Monday, July 22, 2019

INDONESIAN FIRMS UNDERINVEST COMPARED TO PEERS

In a report by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Rating Services, Indonesian firms still tend to underinvest compared to their ASEAN peers. This is likely...

INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDED TO REDUCE MMR

According to the 2012 Indonesian Demographic and Health Survey, there were 259 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births, which was far above the 102...

FISHERIES MAJORS NOT INTERESTED IN MARINE SECTOR

Though majoring in fisheries, many of the field’s graduates are not interested in pursuing a career in Indonesia’s marine sector. According to Centre of...

NEW LAW DEEMED UNDEMOCRATIC

The House of Representatives recently passed the Regional Elections Law where governors, mayors and regents are elected by legislative councils instead of directly by...

INDONESIA’S RELEASED MILITANTS FEARED TO JOIN ISIS

The looming release of hundreds of militants from Indonesia’s prisons is raising fears some will join forces with the Islamic State group. About 200...

ACCELERATING INDUSTRIAL GROWTH

Industry minister Mohamad S Hidayat stated that Indonesia has been accelerating its industrial growth to meet the national economic growth target; the programme was...

INDONESIAN MIDDLE CLASS GROWS

In a Boston Consulting Group study, it was highlighted that the Indonesian economy is growing rapidly, and a large portion of the population are...

DEVELOPING NUCLEAR EDUCATION IN INDONESIA

Indonesia plans to build its first nuclear power plant (NPP) to solve the country’s energy problems, but it needs skilled human resources in the...

UNEMPLOYMENT INCREASES ON SLOWING ECONOMY

The number of unemployed across Indonesia has increased as employment vacancies fall due to a slowdown in economic growth. The declining employment rate was...

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Malaysia Must Adapt to IR4.0 Fast or Risk Losing Untapped Talent

Industrial Revolution 4.0 has brought with it massive, game-changing ideas and innovations that could potentially increase productivity and efficiency across multiple industries. As such,...

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Freeze on foreign worker intake in wholesale and retail sector lifted

The Malaysian government has lifted the freeze on foreign worker intake in the wholesale and retail sector. Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister, Datuk...

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DramaFree Tools for Managers

When: 20 July 2019 (Saturday) Where: TPC Kuala Lumpur, 10 Jalan 1/70D, 6000 Kuala Lumpur Time: 8.30am—5.00pm Are you finding it difficult to manage relationships at work? Always...

MERIT Asia Summit 2019