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Domestic airfares soar in Indonesia despite government price cap

11 Jul 2019

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA When Resti Novita Sari booked to fly from Jakarta to her hometown of Padang to visit family for the Eid holiday, airfares were 40% to 60% higher than she had paid in previous years.

Southeast Asia's first club listing fans hopes of cleaner Indonesia league

18 Jun 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia's Bali United this week became the first club in Southeast Asia to list its shares, a move that officials and fans hope could be a step towards developing a league that has been dogged by allegations of corruption.

Banks in a bind as Indonesia looks to cut interest rates

31 May 2019

JAKARTA, May 31 After aggressively hiking rates six times last year, Bank Indonesia (BI) signalled this month it could follow other central banks in Asia by easing in a bid to fire up flatlining growth in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

Indonesia tells airlines to trim fares without compromising safety

16 May 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia's transport ministry has trimmed the maximum fares airlines can charge for domestic routes, effective later this week, as millions of Muslims prepare for homecoming trips at the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Indonesian 'Belt and Road' high-speed rail link expects $18 billion from satellite towns

03 May 2019

(This story corrects economic to economist in the paragraph eight and Yusuf to Jusuf in paragraph 12)

REFILE-Indonesian rail project expects $18 bln from satellite towns

30 Apr 2019

JAKARTA April 30 The Indonesian-Chinese consortium building a high-speed rail project between the capital Jakarta and the textiles hub of Bandung expects to earn $18 billion from developing satellite towns and industrial centres along the line, a company official said.

Indonesia president declares poll win as rival does too, complaining of fraud

18 Apr 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world's third-largest democracy but his challenger also claimed he had won and complained of widespread cheating. | Video

Indonesia's Widodo looks set for election victory - challenger says no

17 Apr 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo appeared set for a second term as "quick count" results from Wednesday's election rolled in, but his challenger claimed that he had won the popular vote and urged supporters not to let his victory be snatched away. | Video

Indonesia to fix motorbike ride-hailing rates; may hurt Grab, Go-Jek

25 Mar 2019

March 25 Indonesian authorities mandated on Monday that ride-hailing motorcycle service providers will only be able to charge rates within a fixed band, a move that could put hurdles in the expansion plans of Go-Jek, Grab and other ride-hailing firms.

U.S. lawmaker seeks Boeing whistleblowers, some MAX 737 orders in jeopardy

23 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/JAKARTA A U.S. lawmaker on Friday urged current or former Boeing Co and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employees to come forward with any information about the certification program for the 737 MAX, which has suffered two fatal crashes in five months. | Video

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