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Singapore, Indonesia agree to conclude investment pact talks

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore and Indonesia have agreed to conclude talks on a bilateral investment treaty between their countries before their leaders hold a retreat next month. They will also [...]
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Indonesia’s Go-Jek invests in online media startup as part of expansion

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian ride-hailing and online payment company Go-Jek has invested in digital media startup Kumparan as part of its expansion into online content, it said. Go-Jek, whose [...]
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Indonesia province bans men and women from eating together to make women more ‘well-behaved’

Indonesia province bans men and women from eating together to make women more ‘well-behaved’

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Women will not be allowed to share a table with men at restaurants and coffee shops An Indonesian district has banned women and men from eating together unless they are [...]
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No repeat of 1998 financial crisis, says Indonesia

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government said its low foreign debt, healthy inflation and good economic growth should ensure that there will be no repeat of the 1998 financial crisis that [...]
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Indonesia’s stock exchange to launch technology platform, eyes Go-Jek IPO

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s stock exchange plans to launch a dedicated technology section in 2019 to host initial public offerings (IPO) by startups, in the hope of landing a Go-jek [...]
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Indonesia needs stronger export sector: Economists

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Attracting foreign investment to the export-oriented sector and developing basic industries that produce raw materials would be the best long-term strategies for Indonesia to [...]
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Why a stronger Indonesia is still Asia’s most fragile market

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will raise import taxes on more than 1,000 goods ranging from cosmetics to cars, as part of measures aimed at cutting imports and supporting a weak rupiah, the [...]
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Indonesia raises import taxes on 1,000-plus goods to support rupiah

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will raise import taxes on more than 1,000 goods ranging from cosmetics to cars, as part of measures aimed at cutting imports and supporting a weak rupiah, the [...]
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Indonesia’s stock exchange to launch technology platform, eyes Go-Jek IPO

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s stock exchange plans to launch a dedicated technology section in 2019 to host initial public offerings (IPO) by startups, in the hope of landing a Go-jek [...]
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Indonesia’s Go-Jek to partner with peer-to-peer lending firms

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian ride-hailing and online payment company Go-Jek said on Tuesday it will partner with three peer-to-peer (P2P) lending firms as the startup looks to expand its [...]
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Indonesians flee to higher ground in regional tsunami drill

Indonesians flee to higher ground in regional tsunami drill

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Indonesian high school students fled to higher ground as tsunami warning sirens blared Wednesday, launching an evacuation exercise across a region devastated by a 2004 [...]
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Philippines, Indonesia tie for 2nd place in Asean factory growth rankings

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ manufacturing activity registered a “quicker” pace of growth in August, sharing the second place with Indonesia while factory growth in [...]
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Indonesia minister says rupiah depreciation ‘illogical’

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s coordinating minister for economic affairs on Tuesday (Sep 4) called the rupiah’s depreciation since Friday “illogical” and said it did [...]
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Indonesia president says boosting investments, exports would support rupiah

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Wednesday that multiple external factors were behind the rupiah’s fall to 20-year lows and the priority was to increase [...]
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Indonesia, a top plastic polluter, mobilises 20,000 citizens to clean it up

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Mongabay | 6:00 AM

“We need to keep this river clean,” says Muhammad Yusuf, a fisheries official from Padang, the capital of the Indonesian province of West Sumatra. [...]
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