Category Archives: Business

Jakarta Expat

Rather against our corporate nature, we have consistently struggled to say anything terribly nice about the various Jakarta media which, by and large, manage not to separate journalism from paid puffs and advertising – with spotting the join being almost impossible to … Continue reading

Posted in Blok-M, Business, Expat Foibles, November 2011 | 2 Comments

Smoke, mirrors and Jim Beam

Your Food & Beverage correspondent’s personal preference is for a whisky without an ‘e’, that is to say the unmatchable stuff made from the pure waters of Scotland’s rivers and springs. Even so, there are niche whiskeys that enjoy considerable support, … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Corruption, Expat Foibles, Food and beverage, October 2011 | 2 Comments

In the matter of NottheJakarkta Post LLC (in liquidation)

In the matter of NottheJakarkta Post LLC (in liquidation) please be advised that a petition is before this court from the Administrators seeking approval of the sale of the business on a “current valuation” plus intangible asset basis to Mata … Continue reading

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Not the Jakarta Post in NASDAQ IPO sensation!!!

In the days before business models were called business models, giving things away was not considered a sensible business model. Now, however, your average venture capitalist would probably laugh if you proffered him a business plan which incorporated the curious … Continue reading

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