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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.

Insight: Indonesia’s Aggressives to Magnet Investment

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The disappointing realization of investment in 2018 doesn’t make Indonesian government pessimistic for 2019’ targets. This year, Indonesia expects to accelerate the slowdown that hit during 2018. Investment Coordinating Board targeted Rp792 trillion...

Morning Briefing: Indonesian Consumers Confidence Index Slow Down in January

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! Indonesian Consumers Confidence Index in January recorded at 125.5 points, or decreased from 127 points in December 2018, central bank reported yesterday. Despite its decline, the figure is still considered...

Insight: Banks Compete with Government to Raises Funding

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The problem of liquidity is still considered to be a banking challenge this year. This is because banks must compete not only with other competitors, but also with the government in raising...
Blue Bird Sets Capex of US$107M in 2019

Indonesia’s Blue Bird Set up New Transportation Unit

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - One of taxi operator in Indonesia, PT Blue Bird Tbk (BIRD) continues to work to widen its business line by reforming a new subsidiary called PT Trans Antar Nusabird. The new...

Morning Briefing: Expect Fortune Follows Chinese New Year

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -- Good morning and happy chinese new year! With high expectation of profit, Indonesian financial market did not show gain at the market closing prior to the lunar new year holiday. Rupiah...

Indonesia to Simplifies Export Procedures of 10 Primary Commodites

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government is working hard to boost export performance to overcome trade balance, which in 2018 recorded a deficit of US$8.57 billion. The country also chopped export procedure to rise the...

Morning Briefing: Balance of Payment Projects Surplus US$5B

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Bank Indonesia (BI) Governor Perry Warjiyo estimated there would be a US$5 billion surplus in the country' balance of payments (BoP) in the fourth quarter (4Q) of 2018 after the deficits...

Weekly briefing: Investors Alerts on Indonesia, Global Economic Data

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning! Ahead of this week Indonesia will announce the fourth quarter' (4Q) economic growth. In the last quarter the country economy' grow 5.17 percent. For this year, S&P Global Rating rated Indonesia’s economic...

Trump will Meet Chinese Liu to Deepens Trade Talks

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – With the United States (US) -China trade talks ongoing in Washington, President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at 3:30 p.m EST. There is an indication...

Morning Briefing: Italian Falls Back Into Recession

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -Good Morning! Italy has fallen back into recession after economy shrinks by 0.2 percent. The country damaged intensifying concerns about the 19-country eurozone economy. The third largest economy in the Eurozone crisis could bring negative effect...