‘Folklore’ sees Taylor Swift at her most contemplative and vulnerable

Taylor Swift was supposed to headline the Glastonbury Festival this summer and go on tour for her seventh album, Lover, this year. But these plans got canceled – no thanks to the coronavirus – forcing Swift to self-quarantine at home just

BTPN sees net profit contract by 9% in H1

Publicly listed Bank BTPN recorded a contraction in its net profit in this year’s first six months as interest income decreased while bad loans rose. During the first half of the year, the privately-owned bank’s net profit contrac

Pelita Samudera sees H1 profits halve, secures $19.8m in contracts

Publicly listed shipping company PT Pelita Samudera Shipping secured US$19.8 million worth of long-term contracts in the first half as its profit halved amid slumping international trade.The contracts included a $3.3 million deal with state-owned m

US sees manufacturing growth ahead of Fed meeting, GDP data

The Federal Reserve is set to meet this week ahead of a key GDP estimate as new data shows recovery in US manufacturing, although surging coronavirus cases threaten the economy's gains.The jam-packed week of economic news comes as lawmakers in

Holiday sees further revival in China's tourism

The domestic tourism market continued to recover over the just-completed Dragon Boat Festival holiday, although people remain wary of traveling after new clusters of COVID-19 infection were reported in Beijing.The Ministry of Culture and Tourism sa

OJK sees insurance industry growing amid pandemic

The Financial Services Authority (OJK) has seen a growing awareness of the need for insurance products among the public because of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Ahmad Nasrullah, OJK’s head of nonbank financial institution supe

Shopee sees more men buying food online during quarantine

E-commerce platform Shopee has found a significant increase in male users buying ingredients as food sales on its platform surged during the social distancing period.Shopee Indonesia director Handhika Jahja said men's purchases of fresh, f

AP I sees passenger surge in June as economy reopens

State-owned airport operator Angkasa Pura I (AP I) has recorded a significant increase in passengers in June, as the government relaxes travel restrictions and gradually reopens the economy.The number of passengers in the countr