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Aisha Shaidra

Aisha Shaidra joined Tempo in 2013 and writes lifestyle stories and public figure profiles for Koran Tempo and

The Padjadjaran University Indonesian literature graduate now covers business and economic issues for Majalah Tempo.  

  • Stimulus Modest Welcoming

    Stimulus Modest Welcoming

    Bank Indonesia and the Financial Services Authority relax the provisions for motor vehicle ownership loans. Players in the financial industry are not bold as to boast their performance will immediately spur.

  • Anticipating Sugar Regulations

    Anticipating Sugar Regulations

    Regulation guaranteeing the availability of basic material for the sugar industry has yet to be issued. Plans to limit importers remain a big question mark.

  • The New Energy Map Riddles

    The New Energy Map Riddles

    The National Energy Council plans to revise the National Energy General Plan. Relevant parties are hoping the amendment would not change the new and renewable energy development targets.

  • A Roundabout Route to the Market

    A Roundabout Route to the Market

    Amidst the digital banking trend, the strategy of state financial services companies expand the conventional way. Their goal is the same: efficiency, and bolstering the reach of their services.

  • Between Hopes and Problems

    Between Hopes and Problems

    Investment in electric vehicle is spreading to mining business. Industry players are waiting for a policy to uphold the principles of fairness and sustainability.

  • A Lifeboat for Local Filmmakers

    A Lifeboat for Local Filmmakers

    The business of video-on-demand service provider is becoming a new opportunity for the local production houses to create different contents.

  • Legal Exit

    Legal Exit

    A number of policyholders rejected the restructuring scheme offered by Jiwasraya. A wave of lawsuits may lead to banks that distributed the problematic insurance plans.

  • Half Hearted Induction Stoves

    Half Hearted Induction Stoves

    The government and PLN are promoting the use of electric stoves to reduce LPG consumption. Initial procurement cost proves to be a barrier for consumers.

  • Tanoto’s Factories Under the spotlight

    Tanoto’s Factories Under the spotlight

    Indonesia’s tax and customs team is following up reports on alleged profit shifting of a pulp company affiliated to tycoon Sukanto Tanoto. There are opportunities to re-check tax amnesty documents.

  • Food and Beverage Industry’s Worries

    Food and Beverage Industry’s Worries

    The food and beverage industry is pushing the government to issue import permits on refined sugar due to uncertain supplies for early 2021.

  • Mismanaged Pension Funds
    Cover Story

    Mismanaged Pension Funds

    Asabri’s service to the insurance participants has often been perceived poorly. The negative sentiment is exacerbated by the company’s losses and a decline in the company’s accumulated pension premiums throughout 2019.

  • Long Legal Battle Ahead

    Long Legal Battle Ahead

    Four defendants in the Jiwasraya corruption case have been given life sentences. Retrieving back the loss, however, remains a big question mark.

  • State Projects Budget Drama

    State Projects Budget Drama

    The government is scaling up the role of SOEs and public service agencies under the finance ministry. A strategy to brace against Covid-19 pandemic threats against numerous development plans.

  • Vulnerable to Money Laundering
    Cover Story

    Vulnerable to Money Laundering

    Leaked US FinCEN reports expose hundreds of suspicious activities performed through several major Indonesian banks. This demonstrates that banks are at a high risk of serving as platforms for cross-border money laundering.

  • Confidence in the Second Phase

    Confidence in the Second Phase

    The OJK is preparing the 2020-2024 Sustainable Finance Roadmap. It is claimed to give answers to criticisms towards the previous road map, which had been accused of being unable to put the brakes on funding towards environmentally-polluting companies.

  • New Ambitions for Dieng-Patuha

    New Ambitions for Dieng-Patuha

    Geo Dipa is getting ready to continue developing power plants in Dieng and Patuha, after more than two decades of stagnation due to disputes and lack of funding.

  • Opportunities for Digital Deliveries

    Opportunities for Digital Deliveries

    The Covid-19 pandemic expedited the growth of logistic service businesses, demanding a digital transformation for providing this service.

  • An Epidemic of Virtual Events

    An Epidemic of Virtual Events

    Virtual event-organizer service providers begin to appear. Its potential niche market grows during the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • A New Business Plan for SOEs
    Cover Story

    A New Business Plan for SOEs

    The SOEs ministry will continue to scale back the number of state-owned companies. Many of them have been running inefficiently.

  • The Curious Case of  Lobster Exports
    Cover Story

    The Curious Case of Lobster Exports

    One month after the lobster larva export was reopened, exporters have begun delivering packages to Vietnam. Various issues were brought to light.

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