Posts Tagged ‘Indonesia’

BI vows to remain vigilant as it leaves rate on hold

JAKARTA • Indonesia’s central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged for a second month, while keeping the door open for more policy action if ...

Jokowi’s Indonesia presidential challenger hits out at China on trade

By BLOOMBERG
JAKARTA • Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto (picture) vowed to “seek a better deal” in trade with China, making ...

Unlocking value of waqf sector in Indonesia for socio-economic development

Fahmi M Nasir / Pic BLOOMBERG
On Oct 14, 2018, 2 new milestones of waqf development in Indonesia — WCP and CWLS — were launched in Nusa Dua at the 2018 ...

BI says key rate near peak as rate decision looms

JAKARTA • Bank Indonesia (BI) governor Perry Warjiyo signalled the central bank may hold the key rate today, saying the benchmark interest rate has “almost ...

Indonesia finds 2nd Lion Air black box

JAKARTA • The cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from an Indonesian Lion Air jet that crashed in October has been recovered, officials said yesterday, a ...

Global investors return to resurging Indonesia

JAKARTA • The return of yield-hungry investors is signalling the worst may be over for Indonesia.
Global funds are piling back into Asia’s bellwether ...

Jokowi challenger moots tax cuts to stimulate Indonesian economy

Prabowo and Uno will lower company and individual taxes by 5-8 percentage points, and widen the tax-to-GDP ratio to 16%
JAKARTA • Indonesian ...

Indonesia resurgence gathers pace as global investors pile in

SINGAPORE • The return of yield-hungry investors is signalling the worst may be over for Indonesia.
Global funds are piling back into Asia’s bellwether ...

Indonesia’s potential floor wage hike can hurt KLK

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK
The possible minimum wage hike in Indonesia could pose an adverse impact to the earnings of plantation firm Kuala Lumpur Kepong ...

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll tops 280

By AFP
Indonesian rescuers battled heavy rains Monday in a desperate search for survivors after a volcano-triggered tsunami killed at least 281 people, ...

Shocking video shows tsunami rip through stage as band performs

BY Agence France-Presse
  Dramatic video posted online showed the tsunami that struck Indonesia smashing into an open-air concert, hurling ...

Death toll hits 168 after Indonesia tsunami: officials

By Agence France-Presse
A tsunami following a volcanic eruption in Indonesia has killed at least 168 people, with hundreds more injured, officials ...