After three years leading Indonesia’s largest state-owned bank by assets, former Bank Mandiri chief executive officer Budi Gunadi Sadikin has a new role as special staff to Rini Soewandi, the Minister of State-Owned Enterprises (SOE). In this role, which he… Read More ›
The newly appointed president director of state-owned energy firm Pertamina, Elia Massa Manik, has a huge task ahead to carry out President Joko Widodo’s one-price fuel policy, in the face of inadequate infrastructure to distribute fuel to the country’s remote… Read More ›
A lack of appreciation for locally-made products in Indonesia motivated designer Alvin Tjitrowirjo to create a contemporary design language steeped in the country’s traditions and culture for his furniture brand.
The Indonesian transportation ministry plans to kick off development of new airports in 13 locations from 2017 to 2019 to meet Indonesia’s growing appetite for infrastructure and to increase the number of people using air transport for domestic and international… Read More ›
Jena – High-precision laser light technology for industrial mass production and manufacturing is just one of the technologies that is coming out of Jena, the optical valley in east German state of Thuringia. Located in the deep valley of the… Read More ›
French fashion house Pierre Cardin has lost a lawsuit against an Indonesian businessman who has been using the name “Pierre Cardin” for his fashion products. The Supreme Court ruled that the local version of Pierre Cardin was registered in 1977 and that… Read More ›
Vientiane – Four Asean member states are working on a power grid interconnection project between Laos, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore as part of regional efforts to ensure energy security. Laos deputy minister of energy and mines, Viraponh Viravong said working… Read More ›