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When the rupiah exchange rate continues to fall as it is today, the Composite Stock Price Index (CSPI) seems difficult to return to 6,000 points. However, it does not mean that market participants can not invest in the stock market when rupiah is declined. Because, some export-oriented issuers are cheerful because the weakening of the […]

LIPI (The Indonesian Institute of Sciences) is the governmental authority for science and research in Indonesia. LIPI released a survey on the election of Indonesian presidential candidates. The result, Prabowo elektabilitas only 26.6 percent while Joko Widodo as incumbent candidate 58.2 percent. LIPI senior researcher Syamsuddin Haris said the results of this survey reflect a […]

American Airlines joined Starbucks and Hyatt announcing that they are phasing out the use of plastic straws globally. Plenty of companies in countries like the U.K. and Taiwan, such as McDonald’s and Marriott International — which just announced an initiative to eliminate plastic straws worldwide — are ahead of their counterparts in the U.S. in terms of […]

Business actors who feel unfairly treated by the tax authorities are welcome to make a report. “If there is a complaint, do not hesitate, the government is present for the community, for the business world, if there is a tax officer doing harassment or something unfair, report,” said Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati when delivering […]

There will be a slew of Singapore-led programmes from this year until 2020 as part of efforts to help ASEAN countries tackle climate change. Under the Climate Action Package (CAP) launched on Tuesday (Jul 10), Singapore will organise programmes to develop capacity in key areas such as disaster risk reduction, climate science, flood management and long-term mitigation and […]

There has been no reply to Singapore’s diplomatic note sent on Jun 1 to seek Malaysia’s position on the High-Speed Rail (HSR) project even as costs incurred continues to rise quickly, said Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan on Monday (Jul 9). Mr Khaw said in Parliament that following numerous statements by Malaysian leaders, including Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, […]

Singapore’s anti-trust body proposed fines on ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber, provisionally finding that their merger had reduced competition and suggesting remedies such as the sale of their car-leasing businesses. The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) also warned that it may require the companies to unwind the merger depending on whether the remedies […]

SINGAPORE – Resale prices of Housing Board flats fell 0.3 per cent last month from May, according to flash data released by real estate portal SRX Property on Thursday (July 5). The data also showed that prices fell by 1.9 per cent from the same month last year, and by 13.3 per cent since the peak in […]