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Muliaman Hadad, Chairman Financial Services Authority
Indonesia's economic growth can exceed target

The chairman of the Financial Services Authority (OJK), Muliaman Hadad, 56, is optimistic about the coming year. He believes Indonesia will greet the coming year with growth exceeding the 5.2 percent target set by the government. "We can do it if we harness domestic potential optimally and continue with our…

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Deborah Gabinetti, Co-Founder & ExecDir, Balinale International Film Festival Director, Bali Film Center
Waking Up to Kingfishers

Deborah Gabinetti is quick, gregarious, and emotive—an immediate presence as soon as she enters a room. Yet she gives the impression of someone who is used to listening and observing. She will stop in the middle of a story to check your reaction, is not afraid to let pauses linger,…

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017

A Storm of Debt Tweets

Government loans taken during President Joko Widodo’s term have reached Rp1,000 trillion in two and a half years. Two opposition parties have fanned the issue and created clamor via social media.

For nearly four months Rico Rustombi had not been active on Twitter.