Saturday, January 3, 2015
Indonesia's inflation rate shot up in December and its trade balance swung to a deficit after the country's new president hiked fuel prices by 30 percent a month earlier, data showed Friday.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
The Indonesian government will step up renovations of the country's traditional markets next year in hopes that they will be able to compete with growing modern markets in the country.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Transportation Minister Ignasius Jonan has launched the development of 20 non-commercial seaports and 10 airports that are expected to help boost connectivity and economic equality throughout the country, the biggest economy in Southeast Asia.
Monday, December 22, 2014
The Indonesian capital -- a chaotic metropolis with shaky Internet access -- is hoping to turn its fortunes around with an ambitious online platform that allows residents to report problems, from crime to traffic jams, with their smartphones.
Friday, November 28, 2014
Many more Indonesians are opting for mobile-messaging services, driven by the skyrocketing number of mobile-device owners in the country, a recent survey by London-based research firm GlobalWebIndex has shown.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Indonesian President Joko Widodo unveiled a hefty increase in the price of subsidized fuel Monday, taking a risky, unpopular first step toward fixing the tattered finances of Southeast Asia's top economy.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
On his first visit to Facebook-crazy Indonesia, Mark Zuckerberg met the president-elect, spread the word about his company's global Internet-access initiative and posted a photo of himself at an ancient Buddhist temple.
Indonesian flag carrier Garuda has placed an order for 50 planes worth almost US$5 billion, U.S. plane giant Boeing said, as competition heats up for passengers in Asia's increasingly crowded skies.
Friday, September 19, 2014
Indonesia's finance minister said Thursday he was "optimistic" the country could achieve 7-percent growth by 2017 but warned that incoming president Joko Widodo faces a major challenge in pushing much-needed infrastructure development.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
The Indonesian government is looking into the alleged dumping into the domestic market of polyester film from China, India and Thailand.