Tag: Indonesia

Indonesia Creative Products Week on 21st to 25th November 2012

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The Metropolitan Capital Jakarta will radiate Indonesia’s creative spirit as the Indonesia Creative Product Week gets underway at the Epiwalk, Epicentrum, at Jalan Rasuna Said, Jakarta from 21st to 25th November 2012. The five days’ event is intended to draw

Indonesian social affairs ministry offers incentives to parents for education

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IndonesianSocial Affairs Minister,  Salim Segaf Al Jufri  says the government’s efforts to reduce the poverty rate to 8 percent by 2014 from the current 11 percent is on right track. “The government is targeting the poverty rate at 8 percent

Indonesia: Among the happiest people

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For many people, Indonesia is associated with Bali, resorts, 2002 bombings, and tsunamis. I was lucky to see a different Indonesia. Indonesian people proudly say that they have more than 300 languages. They proudly point out their Javanese, Balinese and

Islamic Bond Investment opportunities

Indonesian economy to grow 7.8 pct in 2015

The following borrowers are expected to sell Islamic bonds, which use asset returns to pay investors to comply with the religion’s ban on interest. Global sales of sukuk climbed to $18.1 billion in 2011, from $12.7 billion a year earlier,

Indonesian advertisement sector to.add $2.5 billion to the world economy

For Indonesians, the PC isn’t a computer, it’s a smartphone. While computer penetration is only 10%, mobile-phone penetration is fast approaching 60%, and 80% of all new phones are now internet-enabled. The must-have device is the BlackBerry, which, thanks to

Indonesia Call Center Market Analysis

The Indonesia Call Center market will continue its double-digit growth in 2011 as a robust economy with strong domestic consumption continues to drive investments to develop or expand Contact Centres. Analysts at APRG have just published their second edition of

Indonesian Telecommunication company’s 2010 net profit rises to $1.32bn

Revenue growth offset by jump in operating costs. PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia’s net profit rose slightly to IDR11.54 trillion ($1.32 billion) in 2010 from IDR11.40 trillion a year earlier as higher operating costs offset an increase in revenue, the company reported

Indonesian immigration laws to take a humane step ahead

A long-awaited immigration bill promising significant and “humane” changes to the way expatriate spouses are treated in Indonesia is a step nearer to being ratified into law. The House of Representatives and Ministry of Justice and Human Rights signed off

Indonesian coal producer BUMI posts 63% profit

PT Bumi Resources, Indonesia’s largest coal producer by volume, said net income jumped 63 percent last year, beating analyst estimates, as prices of the fuel increased. Profit climbed to $311 million from $191 million, the Jakarta-based company said in a

Indonesia launches sustainable palm oil standard

Indonesia launched its own sustainable palm oil standard yesterday, in anticipation of increased importer demand for environmentally-friendly products, reported Antaranews.com. The country’s Vice-Minister of Agriculture Bayu Krisnamurti, said the Indonesia Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) standard was necessary if importing countries