Archive for October, 2013

  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia investment stands tall despite market turbulence. Although rising at slower pace than last quarter’s growth of 30 percent, Indonesia’s investment growth stands tall despite market turbulence. It is also on course to meet its annual investment target since it exists at above 20 percent in […]

    News Summary: 19-25 October 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia investment stands tall despite market turbulence. Although rising at slower pace than last quarter’s growth of 30 percent, Indonesia’s investment growth stands tall despite market turbulence. It is also on course to meet its annual investment target since it exists at above 20 percent in […]

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  •     The 31st Indonesia Update conference was held in the Coombs Lecture Theatre, at the ANU, in Canberra, on 20-21 September. This year’s theme was Regional dynamics in a decentralised Indonesia, convened by Hal Hill, H.W. Arndt Professor of Southeast Asian Economies. With more than 450 people in attendance […]

    Indonesia Update 2013 – Regional dynamics in a decentralised Indonesia

        The 31st Indonesia Update conference was held in the Coombs Lecture Theatre, at the ANU, in Canberra, on 20-21 September. This year’s theme was Regional dynamics in a decentralised Indonesia, convened by Hal Hill, H.W. Arndt Professor of Southeast Asian Economies. With more than 450 people in attendance […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Minimum wage protests test investor sentiment. Thursday (17/10), thousands of Indonesian workers took it to the streets of the capital demanding the government to raise wages. About 7,000 members of the country’s largest labor unions held a demonstration in front of the state palace, ministry of […]

    News from Indonesia: 12-18 October 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Minimum wage protests test investor sentiment. Thursday (17/10), thousands of Indonesian workers took it to the streets of the capital demanding the government to raise wages. About 7,000 members of the country’s largest labor unions held a demonstration in front of the state palace, ministry of […]

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  • In May 2013 ANU Indonesia Project and SMERU Research Institute made a call for proposal for Research Grants 2013-2014. We received quite a number of applications and in July we sent out notice to all applicants to let them know whether their applications had been accepted or not after an […]

    Recipients of Research Grants 2013-2014

    In May 2013 ANU Indonesia Project and SMERU Research Institute made a call for proposal for Research Grants 2013-2014. We received quite a number of applications and in July we sent out notice to all applicants to let them know whether their applications had been accepted or not after an […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir APEC commits to support regional free trade and connectivity. Tuesday (8/10), as the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit ends in Bali, Indonesia; the bloc concludes the meeting on a high note as the bloc reinforces its commitment to support free trade, improve connectivity, and focus […]

    News Summary: 5-11 Oct 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir APEC commits to support regional free trade and connectivity. Tuesday (8/10), as the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit ends in Bali, Indonesia; the bloc concludes the meeting on a high note as the bloc reinforces its commitment to support free trade, improve connectivity, and focus […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Government targets additional USD 805 million foreign lending in 2014. Government of Indonesia will increase foreign lending in 2014 state budget following the request from a number of line ministries. The additional amount proposed is IDR 9.3 trillion (USD 805 million) and it will be used […]

    News Summary: 28 Sept- 4 Oct 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Government targets additional USD 805 million foreign lending in 2014. Government of Indonesia will increase foreign lending in 2014 state budget following the request from a number of line ministries. The additional amount proposed is IDR 9.3 trillion (USD 805 million) and it will be used […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir. Indonesia and the swelling subsidy. Despite it’s commitment not to raise fuel prices, the government states that it is becoming more concerned that the weakening rupiah will eventually cause energy subsidies to soar. Although fuel price increase is considered necessary, the policy seems difficult to undertake […]

    News Summary: 21-27 September 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir. Indonesia and the swelling subsidy. Despite it’s commitment not to raise fuel prices, the government states that it is becoming more concerned that the weakening rupiah will eventually cause energy subsidies to soar. Although fuel price increase is considered necessary, the policy seems difficult to undertake […]

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  • Conditions of Grants General The Indonesia Project Research Travel Grant will assist students who plan to undertake research or are currently undertaking research for which they will benefit from travel to Indonesia. The grant will be awarded to outstanding applicants who can demonstrate that travelling to Indonesia will contribute to […]

    ANU Indonesia Project Research Travel Grant 2013/2014

    Conditions of Grants General The Indonesia Project Research Travel Grant will assist students who plan to undertake research or are currently undertaking research for which they will benefit from travel to Indonesia. The grant will be awarded to outstanding applicants who can demonstrate that travelling to Indonesia will contribute to […]

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