Archive for January 21st, 2017

Economic Crisis Persistence is Indonesian Asset: Sri Mulyani

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Tempo | 6:00 AM

Finance minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati says that Indonesia’s economy has grown at a stable rate for the last decade, even though Indonesia was once hit by the 2008-2009 [...]
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Freeport seeks guarantees from Indonesia amid mining shake-up

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian unit of Freeport-Mcmoran Inc is seeking fiscal and legal guarantees from the government over mining rules issued last week, a spokesman for the copper mining [...]
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Indonesia, one of five ‘fragile’ emerging markets, looks stronger now

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

IN RECENT weeks signs have appeared in the poky arrivals hall at Soekarno-Hatta airport in Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital, exhorting visitors to shun the dollar in the [...]
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Qatar new target of Indonesia’s weapons export

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is targeting Qatar as a new export market for military weapon products, a diplomat said on Friday. The Indonesian Embassy in Qatar’s minister counsellor, Boy [...]
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China’s investment reaches $1.6 billion in Indonesia

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) recorded investment of $1.6 billion from China up until the third quarter of last year, making the country the third-biggest investor [...]
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Indonesia watchdog says former CEO of airline Garuda a bribery suspect

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s anti-corruption agency said on Thursday it was treating the former chief executive of airline PT Garuda Indonesia Tbk (GIAA.JK) as a suspect in a bribery [...]
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Goldman Sachs Indonesia sees three sectors leading M&A deals this year

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Goldman Sachs Indonesia, the local unit of US-based Goldman Sachs Group, is keeping an eye on potential merger and acquisition (M&A) deals coming from three sectors in [...]
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Indonesia names former airline boss as bribery suspect

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s anti-graft commission has named a former top executive of national flag carrier Garuda as a suspect in a case involving bribes for the purchase of Rolls [...]
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Indonesia negotiating terms of potential live cattle trade with South American countries

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

An Australian live cattle exporter says the Indonesian beef industry is this week meeting with representatives of South American embassies to discuss biosecurity trade [...]
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Malaysia to Burma: Stop killing Rohingya

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak called on Myanmar on Thursday (January 16) to stop all discrimination and attacks on Rohingya Muslims, and urged the world’s [...]
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MH370: Indonesia still hopeful for info despite end to search

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government hopes any development and information on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that vanished in 2014 will still be monitored although the search operation [...]
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Was Ending the Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Justified?

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is over, assigned, for now, to the same corner of history as the hunt for Amelia Earhart: a cold case. An unsolved mystery. The [...]
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MH370: Should Malaysia fund new MH370 search?

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The announcement on 17 January that the search for MH370 was being suspended should have surprised no-one. At the tripartite meeting last July of the three countries involved [...]
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MH370: Malaysia targets private investigators with reward

MH370: Malaysia targets private investigators with reward

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Two days after calling off the official search for missing Malaysia Airlines MH370, the Malaysian government has offered a reward to any private investigation that [...]
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Malaysia Keeps Benchmark Rate on Hold as Currency Faces Pressure

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged for a third straight meeting to help bolster the currency as policymakers in emerging economies gird [...]
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