VinFast powers Indonesia’s EV future with expansion plan

The Indonesian government's push for an electric vehicle ecosystem creates an ideal opportunity for VinFast, Vietnam's premier EV manufacturer, to contribute to Indonesia's goal of reaching sustainable transportation.

Indonesia to audit TikTok, Tokopedia trial e-commerce tie-up – report

"We will give a three to four months period for trial because technology is not an easy thing. Maybe efforts to perfect it would be needed," Indonesia's Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan said.

Indonesia readies ethics guidance for AI developers – report

Indonesia has drafted ethics guidance for developers using artificial intelligence (AI) to prevent potential misuse of the new technology.

Indonesia may issue regulation on social media e-commerce – report

"What the people are expecting is that the advancement of technology can create new economic potential, not kill existing economies," Jokowi said.

Tech sector may be in ‘funding winter’ but AC Ventures sees opportunities in EV, circular economy & sustainable agriculture, says Managing Partner [Q&A]

In the interview, Helen Wong also shared her views on the overall investment sentiment in Indonesia and gave updates on the deployment of its funds, among others.

Indonesia to draft regulation enabling media to receive payments from digital platforms for content – report

President Joko Widodo cited an urgent need for the new law since 60 percent of the advertisement market in the Southeast Asian country is dominated by mainly foreign digital platforms.

Building Southeast Asia’s EV motorbike ecosystem, an interview with ION Mobility’s James Chan [Podcast Q&A]

"With the EV transition, we’re not just going to benefit from significant efficiency gains in converting stored electrical energy into mobility. We’re also going to make that evolutionary leap from being analog devices to completely digital and always-connected personalized devices, just like the ubiquitous smartphone."

Indonesia planning to relax foreign investment policies for local tech startups

Indonesia readying tough new curbs for online platforms – report

Indonesia is one of the world top-10 markets by the number of users for social media firms including Youtube, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Whatsapp. Indonesia is also the world's fourth most populous country.

Indonesia President Jokowi to launch VC fund backed by state-owned firms – report

State-owned companies will be directed to help with this new funding.

Indonesia all-in-one restaurant operations platform ESB raises $7.6M in Series A+ round led by Alpha JWC Ventures

With this fresh funding, ESB will further expand its proposition including tech-enabled upselling features, enhanced business intelligence (BI) platform, delivery solutions, payment solutions, financing, and human resources information system (HRIS) to become the dominant end to end F&B business operating platform.