Employment & Labour Law in Indonesia

Overall the Manpower law is a relatively classic legal frame. The main singularities concern the input of religion, the termination of employment contracts and the trade unions’ prerogatives. The acknowledgement of discrimination in… Continue reading

Taking measures towards transparency (and other things)

Marine Affairs and Fisheries Minister Fadel Muhammad said the state address delivered by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in parliament on August 16 reflected his eco-social market economy policies worth implementing. “What has been… Continue reading

Indonesia Offers Tax Incentives to Spur Growth

By FARIDA HUSNA And ANDREAS ISMAR JAKARTA—Indonesia is set to issue new regulations to allow tax holidays for certain investments and to revise rules for tax allowances as part of efforts to lure… Continue reading

US companies urged to share success stories in ASEAN

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – ASEAN Secretary General Dr Surin Pitsuwan has urged the US companies to share their success stories in doing business in ASEAN and promote them through the media. He also… Continue reading

President praises ASEAN`s economic resilience amidst global financial crisis

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has praised ASEAN for having been able to demonstrate its  economic resilience, in the face of the recent global financial crisis. “The ASEAN region is… Continue reading

Telkom for sale?

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Ministry of State-owned Enterprises (SOE) will carry out an evaluation of the management of PT Telkom in connection with a slowing of its financial performance of late. “We… Continue reading

Eighteen state enterprises post rp34.67 trillion profit

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Eighteen publicly listed state-owned enterprises posted a combined net profit of Rp34.570 trillion in the first half of 2011, State Enterprises Minister Mustafa Abubakar said. The figure represented a… Continue reading

Indonesia Stocks May Test Support At 3,800 Points

8/10/2011 10:04 PM ET (RTTNews) – The Indonesian stock market on Wednesday wrote a finish to the six-day losing streak in which it had retreated nearly 470 points or 11.6 percent en route… Continue reading

Indonesia as contrary indicator

With panic spreading through United States and European markets, Southeast Asia’s largest economy appears poised to ride out the shockwaves. As Asia’s more export-dependent economies brace for the impact of a possible double-dip… Continue reading

Infrastructure crucial to attract foreign investors

An economist warned here on Tuesday that Indonesia will likely not be able to benefit from the gloomy economic outlook looming over developed markets if it fails to improve its infrastructure. Chief Economic… Continue reading

Indonesia Information Technology Report Q3 2011

The Indonesian IT market is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17% over the 2011-2015 period. In 2010, demand for IT products and services recorded double-digit growth, after… Continue reading