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Bank Indonesia forecasts current account deficit improving in Q3

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

Indonesia’s current account deficit for the third quarter this year is forecast to reach $5.7 billion, or 2.6 percent of the country’s gross domestic product, [...]
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Indonesia’s new national security law proving a tough sell

Indonesia’s new national security law proving a tough sell

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

The government is pushing to get a wide-ranging national security bill passed by the House of Representatives, but lawmakers are showing reluctance to deliberate on it over [...]
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Indonesian creativity to shine at Singapore fair

Indonesian creativity to shine at Singapore fair

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

Avid art devotees will be delighted to welcome the coming year, as 2013 marks the third year of Art Stage Singapore. The global art fair will be held at Marina Bay Sands from [...]
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RIM Meets with Indonesian clients on new Blackberry OS

RIM Meets with Indonesian clients on new Blackberry OS

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

Research In Motion, the developer of BlackBerry smartphones, met business partners and clients in Jakarta on Thursday, as it prepares to launch its latest operating system. [...]
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Indonesia sets tenfold beef boost target

15-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Skynews | 7:01 AM

Indonesian Trade minister Gita Wirawan says his country is ‘not close-minded’ about importing more Australian cattle, as his nation aims to boost beef consumption [...]
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Indonesia cement sales surge 34.4 pct yr/yr in September

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

Domestic cement sales in Indonesia, an indicator of economic growth, soarded to a record high in September after dipping a month ago due to fewer working days during the [...]
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Indonesia buys US wheat, Malaysia eyes December corn

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

Flour millers in Indonesia bought 25,000 tonnes of US wheat for November shipment while Malaysia is likely to be in the market to cover corn supplies for December shipment as [...]
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Indonesia’s Bali marks deadly bombings 10 years on

Indonesia’s Bali marks deadly bombings 10 years on

13-Oct-2012 Intellasia | BBC | 7:01 AM

Commemorations are being held on the Indonesian island of Bali to mark the bombings 10 years ago that killed 202 people. People from 21 nations died in the bombings, blamed [...]
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Indonesia’s Bakries propose end to London adventure

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

Indonesia’s powerful Bakrie family has proposed splitting from financier Nat Rothschild and Bumi Plc, the London-listed miner they co-founded two years ago, after news [...]
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Boom time for Indonesia’s car industry

12-Oct-2012 Intellasia | FT.com | 7:01 AM

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 hopes trade forum and expo will boost exports

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

The government will host two separate international trade expos this month in a bid to boost the country’s exports. The first event is the World Export Development [...]
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Indonesia welcomes Philippines MILF deal

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

The Indonesian government on Tuesday welcomed a statement by Philippine President Benigno Aquino III marking a preliminary peace agreement between his government and the [...]
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IFC to double its investment in Indonesia, focusing on SMEs

IFC to double its investment in Indonesia, focusing on SMEs

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

International Finance Corporation, an investment unit of the World Bank, is set to double its spending in Indonesia to help local companies meet their business expansion [...]
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Indonesian manpower ministry to update outsource provisions

Indonesian manpower ministry to update outsource provisions

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

The Manpower and Transmigration Ministry plans to release a ministerial regulation regarding outsourcing that will accommodate demands from workers concerning benefits. The [...]
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Indonesia’s 1000-tower plan falls flat

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

In 2007, then-vice president Jusuf Kalla said Indonesia would build 1,000 apartment towers for low-income citizens by 2011, raising hopes that people living in slums and on [...]
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