Tempo English Weekly


Low-Cost Acquisitions

Foreign banks have penetrated deeper into Indonesia. They are seeking lower-cost additional credit disbursement using funds from their home countries.


Vulnerable to Piracy

The ports and seas around Tanjung Priok are still blacklisted. This Increases the prices of shipping insurance premiums and goods.

Market Pulse: Worrying Trends In 2018

As one enters the new year, market players often use this quiet moment to reflect on trends impacting their business ahead.

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Monday, January 08, 2018

Java Holds the Key

HASTO Kristiyanto stopped for a moment as he was about to take a sip from his mineral water in Tempo’s editorial meeting room last Friday. The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) secretary-general apologized for his petai, or stinky bean, breath. "Last night I was served stinky-bean fried rice by the President.