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Analysis: China and US economies diverge over coronavirus response
Business

Analysis: China and US economies diverge over coronavirus response

China’s exports have been stronger than expected, bolstered by demand for medical goods overseas.

6 months ago
Business

Analysis: Assessment of COVID-19 recovery programs

So how can the government quickly respond to safeguard the citizen’s while keeping economic activities running and ensuring the road to recovery is equally inclusive and justifiable? The government must be aware that the key factor to it is to ensure the wellbeing of its people, protect the poor and vulnerable and make sure that business continues to support the economic recovery after the COVID pandemic.

7 months ago
Business

Analysis: Recovery of CPO demand

One of the indicators that show improved demand is export volume from major producing countries, such as Indonesia and Malaysia. Indonesia's CPO export volume in June and July 2020 were 2.1 and 2.4 million tons respectively, the same volume as Indonesia’s CPO exports in June and July 2019.

8 months ago

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Business

Analysis: China and US economies diverge over coronavirus response

China’s exports have been stronger than expected, bolstered by demand for medical goods overseas.

6 months ago
Business

Analysis: What monopoly case? US lawsuit unlikely to knock Google from pole position

Antitrust specialists see the upcoming action as more of a tremor than an earthquake.

6 months ago
Business

Analysis: Anticipating economic challenges after COVID-19

Indonesia, while not officially in recession yet, is predicted to record another contraction in the third quarter of 2020. In the preceding quarter the economy shrank 5.32 percent year-on-year (yoy).

7 months ago
Business

Analysis: Assessment of COVID-19 recovery programs

So how can the government quickly respond to safeguard the citizen’s while keeping economic activities running and ensuring the road to recovery is equally inclusive and justifiable? The government must be aware that the key factor to it is to ensure the wellbeing of its people, protect the poor and vulnerable and make sure that business continues to support the economic recovery after the COVID pandemic.

7 months ago
Business

Analysis: Recovery of CPO demand

One of the indicators that show improved demand is export volume from major producing countries, such as Indonesia and Malaysia. Indonesia's CPO export volume in June and July 2020 were 2.1 and 2.4 million tons respectively, the same volume as Indonesia’s CPO exports in June and July 2019.

8 months ago
Business

Analysis: Mitigating inequality during COVID-19

The extent of the damage the pandemic has had on social and economic life is beyond comprehension.

8 months ago
Global

Analysis: South Korea leader again buys time, but failure looms

She pulled off a deft bit of political maneuvering, probably born of desperation. Now South Korea's president has a sliver of breathing space as impeachment closes in and millions throng the streets to clamor for her to just go away.

4 years ago
Global

Analysis: Obama hopes Clinton can fix what he could not

Eight years ago, Barack Obama cast himself as the rare candidate who could transcend the polarizing "politics of the past" and bridge divides that had left Washington barely functioning for years. Ultimately, the gulf was too wide — if anything, the political climate in the United States worsened.

4 years ago
Global

Analysis: Trump and Clinton: Contrasts in Orlando response 

For Donald Trump, Sunday's mass shooting in Florida was a moment to redouble his call for tougher action against terrorism and to take credit for "being right" about the threat. For Hillary Clinton, it was a time to choose words carefully and reiterate her call for keeping "weapons of war" off America's streets.

4 years ago