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Nicholas Owen

Indonesia turns to manufacturing to counter commodities slump

Feb 16 2016

CILEGON, Indonesia At a factory surrounded by towering steel mills on the west side of Indonesia's Java island, German engineering giant Siemens is ramping up production of steam condensers, turbines and other specialist parts to fit out power stations across the world.

Indonesia unveils 'big bang' for foreign investment, boldest move in 10 years

Feb 11 2016

JAKARTA Indonesia on Thursday opened dozens of sectors to foreign investors in what President Joko Widodo has described as a "Big Bang" liberalization of its economy, Southeast Asia's largest.

Smell test for Indonesia's motorcycle taxi candidates

Jan 11 2016

JAKARTA So stiff is competition between Indonesia's motorcycle taxis app companies that new entrants are going to extreme lengths to stand out. | Video

Smell test for Indonesia's motorcycle taxi candidates

Jan 11 2016

JAKARTA So stiff is competition between Indonesia's motorcycle taxis app companies that new entrants are going to extreme lengths to stand out. | Video

Smell test for Indonesia's motorcycle taxi candidates

Jan 11 2016

JAKARTA So stiff is competition between Indonesia's motorcycle taxis app companies that new entrants are going to extreme lengths to stand out. | Video

Smell test for Indonesia's motorcycle taxi candidates

Jan 11 2016

JAKARTA, Jan 11 So stiff is competition between Indonesia's motorcycle taxis app companies that new entrants are going to extreme lengths to stand out.

Asia policymakers spared Fed jolt, look to support shaky economies

Dec 17 2015

JAKARTA Asian policymakers on Thursday applauded a historic turn in U.S. monetary policy, but analysts warned the region's economies face vulnerabilities, with Taiwan cutting interest rates, although markets took the Federal Reserve rate hike in their stride.

Asia policymakers spared Fed jolt, look to support shaky economies

Dec 17 2015

JAKARTA Asian policymakers on Thursday applauded a historic turn in U.S. monetary policy, but analysts warned the region's economies face vulnerabilities, with Taiwan cutting interest rates, although markets took the Federal Reserve rate hike in their stride.

Asia policymakers spared Fed jolt, look to support shaky economies

Dec 17 2015

JAKARTA Asia policymakers on Thursday applauded an historic turn in U.S. monetary policy, but analysts cautioned that the region's economies faced vulnerabilities even as markets took the Federal Reserve rate hike in their stride.

Global Economy - Europe manufacturing improves, Americas and Asia slow

Dec 01 2015

LONDON/JAKARTA Global manufacturing growth remained tepid in November as new orders came in at a slower pace, surveys showed on Tuesday.

World News

China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says

Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China due to the trade war.