Edna Tarigan, thejakartapost.com, Jakarta | Wed, 10/07/2015 2:33 PM
The People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR)'s deputy speaker has supported
the removal of articles acknowledging kretek (clove cigarettes) as
Indonesia’s cultural heritage from a culture draft bill by the House of
A New York judge has ordered the Bank of China to hand over detailed
information about Chinese bank accounts used by a counterfeiting ring
that allegedly sold millions of dollars of fake Gucci handbags and
wallets in the U.S.
thejakartapost.com, Jakarta | Tue, 10/06/2015 8:38 PM
The Soekarno-Hatta International
Airport (CGK) in Jakarta has been named the largest megahub in Asia, ranked the
17th most-connected airport in the world, just ahead of Haneda International
Airport in Tokyo, Sydney Airport and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Kevin Freking, Associated Press, Washington | Tue, 10/06/2015 7:36 PM
An ambitious trade pact involving the United States and 11 other nations is a major victory for President Barack Obama but has the potential to create a rift among Democrats and cause friction with a key base of their political support, the nation's labor unions.
Anggi M. Lubis, The Jakarta Post | Tue, 10/06/2015 5:55 PM
Publicly listed developer MNC Land announced on Monday that the company
would team up with South Korean property giant, Korea Land and Housing
(Korea LH), to develop a township near its luxurious Lido Resort in West
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Tue, 10/06/2015 5:53 PM
Singapore-listed Golden Agri Resources (GAR) has said that it lost
hundreds of thousands of tons of fresh fruit bunch (FFB) supplies as it
suspended partnerships with several supplier companies due to the
implementation of GAR’s non-deforestation policy.
Dylan Amirio, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Tue, 10/06/2015 5:51 PM
The State-Owned Enterprises ministry has asked for an additional Rp 3
trillion (US$207 million) in state capital injections (PMN) in 2016 to
fund the operations of five more state-owned enterprises (SOEs).
Raras Cahyafitri, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Tue, 10/06/2015 5:42 PM
The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry is finalizing the amendment
process of a number of contracts of work (CoWs), particularly those
relating to coal mining, as required by the existing mining law.
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Tue, 10/06/2015 5:37 PM
The Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) expects to begin its three-hour
permit service in November to cater for capital-and labor-intensive
investments following the recently launched second economic package
aimed at cutting red tape and boosting investment.
Ina Parlina, The Jakarta Post | Tue, 10/06/2015 5:34 PM
The government on Monday discussed a possible fuel price cut with
state-owned oil and gas firm Pertamina, which distributes fuel, ahead of
a plan to announce a third economic policy package on Thursday.
In the article titled “E-commerce helps courier business thrive”, which
appeared on page 13 of the Sept. 14 edition of this newspaper, the name
of the director of PT Birotika Semesta should have been given as Rocky
Pesik, rather than Andy Pesik.
Ina Parlina, The Jakarta Post, Tangerang, Banten | Tue, 10/06/2015 5:28 PM
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Monday launched an investment program
that will monitor 16 companies in the labor-intensive industry, in an
effort to increase employment and boost optimism amid sluggish domestic