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Bukit Asam, PLN Signs PPA Sumsel 8 Power Plant

Jakarta (TheInsiderStories) – State-owned mining company PT Bukit Asam Tbk (IDX:PTBA) through PT Huadian Bukit Asam Power, a joint venture company with China Huadian Hongkong Company Ltd, has signed a...

PwC: Next generation of family business leaders embracing digital change, but facing hurdles

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Among the next generation of family business leaders, three in four have big plans to take their business forward. However, generational challenges persist, largely in the areas of...

Daily Business Briefing – Oct. 20

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning, here we provide several pieces of important news that might help your business decisions today: Indonesia Central Bank Holds Fast on Rate Bank Indonesia has hung onto...

Indonesian Government to Revises Online Transportation Rule

Jakarta (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian Government is going to launch new norm on online transportation, which aims to manage the mushrooming of online services like local ride-sharing Go-Jek, Malaysia's...

Indonesia Government to Extend Masela Contract by 27 years

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian government has agreed to extend Inpex Corp's operational permits for developing Masela natural gas project in the country's east by up to 27 years, once it...

Solid external demand continues to sustain Japan’s trade surplus in September

By Harumi Taguchi, Principal Economist, IHS Markit Key Points: Ÿ   Japan’s trade surplus widened by 37.7% year on year (y/y) to JPY670.2 billion (USD5.2 billion) in September on a non-seasonally adjusted...

China’s Q3 GDP Growth of 6.8% Driven by Services Sector, Booming Online Sales

by Rajiv Biswas, Asia Pacific Chief Economist for IHS Markit Key Points: China’s Q3 2017 GDP growth rate was robust, growing at 6.8% year-on-year (y/y), indicating that growth momentum only eased...

President Widodo’s 3rd Year: Better Targeted Social Safety Net Program?

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia’s poor population, defined as those with consumption levels below 1.5 times the poverty line--Rp374,478 (US$27.74) expenditure per month--has slightly narrowed, to 10.6 per cent in March 2017,...

President Widodo’s 3rd Year: Placing Tourism at Core of the Economy

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -  As the government looks to diversify the nation’s economy and reduce dependence on natural resources like coal and palm oil, increased tourism offers a logical and immediate...

Air Asia Indonesia Flies in the Back Door Listing

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Low-cost flight carrier PT AirAsia Indonesia (AAI)will soon offer shares through a ‘back-door listing’ on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX). The target of the backdoor listing is PT...

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President Widodo’s 3rd Year: Many Targets Met, Others Need to Improve 

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Joko Widodo has marked his performance as President of Indonesia for the past three years. Many of strategic initiative objectives have been met while...

President Widodo 3rd Year: Economy on Track

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The economy is doing well and now the government has put in place all the necessary policies to achieve the growth trajectory that...

Bukit Asam, PLN Signs PPA Sumsel 8 Power Plant

Jakarta (TheInsiderStories) – State-owned mining company PT Bukit Asam Tbk (IDX:PTBA) through PT Huadian Bukit Asam Power, a joint venture company with China Huadian...

PwC: Next generation of family business leaders embracing digital change, but facing hurdles

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Among the next generation of family business leaders, three in four have big plans to take their business forward. However, generational challenges persist,...

Daily Business Briefing – Oct. 20

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning, here we provide several pieces of important news that might help your business decisions today: Indonesia Central Bank Holds Fast on...

Indonesian Government to Revises Online Transportation Rule

Jakarta (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian Government is going to launch new norm on online transportation, which aims to manage the mushrooming of online services...