Monday, April 2, 2012
Weeks of protests across Indonesia have thwarted a government plan for an immediate fuel price hike, the latest failure of an Asian administration to wean its country off costly subsidies.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Indonesia's Batam island, an industrial zone with dreams of transforming into a major tourist destination, is sprucing itself up to lure big-spending visitors from next-door Singapore.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Indonesia will resume sending its migrant workers to Malaysia in April if both countries agree on standards of competence and monthly payments.1 Comment
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
The Indonesian subsidiary of U.S. mining giant McMoRan said Monday it had resumed operations after a two-week suspension caused by fighting among workers.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
An Indonesian court on Wednesday sentenced a former Citibank Indonesia executive to eight years in jail after she was found guilty of the embezzlement of more than US$4 million from customers' accounts.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The quadrupling of Internet users in Indonesia by 2016 will translate into a US$4.5 billion business opportunity for not only mobile operators, but also other companies providing Internet-based services to consumers and enterprises, suggests a recent study.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Indonesian and South Korean senior officials agreed to increase bilateral trade between the two countries to up to US$40 billion by 2014 and US$100 billion by 2020, a statement released by Indonesia-South Korea Joint Secretariat said here on Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Indonesian power utility, PLN, plans to start trading electricity with neighboring countries by 2014 at initial capacity of 50 to 100 MegaWatt (MW), PLN President Director Nur Pamuji said here on Monday.
People from Sumatra, Singapore or Malaysia may raise their eyebrows after hearing that an Indonesian restaurateur has the intellectual rights to the word kopitiam.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Indonesia, Southeast Asia's largest sugar consumer, will import 240,000 tons of raw sugar this year to meet domestic demand for white sugar, which is expected to reach 860,000 tons for the January-May period.