Indonesia

Indonesia Probes Shopee, Lazada Over Suspected Anti-Competition Violations

Indonesia Probes Shopee, Lazada Over Suspected Anti-Competition Violations

Indonesia's anti-trust agency is investigating the local operations of e-commerce platforms Shopee and Lazada for suspected violations of anti-competition regulations.

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Elon Musk Receives Proposal From Nickel-Rich Indonesia to Establish EV Battery Plant in the Country

Elon Musk Receives Proposal From Nickel-Rich Indonesia to Establish EV Battery Plant in the Country

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has received a proposal from the government of Indonesia to put up an EV battery plant in the country.

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Ukraine Claims Destroying Russian-Used Starlink Systems Despite Elon Musk Denying Doing Business With Kremlin

Elon Musks Arrives In Indonesia To Launch Starlink; Commercial Rollout Expected After Trials

Elon Musk recently arrived in Bali to inaugurate the Starlink satellite internet service, aiming to provide reliable internet access to Indonesia's remote areas.

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Garuda Indonesia's Boeing 747 Makes Emergency Landing Due to Engine Fire

Garuda Indonesia's Boeing 747 Makes Emergency Landing Due to Engine Fire

An engine of Garuda Indonesia Flight 1105, a Boeing 747-400 carrying Muslim pilgrims to Mecca, caught fire during takeoff in Makassar airport, forcing the pilot to return to the runway in an emergency landing.

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Is Indonesia Technologically Advanced? Apple and Microsoft's Visits Say So

Recent visits by tech giants like Apple and Microsoft signal Indonesia as a prime destination for significant tech investments fueled by its growing digital economy and abundant natural resources.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Tech Giant May Consider Manufacturing in Indonesia After Meeting with President Joko Widodo

Tim Cook said Apple would "look at" manufacturing in Indonesia after meeting with President Joko Widodo.

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Big Bike Exhibition Portrays As Good Lifestyle Enhancer

An exhibition of big bikes will be hosted by the Jakarta International Expo in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta on February 22-26, 2017.

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DiCaprio Not Banned From Indonesia, to Establish Mega-Fauna Sanctuary

Leonardo DiCaprio can still visit Indonesia and will not be barred as an Indonesian minister appreciates his effort about the plight of the animals and how to help them and looks forward on working with him.

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Leonardo DiCaprio May Not Return to Indonesia Over Negative Palm Oil Plantation Remarks

Leonardo DiCaprio visited Gunung Leuser National Park in Aceh using a tourist visa on Sunday. He posted remarks in his Instagram account about the deforestation of large hectares of land intended for palm oil plantation and the dangers it impose on the nation's flora and fauna.

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Gobi Partners and Malaysia Venture Capital to invest in Southeast Asia tech start-ups

Gobi Partners along with Malaysia Venture Capital has created a $14.5 million investment pool to focus on tech start-ups in the Southeast Asian region.

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Ride-Hailing Service Grab Teams Up With Indonesian Conglomerate Lippo Group

Ride-hailing app Grab is partnering with Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group. Under the deal, Grab will provide its service to deliver products from the conglomerate’s e-commerce. The deal emerged when ride-hailing services in Indonesia are facing challenges in terms of regulations.

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China Will Regulate Ride Hailing Services while Indonesia Plan to Ban Them

China will try to draw up rules to regulate ride hailing service as the market has grown very big. Meanwhile Indonesia transportation minister plan to ban Uber and GrabTaxi.

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OJK’s New Regulation on Licensing and Organization of Venture Capital Companies

OJK Issued a new regulation with regards to Venture Capital Companies. The new provision changes the licensing and organization of venture capital companies, and includes sharia law and sharia-based legal entities.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5 Information Leaked Ahead of February 21 Schedule

Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5 were set to be introduced on February 21. However, both the device’s details have been leaked on the internet, revealing most of the phone’s highlighted features. Both the 2016 flagship device will have a fingerprint scanner, along with other innovations.

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Indonesian Government Will Allow Foreign Capital on More Sectors

The changes are part of the government's economic stimulus package, expected to boost the country's economic growth and create job openings. Indonesia's new regulations on investment would loosen current restrictions on foreign investments in various sectors, including e-commerce, retail and healthcare.

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