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President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has decided to postpone the announcement of the government’s upcoming policy package for easing the process of acquiring permits related to new investment, a spokesman said on 21 Aug 17. The
The strong economic expansion in 2Q17 gives monetary authorities flexibility to keep an accommodative monetary policy stance, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. BSP Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo said the growth rate in 2Q17
Despite all the troubles Felda and its subsidiaries have been facing in the past three months, with allegations of corruption and abuse of power, a political analyst says Barisan Nasional (BN) will still emerge winners
The influence of Chinese Communist Party elders appeared to be on the wane at the key annual summer conclave in 2017, sources said, underscoring President Xi Jinping’s dominance as he makes final preparations for his
The Ministry of Finance’s Directorate General of Taxes will have to revamp its customer service, simplify procedures and improve surveillance to help it collect more taxes in 2018. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo unveiled the proposed