Reporter for economic desk.
Preventing Losses from Solar Electricity
Vietnam applies a policy to control rooftop solar power generator installations. Electricity companies are facing potential losses.
Economy Edisi : Monday, 20 March 2023
Finding the Cause of the Fire
CCTV footages reveal the origins of a fire that broke out at the Pertamina Plumpang fuel depot. The National Counterterrorism Agency is looking into the possibility of sabotage.
Cover Story Edisi : Monday, 13 March 2023
The Sole Candidate for Bank Indonesia
Sri Mulyani was included as a candidate for governor of Bank Indonesia. After getting some new whispers, Jokowi chose Perry Warjiyo again.
Economy Edisi : Monday, 6 March 2023
Low Supply, High Prices
Indonesia is importing buffalo meat from India and beef from Brazil for Ramadan and Idul Fitri. Local meat becomes an alternative.
Cover Story Edisi : Monday, 27 February 2023
Geothermal Boss' Stock Sale
Pertamina Geothermal Energy will offer 25 percent of its shares to the public. Foreign investors are ready to get in, and the geothermal project continues.
Economy Edisi : Monday, 20 February 2023
Negotiations for the electric vehicle battery project falter. Antam’s discussions with LG reach a dead end, and Huayou is instructed to step forward.
Economy Edisi : Monday, 13 February 2023
No Export, No Profit
The new regulation on rooftop PLTS abolishes the electricity export-import scheme. There will be no more incentives for solar panel users.
Economy Edisi : Monday, 6 February 2023
There Were Threats from the Mafia
Bulog CEO Budi Waseso reveals that there were threats from the rice mafia. Because of them, market operations have not been effective in curbing the price of rice.
Economy Edisi : Monday, 30 January 2023
The Big Business of Battery Charging
Providers of Public Electric Vehicle Charging Stations are mushrooming, awaiting regulations about bulk power prices.
Economy Edisi : Monday, 23 January 2023
New Stations, Old Players
New television stations spring up following the migration to digital broadcasting. Old players of the industry are more aggressive in expanding.
Economy Edisi : Monday, 16 January 2023
Suspended by Slow Smelter
The government will prohibit bauxite export starting June 11. Export bans will also be imposed on other raw minerals including tin and copper.
Economy Edisi : Monday, 9 January 2023
A Sleeper Hit
Interest in traveling by sleeper bus continues to grow. Operators are competing to offer luxury and innovative services. The coachbuilding industry is also reaping the benefits.
Economy Edisi : Monday, 2 January 2023
Raw Sugar Scarcity
Refined sugar has become scarce again ahead of the year-end because the government was slow to issue import permits. The stock of raw materials for the food and beverage industry is running low.
Economy Edisi : Monday, 19 December 2022
The Hunt for Abandoned Satellite Project
A new contractor is eyeing the 123 degrees east longitude orbit satellite project, chasing the remaining two years of orbit expiration deadline.
Economy Edisi : Monday, 12 December 2022
Rice Supply Mark-Up
Bulog and the agriculture ministry have differing claims on rice data. Bulog claims there is a shortage of stock, while the agriculture ministry says rice supply is safe. Entrepreneurs are asked to meet targets they cannot afford.
Economy Edisi : Monday, 5 December 2022
Minimum Wage Tough Talks
Discussions to decide the provincial minimum wage for 2023 get hot. Workers are lobbying the president to issue a discretion, while employers are suing manpower minister regulation.
Economy Edisi : Monday, 28 November 2022
Early Retirement Proposal for Cirebon 1
PLN is busy preparing for the early retirement of Cirebon Unit 1 coal-fired steam power plant, which belongs to an independent power producer. The state power company is seeking cheap funds.
Cover Story Edisi : Monday, 21 November 2022
The Impending Layoff Storm
Mass layoffs are haunting labor-intensive industries. The global economy slump causes exports to decline, from textile to footwear. Factories reduce their workers’ work hours as well as suspend and lay off employees. Meanwhile, the government is late to respond and seems to have made attempts to cover up the mass layoffs.
Cover Story Edisi : Monday, 14 November 2022
Strives for More Profits
GoTo is pushing to boost revenues. The company launches new products and makes efficiencies to achieve a level of profitability.
Economy Edisi : Monday, 7 November 2022
PLTU Early Retirement’s Steep Path
PLN will soon launch a new model for its coal-fired power plants early retirement program. The program requires cheap funding to ensure that all power plants can be replaced with new and renewable energy generators by 2050.