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Pabrik Mobil Esemka di Boyolali

Did Esemka Plagiarize?

About 26 companies are supplying 60 percent of local components for Esemka Bima.

By Safrezi Fitra, 18/9/2019, 07.39 WIB

Telaah - Asuransi Kesehatan

Main Reasons Behind BPJS Kesehatan's Premium Hike

The premium of BPJS Kesehatan is still below the ideal calculation to cover health costs.

By Safrezi Fitra, 18/9/2019, 07.19 WIB

Telaah - Bulu Tangkis

PB Djarum’s Dilemma in Finding New Talents for Badminton

The search for prospective badminton athletes performed by PB Djarum is deemed to have violated the existing regulation and exploited children.

By Safrezi Fitra, 12/9/2019, 19.39 WIB

Gojek dan Grab

New Round of Gojek-Grab Battle in Three Services

Gojek and Grab are racing to raise capital to strengthen their positions in three services and compete with each other to attract customers.

By Desy Setyowati, 11/9/2019, 21.03 WIB

Telaah - Kewenangan KPK Dibatasi Revisi UU KPK

Big Conspiracy to Weaken KPK

KPK is at stake as the House of Representatives tries to weaken it through the revision of its law and selection of its commissioner candidates.

By Sorta Tobing, 10/9/2019, 17.09 WIB

Telaah-Investasi

World Bank Research on Investment Frustrates Jokowi

President Jokowi is upset because foreign investment did not significantly enter Indonesia. The World Bank sees that tax holiday cannot fix the problem.

By Sorta Tobing, 9/9/2019, 17.32 WIB

Demo gojek

Tight Competition behind Refusal against Gojek In Malaysia

The map of competition in the online transportation business is quite strict in Malaysia. There are currently 31 companies competing there.

By Safrezi Fitra, 6/9/2019, 21.19 WIB

Telaah - Air

Tug of War Over Water Resource Bill

Entrepreneurs are worried that water resource bill could threaten the existence of the packaged drinking water industry.

By Safrezi Fitra, 6/9/2019, 14.30 WIB

Telaah - Pemilihan Pimpinan KPK

The New Face of the KPK Leaders in Jokowi's Hands

The selection committee for the antigraft body’s next commissioners still granted passage for troubled candidates in a series of selection stages.

By Safrezi Fitra, 1/9/2019, 23.44 WIB

Gedung BUMN

Minister Rini’s Reshuffle Step for State Bank Executives Creates Stir

Suprajarto refused to assume the president director position at BTN. SOEs Minister’s reshuffle step contradicted the prohibition on changing officials.

By Sorta Tobing, 31/8/2019, 16.09 WIB

Telaah - Likuiditas Ketat

Banking Liquidity Threat amid Declining Interest Rates

Tight banking liquidity overshadows credit growth this year. Bank Indonesia needs to implement an expansionary monetary policy.

By Sorta Tobing, 28/8/2019, 16.00 WIB

Desain Ibu Kota

Ameliorating the Capital City Relocation Details

President Jokowi ensured the relocation of the capital city to Kalimantan would not take up a large portion of the state budget.

By Safrezi Fitra, 26/8/2019, 00.17 WIB

Telaah - Perang Dagang Meluas

Protectionism Virus behind Global Trade Turmoil

The current trade war is not merely between the US and China. Many countries do the same, including Japan-South Korea and the European Union-Indonesia.

By Sorta Tobing, 22/8/2019, 19.29 WIB

Suasana di Pabrik Duniatex

Threats of Chinese Products to Domestic Textile Industry

The trade war makes the domestic textile market flooded with Chinese products. Solo-based company Duniatex is also affected.

By Sorta Tobing, 21/8/2019, 20.04 WIB

Telaah - Defisit BPJS dan Tunjangan Direksi

BPJS Health Directors' Allowances Rise amid Deficit

BPJS directors' performance is in the spotlight as their leave allowances rise twice their salary amid increasing deficit.

By Sorta Tobing, 20/8/2019, 20.18 WIB

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Bunga bank

BI's Prudent Interest Rate Policy Amid Pressure

Amid pressure on the rupiah and domestic economy, Bank Indonesia is expected to raise its benchmark interest rate following a possible increase in the US rate.

