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Indonesia president's campaign chief warns on fake news, undecided voters

27 Feb 2019

JAKARTA The head of Indonesian President Joko Widodo's re-election campaign said on Wednesday supporters should not be complacent over the incumbent's lead in opinion polls, given the high number of undecided voters and threat of fake news.

Indonesia president's campaign chief warns on fake news, undecided voters

27 Feb 2019

JAKARTA, Feb 27 The head of Indonesian President Joko Widodo's re-election campaign said on Wednesday supporters should not be complacent over the incumbent's lead in opinion polls, given the high number of undecided voters and threat of fake news.

Indonesia to tap nickel laterite, make batteries to become EV hub

22 Feb 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia plans to start processing its rich supplies of nickel laterite ore for use in lithium batteries on the way to becoming a global hub for producing and exporting electric vehicles (EVs) to Asia and beyond, a senior minister told Reuters.

Indonesia to tap nickel laterite, make batteries to become EV hub

22 Feb 2019

JAKARTA, Feb 22 Indonesia plans to start processing its rich supplies of nickel laterite ore for use in lithium batteries on the way to becoming a global hub for producing and exporting electric vehicles (EVs) to Asia and beyond, a senior minister told Reuters.

RPT-"Innocent bystanders": Emerging economies struggle to contain capital outflows

15 Oct 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Oct 14 After suffering months of capital outflows, policy makers from emerging markets attending IMF-World Bank meetings in Indonesia had a message for leading economies: current monetary and trade policies risk undermining us all.

Egypt minister sees no threats attached to China investment

14 Oct 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Egypt is only accepting Chinese investments in projects that are mutually beneficial, its investment minister said on Sunday, amid growing scepticism in some countries about risks tied to 'Belt and Road' investments.

'Innocent bystanders' - Emerging economies struggle to contain capital outflows

14 Oct 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia After suffering months of capital outflows, policy makers from emerging markets attending IMF-World Bank meetings in Indonesia had a message for leading economies: current monetary and trade policies risk undermining us all.    

Egypt looks to tap Asian debt markets under debt restructuring

13 Oct 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Egypt is considering issuing bonds in currencies other than the euro and the U.S. dollar after launching a roadshow in Asia, Finance Minister Mohamed Maait told Reuters on Saturday, as the government steps up efforts to improve its debt structure.

'Winter is coming': Indonesia warns world finance leaders over trade war

12 Oct 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Just in case any of the global central bankers and finance ministers gathered in Indonesia missed the message delivered repeatedly this week, the host nation said it again on Friday: Everyone stands to lose if trade wars are allowed to escalate.

UPDATE 1-'Winter is coming': Indonesia's president sounds warning for global economy

12 Oct 2018

* Widodo: trade war could be worse than global financial crisis

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