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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.

Indonesia to Review Import Tax Amid the Protests

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government will review import tax after get protest from the importers. The import tax on more than a thousand products is considered giving negative impact, especially for importers who use the products to...

Morning Briefing: Global Oil Prices Near Three Months High

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! Global oil prices near three months high as market tightened amid rekindled hopes that the United States (US) and China could reach a trade deal. The increasing also driven by Organization...

Weekly Briefing: Second Debate Not Bring New Horizon for Voters

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning! The second debate between Joko Widodo and his contender Prabowo Subianto not bring new horizon for the voters. The debate concept prepared by the General Election Commission has not been able to...

Indonesian Gov’t Issues Green SUKUK US$2B

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! Indonesian government to issue Global Wakalah SUKUK also known Green SUKUK with total amount US$2 billion, according to official statement on Thursday (02/14). The Global SUKUK will be issued respectively...

Morning Briefing: Indonesia Releases Trade Data,

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! Statistic Indonesia will released the trade data today (02/15). Last month the country’ post trade deficit US$1.1 billion, lower than the previous month which amounted of $2.05 billion. The...

Morning Briefing: US, China Trade Truce Probably Extended

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! United States (US) President Donald Trump opens a possibility to extend trade tariff truce with China, as both countries are now still under negotiation. Both countries set to have...

OPEC Cuts Production Amid the Slowing Demands

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) cut the oil production to 30.81 million barrels oil per day (bpd) in January followed the slowing demands, In a monthly report released on Tuesday...

Morning Briefing: Trump Unhappy with the Border Wall Deal

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! United States' President Donald Trump declared that he was unhappy about the border wall deal negotiated by congressional leaders. He also does not gave indication whether to sign or...

Indonesia’s NWP Retail Raises US$200M Funds from Global Investors

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – NWP Retail, unit of PT City Retail Developments Tbk (IDX: NIRO), announced has completed its latest round of equity fundraising approximately US$200 million, from the Korean Teachers’ Credit Union, the CITIC...

UK’s Coro Energy Acquires 15% of Indonesian Duyung PSC

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - British' energy producer, Coro Energy Plc announced to acquire 15 percent participating interest in the Duyung Production Sharing Contract (PSC), which contains the Mako gas field, located in West Natuna Basin.  The Duyung PSC is 100 percent...