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The government has asked major exporters to park their export revenue in Indonesia and convert it into rupiah to help bolster the currency’s exchange rate. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo made the call during his meeting with 40 top Indonesian exporters on Thursday at Bogor Palace in West Java. Also present at the meeting were Indonesia’s richest man, Robert Budi […]

The Indonesian Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf) in cooperation with the Indonesian Embassy in Singapore has opened a temporary pop-up store for Indonesian fashion startups to showcase their products in Singapore. At least 14 selected local brands, ranging from ready-to-wear clothing, watches and socks, will be taking part in the event running at Paragon Mall in the city-state from Aug. 1 […]

Middle-market firms in Singapore are brimming with optimism this year, with nine in 10 expecting growth in excess of the global average growth rate of 6 per cent, according to the annual EY Growth Barometer released on Wednesday (July 25). Middle-market firms are those with sizeable annual revenues that fall centrally within the market in […]

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has bought 66 new trains to replace its oldest fleet on the North-South and East-West lines (NSEWL). The LTA announced on Wednesday (Jul 25) that the trains, made by Canadian transportation company Bombardier, are set to arrive in batches from 2021. The “pioneer” set of 66 trains have been serving commuters […]

The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) on Wednesday (Jul 25) launched a public appeal for donations and said it would pledge S$50,000 in humanitarian aid, after a hydropower dam collapsed in Laos. Nineteen people have died and more than 3,000 need to be rescued according to local media, after a wall of water unleashed on Monday […]

Gadjah Mada University’s (UGM) Smart Car MCS team took home wins at the Shell Ideas 360 Awards in London earlier this month, beating four other finalists in a global competition organized for students to develop game-changing ideas to tackle energy, food and water issues. The team, comprising four students from the university’s chemical engineering department, […]

hangi Airport handled 5.57 million passenger movements in June 2018, a 6.9 per cent year-on-year increase, Changi Airport Group (CAG) said on Tuesday (Jul 24). In terms of landings and takeoffs, there were 31,870 aircraft movements in June, 3.1 per cent higher than the same period last year. Traffic between Singapore and Europe grew 19 per […]