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The Insider Stories Founder Linda Silaen has a solid, proven history, established over more than a decade as a journalist with a leading internasional news organization, of being the first with the biggest economic news stories in Indonesia. Specializing in corporate news, Linda is also a veteran of some of the biggest macroeconomic and general news stories as Indonesia rapidly transforms into a major market economy. One of the founders of the original blog from which this company developed, Linda’s knowledge of investors’ information communications and data us developed from unrivaled networking skills that make her a well-known name among CEOs, bankers, government officials and private equity investors both in Indonesia and other countries.

Qatar Invests US$500M in Indonesia’s Tourism Sector

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indonesian government on the US$500 million's investment to increase the Development in the field of tourism in the country, said Maritime Coordinating...

Indonesia GO-JEK Kicks Off SEA Expansion with Go-Viet

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – GO-JEK, an Indonesia ride-hailing and on-demand apps joined launched Go-VIET in Vietnam today (01/08) and in September to operate GET in Thailand, as the first wave of its international expansion. The unicorn...

Bank Indonesia Introduces New Overnight Interbank Rate

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) introduced a new overnight interbank rate called IndoNIA, which will replace the Jakarta Interbank Offered Rate (JIBOR), said the central bank on Wednesday (01/08). The new instrument was scheduled...

Japan MUFG Bank Officially Holds 40% Bank Danamon’s Shares

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia's Financial Service Agency (FSA) has granted approval for MUFG Bank Ltd., to increase its investment In PT Bank Danamon Tbk (IDX: BDMN), the Japan-based lender announced on July 31. Takayoshi Futae,...

Make It Easy for Investor, Jakarta Launches Investment Center

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)--Investment will continue to increase with the launch of Jakarta Investment Center (JIC), said Head of Investment and Integrated Services One Stop of Jakarta, Edy Junaidi on Tuesday (31/07). "Insyallah with the birth of...

BI Plan to Lowering FX Swap Fees

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) has plan to lowered the foreign exchange (FX) swap transaction fee to hold the U.S dollar stayed in the country. Recently, President Joko Widodo has said to chasing...

Indonesia’s Pertamina to Build 29 Strategic Projects Worth US$2B

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - PT Pertamina, a state-owned energy producer planned to build 29 strategic projects with total costs Rp20 trillion (US$2.02 billion), said one official on Monday (30/07). Recently, the company announced lowered its...

Indonesia’s CPO Export Declines 2% in 1H 2018

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia’s Crude Palm Oil (CPO) and its derivative products export declined 2 percent in the first half of this year to 15.30 million tons, as demand dropped amid import tariffs, the Indonesian...

Indonesia to Expand the Use of B20 in September

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government is serious to expand the use of 20 percent blended biodiesel (B20) to all diesel-engined vehicles in September, said one senior official last week. The use of B20 fuel is estimating...

Policy Review: Indonesia Plans to Ease DMO for Coal, Potentially Harm PLN

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government’s consider to ease domestic market obligation policy for coal miners to boost export, said one senior official last week. Currently, the government imposes 25 percent quota of coal output for domestic consumption with...