Category: Business Profile

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Meet Noni Purnomo: The Woman Behind Blue Bird’s Wheel

Blue Bird is more than just an iconic taxi company. The inspiring story of how one woman has managed the family company since 1972 will blow your mind.

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The Man Behind the Curtain of Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta

The Central Bureau of Statistics shows Yogyakarta as the country’s top travel destination in recent years. The number of tourist arrivals to the province grew by...

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Denmark Seeks More Wind Power Plant Opportunities in Indonesia

With two major wind power plant projects in the works, Danish investors are on the hunt to develop more cooperations in Indonesia citing high potential in the sector.

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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 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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Success is Passion Peppered with Sacrifice and Drama

Raised in a family largely involved in the hospitality sector and blessed to have travelled the world at a young age, Roberto Secci has been amazed with this line of...

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AFEX Indonesia on Fintech and Cross-Border Payments

As the world’s fourth most populous country, which has 742 different languages, 18,307 islands and a middle-income class that is larger than Australia’s, Indonesia...

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The Economics of Bintang Beer in Indonesia and Beyond

In the UK, Bintang will be distributed by Kingfisher Beer Europe. Multi Bintang Indonesia seeks to promote the lager beyond just pubs and bars.

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This Entrepreneur Gives International Education to Students from All Income Levels

Since its inception in Indonesia, Singapore School Bona Vista has grabbed substantial financing from IFC, built schools across the archipelago and delivered high-quality...

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This Entrepreneur Shares His Profit with Bali Locals

American expat Michael Lorenti Jr. is siphoning money from the booming cosmetics industry back into the pockets of locals in the East Bali village he now calls home....

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A Discreet E-Store for Nights of Passion in Indonesia

Intimacy e-commerce platform AsmaraKu aims to be the go-to purveyor of romance, health and wellness products in Indonesia. With a population approaching 260 million,...

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International Quality Healthcare for Expats in Indonesia

While many foreigners will generally find Indonesia an irresistible holiday destination, Steven Graaff saw it as the ideal place where he can put into practice what he...

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Nick Martin: A Digital Nomad Permanently on Holiday in Bali

Ten years ago, working from anywhere, anytime we wanted, seemed like an impossibility. We didn’t have many enablers to let us execute tasks and collaborate with...

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5 Foreign Tech Players to Meet This Week

Here are five interesting foreigners that you might want to bump into if you’re going to Tech in Asia Jakarta 2016.