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The Singapore Chamber of Commerce Indonesia will be holding a panel discussion and a buka puasa bersama.  It will be held on Monday, 27 May 2019 at Financial Club, Graha CIMB Niaga, SCBD, Jakarta at 04.00 pm – 06.30 pm. The event agenda: Panel Discussion: “The Indonesian economy and the prospect of foreign investments after the 2019 […]

With the 2019 Presidential Elections now around the corner, the race to the top is heating up. Both camps have presented their credentials. Now they go deeper into their economic platforms; openness to foreign investments; and key challenges facing the nation!!  Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear from the next generation of leaders what […]

Changi Airport saw a record 65.6 million passenger movements in 2018, Changi Airport Group (CAG) said in a news release on Tuesday (Jan 29).  This figure beats 2017’s record of 60 million passengers with a 5.5 per cent increase. Of the total passenger movements, 6.13 million passengers travelled through Changi Airport in December alone, making it the […]

On Monday, 21 January, the SCCI welcomed 2019 with a “Business Gathering” at the UOB Penthouse, Jakarta. It was a festive event attended by members and friends of SCCI as well as representatives of other business chambers in Jakarta. SCCI chairperson, Noor Meurling opened the event with a welcoming address. Singapore Ambassador to Indonesia H.E. […]

Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita has estimated that export growth in 2018 would reach only 7.5 percent, far below the targeted 11 percent, although the official result has not been released. Last year’s 11 percent target was already lower than the 16 percent export growth achieved in 2017. Enggartiasto has attributed the lower export growth to global economic turbulence that led […]

Bali has taken a big step to curb pollution in its seas, enacting a ban on troublesome single-use plastics like shopping bags, styrofoam and straws. Bali Governor Wayan Koster announced the ban on Monday, as stipulated in Gubernatorial Regulation (Pergub) No. 97/2018, expressing hope that the policy would lead to a 70 percent decline in Bali’s marine plastics within a year. The new policy carries a […]