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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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