Category: Business Profile

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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.

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Jennifer Karjadi Aims to Create a Perfect Union

Jennifer Karjadi is a co-founder of Union Group, one of Jakarta’s most successful food and beverage businesses. Her passion for the industry as well as her unique...

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A Dating App That Makes Genuine Connections Possible in Jakarta

Admit it. Getting an authentic, fun and safe date these days is a challenge. This remains the case in megacities like Jakarta, despite the fact that there are several...

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One Hotelier’s Take on Indonesia as an Emerging Market

One of the world’s largest resort companies and the third-biggest hotel chain in Europe, Meliá Hotels International says it is committed to the development of...

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The ‘Googley’ Factor: Google Indonesia

Google Indonesia’s Head of Corporate Communications Jason Tedjasukmana spent his career as a journalist for two decades during the reformation, one of Indonesia’s...

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Voyaging to Jepara: The Classic Boats of Vintage Marine Asia

All the way from the Italian island of Sicily, Roberto Mancuso channelled his passion for sailing and building boats to Jepara in Central Java, after setting foot in the...