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  • SYDNEY, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "The Global Growth Slump: Causes and Consequences" before the Economic Association of Australia Eminent Speaker Series 2017- 0805 GMT. CANBERRA, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "The Global Growth Slump: Causes and...

  • JAKARTA, Indonesia— Authorities in Indonesia have issued a travel ban against the Indonesian business partner of President Donald Trump after he was accused of threatening a deputy attorney general, officials said Monday. Billionaire Hary Tanoesoedibjo has been barred from leaving Indonesia from June 22 to July 12 due to the case, which is under...

  • MONDAY, JUNE 26 ULTIMO, NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Speed Limits and Stall Speeds: Fostering Sustainable Growth in the United States" before the University of Technology Sydney Seminar- 0510 GMT. SYDNEY, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "The...

  • *Indonesia has ambitious plans to overhaul port network. JAKARTA, June 23- With its towering new cranes and wharves that can handle some of the world's biggest ships, Indonesia's main international port has been shaking off its reputation for inefficiency and congestion with a $2.5 billion upgrade. President Joko Widodo wants Indonesia to become a "global...

  • Travis Kalanick's resignation as Uber CEO could dent the company's ambitions in Asia amid stiff competition from local ride-hailing players, WSJ reported.

  • ULTIMO, NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Speed Limits and Stall Speeds: Fostering Sustainable Growth in the United States" before the University of Technology Sydney Seminar- 0510 GMT. SYDNEY, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "The Global Growth...

  • *Freeport negotiating new mining permit with govt. JAKARTA, June 22- Operations at the world's No.2 copper mine in Indonesia are "running as normal", a spokesman for the local unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc said, despite thousands of workers extending a strike for another month. Freeport resumed exports of copper concentrate in April after a 15- week outage related...

  • A sign is displayed outside Citigroup Center in New York.

    Global markets started 2017 fearing U.S. and Europe, but neither of those has turned out to be damaging thus far, Citi Private Bank said.

  • JAKARTA, June 21- Social networking giant Facebook Inc has received an in-principle approval to set up a domestic unit in Indonesia and the government is now processing the details, the country's investment chief said on Wednesday. Indonesia has been pushing multinational technology firms to be locally incorporated, arguing that companies such as Alphabet...

  • SINGAPORE/ DHAKA, June 20- Mohammad Ashadul Islam placed all his hopes for a better life for his family in Bangladesh on getting a construction job in Singapore. For Singapore, a system of temporary labor to do many jobs in the construction, shipping, manufacturing and service industries including hotels and restaurants- works as an effective buffer.

  • JAKARTA, June 19- Facebook Inc has received an in-principle approval to set up a domestic unit in Indonesia, said a senior government source from the Southeast Asian nation, home to the social networking giant's fourth-largest user base. The social media giant currently operates in Indonesia through an office in central Jakarta. Indonesia had 69 million...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue during its first few months of operation— a period that coincided with his election and inauguration as the 45th president. The new details were included in a financial disclosure that Trump voluntarily submitted Friday to the Office of Government Ethics, the first...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue during its first few months of operation— a period that coincided with his election and inauguration as the 45th president. The new details were included in a financial disclosure that Trump voluntarily submitted Friday to the Office of Government Ethics, the first...

  • *Google, Indonesia locked in tax dispute for months. *Indonesia may pursue other tech companies for taxes. JAKARTA, June 15- Alphabet Inc's Google Asia Pacific headquarters has agreed on future tax payments in Indonesia, the communications minister said, paving the way for a shake up in how technology firms operate in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

  • JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank board of governors meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Guy Debelle gives a speech at a Thomson Reuters industry event- 0740 GMT. MONDAY, JUNE 19 CANBERRA- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe takes part in panel discussion at the 2017 Crawford Australian Leadership Forum in Canberra.

  • Moody's upgrades Indonesia's banking system

    Srikanth Vadlamani, Moody's Investors Service, says the upgrading of the outlook reflects that the worst is over for the Indonesian banking system.

  • BANGKOK- Thailand Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripirak, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong and Bank of Thailand Governor Veerathai Santiprabhon speak at a seminar on fintech. TBILISI- National Bank of Georgia monetary policy committee meeting. JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank board of governors meeting.

  • *Indonesia and Google have been in tax row for months. JAKARTA, June 13- Indonesia has reached a tax. A senior tax official had said in September that Indonesia, Southeast Asia's biggest economy, planned to pursue Google for five years of back taxes and the company could face a bill of more than $400 million for 2015 alone if it were found to have avoided payments.

  • **SEOUL- South Korea's Finance Minister Kim Dong- yeon meets Bank of Korea chief Lee Ju- yeol. BANGKOK- Thailand Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripirak, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong and Bank of Thailand Governor Veerathai Santiprabhon speak at a seminar on fintech. TBILISI- National Bank of Georgia monetary policy committee meeting.

  • **SEOUL- Bank of Korea governor Lee Ju- yeol makes a speech marking the bank's 67th anniversary 1200 GMT. BANGKOK- Thailand Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripirak, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong and Bank of Thailand Governor Veerathai Santiprabhon speak at a seminar on fintech. TBILISI- National Bank of Georgia monetary policy committee meeting.