The Habibie Center: Indonesia’s Advocate of Democracy

The Habibie Center was founded by the former president of Indonesia, Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie and his family as an independent, non-governmental and non-profit organisation. With a vision to advance modernisation and democratisation efforts in Indonesia based on morality, cultural integrity, and religious values. Indonesia honours Prof. B.J. Habibie not only as a technology pioneer but

Moores Rowland: The Benefits of Transfer Pricing

The corporate tax season is rapidly approaching. The time is now to make sure your business is on the right side of the tax office when it comes to filing. Especially if your firm will be transfer pricing inter-company sales, fees, costs, or deductible expenses. While it often faces scrutiny for potential abuse, when implemented


Carbon Trading in Indonesia Explained

Indonesia is embarking on a significant journey in the fight against climate change through its carbon trading initiatives. To reduce emissions by more than 30% by 2030 and reach net-zero emissions by 2060, the country has established a carbon exchange, paving the way for onshore carbon trading. This article from tax and sustainability auditors Moores

Greens Indonesia: The Future of Urban Farming

Simultaneously addressing Indonesia’s food security issues and declining number of farmers, Greens, a locally-founded agritech company, brings a new innovation poised to redefine how we approach the agriculture industry. Walking the fifth floor of Plaza Indonesia, one will come across a corner of the super mall that stands out from its commercial surroundings. An indoor

Macao and Indonesia Forge Strategic Tourism Collaboration

The small, yet vibrant region full of live and dynamic business atmosphere called Macao, is set to inaugurate a new phase in global tourism with the Macao Tourism and MIICE Product Updates. With the recent launch of direct flights between Macao and Jakarta by Air Macau, a new groundwork for transformative partnerships amongst the two


AC/DC: EV Indecision in Jakarta

Within the last few months, you might have noticed many Wuling Air taking over the streets of Jakarta, the miniature electric car produced by the Chinese brand. President Jokowi has put in place a new program subsidising the production and sale of these electric vehicles in order to facilitate the growth of the industry in

EUNIC Indonesia Forges Cultural Bridge for Indonesia and European Union

6 November 2023 was a pivotal moment for the cultural connection between Indonesia and the European Union as EUNIC Indonesia (European Union National Institutes for Culture) launched its cluster at  Erasmus Huis. Propelled by the corporation of European cultural institutions and embassies, this collaborative initiative embodies a commitment to strengthen the friendship between Indonesia and

How Strategic Consultancies Mitigate Corporate Investment Risk

Moores Rowland Indonesia shares their take on how strategic consultancies can help to mitigate corporate investment risks. Indonesia, as a major player in Southeast Asia, has strong economic ties with both the West and the East, which means that any shifts in geopolitical alliances could have far-reaching consequences. This poses a significant threat to major

How Can You or Your Company Resist ‘Shrinkflation’?

You’ve heard of inflation, stagflation, disinflation and deflation in economic terms, but how about shrinkflation? You may not have heard of it, but unfortunately you’ve probably experienced it.  by James Kallman Shrinkflation refers to a practice where the size or quantity of a product or service is reduced while its price remains the same or

Financial Audits Enhance Your Company’s Reputation 

Financial audits are an essential tool for ensuring that companies are operating within the law and are meeting their fiscal obligations. They can identify financial irregularities, fraud, and other financial risks, and provide assurance to stakeholders, including investors, creditors, and customers, that the company’s financial statements are reliable and fairly stated. Corporate financial audits in


Making ESG a Business Priority

Ms Tequila Bester, from the USA, and Ms Ratih Ananda Putri Goestoro, from Indonesia, are two forces to be reckoned with at the Foundation for International Human Rights Reportable Standards (FIHRRST) in Jakarta. Focusing on business and human rights (BHR), vulnerable persons and other social issues, Tequila works on social issues that impact business organisations.


Sustainability on Show at The Apurva Kempinksi Bali

From afar Indonesia can appear as just another anonymous emerging country, something like China but maybe more like India, but when you get here and start to uncover its unique  heritage of history, culture and tradition you realise that – wow – this is a powerhouse of art, dance, architecture, music, design, cuisine, textiles and

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