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Indonesia migrant workers’ remittances amounted to $8.86b in 2013

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

The National Labour Placement and Protection Agency (BNP2TKI) said the realisation of overseas remittances by Indonesian migrant workers amounted to Rp 88.6 trillion (S$8.86 [...]
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Indonesia to China: Stop Buying Our Stuff

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Indonesian mines account for about 20 percent of the world’s nickel supply and a hefty chunk of the bauxite (used to make aluminum). China has been importing [...]
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More than 25,000 flee Indonesian volcano

More than 25,000 flee Indonesian volcano

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

More than 25,000 people have fled their homes following a series of eruptions and lava flows from a volcano in Indonesia, an official said Sunday. Mount Sinabung on the [...]
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Indonesia eases mineral export ban after opposition

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s president signed off on a controversial mineral ore export ban Saturday after an 11th-hour easing of the policy following opposition from miners and [...]
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Indonesia’s Bakrie Group leads Path’s $25 million Series C round

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Mobile social network Path is huge in Indonesia. So huge that it has attracted attention from Indonesia’s Bakrie Group which, according to Recode, took part in [...]
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Copper Futures Rise on Indonesia Ban; Asian Stocks Climb

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks rose and the dollar weakened as investors weighed prospects for US stimulus. Nickel led gains by metals and the rupiah climbed after Indonesia banned mineral ore [...]
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Freeport Indonesia says yet to receive govt export approval

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US mining giant Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc is still awaiting government approval to export copper concentrate from its its huge copper mine in Indonesia, a [...]
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Indonesia Eases Mineral Ore Ban as Freeport Keeps Copper Exports

Indonesia Eases Mineral Ore Ban as Freeport Keeps Copper Exports

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia pushed ahead with a watered-down ban on mineral ore exports that will allow Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX) and Newmont Mining Corp. (NEM) to keep [...]
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Indonesia’s Rupiah, Stocks Surge After Ore Export Ban Diluted

Indonesia’s Rupiah, Stocks Surge After Ore Export Ban Diluted

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s rupiah gained the most in six weeks and the stock index had its biggest rally since September after an ore export ban was diluted. Bonds surged on [...]
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Bosawa to expand auto market in eastern Indonesia

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Thejakartapost | 6:00 AM

Business conglomerate Bosowa corporation this year will strengthen its automobile-related businesses in eastern areas of the country amid consumers’ weakening [...]
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Philippines Sees Nickel Boon on Indonesia’s Ban: Southeast Asia

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The ban on mineral-ore exports from Indonesia, the world’s biggest nickel producer, is poised to benefit neighbouring miners in the Philippines, who are predicting an [...]
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Indonesia graft agency detains ex-ruling party chair

Indonesia graft agency detains ex-ruling party chair

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s anti-graft agency Friday detained the former chair of the ruling party over a $120 million corruption case, in a move that could further damage the [...]
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eBooks in Indonesia get a boost with Buqu

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The digital publishing platform from Indonesia has developed 14 bookstores. It has unique selling formats such as pay-per-page Proliferation of eBooks has opened many [...]
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Indonesia braces for impact of mineral export ban

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s government was scrambling to pass last-minute regulations to limit the impact of a controversial ban that could halt billions of dollars worth of [...]
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Indonesia’s export ban bullet to miss foreign miners as local players hit

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s mineral ore export ban, an ambitious policy aimed at getting more money for its resources, will hit domestic miners who have already begun shedding jobs and [...]
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