INDONESIA

New Indonesian halal law seen disrupting business, hurting SMEs

ABOUT 20km from the centre of Jakarta, on the last stop of one of the main bus routes into town, sits a modest three-story building. A circular driveway arcs around a disused fishpond resembling the...

Indonesia shaping up as next frontier for start-ups

JAKARTA • Big-name investors, including Expedia and Alibaba, are pumping billions of dollars into tech start-ups in Indonesia to capitalise on its burgeoning digital economy and potential as South...

Bet on Indonesia's long-term growth, says business chief

IT is no surprise that Indonesia is the overseas market with the highest level of interest among Singapore companies today, Singapore Business Federation (SBF) chairman Teo Siong Seng said on...

Kendal Industrial Park has drawn US$475m in investments to date

THE industrial park jointly developed by Singapore's Sembcorp Development and Indonesia's industrial estate developer PT Jababeka has been doing well since its official opening 10 months ago, Prime...

Singapore start-ups see opportunity in Indonesia's digital economy

JAKARTA • Three years ago, Singaporean Jason Lim was working in a multinational corporation in Jakarta when he saw a business opportunity in Indonesia's emerging digital economy.

Jokowi's infrastructure push 'a boon for Singapore firms'

JAKARTA • Indonesian President Joko Widodo's push for infrastructure development offers a wide range of opportunities for Singapore businesses beyond traditional places such as Batam and Jakarta,...

Batam could serve as 'digital bridge' between Singapore and cities across Indonesia, says President Joko Widodo

Singapore - The Indonesian island of Batam could serve as a "digital bridge" between Singapore and many of Indonesia's fast-growing cities, President Joko Widodo said during a visit to Singapore...

NUS entrepreneurial arm opens start-up hub in Jakarta to boost S'pore, Indonesia innovation

JAKARTA - NUS Enterprise start-hub Block71 Jakarta officially opened its doors in the Indonesian capital on Friday (July 28).