By Martha Ruth Thertina, 21/9/2018, 19.29 WIB

rupiah dolar

Difficulties Safeguarding Rupiah until Year End

Despite recent strengthening of the rupiah, the potential for weakening remains substantial until the end of the year, while the US Fed plans to raise its interest rate to make the dollar stronger.

By Amal Ihsan Hadian, 20/9/2018, 23.32 WIB

digital

E-commerce Boosts Popularity of Non-Cash Transactions

Some 76 percent of consumers are using non-cash payment systems for e-commerce transactions, opening up opportunities for fintech firms to expand business coverage and markets.

By Hari Widowati, 20/9/2018, 18.48 WIB

Farmasi retail

Snowball Effect of Chronic BPJS Health Deficit

BPJS Health’s deficit is increasing. Although the government has injected bailout funds and made a series of new rules, it has not yet permanently improved its finances.

By Martha Ruth Thertina, 19/9/2018, 23.19 WIB

grafik pasar

Fast Track Top Bond Issuance for Rich Investors

Fast track for bond issuance is only valid for companies that previously had a minimum credit rating of idAA or investment grade.

By Hari Widowati, 19/9/2018, 16.51 WIB

digital

Amazon Heating Up E-Commerce Competition in Indonesia

Indonesia is the largest e-commerce market in ASEAN and the key for Amazon to win the competition with Alibaba and Tencent.

By Hari Widowati, 18/9/2018, 19.19 WIB

bank

Good News for Banking Bonds Amid Tightening Liquidity

Bonds from Indonesian banks are deemed attractive due to high yields and solid fundamentals. Banks need to provide high returns, as there are various funding needs.

By Martha Ruth Thertina, 18/9/2018, 15.02 WIB

pajak

New Government Recipe for Collecting Taxes After Tax Amnesty

The government will utilize financial data transparency through the AEoI to increase tax revenue, targeting taxpayers who did not participate in the tax amnesty and who disclosed assets incorrectly.

By Amal Ihsan Hadian, 17/9/2018, 23.30 WIB

Properti

Weakening Liquidity Overshadows Alam Sutera

Moody’s estimates Alam Sutera’s liquidity is insufficient to pay US$ 235 million in bonds maturing in 2020. Financial market turmoil makes it difficult to seek external funds.

By Hari Widowati, 17/9/2018, 17.27 WIB

ipo bursa

Another Mission Behind Garudafood’s IPO

Garudafood is using an initial public offering (IPO) to convert its debt. The low number of public shares has the potential to make the company’s stock transactions not liquid.

By Hari Widowati, 14/9/2018, 18.09 WIB

direksi manajemen

Forming Prabowo-Sandiaga’s Campaign Team a Complex Task

Prabowo Subianto and Sandiaga Uno have not yet finished compiling a list of names for their campaign team, even though the KPU’s submission deadline is soon, with party cadres reluctant to join.

By Amal Ihsan Hadian, 14/9/2018, 16.29 WIB

Pertumbuhan macet

Stagnating Economic Growth Looms in Second Half

Indications are that economic growth will be stagnant or sluggish in the second half of this year. A survey of consumer and business confidence shows pessimism. Why?

By Martha Ruth Thertina, 14/9/2018, 10.30 WIB

Fintech

Illegal Fintech Firms Invading Indonesia

The OJK, through the Investment Alert Task Force, has cracked down on 407 illegal fintech firms from Asia to America eyeing Indonesia’s large financing market.

By Hari Widowati, 13/9/2018, 18.48 WIB

rupiah dolar

Measuring Banking Resilience in Face of Rupiah Depreciation

The sharp weakening of the rupiah against the US dollar poses a risk to banking stability, but banks have enough muscle to face the challenges.

By Martha Ruth Thertina, 13/9/2018, 11.05 WIB

digital bisnis

Large Corporations Benefit from Import Tax Increase

The rise in the import tax on goods, especially consumer goods, is momentum for companies to reclaim the domestic market from the import invasion.

By Hari Widowati, 12/9/2018, 18.19 WIB

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