Stories By Saifulbahri Ismail
121 May 2015 Thu
The islands of Batam, Bintan and Karimun became a free trade zone in 2007, but the joint project between Singapore and Indonesia, has not lived up to its potential. Jakarta is considering moving administrative control of the area back to the capital.
215 May 2015 Fri
Indonesia is aiming to reduce ships' dwelling time at its ports, and it hopes to learn from Singapore's port operations.
315 May 2015 Fri
Indonesia will continue providing food and settlement for refugees already on its shores, but it will follow international regulations on illegal migrants, says Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Indroyono Soesilo.
413 May 2015 Wed
A suspension on forest clearings for mining and plantation activities, which expires on Wednesday, may be extended, according to Indonesia's Deputy Minister for Environment Degradation Control and Climate Change Arief Yuwono.
512 Apr 2015 Sun
An integrated community will accelerate the pace of structural change, and is expected to generate some 14 million additional jobs by 2025.
605 Mar 2015 Thu
AVA is working with external agencies, companies and experts to help fish farmers recover their operations after the sudden mass deaths of their fish stocks last month.
704 Mar 2015 Wed
Their suggestions include setting up a Cost Competitiveness Committee and having a dedicated minister to focus on helping SMEs.
804 Mar 2015 Wed
MP for Nee Soon GRC Patrick Tay said employers play a crucial role in supporting this spirit of lifelong learning and should proactively send workers for training and upgrading.
904 Mar 2015 Wed
Lee Bee Wah emphasised that she was not asking the Government to implement protectionist policies, but was asking how local SMEs are expected to venture overseas if they cannot win local projects.
1003 Mar 2015 Tue
To enhance productivity, MPs representing workers also urged the Government and employers to spur job and process redesign across the different industries.