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Economy

New Year Expectations

The tax directorate-general is having a hard time collecting taxes from Google. A new regulation for digital companies is needed.

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Pepper Fever

As demand for export continues to rise, more and more farmers are switching to growing pepper corns.

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Weekly Business

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has terminated the government"s collaboration with US bank JPMorgan Chase. All forms of collaboration, including the bank"s role in holding tax amnesty funds, ended as of January 1. The decision reportedly has to do with JPMorgan"s move in lowering Indonesia"s rating from overweight to underweight.…

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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.