Indonesia's medical tourism potential may be silver lining of pandemic

Indonesia's healthcare reimbursement system is divided into the government-subsidized universal healthcare program through the Healthcare and Social Security Agency and private health insurance or self-paid schemes. Improving BPJS Kesehatan

Indonesia-Australia ties: The more you know, the less you love

A young Indonesian smiled broadly upon reading the news about the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), which came into force on Sunday. The graduate of an Australian university did not feel bothered when he lea

How Indonesia can take advantage of IA-CEPA

The Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), which took effect on July 5, 2020 is expected to be a milestone in unlocking and realizing the vast potential of bilateral economic partnership and commercially meaning

How Indonesia can take advantage of IA-CEPA

Indonesia’s economy could enter recession in Q3: Sri Mulyani

Indonesia’s economy could enter a recession in the third quarter as the government moves to accelerate stimulus spending to cushion the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected

AirAsia Indonesia allows passengers to bring 2 carry-on bags

Low-cost carrier AirAsia Indonesia updated its baggage policy on Tuesday, allowing passengers to bring two carry-on bags with certain requirements.One of the bags should be no bigger than 56 by 36 by 23 centimeters and has to be

Why Indonesia, ASEAN need to support Seade as WTO chief 

Mexico and Indonesia are two large developing countries and two vibrating middle powers deeply committed with a strong and comprehensive multilateral trade system.However, global trade faces many challenges nowadays, such as the erosion of multilat

Indonesia lags behind Thailand in attracting Russian tourists

Indonesia is lagging behind neighboring Thailand in attracting tourists from Russia because of limited direct flights and fewer promotional activities, which presents an opportunity for tourism businesses.With 158,943 tourists from Russi

Indonesia’s forex reserves rise to near record-high in June

Indonesia’s foreign exchange (forex) reserves increased to US$131.7 billion in June following the government’s move to issue global sukuk (sharia compliant bonds) in the month, Bank Indonesia (BI) announced Tuesday.The current reserves

New security law: Indonesia must protect its nationals in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) celebrated its 23rd anniversary on July 1. In the past, the commemoration involved a protest march against the government, but from this year forth, the city will not be the same, than

Indonesia considers putting banking regulation under central bank: Sources

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is considering issuing an emergency decree to return banking regulation to the central bank’s remit, amid concern about how the COVID-19 pandemic is exposing strain in the financial sector, sources told Reuters