Category: Business/Property

Med Adventures in the East: Bruno Courbet

Bruno, could you please give us a short history of the company? Club Med’s adventure started in 1950 in Baleares, Spain. After a few resorts in some beautiful...

An Investor’s Guide to Indonesia | What to remember when marketing to Muslims in Indonesia

Indonesia has the largest Muslim population in the world. For this reason, foreign investors need a working knowledge of how best to market in the archipelago. ...

AIS Indonesia: A Lesson in Australian Education

The Australian Independent School (AIS) operates four sites across Indonesia, with over 700 students. Brenton Hall is the Principal of AIS and also serves as Head of...

5 tech Start-ups Looking to Capitalise on Indonesia’s Education Industry

With the power of the Internet, these start-ups are looking to impact Indonesian academia and change the way people approach learning in the archipelago. Indonesia’s...

Getting Hired with JAC Recruitment Indonesia

In this issue’s Business Profile, we discuss the world of recruitment with General Manager of JAC Recruitment Indonesia, Srinivasan Ramanan, who has worked with...

An Investor’s Guide to Indonesia: Navigating Corruption

 Indonesia’s long-standing practice of bribery has lingered over the decades. It is a serious problem; one which truly hampers business and investments. Indonesia is...

Is Chinese Business a Key Pillar for Indonesia’s Economy?  

Although China planned to invest $18.4 billion in Indonesia in the last five years, its investment hasn’t been as significant as its trading activities with the...

Heart Inc: Matching Up to Love in Indonesia

Heart Inc is a leading matchmaking company in Indonesia and was founded by Zola Yoana, Indonesia’s only certified matchmaker. Established in 2013, Heart Inc provides...

An Investor’s Guide to Indonesia: Red Tape for Foreign Cash

For foreign investors looking to capitalise on Indonesia’s future, here are some things to think about before jumping into the archipelago with both feet. If you’re...

Foreigner Workers to Take Bahasa Indonesia Proficiency Test

Starting this year, foreigners wishing to work in Indonesia will be required to pass a language proficiency exam. The language proficiency exam will test foreigners´...

Crystal Aesthetic Clinic & Dermaster Aesthetic and Hair Clinic

In this issue’s Business Profile, we meet Yety Tjandra, a successful, young and beautiful entrepreneur in the world of beauty. Yety, who likes to go by the name...

Global oil prices are slipping. Where does Indonesia stand?

The fall in global oil prices seems like good news in Indonesia. But not all is well in ASEAN. Remko Tanis gives us something to think about at the pump.  The fall in...

US-Based Sovereign’s Capital Wants to Beef Up Healthcare in Indonesia

As the Jakarta-based managing principal of Sovereign’s Capital, Luke Roush recounts his firm’s investment progress with Indonesian healthcare companies.    ...

Mark Magee, General Manager of IKEA Indonesia

In this issue’s Business Profile we meet Mark Magee, General Manager of IKEA Indonesia. IKEA opened their first Indonesian store in Alam Sutera, Jakarta in October...