VIRUS OUTBREAK

INDONESIA'S economy grew at its weakest pace since 2001 in the first quarter, as the coronavirus pandemic halted business activity in South-east Asia's largest economy and fuelled expectations of...

VIRUS OUTBREAK: ASEAN BUSINESS

THE last time Indonesia faced such a deepening economic and social crisis was 22 years ago in 1998 when the country convulsed into chaos following the fall of President Suharto's New Order...

[HONG KONG] Indonesia has raised US$4.3 billion in its first so-called "pandemic bond", which included the longest-dated dollar debt tranche ever issued in Asia, according to a term-sheet seen by...

ASEAN BUSINESS

FACING slowing economic growth and falling foreign direct investments in the manufacturing sector, the Indonesian government is betting on a new Big Bang approach that it hopes will revive the...

[JAKARTA] Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Tuesday she had been asked by President Joko Widodo to stay on in her post as his new Cabinet takes shape for a second five-year...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia needs "a better immune system" to ward off external risks - including from US President Donald Trump's tweets that are rattling the outlook for South-east Asia's biggest...

[JAKARTA] Arie Untung, a former video jockey for the Indonesian offshoot of MTV, says he used to drink alcohol regularly and - back then - was a jeans-clad, spiky-haired rocker who was only a...

INDONESIA'S economy is set to expand at the fastest pace in seven years as President Joko Widodo bets on higher government spending and a pickup in investment to counter risks from a global...

NEWS ANALYSIS

ALMOST 200 million Indonesian voters head to the polls on Wednesday after a long presidential election campaign dominated by economic policy issues.

INDONESIAN President Joko Widodo has put the economy at the centre of his pitch to voters, pointing to job creation and boosting purchasing power as key to alleviating poverty for scores of...