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#ECONOMY

Gov't Creates Special Directorate for 1,000 Startups

The government is currently assisting around 700 businesses to develop themselves into new startups.

16 November 2019 | 11:57 AM

#TRADE

Indonesia Returns to Trade Surplus in October

Flashing red warnings came from raw material and capital goods imports which reflect slowing activities in the manufacturing sector.

15 November 2019 | 04:55 PM

#ECONOMY

For Every New Regulation, Cull Ten: Jokowi Tells Ministers and Regional Heads

The president has made it his priority to entangle the country's convoluted laws and regulations in his second term.

14 November 2019 | 09:59 PM

#ECONOMY

To Catch the Big Fish in Indonesia, Digital Companies Must Take It Slow

Digital service companies must be prepared to bide their time when persuading big clients to take the plunge into digital.

14 November 2019 | 02:19 PM

#POLICY

Indonesia to Develop Amphibious Aircraft

Research and Technology Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro says amphibians are the perfect transportation solution for the archipelago.

13 November 2019 | 11:19 PM

#COMMODITY

Gas Prices, Glass Ceiling for Local Glass Makers

High domestic gas prices are eroding competitiveness of local glass manufacturers in the global market.

13 November 2019 | 07:10 AM

#ECONOMY

OVO Seeks to Resume Partnership With Alfamart

The termination of a previous contract has caused OVO to lose deposit services in 13,000 Alfamart stores across the country.

13 November 2019 | 04:13 AM

#ECONOMY

Hoe Import Debacle Exposes Indonesian Industry's Shortcomings

The recent debacle over hoe imports offers valuable lessons for the industry to create better efficiency and cross-sector coordination.

12 November 2019 | 07:05 PM

#COMMODITY

Omnibus Law to Revise Coal DMO Rule

Turning coal into dimethyl ether gas can help Indonesia reduce import of liquified petroleum gas.

11 November 2019 | 06:01 PM

#COMMODITY

New Agriculture Minister Promises Food Data Integration Within First 100 Days in Office

Contradictory data have caused food imports during harvest time, while gross overestimation has led to import bans during scarcity.

11 November 2019 | 03:44 PM