Development Center

19Oct 2017

Organizers of the National Startup Summit 2017 aim to attract 5,000 participants nationwide to the event scheduled to be held at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) BSD in South Tangerang, Banten from Dec. 7 to 9. “We aim to see 5,000 participants, including 3,000 start-up developers,” said Handito Joewono, export development vice chairman of the […]

19Oct 2017

The government plans to open next year two new routes in its maritime highway program, the Transportation Ministry’s inspector general, Wahju Satrio Utomo, has said. The additional routes will add to the 13 routes that are currently operational. Speaking on the sidelines of a national coordination meeting on the program on Tuesday, Wahju said the […]

19Oct 2017

  Tourism is said to be the new star of Indonesia’s economy based on the Tourism Ministry’s recent three-year performance report announced on Oct. 17. “Tourism offers the cheapest and easiest employment and contributes to the nation’s GDP and foreign exchange,” said Tourism Minister Arief Yahya. Arief said the number of foreign tourists coming to […]

13Oct 2017

Tourism Minister Arief Yahya together with the ministry’s head of development acceleration for 10 priority tourist destinations, Hiramsyah S. Thaib, conducted an official meeting with the CEO of Wellington Capital Advisory (WCA) David Burke on Oct. 10. WCA is an independent capital advisory firm that is based in Jakarta and Singapore. During the meeting, Burke said his company has […]

08Jul 2017

Although Indonesia harbors great attractions for tourists – beautiful countryside, interesting cultures & historical remnants, beaches, nightlife (Jakarta and Bali), and much more – the country fails to attract a large number of foreign tourists.