11:12 pm April 18, 2014 | No Comment
With a combined count of 31.9 percent of the vote, according to early data from the Center for Strategic and International Studies, this year’s legislative elections mark the surprise rise of Indonesia’s religion-based parties.
11:05 pm April 18, 2014 | No Comment
Prabowo Subianto is one step closer to securing a spot in the race for the presidency. Help came from the United Development Party (PPP), which fought its own battles earlier in the week to muster support from among its ranks for Prabowo and form an alliance with his Great Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra).
7:49 pm April 18, 2014 | No Comment
Taipei-based ASUSTeK Computer, one of the biggest producers of notebooks and motherboards, has introduced Intel-based ZenFone smartphones to Indonesia, betting that consumers will seek alternatives to popular brands such as Samsung and Sony.
7:47 pm April 18, 2014 | No Comment
Panin Asset Management, an investment unit of brokerage Panin Sekuritas, targets its assets under management to reach Rp 20 trillion ($1.8 billion) this year as the fund manager seeks to attract more clients.
7:08 pm April 18, 2014 | No Comment
Inti Bangun Sejahtera, a telecommunication tower provider, is set to raise Rp 660 billion ($57 million) from selling shares in a rights offering later this month.
4:45 pm April 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
Nine people in Malang, East Java died after consuming oplosan — a locally made mixed alcoholic drink — early this week, while some were admitted to hospital.
3:24 pm April 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
Forming a coalition of Islam-based parties may be difficult, following a meeting late on Thursday during which parties appeared to be uninterested in pushing for their own presidential candidates and instead looked to nationalist parties.
1:07 pm April 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
In the wake of the recent sexual assault of a kindergarten student at Jakarta International School, an online petition seeking for the revision of the country’s Child Protection Law has garnered nearly 60,000 supporters in three days.
5:51 pm April 17, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesian stocks rose for a fifth day, ahead of a long holiday weekend, led by agriculture-related shares and consumer goods makers.