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China-backed AIIB offers to help fund Indonesia's capital relocation

26 Nov 2019

JAKARTA, Nov 26 The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is prepared to help finance Indonesia's plan to move its capital from congested Jakarta to an area on the eastern side of Borneo island, the president of the Beijing-backed bank said on Tuesday.

RPT-Indonesia needs to urgently establish data protection law - minister

18 Nov 2019

JAKARTA, Nov 16 Indonesia aims to bring in a new law to protect personal data by next year as it follows in the footsteps of Southeast Asian neighbours such as Singapore and also the European Union, the country's new communications minister told Reuters.

Indonesia needs to urgently establish data protection law: minister

16 Nov 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia aims to bring in a new law to protect personal data by next year as it follows in the footsteps of Southeast Asian neighbors such as Singapore and also the European Union, the country's new communications minister told Reuters.

Indonesia needs to urgently establish data protection law - minister

16 Nov 2019

JAKARTA, Nov 16 Indonesia aims to bring in a new law to protect personal data by next year as it follows in the footsteps of Southeast Asian neighbours such as Singapore and also the European Union, the country's new communications minister told Reuters.

Malaysia OKs Gojek's entry, ride-hailing firm says talks still on

05 Nov 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia will allow motorcycle-hailing firms such as Indonesia's Gojek to start limited operations from January, a minister said on Tuesday, which could help end Grab's near-monopoly in Malaysia's broader ride-hailing market.

RPT-SE Asia's biggest travel app Traveloka eyes dual listing, bets on fintech

01 Nov 2019

JAKARTA, Oct 31 Traveloka, Southeast Asia's largest online travel startup, is looking to financial services to boost profits and could opt for a dual listing in Indonesia and another centre if the group launches an initial public offering (IPO), its president said.

SE Asia's biggest travel app Traveloka eyes dual listing, bets on fintech

31 Oct 2019

JAKARTA, Oct 31 Traveloka, Southeast Asia's largest online travel startup, is looking to financial services to boost profits and could opt for a dual listing in Indonesia and another centre if the group launches an initial public offering (IPO), its president said.

Widodo's gamble: Indonesia president includes fierce rival in cabinet

23 Oct 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo took what appeared to be his biggest political gamble on Wednesday by including controversial former general Prabowo Subianto in the cabinet, his main rival who has long harboured ambitions for the presidency.

Widodo's gamble: Indonesia president includes fierce rival in cabinet

23 Oct 2019

JAKARTA, Oct 23 Indonesian President Joko Widodo took what appeared to be his biggest political gamble on Wednesday by including former general Prabowo Subianto in the cabinet, his main rival who has long harboured ambitions for the presidency.

Quake hits sea off Indonesia, but tsunami warning lifted

02 Aug 2019

JAKARTA A powerful earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java on Friday, triggering a two-hour tsunami warning that sent coastal-dwellers fleeing to higher ground and panicking people in the capital Jakarta. | Video

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