Indonesia’s parliament passes controversial jobs decree into law

Posted by March 21, 2023

JAKARTA, March 21 (Reuters) - Indonesia's parliament on Tuesday voted to pass President Joko Widodo's emergency decree to cement rules on investment and jobs in

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PepsiCo, FrieslandCampina halt business with palm oil supplier

Posted by March 10, 2023

Latest to suspend ties with Astra Agro LestariFollows NGO reports on land, human rights abusesIndonesia's AAL says it had no contact with the companiesNEW YORK,

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UOB completes deal for Citi’s Vietnam consumer banking business

Posted by March 1, 2023

SINGAPORE, March 1 (Reuters) - Citigroup (C.N) said on Wednesday that it had completed the sale of its Vietnam retail banking and consumer credit card businesse

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Indonesia delays house vote on president’s emergency decree

Posted by February 16, 2023

Legality questioned as lawmakers defer plenary voteLabour group to hold protest, seek judicial reviewGovernment accused of trying to bypass court orderJAKARTA,

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Indonesia picks cabinet minister as football chief

Posted by February 16, 2023

JAKARTA, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Indonesia's football association (PSSI) on Thursday picked Erick Thohir, a senior cabinet minister and a former chairman of Inter Mi

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Chinese companies set for biggest earnings growth in 5 years…

Posted by January 19, 2023

Jan 19 (Reuters) - Chinese companies are expected to report their highest earnings growth in five years, Refinitiv data shows, as economic reopening after COVID

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Thousands of Indonesian workers protest against president’s job decree

Posted by January 14, 2023

JAKARTA, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Thousands of workers held rallies in Indonesia's capital Jakarta on Saturday, urging parliament to reject a presidential decree that

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Indonesia issues emergency regulation to replace controversial job creation law

Posted by December 30, 2022

Emergency regulation "ridiculous" - law expertMove among govt "strategic measures" amid global uncertaintyCourt had ruled law passed without sufficient consulta

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Singaporeans hit the malls on smart shopping spree before sales…

Posted by December 27, 2022

SINGAPORE, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Singaporean Soif Noor has already bought furniture and appliances for his new home, four months before he can move in. Like many r

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UAE’s deal-hungry IHC plans health and IT business IPOs

Posted by November 24, 2022

Pure Health IPO seen fetching over $1 billion, CEO saysTargets tech unit IPO in 3rd quarter, with $1 bln assetsMulls IPO of International Energy Holding next ye

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