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Meikarta 2018

One Year After: Meikarta Mega Project Stranded From Pursuing Big Dream

The Meikarta apartment construction is mostly still in the form of concrete piles. Only buildings in Meikarta CBD are ready to be occupied.

By Yuliawati, 2018-10-22 15:51:00

Telaah Utang

SOE Debt Threatens State Finances

OECD says financial vulnerabilities began to increase in a number of SOEs. Potential needs for capital injection are a form of indirect fiscal risk.

By Safrezi Fitra, 2018-10-19 15:01:00

Telaah Ruang Kantor

OJK’s Office Space, Empty and Unused

OJK is said to have squandered Rp 412 billion to rent a building, and not yet deposited the revenue from its levies and paid tax debt of Rp 1 trillion.

By Safrezi Fitra, 2018-10-18 14:36:00

Kepemimpinan/Telaah

Measuring Anies Baswedan One-Year Performance in Jakarta

The Jakarta Provincial Government claimed Anies Baswedan had produced 31 breakthroughs within one year of his leadership.

By Safrezi Fitra, 2018-10-17 21:21:00

Coins Money dan Falling House

Lippo Group in Deep Trouble for Meikarta Bribery

Meikarta bribery case adds to the negative sentiment pressure on Lippo Group property issuers, whose fundamental performance is currently falling.

By Amal Ihsan Hadian, 2018-10-16 19:58:00

Kekeringan

Long Drought Threatens Food Production

This drought is likely to end in early November, but at that time El Nino heat cycle will appear and end in March 2019.

By Safrezi Fitra, 2018-10-15 23:12:00

Pertambangan

Difficult Task Awaits Inalum after Freeport Acquisition

Homework awaits after Freeport’s acquisition, starting from the obligation to build smelter to handling waste problems and optimizing state revenues.

By Safrezi Fitra, 2018-10-15 22:55:00

Business Man Sit On The Breakdown

Dilemma behind Cancellation of Premium Price Increase

There is an urgency to bring positive sentiment to the market with rising fuel prices, but the government is still worried about its impacts.

By Amal Ihsan Hadian, 2018-10-15 22:23:00

Telaah-Grafik Menukik

Prolonged Threat of Current Account Deficit

Current account deficit is estimated to widen this year, as long as that happens, the rupiah will continue to be depressed by negative sentiments.

By Amal Ihsan Hadian, 2018-10-15 16:56:00

Telaah-Green Conservation Gas

Challenges of Environmental Aspect from Biodiesel Program

The benefits of carbon emission reduction from the B20 policy are not yet clear, while negative issues on oil and palm plantations will also complicate it.

By Yuliawati, 2018-10-15 16:36:00

Video on Demand

Digital Industry New Expansion in Interactive Television World

The digital industry giants are competing to work on video on demand (VoD) services that have annual user growth exceeds the increase of cinema audiences.

By Desy Setyowati, 2018-10-15 16:16:00

Telaah-Cancelled

End of Jakarta Bay Reclamation Project

The story of the reclamation project is already over, but not for the giant sea wall project.

By Safrezi Fitra, 2018-10-15 14:41:00

Telaah-disaster plan

Looting Complicates Palu Quake Disaster Management

The unexpected disaster scale, the crippled local government wheel, the slow aid distribution and the government statement have led to widespread looting.

By Amal Ihsan Hadian, 2018-10-15 14:24:00

Telaah-Investor Baru

Waiting for Consortium of Major Entrepreneurs in Bank Muamalat

A business consortium led by Ilham Habibie will buy Bank Muamalat’s shares through rights issue.

By Safrezi Fitra, 2018-10-15 14:07:00

Telaah-democratic election design

Comparing Populist Policy from Jokowi and Prabowo Economic Programs

Joko Widodo-Ma’ruf Amin duet will experience more difficulties in offering its populist agenda as the public will compare it with the current performance.

By Amal Ihsan Hadian, 2018-10-15 13:24:00

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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, 2018-09-21 19:29:00

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, 2018-09-20 23:32:00

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, 2018-09-20 18:48:00

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, 2018-09-19 23:19:00

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, 2018-09-19 16:51:00

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, 2018-09-18 19:19:00

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, 2018-09-18 15:02:00

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, 2018-09-17 23:30:00

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, 2018-09-17 17:27:00

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, 2018-09-14 18:09:00

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, 2018-09-14 16:29:00

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, 2018-09-14 10:30:00

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, 2018-09-13 18:48:00

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, 2018-09-13 11:05:00

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, 2018-09-12 18:19:00

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