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Indonesian graft buster probes acid attack on himself as police draw blank

24 Aug 2018

JAKARTA A top Indonesian anti-corruption investigator plans to release the findings of his own probe into an acid attack that partially blinded him last year, after a failure by police up to now to solve the case.

Indonesia central bank confident on yields as it assesses rate path

09 Jul 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia's central bank governor said on Monday assessments of the domestic economy and global indicators would determine whether monetary policy needed to be tightened further, after three rate increases in two months to defend the currency.

China tech giants bet on untangling logistics of Indonesian e-commerce

15 May 2018

JAKARTA, May 15 In a warehouse on the outskirts of Indonesia's capital, supervisors at e-commerce company Lazada use bikes or electric scooters to zip around a floor the size of four soccer fields, where up to 3,000 staff pack and dispatch goods around the clock.

Indonesia to ensure stability during elections, says president's chief of staff

12 Apr 2018

JAKARTA A string of Indonesian regional elections this year followed by a presidential and parliamentary vote in 2019 should not deter foreign investment in Southeast Asia's biggest economy, President Joko Widodo's chief of staff told Reuters.

Indonesia set for repeat contest in 2019 presidential poll

12 Apr 2018

JAKARTA Former Indonesian general Prabowo Subianto has accepted the endorsement of the main opposition party to stand as a candidate in a presidential election next year, setting the stage for a rematch with President Joko Widodo.

Exclusive - Indonesia's Go-Jek poised for imminent Southeast Asia expansion

28 Mar 2018

Indonesian ride-hailing and online payment company Go-Jek is set to announce its first expansion to another country in Southeast Asia in the "next few weeks", according to an internal company email seen by Reuters.

Exclusive: Indonesia's Go-Jek poised for imminent Southeast Asia expansion

27 Mar 2018

Indonesian ride-hailing and online payment company Go-Jek is set to announce its first expansion to another country in Southeast Asia in the "next few weeks", according to an internal company email seen by Reuters.

Suharto's youngest son in new push to get into Indonesian politics

16 Mar 2018

JAKARTA The youngest son of former Indonesian president Suharto, Hutomo "Tommy" Mandala Putra, is making a new push to launch a career in politics at the helm of a party that believes it can cash in on his late father's legacy.

Indonesia confident on Asian Games preparations, traffic concerns remain

08 Mar 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia is confident over its readiness to host this year's Asian Games, though ensuring athletes and fans can get to venues through Jakarta's traffic-clogged streets remains a challenge, the head of the country's organising committee said.

Indonesia expects to have more than 5 unicorns by 2019: minister

19 Feb 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia is likely to have more than five startups worth at least $1 billion each by 2019, with healthcare and education the most promising sectors to spawn new unicorns in Southeast Asia's biggest economy, the communications minister told Reuters.

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