Business and the Economy

Bali cruise development targets the ‘rich guys’

A cruise terminal and marina development in Bali hopes to attract “the rich guy” and spread tourist dollars across Indonesia as the country seeks to boost visitors to 20 million a year.
August 17, 2017

Chronic malnutrition stunting Indonesia’s economic growth

Chronic malnutrition in Indonesia is stunting the growth of children, affecting their cognitive ability and threatening the country’s economic growth, the World Bank says.
June 15, 2017

Concerns still surround Indonesia’s aviation industry

Ten years after the Garuda crash that killed five Australians, an aviation expert warns Indonesia’s industry needs to shape up or there will be more tragedies.
March 7, 2017

Australian government’s tax plan a ‘race to the bottom’: former Treasurer

Former treasurer Wayne Swan has hit out at Australia’s plans to lower the corporate tax rate, saying such cuts have led to the polarisation of society and Donald Trump.
July 12, 2017

Australia pursues trade agenda in Indonesia

The latest GDP figures show Australia cannot be complacent about growth and must push ahead with opening up export and trade opportunities, Trade Minister Steve Ciobo says. And Asia, he believes, is just the place to do it.
December 7, 2017