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OECD asks Indonesia to reconsider farm import curbs

OECD asks Indonesia to reconsider farm import curbs

12-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Indonesia must reform export taxes and import curbs on farm commodities to spur investment in the sector and improve national food security, the OECD grouping of the [...]
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Boom time for Indonesia’s car industry

11-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Financial Times | 2:56 PM

In Jakarta, the traffic-ridden Indonesian capital, there is one place where long queues of stationary bumper-to-bumper vehicles are a good sign: the Tanjung Priok car port. [...]
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Indonesia on top alert over threat to Bali ceremony

Indonesia on top alert over threat to Bali ceremony

11-Oct-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:49 AM

Indonesia declared its top security alert Wednesday, citing “credible information” of a threat to a ceremony this week marking the 10th anniversary of the Bali [...]
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Social media becoming a force of change in Indonesia

Social media becoming a force of change in Indonesia

11-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

Free expression – in mass media and social media – influences almost every aspect of people’s lives in contemporary Indonesia, and its influence on [...]
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Indonesia September motorbike sales fall 14pct yr/yr

11-Oct-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Domestic motorbike sales in Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s biggest economy, fell 14 percent in September from a year ago, a smaller drop than August’s 36.8 percent, [...]
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Indonesia to develop six new industrial zones in near future

10-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Global Times | 7:01 AM

A senior official at Indonesia’s Industry ministry said on Monday that government planned to build six new industrial zones located in several regions across the [...]
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A big bet on Indonesian tech start-ups

10-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 7:01 AM

The wealthy scion of Indonesia’s Djarum Group – one of the world’s biggest makers of clove cigarettes, with interests in banking, property and plantations [...]
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Indonesia consumer confidence index grows in Sept

10-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Consumers in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy were more confident in September due to rising optimism on jobs and pay, a central bank survey showed on Monday. Bank [...]
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Indonesia to develop key airports in Papua, West Papua

10-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

Indonesia’s Transportation Ministry is planning to develop a number of key airports in the restive regions of Papua and West Papua, while leaving the development of [...]
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Easing the Path to Investing in Indonesia

10-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

Indonesia plans to reduce the amount of time it takes to set up businesses in a move to attract more foreign investment and make the country more internationally competitive. [...]
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Decade after Bali, Indonesian terror aims at govt

Decade after Bali, Indonesian terror aims at govt

10-Oct-2012 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

Ten years after terrorist attacks at two Bali nightclubs killed more than 200 people, mostly foreign tourists, Indonesia has won praise for its counterterrorism efforts. [...]
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Easing the path to investing in Indonesia

Easing the path to investing in Indonesia

09-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

Indonesia plans to reduce the amount of time it takes to set up businesses in a move to attract more foreign investment and make the country more internationally competitive. [...]
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Unrest dulls Indonesia’s gold drive

Unrest dulls Indonesia’s gold drive

09-Oct-2012 Intellasia | IOL | 7:01 AM

When Hong Kong-listed G-Resources opened its $1 billion (R8bn) Indonesian gold mine in July, six months behind schedule, it had high hopes it would be hitting its annual [...]
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Slower China weighs on Indonesia’s growth

09-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 7:01 AM

Indonesia’s coal-mining industry is feeling the impact of China’s slowing growth, raising questions about whether the Southeast Asian country’s [...]
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Indonesia palm oil exports from set to sink most in four months

Indonesia palm oil exports from set to sink most in four months

09-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Businessweek | 7:01 AM

Palm oil shipments from Indonesia, the world’s largest producer, are poised to tumble the most in four months in October because of weak demand from importers. Exports [...]
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