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Gayatri Suroyo

UPDATE 1-Indonesia's central bank orders importers to report FX for overseas purchases

04 Dec 2019

* Natural resources exporters to keep earnings in special account (Adds details, comments by textile association)

UPDATE 1-Indonesia c.bank policy to remain accommodative in 2020-governor

28 Nov 2019

* Policy mix to be expanded to support SMEs, tourism, exports

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.

Anger on campus: Behind the student protests that have rocked Indonesia

08 Nov 2019

JAKARTA He was once a boy scout and member of a patriotic flag-raising team in high school. | Video

Exclusive: U.S. helps Mastercard, Visa score victory in Indonesia in global lobbying effort

04 Oct 2019

JAKARTA/NEW DELHI U.S. trade officials, at the request of card networks Mastercard and Visa , convinced Indonesia late last year to loosen rules governing its new domestic payment network, according to Indonesian government and industry sources, and emails reviewed by Reuters.

Indonesia protests endanger president's pledge of tough reforms

01 Oct 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia's biggest student demonstrations in decades will test President Joko Widodo's pledge to go all out in his second term to boost growth in Southeast Asia's largest economy, a former finance minister and a government adviser say.

RPT-Change to Indonesia c.bank monetary operations to help lift growth - official

26 Sep 2019

JAKARTA, Sept 25 Bank Indonesia's (BI) plan to no longer issue 12-month notes in its monetary operations will help its efforts to lift economic growth by guiding liquidity away from the popular instrument and back to the market, a senior official said on Wednesday.

Change to Indonesia c.bank monetary operations to help lift growth - official

25 Sep 2019

JAKARTA, Sept 25 Bank Indonesia's (BI) plan to no longer issue 12-month notes in its monetary operations will help its efforts to lift economic growth by guiding liquidity away from the popular instrument and back to the market, a senior official said on Wednesday.

Indonesia postpones vote on bill criminalizing sex outside marriage

20 Sep 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia's president ordered parliament on Friday to delay voting on a bill to criminalise extra-marital and gay sex, amid protests and criticism from rights groups and after major tourist market Australia warned its citizens about the plan.

Indonesia's 'Good Palm' drive enflames anger as smoke clouds skies

18 Sep 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia is facing a backlash over an online campaign backing palm oil at a time when forest fires, often linked to slash-and-burn land clearance, have spread choking smoke across the region, raising growing concern about damage to health.

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