* President encourages cheap, green cars as good for economy
JAKARTA - General Motors Co , the world's second-biggest car maker, is trying to break the Japanese stranglehold on the popular family car market in Indonesia, where it sees the next auto boom after China, a senior executive said.
JAKARTA, Dec 9 - Indonesia's government is still seeking a way around a mineral ore export ban that the country's parliament insists remains in place, chief economic minister Hatta Rajasa said on Monday, as mining investors held out for a breakthrough.
JAKARTA, Dec 9 - Indonesia's government is still trying to find a way around a mineral ore export ban that the country's parliament is refusing to allow it to sidestep, chief economic minister Hatta Rajasa said on Monday.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia - The World Trade Organization reached its first ever trade reform deal on Saturday to the roar of approval from nearly 160 ministers who had gathered on the Indonesian island of Bali to decide on the make-or-break agreement that could add $1 trillion to the global economy
JAKARTA, Dec 6 - Indonesia's mining industry will be killed off by a planned ban on unprocessed mineral exports, a domestic miners' association said, accusing the government of favoring international firms that can more easily adapt to the new rules.
JAKARTA - Indonesia and Australia announced on Thursday that they would set up a hotline as part of efforts to repair relations following media reports last month that Canberra had spied on top Indonesian officials.
JAKARTA, Dec 5 - Indonesian lawmakers rejected a government bid to water down a planned ban on shipments of unprocessed metals on Thursday, dashing Jakarta's attempts to keep much-needed export revenue flowing in.
JAKARTA, Dec 5 - Indonesia is planning to impose a higher luxury tax for imported retail goods in its latest attempt to dampen domestic consumption in Southeast Asia's biggest economy, an official at the finance ministry said on Thursday.
TOKYO - A territorial dispute and rising labor costs have dulled the appeal of China as a production base for Japanese manufacturers, with Indonesia, India and Thailand more attractive, an annual survey by the Japan Bank of International Cooperation showed Wednesday.
JOHANNESBURG - U.S. President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuba's Raul Castro at a memorial for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, a rare gesture between the leaders of two ideological opponents that reflected the anti-apartheid hero's spirit of reconciliation. | Video
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