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JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia is poised to become a digital powerhouse in Southeast Asia. However, this can only be fully realised if the country provides mobile operators access to vital spectrum bands, according to GSMA report. The study estimates that assigning 700 MHz to mobile broadband would deliver economic benefits of US$11...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - PT Smartfren Telecom Tbk (IDX: FREN), a unit of Sinar Mas Group, will offer 10 percent shares through private placement scheme. Along with it, the telecommunication operator also plan to release 67.01 billion of new shares and warrants as many of 36.30 billion shares by the end of 2018. However,...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government is offering a Komodo Airport development project in Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara to the private sector through the public private partnerships (PPP) scheme, said one government official on Tuesday (25/09). This project is planned to enter the auction stage in October. The development of Komodo Airport...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Local Government of East Java through The Surabaya-Madura Regional Development Board (BPWS) offered new projects worth Rp53.1 trillion (US$4 billion) to investors, an official said on Monday (31/7). The projects located in Surabaya Madura (Suramadu) Bridge areas and Madura Special Region. One of the projects which offered...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Nine subsidiaries of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) ready to go IPO (initial public offering) followed President Joko Widodo instruction to utilize capital market to get fresh funds. Minister of State-Owned Enterprises Rini Soemarno confirmed her ministry preparing several SOE's unit to list their shares at Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) in...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Government of Indonesia give legal certainty on upstream oil and gas business by issuing President Decree (PP) No.27/2017. President Joko Widodo has signed Government Regulation (PP) No. 27 of 2017 on Amendment to Government Regulation Number 79 of 2010 on Restricted Operating Cost and Treatment of Income Tax...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -UK-listed Andalas Energy and Power Plc and PT PP Energi (PPE), unit of state-owned engineering firm PT PP Tbk (IDX: PTPP) has signed an agreement to develop gas-fired power facilities in the Southeast Asian (SEA) nation. Andalas to propose at least three projects to PPE within three months. It said,...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - President Joko Widodo is indeed focusing on developing infrastructure in all sectors, the main capital for achieving the economic growth of minimum 7 percent, then Indonesia could reach the so-called established country status by 2025, leaving current status as the emerging country. Indonesia's economy grew by 5.18 percent in...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The investors' appetite to invest in the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) is high as it reached Rp221 trillion (US$16.62 billion) in the first half (H1) of 2017, said deputy for the Acceleration of Infrastructure and Regional Development of the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs Wahyu Utomo. Almost 73 percent of...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The largest oil & gas producer in Indonesia PT Pertamina stated to reduce some of its financial burden will renegotiate the cooperation with Saudi Aramco and Russian Rosneft to develop two major refinery projects in Indonesia, said one senior official. Both projects are located in East Java. Pertamina...

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JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesia micro retail technology startup company Warung Pintar just announced that it had secured US$ 27,5 million in series B funding....

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