Tag: #business & insights

Companies
Speedy Recovery
ITDC moves to build tourist destinations beyond Bali.
MP
Marella Putri 2 months ago . 6 min read
Entrepreneurs
Riding Momentum
Hendra is gaining fast traction on his bicycle business.
MP
Marella Putri 2 months ago . 7 min read
Companies
Digital Mastery
The COVID-19 has fundamentally changed PT Telkom Indonesia to be a digital telecommunication company.
MP
Marella Putri 3 months ago . 4 min read
Insights
Road to Recovery
COVID-19 has severely impacted Indonesia's hospitality segment in the first half of 2020. With the relaxation of social distancing protocols, what's the next step for hotels?
RY
Robert Yota 6 months ago . 7 min read
Companies
Another Man's Treasures
Inocycle is making a big business from recycling PET waste.
RY
Robert Yota 6 months ago . 5 min read
Business
Lessons from China: Social Commerce as the Next Black Horse in Southeast Asia?
Can we replicate Pinduoduo's success in overseas markets, particularly in Southeast Asia?
CS
Columnist Section 7 months ago . 5 min read
Companies
Thriving in Tough Times
PT Industri Jamu dan Farmasi Sido Muncul (SIDO) managed to remain profitable and even grow despite the industry’s difficult conditions.
MP
Marella Putri 7 months ago . 8 min read
Companies
Best of the Best: Siantar Top
In 2019, Siantar Top saw its net income soar 89% to Rp 482.6 billion. The company was also able to book an 11.75% growth in net income during the first semester of 2020, and is confident to achieve 10% of growth this year despite the pandemic.
MP
Marella Putri 7 months ago . 5 min read
Technology
Movie on the Go
Gojek bid on the OTT business with its GoPlay, yet CEO Edy Sulistyo also sees it as a momentum to revive the Indonesian movie industry.
MP
Marella Putri 8 months ago . 7 min read
Companies
2Q20: INCO Outperforms Previous Quarter Results Amidst COVID-19
Brazilian mining powerhouse, Vale S.A, has enjoyed continued growth in its revenue and matte nickel output in Indonesia during the
RY
Robert Yota 8 months ago . 2 min read
Insights
Indonesia Recorded First Deflation Since September 2019 Due to Weak Purchasing Power
It was due to weak purchasing power, with Indonesia’s consumer price index (CPI) standing at -0.10% month-on-month in July.
MP
Marella Putri 8 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
MAP Covered Losses from Mall Closures with Online Sales
During the first half of 2020, MAP online sales grew almost 400%, from retailers, supermarket, and F&B brands.
MP
Marella Putri 8 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
AKR Corporindo Maintained Growth Momentum in H1-2020
The falling of crude oil price and the COVID-19 pandemic didn’t have much impact on PT AKR Corporindo which booked a 10.44% YoY increase in net profit.
MP
Marella Putri 8 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
The Business Connector
GudangAda aims to bridge the technology gap across Indonesia's FMCG supply chain by digitizing transactions between traders.
RY
Robert Yota 8 months ago . 5 min read
Companies
Molding Momentum
Glove molding producer Mark Dynamics has capitalized from the surging demand for medical gloves.
RY
Robert Yota 8 months ago . 4 min read
Entrepreneurs
Beyond Beauty
ZAP Clinic pivots to mother and child healthcare to dodge the impact of COVID-19 pandemic.
MP
Marella Putri 8 months ago . 5 min read
Technology
Mapping Opportunities
Bvarta’s location intelligence service helps companies to better navigate business.
MP
Marella Putri 9 months ago . 6 min read
Companies
TLKM Booked 3.8% Quarterly Sales Growth Driven By Higher Data Traffic
Since the COVID-19 outbreak started, people stayed home as part of broader shutdowns to protect people from the novel coronavirus.
RY
Robert Yota 9 months ago . 2 min read
Companies
LPKR Booked 8.5% Sales Growth Yet Suffered Massive Currency Loss
Publicly listed integrated property company PT Lippo Karawaci (LPKR) booked revenue growth in 1Q-2020, mainly driven by sales growth in the company’s property and healthcare segments.
RY
Robert Yota 9 months ago . 1 min read
Insights
Indonesia's Inflation Rate Hit the Lowest Since May 2000
However, analyst expects an uptick in core inflation in upcoming months, as the government gradually eases the virus containment measures and Bank Indonesia continues its expansionary stance
MP
Marella Putri 9 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
Inalum to Buy PT Vale Indonesia
The transaction, expected to close by the end of this year, is in line with Indonesia's moves to gain greater control of local mining operations.
MP
Marella Putri 9 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
MMP Teams Up for Indonesia-focused Logistics Property Venture
Mega Manunggal Property teams up with Alpha Investment Partners and Asuransi Jiwa Manulife Indonesia to set up an Indonesia-focused logistic property venture, with a $200 million initial target size.
MP
Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Companies
TPMA Posted 28% Revenue Growth In 1Q-2020 Propelled By Tug & Barge Services
Transhipment company PT Trans Power Marine (TPMA) booked double-digit revenue growth in the first quarter of 2020, mainly driven by its tug & barge fleet.
RY
Robert Yota 10 months ago . 1 min read
Column & Opinion
COVID–19, What Comes Next
The world is currently awakening from various forms of restrictions on their movement brought about in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. How the different countries fare remains to be seen, but there is no going back to life as it once was.
CS
Columnist Section 10 months ago . 3 min read
Companies
WEGE Booked 5.3% Net Profit Growth in 1Q-2020 Driven by Cost Efficiencies
Publicly-listed construction company PT Wijaya Karya Bangunan Gedung (WEGE) booked earnings growth in the first quarter of 2020, mainly due to higher cost efficiencies.
RY
Robert Yota 10 months ago . 1 min read
Column & Opinion
The Time is Now - A Wake-up Call to Indonesia’s Healthcare System
The last few months are a prequel to an impending global recession, putting many things to the test – but most of all, each country's public health administration and healthcare system are on the center stage.
CS
Columnist Section 10 months ago . 5 min read
Companies
Strong Will
Friderica Widyasari leads Danareksa Sekuritas to persevere amidst this year's market turbulence and economic downturn.
RY
Robert Yota 10 months ago . 8 min read
Companies
Buyung Poetra Sembada Earned Rp 450.42 Billion Net Sales in 1Q-2020
HOKI enjoyed 13% revenue growth, albeit suffering lower earnings due to higher costs.
MP
Marella Putri 10 months ago . 1 min read
Column & Opinion
What’s Next? How to Recover from the Great Lockdown
What will the post-COVID recovery look like? How will the government and the private sector deal with rapidly mounting debts? What will it take to restore consumer confidence (and demand)? Is another Great Depression inevitable?
CS
Columnist Section 10 months ago . 3 min read
Companies
Bank Mandiri Posted Rp 7.92 Trillion Net Profit in 1Q-2020
The net profit grew by 9.44% compared to the same period last year, which was Rp 7.23 trillion.
MP
Marella Putri 10 months ago . 2 min read