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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.

Implementation of the Indonesian Negative Investment List Continues

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government confirms that the implementation of a negative investment list will continue despite protested from the businessmen. On Nov. 18, Indonesian government allowed foreign investor to have 100 percent shares in 54 business...

Prabowo Subianto: Big Push Strategy for Self Sufficiency

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia's presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto delivered his economic program to the public for the first time, yesterday. The program "Big Push Strategy" its expecting to make the self sufficiency for the country a...

Morning Briefing: Global Sentiments Causing Rupiah Lost Energy

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! After five days of durability, Rupiah lost its energy and depreciated by 0.21 percent. The currency dip was caused by some foreign factors, such as people’s fear over Brexit, Italy...

Japan’s Sumitomo Invests US$1.8B in Indonesia’s EV Battery Project

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Japan's miner Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd., planned to invest US$1.8 billion on EV battery  businesses in Indonesia. The miner has conducted a pre-feasibility study along with PT Vale Indonesia Tbk (IDX:...

Morning Briefing: Indonesia Postponed Jakarta-Bandung HST, LRT Projects

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! Transportation Ministry postponed the development of two national strategic projects namely Jakarta-Bandung High Speed Train (HST) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) by congestion the projects made to Jakarta-Cikampek toll road. It...

French Michelin, South Korean Hankook Eyes Indonesian Tyre Maker Multistrada’s Shares

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - A number of global tyre companies have shown their interest in acquiring Indonesia’s tyre maker, PT Multistrada Arah Sarana Tbk (IDX: MASA), according to the sources close to the deal. Two global...

Indonesian Gov’t Call Off to Revokes First Media Frequency License

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian internet provider, PT First Media Tbk (IDX: KBLV), PT Internux, dan PT Jasnita Telekomindo' 2,3 GHz frequencies revoke was delayed from plan. The reasoned, cause the Communication and Informatics ministry stated that...

Morning Briefing: Bank Indonesia Sees Lower Economic Growth

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! Bank of Indonesia lowering the 2019’s economic growth projection, in accordance with the 7-Day Reverse Repurchase (7-DRR) rate increase to 6 percent in the latest Board of Governors meeting....

Indonesia Allows Foreign Investor Have 100% in 54 Sectors

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Indonesia expanded the negative investment list to attract more investment coming, said one official on Friday (16/11). The government will allowed foreign investor have 100 percent shares in 54 business fields. Among those, foreign...

Indonesia Sets Policies to Boost Export, Investments

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Indonesia’s ugly current account deficit (CAD) has made government put on thinking cap. To improve the deficit, government obliged Foreign Exchange Revenues from export to be placed in Indonesia' Financial System. The regulation...