Category: Business Profile

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...

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...

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...

Winning Hearts and Minds: Asok Kumar of PT Schenker Petrolog Utama

Asok is originally from Malaysia, although he has been an expat in Germany, the UK, Thailand and Japan before joining global logistics company DB Schenker in Singapore...

Navigating the UK Visa Minefield: PT AGS Visa Solutions

PT AGS Visa Solutions was founded in 2014 by Daniel Choat, former Country Manager of the UK Visa and Immigration department at the British Embassy in Jakarta. Noticing a...

The Perfect Brew: Primator in Indonesia

The Primator brewery was established in 1872 in the town of Náchod in the Eastern part of the Czech Republic. A relatively young brewery, Primator has an output of...

Rebuilding Ruins: PT Pembangunan Kota Tua

Most of Jakarta is made of new developments and expanding suburbs, however look to the North and you’ll find Kota Tua, or ‘Old Town’, which was where the original...

Lamudi: The Online Property Giant

Lamudi is an online portal that connects property seekers with property suppliers, from land to residential and commercial, generating tens of thousands of leads every...

Tax-Free Paradise: Lotte Duty Free Indonesia

Lotte Co., Ltd. is a multinational food, chemicals and shopping corporation, which is South Korea’s eighth largest business conglomerate. Their duty free division...

Mr. Hornby’s Opus: Global Jaya School

Established in 1995, Global Jaya School (GJS) is located in Bintaro, a suburb on the outskirts of Jakarta. GJS is an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World...

Sax in the City: PT Java Festival Production

The Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival debuted in 2005, staging 146 shows which were visited by 47,500 festival-goers. Arguably the largest jazz festival in the...

Danone AQUA: Committed to Healthy Hydration

Bottled water company AQUA was founded in 1973 by the late Tirto Utomo. When Utomo passed away unexpectedly in 1993, his family was faced with a difficult decision...

Through the Grapevine: VIN+ Wine and Beyond

Middle class Indonesians are really starting to enjoy drinking wine, and this can be seen in the opening of many wine shops and bars since the early 2000s. VIN+ is a...

Premier Eye Care in Indonesia: The Jakarta Eye Center

Tjahjono D. Gondhowiardjo, MD, is the Director of Corporate Development and Education at Jakarta Eye Center (PT Nitrasanata Dharma), practicing since 1992 after...