Week in Review: Or the year ahead, actually
2015 was marked by challenges, but saw major developments on the startup front 2016 might be a year of consolidation, aggregation and rationalisation for startups IT’S January 1, and while some of us are suffering from hangovers, most of us will be setting out New Year’s resolutions and looking ahead.
Indonesia lifts ride-sharing ban in quick ‘u-turn’
Indonesia’s Transportation Ministry has reversed an earlier decision to ban ride-sharing apps, after even the country’s president expressed his disagreement, while consumers were up in arms.
Local OTT push by Indonesia, part of digital economy vision
Indonesia will promote local OTT services as part of the country’s vision to become the largest ‘digital economy’ in South-East Asia.
Jokowi cancels Silicon Valley visit because of the haze
Indonesian President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has cut short his first state visit to the United States to return home and look into the increasingly critical haze situation, but first managed to get US President Barack Obama to agree to deeper ICT cooperation between the two countries.
Batal ke Silicon Valley, Jokowi-Obama sepakat tingkatkan kerjasama teknologi informasi
Persingkat kunjungannya untuk tangani asap, pertemuan di Silicon Valley diwakili menteri terkait Jokowi tetapkan ekonomi digital sebagai prioritas utama, Obama ingin pererat kerjasama bidang ini
Jokowi on a ‘startup mission’ in first official US visit
A year after having come into power, Indonesian President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo will make his first official state visit to the United States where he hopes to promote greater awareness of the republic’s digital and startup ecosystem.