November 20 #STANDALONE

AsiaCollect Transforms Debt Collection Business With AI

The Singapore-based company offers reputable and ethical debt collection using the latest in technology, including artificial intelligence.

NOVEMBER 18 #CORPORATE NEWS

Gov't Creates Special Directorate for 1,000 Startups

The government is currently assisting around 700 businesses to develop themselves into new startups.

NOVEMBER 16 #ECONOMY

Indonesia Returns to Trade Surplus in October

Flashing red warnings came from raw material and capital goods imports which reflect slowing activities in the manufacturing sector.

NOVEMBER 15 #TRADE

For Every New Regulation, Cull Ten: Jokowi Tells Ministers and Regional Heads

The president has made it his priority to entangle the country's convoluted laws and regulations in his second term.

NOVEMBER 14 #ECONOMY

To Catch the Big Fish in Indonesia, Digital Companies Must Take It Slow

Digital service companies must be prepared to bide their time when persuading big clients to take the plunge into digital.

NOVEMBER 14 #ECONOMY

Indonesia to Develop Amphibious Aircraft

Research and Technology Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro says amphibians are the perfect transportation solution for the archipelago.

NOVEMBER 13 #POLICY

Gas Prices, Glass Ceiling for Local Glass Makers

High domestic gas prices are eroding competitiveness of local glass manufacturers in the global market.

NOVEMBER 13 #COMMODITY

OVO Seeks to Resume Partnership With Alfamart

The termination of a previous contract has caused OVO to lose deposit services in 13,000 Alfamart stores across the country.

NOVEMBER 13 #ECONOMY

Hoe Import Debacle Exposes Indonesian Industry's Shortcomings

The recent debacle over hoe imports offers valuable lessons for the industry to create better efficiency and cross-sector coordination.

NOVEMBER 12 #ECONOMY

Omnibus Law to Revise Coal DMO Rule

Turning coal into dimethyl ether gas can help Indonesia reduce import of liquified petroleum gas.

NOVEMBER 11 #COMMODITY

New Agriculture Minister Promises Food Data Integration Within First 100 Days in Office

Contradictory data have caused food imports during harvest time, while gross overestimation has led to import bans during scarcity.

NOVEMBER 11 #COMMODITY

Indonesian Startups Summit to Bring In 150 Investors

NextICorn's third international summit for startups will focus on matchmaking with investors.

NOVEMBER 08 #ECONOMY

Trade Ministry to Prioritize International Trade Agreements and Export

New Trade Minister Agus Suparmanto recently announced his ministry's policy priorities for the next five years.

NOVEMBER 08 #ECONOMY