Indonesia

Science & Technology

Microsoft to Invest $1.7 Billion in Indonesia

On Tuesday, April 30, Microsoft announced its intention to invest $1.7 billion in Indonesia over the next four years.

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Tim Cook Says Apple Considers Manufacturing Gadgets in Indonesia

Apple Inc. is currently considering launching the manufacturing of some gadgets from its product line in Indonesia.

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Nvidia Plans to Build AI Center in Indonesia

Nvidia intends to build an artificial intelligence center in Indonesia.

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Indonesia Faces Risk of Apple Macbook Shortage

Indonesia is currently striving to increase the volume of production of goods onshore, which is a logical effort in the context of the prospects for the development of the homegrown industrial sector, but under certain circumstances, such a strategy of action can cause all sorts of problems, which happened in the mentioned country.

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TikTok and GoTo Announce Partnership in Indonesia

TikTok and GoTo announced the establishment of a strategic partnership in Indonesia.

Blockchain & Crypto

Bank Indonesia to Use Blockchain Technology for Digital Rupiah Trial

Bank Indonesia (BI) is advancing a plan to test the use of its new central bank digital currency (CBDC).

Fintech & Ecommerce

TikTok Invests $1.5 Billion to Get Back Into Online Shopping in Indonesia

TikTok, which is part of the ByteDance ownership structure, is investing $1.5 billion to become the controlling shareholder of the e-commerce unit of Indonesia’s GoTo Gojek Tokopedia.

Fintech & Ecommerce

TikTok Mulls Tokopedia Investment for New E-Commerce Platform

TikTok is reportedly considering an investment into Tokopedia, a unit of Indonesia’s GoTo Group, to revive its e-commerce service in Southeast Asia’s largest retail market.

Fintech & Ecommerce

Indonesia to Ban Purchases on Social Media

The Ministry of Commerce of Indonesia on Tuesday, September 26, announced that work is currently underway to create a regulatory framework for regulating processes in the sphere of e-commerce.

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QR Code Payments to Grow 590% in Southeast Asia by 2028: Research

A new study from Juniper Research has found the volume of QR code payments in the leading Southeast Asian market will increase from 13 billion in 2023 to 90 billion in 2028.

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TikTok Reportedly Plans to Get Indonesian Payments License

The media reports that TikTok is currently negotiating with regulators in Indonesia in order to obtain a payment license in this country.

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GoPay App Launches in Indonesia

The standalone GoPay app has officially launched in Indonesia, after being available as part of Gojek and Tokopedia apps

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Indonesia and India Can Sign Cross-Border Payments Pact

The media reports that India and Indonesia intend to combine their fast payment systems.

Blockchain & Crypto

Bali Cracks Down on Crypto

Bali authorities will be taking strict measures against tourists paying for goods and services with cryptocurrency

Fintech & Ecommerce

Indonesia’s Latest Unicorn Is Aquatech Startup: What Does It Do?

eFishery is building an aquatech ecosystem where fish and shrimp farmers in Indonesia could easily scale up their businesses, providing farmers with access to financing and an online feed marketplace

Fintech & Ecommerce

Lazada Enhances Online Shopping With ChatGPT

One of the largest e-commerce operators in Southeast Asia – Lazada – introduced a ChatGPT-powered chatbot called LazzieChat to help users optimize their shopping experience