Profile Khairul Anam

Khairul Anam

  • Textile King’s Tangled Web of Debts

    Textile King’s Tangled Web of Debts

    Sritex is entangled in debts of up to Rp17 trillion. Its debt restructuring chaos has even reached legal courts.

  • Pledge of Alliance

    Pledge of Alliance

    Gojek and Tokopedia are preparing for a merge, to create a new company to serve as a parent for the two Indonesian giant startups. There is pressure from investors who have been thirsty for profit.

  • Indonesia’s Silicon Valley in Cikidang
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    Indonesia’s Silicon Valley in Cikidang

    Politician Budiman Sudjatmiko promises to build a tech complex called the Bukit Algoritma, or Algorithm Hill. Touted to be the Silicon Valley of Indonesia, the new project means to attract investors to the currently neglected Sukabumi Special Economic Zone.

  • Low Tourism, Slow Economy

    Low Tourism, Slow Economy

    Central tourism regions are having a hard time recovering after the pandemic struck. New problems emerged in other sectors of the economy.

  • The Megaproject Contractor’s Burden

    The Megaproject Contractor’s Burden

    The Balongan refinery exploded when the refurbishment project had just started. It became a new problem for Pertamina amidst other difficulties in running the refinery mega project.

  • Jokowi’s Announcement and Jokowidjaja’s Role
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    Jokowi’s Announcement and Jokowidjaja’s Role

    In early March, the government signed a rice import MoU with Thailand. There is belief that a Thai businessman from Indonesia was involved.

  • Catch Me If You Can

    Catch Me If You Can

    The police named Sadikin Aksa, former Bosowa Corporindo CEO, as a suspect in a banking fraud case. It is regarded as a backlash against Bosowa's victory in court.

  •  Fees for the 8th Floor

    Fees for the 8th Floor

    Askrindo is implicated in another corruption allegation. The company's board of directors are suspected of collecting money from the fees for insurance sales agents.

  • I Was Dragged In, But I Do Not Withdraw
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    I Was Dragged In, But I Do Not Withdraw

    Arifin Wiguna, the President Commisioner of Dini Nusa Kusuma explains some difficulties his company experienced in their effort to finance a satelite project for the 123 degrees east longitude orbital slot. But he is confident that the fund will come very soon.

  • A Message from General Scotch
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    A Message from General Scotch

    The satellite project to fill the 123 degrees east longitude orbital slot came to a standstill. Signs of problems in the tender three years ago emerged amid the absence of potential investors. 

  • Chevron's Successor

    Chevron's Successor

    Negotiations between Chevron and Italy’s Eni in the Indonesia Deepwater Development project is scheduled to finish in the first quarter of 2021. Even if the transition is done according to plan, first production targets are expected to be late.

  • The Mystery of SJ-182 Flight

    The Mystery of SJ-182 Flight

    The aviation authorities discussed a number of factors related to the crash of Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ-182. The pilot was profiled and new information about suspected damage to the plane was examined

  • The Nickel King Ambition

    The Nickel King Ambition

    The government is making plenty of efforts to attract investment in battery manufacturing, chasing the ambition to become a major player in the global electric car industry. State-owned energy companies are consolidated to serve as partner of global investors with interests in Indonesia’s nickel reserves.

  • Playing Against the World

    Playing Against the World

    The ongoing pandemic is a blessing in disguise for subscription-based video platforms. Local service providers are going after niche market to compete and survive amid the dominance of global players.

  • Tobacco’s Winding Road Map

    Tobacco’s Winding Road Map

    The battle between health advocates and tobacco supporters is intensifying as the deadline for setting excise duties is approaching. Tobacco products’ industrial road map is still stuck at the ministerial level. The ministry of national development planning went ahead with conducting studies.

  • Cheap Gas,  Heavy Cost

    Cheap Gas, Heavy Cost

    The government is preparing a cooperation scheme with private companies to finance the gas pipeline project in replace of LPG. PGN and other business entities are innovating commercially.

  • Big money to Spend

    Big money to Spend

    The government aims to accelerate the downstream process of coal products through development schemes. High costs and market uncertainties prompt entrepreneurs to prepare proposals for utilization patterns.

  • Japanese Port Project in West Java

    Japanese Port Project in West Java

    The consortium under Chairul Tanjung is one step away from being the operator of the Patimban Port. Pelindo II’s ambitions were crashed long before the bidding began.

  • Trails of Corruption in Asabri
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    Trails of Corruption in Asabri

    Finance and Development Supervisory Agency’s audit exposes the actors behind Asabri’s investment fund corruption. IT implicates Prominent figures.

  • State Money, Private Management

    State Money, Private Management

    The establishment of the Indonesia Investment Authority is just a matter of waiting for government regulations. It is the key product of the omnibus law, expected to be a vehicle for foreign investors to put in money in the country.

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