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JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - PT Indosat Tbk (ISAT), the second-largest telecom player in Indonesia, reported 29 per cent growth in net profit, at Rp1.09 trillion (US$81.34 million) for Jan-Sep 2017, compared to the same period last year, supported by better revenues and higher cost efficiency. The company's revenues rose 4.8 per...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)—Power producers in Indonesia is facing  obstacles in developing power plants. The Independent Power Producers Association of Indonesia (APLSI) and PricewaterHouse Cooper said a report that major obstacles are regulatory uncertainty, lack of coordination among ministry/institution, and the poor management of 35,000-megawatt projects. Furthermore, investors also criticize the low...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia, with the world’s fourth-largest population, has an aggressive goal to increase the share of renewable energy in the country’s energy mix to 23 percent by 2025. With its overall potential to generate 788,000 megawatts (MW) through new and renewable energy, Indonesia is expected to serve as...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -  The Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) early this week made a bold step by joining the Climate Bonds Initiative Partner Program, the sixth stock exchange to partner with the Climate Bonds. This signals seriousness of the exchange management to develop green bond market in Indonesia. In order to find out how big...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Senior Economist for ASEAN at UBS Edward Teather sees Indonesian Rupiah could bounce back towards the level of Rp13,000 against U.S dollar, after recording a decline since last week. Based on Indonesian central bank data, Rupiah continues to drop to Rp13,750 per US dollar until today (7/3). The Indonesian...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)—The airline industry had been facing tough time during the first quarter of 2018, due to the problems which are mainly concerned with operational costs, supporting infrastructure, and management issues. The airline companies must also brace themselves for the ASEAN Single Aviation Market---also known as the ‘ASEAN Open Sky...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - President Joko Widodo appointed and installed Inspector General of Police Heru Winarko at the State Palace in Jakarta on Thursday as the new Head of the National Narcotics Agency. Winarko is a former law enforcement deputy at the Corruption Eradication Commission, replaces Police Commissioner General...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)— Controlling about 34 percent share in domestic flight markets, the Lion Air Group undoubtedly plays important role in the landscape of Indonesia's aviation industry. The group runs three airlines namely Lion Air, Batik Air, and Wings Air. It flies to 183 domestic and international routes, supported by 112...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Ahead of 2019's Indonesia presidential, two candidates of presidents have openly show their interest to run for the chair. Joko Widodo, the incumbent and the leading figures of the former rival in 2014's president election Prabowo Subianto has declared their candidacy. Out of the two candidates, at least...

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Outdated Power Sector Threatens Indonesia’s Industry 4.0 Aspirations

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AirAsia X Orders 66 Airbus A330neo for US$296.4M

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Policy Review: Electricity Subsidy Swells to US$4B, Hit PLN’s Finances

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Morning Briefing: BI’s Policy Not Able to Moves the Market

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning. Bank Indonesia (BI) move to maintained BI 7-Day Reverse Repo Rate (BI-7DRR) at 5.25 percent does not provide fresh air to...

Bank Indonesia Keeps Policy Rate Unchanged

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)--Bank Indonesia decided to hold its benchmark seven-day reverse repo rate at 5.25 per cent on Thursday (19/07) to keep the Indonesian financial...