Category: Business/Property

The Law in These Parts: Hadromi & Partners

Hadromi & Partners is a general practice law firm, established in 1999 during the Indonesian financial crisis. We discuss Indonesia’s ever-changing legal landscape...

China to Build Indonesia’s High-Speed Train, Experts Remain Cautious

China won the bid over Japan to build the first high-speed rail line in West Java. The Government hopes for an economics boost. Experts weigh in on the project....

Producing Durable Pallets from Recycled Plastic Waste

Bali (and Indonesia) has received a lot of negative press in recent years with regards to plastic litter. This issue, we meet with PT Enviro Pallets, a manufacturer of...

McKinsey & Company in Indonesia: Unleashing the Potential of the Archipelago’s Economy

Paris-born Guillaume de Gantes started his journey with McKinsey & Company 15 years ago in Paris. He mainly worked in New York, where he was elected as a partner of...

Aaron Mashano of Leaders of Tomorrow: Turning Passion into Profits

Zambian-born Aaron Mashano moved to Australia in 2001 to study English, law and commerce. He was drawn towards helping young migrants in prison, which led him to build...

The Business of Branding: Millward Brown

Mark Chamberlain is Managing Director of Millward Brown Indonesia, the global research agency behind this year’s inaugural BrandZ™ Top 50 Most Valuable Indonesian...

Trans-Sulawesi Railway to Boost Local Economy Without Private Investment

The Government will fund the Trans-Sulawesi railway project entirely, without private investors, in hopes that it will pull foreign money to the region later. The...

In Search of the Perfect Smile: Neu Premium Dentistry

Dr. Andri is the owner of Neu Premium Dentistry, which has two branches in Jakarta. He explains his business philosophy to us, and how New Premium uses new technologies...

Indonesia looks to modernise Sumatra’s seaports to boost economic growth

Sumatran seaports are set for an upgrade so Indonesia may capitalise on increased trade traffic in the Malacca Strait. But are Singapore and Malaysia too far ahead?  ...

Born to Ride: PT GO-JEK Indonesia

GO-JEK, the army of green-helmeted motorbike taxis that has taken over the streets of Jakarta, Surabaya, Bandung and Bali, provides fast transportation and delivery...

Concerns Loom Over Feasibility of Papua Mega Agriculture Project

Experts say Jokowi’s grand rice harvest plan for Papua will fail, as it would require the Government to round up US$2.9 billion and fly in more than 500,000...

Investing in Lombok Real Estate: Naga Indo Investment Limited

With development in Bali reaching a tipping point, more and more investors are looking eastwards to Lombok. Silk Air has recently requested a direct route from Perth to...

With a Projected $200B Opportunity, Lombok is Looking to Attract More Muslim Tourists

As a republic with the world’s largest Muslim population, Indonesia plans to tap the Islamic tourism market by promoting Lombok, one of the lesser-known island...

Travel the Unknown with Flores XP Adventure

Massimiliano de Reviziis is an Italian entrepreneur living in Labuan Bajo, Flores and owner of tour company Flores XP Adventure, a company providing tourists with a...