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JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia Financial Services Authority  (FSA) inaugurated the operation of OJK Innovation Centre for Digital Financial Technology (OJK Infinity) which aims to build the FinTech ecosystem into a part of the national financial system that benefits the community and encourages economic growth. "Through OJK Infinity, the FinTech industry is expected to be...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian police have shot dead more than 70 people in an escalating crackdown on what they have called ‘petty criminals’ in the lead-up to the country’s hosting of the 2018' Asian Games, said Amnesty International Indonesia on Monday (20/08). Between January and August this year, at least...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo) II also known IPC, an integrated port operator, plans to start Cikarang - Bekasi - Java Sea (CBL) inland waterways this year. The project is estimating need costs Rp6 trillion (US$419.58 million). According to the director of IPC Dani Rusli Utama, the initial...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Moody's Investors Service has affirmed the B2 corporate family rating of Modernland Realty Tbk (P.T.). The outlook on ratings is maintained at stable. Moody's has also affirmed the B2 backed senior unsecured rating of the 2019 notes issued by Marquee Land Pte. Ltd. and the 2024 notes issued by...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning. The 18th Asian Games in Jakarta opened with a lavish ceremony and great fanfare on Saturday (18/08), providing ordinary Indonesians with a much needed diversion amid the endless cycle of economic and political news. There’s a reason to celebrate too. Taekwondo athlete Defia Rosmaniar become the first...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian coal miner, PT Bayan Resources Tbk (IDX: BYAN) will acquired 44.95 percent shares of Australian miner Kangaroo Resources Limited (ASX: KRL) for US$515 million, said the company on August 17. Bayan currently holds approximately 56.05 percent of Kangaroo. Based on the company announcement, Bayan bought Kangaroo's shares at $0.15...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government prepares Rp420.5 trillion (US$29.41 billion) for infrastructure projects in 2019 State Budget, said Finance Minister on Thursday (16/08). The amount higher 2.46 percent compared to this year targets with amount of Rp410.4 trillion. Sri Mulyani Indrawati told reporters at the press conference on 2019 State Budget,...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The damages and losses caused by the Lombok earthquake are huge. The latest estimate by National Disaster Mitigation Agency on August 13, the damage of the earthquake at Rp7.45 trillion (US$520.97 million). The spokesman Soetopo Purwo Nugroho said in a press statement on Wednesday (15/08), the damages and losses...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Qatar will rapidly implement an investment package of $15 billion in Turkey to help the country' financial problems. The statement made following the meeting that views were exchanged on bilateral relations and regional matters between President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met with Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar at...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - All businessmen under Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) committed to bring 100 percent of foreign exchange revenues to the country, said the chairman on Wednesday (15/08). Currently, it is only around 85 percent of the revenues come back to the country. “We agree that 100 percent of the...

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