Category: Business/Property

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88Spares: Taking Indonesia’s Textile Industry by Storm

Indonesia’s first B2B e-marketplace for industrial machine spare parts aims to broaden the horizons of the nation’s textile and garment industry. Caranissa Djatmiko...

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How Indonesia Aims to Make Palm Oil Sustainable

Indonesia believes its ISPO standard for the palm oil industry, if enforced, could help cut back on environmental destruction. Meanwhile, the European Union makes its...

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Officials Aim to Control the Overpopulation of Bali Hotels

The number of rooms in Bali does not match its number of visitors. Local groups push for all Bali hotels to meet certain criteria before they can be built.

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Politicians Mull Foreign Ownership in Indonesia’s Insurance Game

A member of the House of Representatives has called for stricter limitations on foreign ownership of local insurance firms.

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47 Illegal Money Changers Identified in Bali

In order to protect consumers from illegal money changers, the government has been identifying them and pledging to take action to prevent financial loss.

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Jakarta’s MRT is on Track to Open in 2019

Jakarta’s MRT will begin operating in early 2019 but local government dithering risks delays for northern route, planners say.

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How Mexican Joints Can Survive in Jakarta’s Culinary Scene

Caranissa Djatmiko sits down with Christian Tan, owner and founder of Super Loco, to find out what it takes to run a Mexican restaurant in the capital city. Mexican...

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Indonesians Buy More Coffee, Local Output Remains Uncertain

Every year, the archipelago is jockeying with Colombia for the title of “the world’s third largest coffee producer.” As the country’s middle-class has grown in...

Bali Airport

Local, French Investors Vie for North Bali Airport Project

The government will publish plans for a new airport in North Bali amid surge in overseas air traffic to the island.

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Lombok to Get a Boost with $3B Mandalika Project (Infographic)

The Mandalika project includes building out infrastructure including solar power plants, water treatment facilities and roads on Lombok.

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Indonesian Entrepreneurs Mine a Rich Vein of Foreign Resource Giants

Two big local buy outs of foreign mining giants is boosting optimism that the country may extend its reach within the resources sector.

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Supadio International Airport Plans New Runway as Arrival Numbers Take Off

Supadio International Airport in West Kalimantan will add a new runway amid to boost local tourism and ease bottlenecks.

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With an Eye for Expats, Developer Plans New Bali Condotel

PT Laut Biru Bali is eyeing foreign visitors and expats with an upcoming premium condominium-hotel for Legian Beach in Bali.

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Czech Power Company Explores Green Energy in Indonesia

Indonesia and the Czech Republic aim to bolster bilateral relations with a newly proposed co-op initiative in the green energy sector.