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Gayatri Suroyo

Indonesia's capital curbs private cars in bid to cut choking pollution

08 Aug 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia's capital announced new curbs on private cars on Wednesday as it moves to rein in Jakarta's choking air pollution, but experts warned the measures were unlikely to stamp out the problem.

Power restored to some areas in Indonesia capital, parts of Java after 9 hours

04 Aug 2019

JAKARTA Power has been restored in most parts of Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, after the city of 10 million people went without electricity for more than nine hours due to technical issues, state power company PLN said on Sunday.

Indonesia plans incentives to boost electric vehicle industry

01 Aug 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia plans a series of incentives to boost production of electric vehicles (EVs), according to a copy of a draft regulation reviewed by Reuters.

Indonesia drafting rules to apply VAT on online products and services

16 Jul 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia is drafting new rules to impose value added tax to online products and services provided by offshore companies, as authorities target a bigger slice of revenue from the country's fast-growing digital market, a top tax official told Reuters.

UPDATE 3-Indonesia c.bank cuts bank reserve requirements, says next rate move is down

20 Jun 2019

* BI governor says rate cut a "matter of timing and magnitude"

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court

24 May 2019

JAKARTA, May 24 Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was rigged.

Explainer: How a dispute over Indonesia's election is likely to unfold

21 May 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won last month's presidential poll, an official count showed, but the refusal of his opponent Prabowo Subianto to concede defeat has triggered the prospect of both a legal challenge and street protests.

Explainer: How a dispute over Indonesia's election is likely to unfold

21 May 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won last month's presidential poll, an official count showed, but the refusal of his opponent Prabowo Subianto to concede defeat has triggered the prospect of both a legal challenge and street protests.

UPDATE 1-Indonesia c.bank holds key rate as rupiah worries block a cut

16 May 2019

JAKARTA, May 16 Indonesia's central bank on Thursday kept its key interest rate unchanged as expected, while the governor hinted he wants to cut but cannot do it yet given the country's current account gap and global uncertainties.

RPT-As Indonesia's Widodo seeks a second term, rural voters have some doubts

15 Apr 2019

GRINTING, Indonesia, April 14 Two months ago, Indonesian farmer Tama harvested several tonnes of shallots from a small plot of land he had rented in the village of Grinting in central Java.

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