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Indonesia’s President Says New Capital On Track, Despite Resignations

Indonesia’s President Says New Capital On Track, Despite Resignations

By Sebastian Strangio
Joko Widodo said yesterday that the new city is on schedule to host this year's Independence Day celebrations on August 17.

Top Officials in Charge of Indonesia’s New Capital Project Step Down

Top Officials in Charge of Indonesia’s New Capital Project Step Down

By Sebastian Strangio
The resignations of Bambang Susantono and his deputy have raised questions about the future of the multibillion-dollar Nusantara project.
Did Illegal Tin Mines Really Steal $26 Billion From the Indonesian State?

Did Illegal Tin Mines Really Steal $26 Billion From the Indonesian State?

By James Guild
The Indonesian government recently brought corruption charges against Harvey Moeis, a wealthy businessman with interests in the mining sector.

Musk to ‘Consider’ Opening Battery Plant in Indonesia, Senior Official Says

Musk to ‘Consider’ Opening Battery Plant in Indonesia, Senior Official Says

By Sebastian Strangio
A Tesla investment would be a significant vote of confidence in Jakarta's ambition of becoming an EV production powerhouse.

Russian Fighter Deal Reflects Indonesia’s Goal of a ‘Sanctions-Proof’ Economy

Russian Fighter Deal Reflects Indonesia’s Goal of a ‘Sanctions-Proof’ Economy

By A. B. Abrams
As geopolitical tensions grow, Jakarta is seeking to insulate its military, and its economy, from possible Western pressure.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

Indonesia’s Game-Changing Bid for OECD Membership

Indonesia’s Game-Changing Bid for OECD Membership

By Yopi Irianto Panut, Rio Kevin, and Aureishia Huang
Here are the three key areas that will be central to the country's bid to join the exclusive global economic club.

Indonesia Mulling Dual Citizenship In a Bid to Reverse Brain Drain

Indonesia Mulling Dual Citizenship In a Bid to Reverse Brain Drain

By Sebastian Strangio
Recent years have seen growing numbers of young Indonesians seeking opportunities abroad, particularly in Singapore.
How the Indonesia Investment Authority Built Its Portfolio in 2023

How the Indonesia Investment Authority Built Its Portfolio in 2023

By James Guild
Three years after its establishment, the purpose of the state-run investment fund is starting to come into focus.

How Will the Prabowo Administration Approach Indonesian Energy Policy?

How Will the Prabowo Administration Approach Indonesian Energy Policy?

By Aldwin Yusgiantoro
The new administration will take office at a crucial point in the country's energy transition.

Southeast Asian Tech Giants Poised for Profitability in 2024

Southeast Asian Tech Giants Poised for Profitability in 2024

By James Guild
After years of breakneck expansion, many of the biggest players are beginning to turn their attention toward maximizing profits.

The Rise of Indonesia’s Banks

The Rise of Indonesia’s Banks

By James Guild
The sector has made a roaring recovery since the doldrums of the Asian Financial Crisis of the late 1990s.
Why the Indonesian State Took Majority Ownership of PT Vale Indonesia

Why the Indonesian State Took Majority Ownership of PT Vale Indonesia

By James Guild
There has long been a desire in certain quarters to eventually move ownership of foreign-owned and operated mines back into Indonesian hands.

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