Tanoto Foundation tackles poverty with 3 E’s

Tanoto Foundation tackles poverty with 3 E’s

Tanoto Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Tanoto Family, was recently featured in The Jakarta Post, April 27, 2015. The article touched on how the Foundation tackles poverty through its 3E thrusts – Education, Empowerment, Enhancement – and various initiatives and programmes to address inequalities derived from poverty. One initiative, Pelita Pendidikan, aims at raising […]

Asia Symbol Chinese Chess Competition draws 187 students in Rizhao

Asia Symbol Chinese Chess Competition draws 187 students in Rizhao

187 primary school students in Rizhao City participated in the Asia Symbol Primary Schools Chinese Chess Competition on 18 April 2015. The competition was jointly organised by the Rizhao Economic and Technology Development Zone public relations department and Asia Symbol (Shandong). The event is one of many that Asia Symbol, a part of the RGE […]

Anderson Tanoto on CNBC: Infrastructure and Indonesian Political Environment

Anderson Tanoto on CNBC: Infrastructure and Indonesian Political Environment

RGE Director Anderson Tanoto was interviewed by CNBC on April 20, 2015, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Jakarta, Indonesia. He provided his thoughts and insights on a variety of topics. Above: Mr Tanoto interviewed by CNBC, April 20, 2015.(source: CNBC, “Who’s driving infrastructure development in Indonesia”)The following is […]

More Than Just Paper

More Than Just Paper

It is so embedded in our daily lives that we often take its value for granted.  Amidst the constant barrage of emails and digital messages that flood our computers and mobile devices, we often forget the value of paper. “The thing that I really enjoy about paper-making is that every sheet of paper we produce […]

The Town of Kerinci

The Town of Kerinci

The town of Pangkalan Kerinci, commonly known as Kerinci, is part of Pelalawan – a regency of the Riau Province; the economic hub of the island of Sumatra and one of the richest provinces in Indonesia due to its abundance of natural resources. Travelling to Pelalawan involves firstly flying to Pekanbaru in Riau and then […]

Unlocking the Rural Potential in Indonesia

Unlocking the Rural Potential in Indonesia

Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy continues to see growth momentum despite the slowdown in the global economy. The World Bank expects Indonesia’s GDP to expand to 5.2 percent this year, picking up moderately to 5.5 percent in 2016; largely due to private consumption growth remaining relatively stable, increase in fixed investment spending and a gradual […]