Category: Business/Property

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada June 18, 2016.   REUTERS/David Becker - RTX2GYKG

What Will Donald Trump’s Presidency Mean for Indonesia’s Economy?

Awkward. That may best describe Indonesian policymakers’ response to Donald Trump’s election as 45th president of the United States last week. While President Joko...

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Jokowi Asks Golkar Chairman Novanto for Help Coordinating with Trump

At a State Palace luncheon on Tuesday, November 22, Indonesian President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo discussed with Golkar Party Chairman Setya Novanto how to work with...

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Better Foreign Investments, Domestic Production to Boost 2017 Economy

Indonesia needs to work harder on its domestic production and foreign investments to survive a weak global economy and boost its economic growth by 2017.   This is the...

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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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Asia’s Biggest Tech Event Invades Jakarta

Tech in Asia Jakarta 2016 invited international entrepreneurs and investors to Balai Kartini on November 16 and 17, followed by a night of drinks and networking.

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Infrastructure and Policy Remain Key Challenges for Food Security

Is Indonesia meeting the definitive requirements to be considered self-sufficient? Is its definition of food security the same as the one set by the Food and Agriculture...

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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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What Will Ignasius Jonan’s Energy Ministry Look Like?

Experts and analysts raise serious questions about the ability of newly appointed Ignasius Jonan to lead Indonesia’s complex energy and mineral resources sector. Rapid...

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Indonesia Announces New Rule on Property Ownership for International Couples

Indonesia just announced new regulations on the rights related to prenuptial agreements, property and asset ownership for international couples.

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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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Indonesia’s Tax Amnesty Policy Hinges on SMEs

You can buy the latest smartphone through Indonesia’s consumer-to-consumer e-marketplace Bukalapak. You can even invest your money by purchasing gold on the site. But...

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Not Just Expats, But ‘Non-native’ Locals Are Not Allowed to Own Land In Yogyakarta

Officials in Yogya believe there are two kinds of Indonesians: native and non-native. Because of this, we might not be able to own the land we’ve purchased

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Foreign Investors Struggle with Indonesia’s Economic Policies

Foreign investors are reportedly dissatisfied with the Indonesian government’s efforts to facilitate international business opportunities. Earlier this week, the...