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Eid, Night Market Open Ngarsapura Nonstop 8 Days

SOLO-Welcomes the travelers on the upcoming Eid, Ngarsapura Night Market will be open non-stop for eight days. Targeted, turnover in the holiday season could reach Rp 50 million per night.

Night Market Traders Association chairman Ngarsapura, Sigit Sujatno convey, as in previous years, every Eid night market traders usually sell not only on Saturday night. Market plans to open in the next 7 to 14 August. On the day of Eid, the market remains open.
“All traders shall sell. 228 Total number of existing merchants in Ngarsapura. Required Otherwise, the market will look very ugly, because there is an empty space,” he said.
Event with the theme “Lebaran Ing Ngarsapura” is intended to target travelers who arrive from out of town. Therefore, he hoped traders can sell creative products. So that the travelers will also be impressed with the market presence.
Previous years, Ngarsapura can suck thousands of people in one night. Either before or after the day of Eid, the market will be crowded. Most visitors mainly come from outside Java. He estimates, the transaction valued at USD 50 million can happen overnight.
“We will evaluate how the achievement of future transactions. Perhaps not all will be recorded, but by sampling,” he said. The most hunted products pemudik jerseys usually are typical of Solo, also crafts that are not encountered in the overseas returnees.
Head of Department of Cooperatives and SMEs, Haryani Nur added that this event could be a means of promotion of the city through superior products. So he hoped traders can prepare a quality product. Similarly, the display should be styled products as attractive as possible.
“Visitors come may be up to 2,000 people per night,” he said. Not only offered a wide range of products, at the same place travelers could enjoy the entertainment offerings which will be coordinated by the Department of Culture and Tourism.

Pastry Chef Sang Ayu Anjani Gifted Young

Women with this horse hair tasseled casual conversation with the media crew. I was young, but he was wearing a white uniform can not hide quality. Embroidered on left chest there is a blue ribbon that read ‘Le Cordon Bleu Paris in 1895’.

Ayu Anjani Rahardjo was aged 22 years. However, it is now believed to be a consultant and supervisor pastry World Gourmet restaurant in Kemang, South Jakarta. And he manages home-based pastry business. Not to mention his experience working as a pastry chef in Australia.

Women who familiarly called Ann’s extended family claimed there was nothing to be chef. Most of the work as a musician, including his brother, Rayi RAN. Then, from where she got her cooking skills? Detikfood met on the show ‘Life is Short, Eat Dessert First’ on Wednesday (09.01.13), Ann tells his journey in the culinary world.

Ann admitted she was stubborn as a child. Although her mother forbade playing with fire, Ann anyway. “Eventually my mother upset, my hands actually touched to fire so I knew it was on fire. Hard I cried. Since that time, I learned my lesson,” he said.

However, it seems that remorse did not last long. Ann because both parents busy working, he inevitably required to cook for his own use. “I do not like hungry, so I cook,” he said.

The fire incident also did not make the trauma. After graduating from high school, Ann migrated to Australia in pursuit of education in the culinary field, a field that is familiar with fire. However, since that time she was just 17 years old, he had to wait a year until I can enroll at Le Cordon Bleu Sydney.

To pass the time, Annpun internship at a local restaurant. Although the internship as he handles cuisine (savory dishes), when enrolling in Le Cordon Bleu he chose the field of pastry. “I think it’s more pastry requires skill rather than cooking. Usual cooking if we just need a feeling,” says Ann.

After nine months of study at the prestigious culinary school, Ann managed to get a diploma in the field of pastry. And he had worked at Firefly Tapas & Wine Bar in Sydney before returning to his homeland.

In Jakarta, Ann manage home-based business called ‘Ann’s Bakehouse and Creamery’. His specialty is homemade ice cream. Annpun brand aspires to enter the retail market.

“We are still stuck with the leading ice cream brand from overseas. So if it can, I want to enter into retail as a local brand of ice cream,” he said. Of home-based business is exactly, Ann received an offer to join as a pastry consultant at Gourmet World.

Ann hallmark of home-made dessert is simple, unadorned exaggeration, but neat. The reason, he is more concerned with taste than appearance. “People prefer the zoom scene. Fact, in the end, which can be edible and it really is just the inside,” said presenter cooking shows on private television.

Ann deplore less famous Indonesian food in the international arena. “Because of our lack of promotion. Why Thailand can advance really? Vietnam alone, such a small country, can advance the food,” he said.

He took the example of Australia, where he studied first. According to him, 80% of food in there dominated Thailand and Vietnam. Bulepun people know rice dish because of the popularity of the two countries.

However, according to Ann, Indonesia also had a pastry that can be proud of. “Lapis legit, because of the way bikinnya difficult, expensive, and is a mainstay of Indonesian cake,” he said

Actually, Ann continued, pastries wrapped in banana leaves is also unique. However, for this one, similar to the cuisine has Malaysia. “Moreover, Malaysia terrific promotion. Lapis legit I think that is bad Malaysia do not have,” he concluded.

PTPN X to Issue Bonds Rp 700 Billion, Supports Business Expansion

Expected this year, PT Nusantara Plantation X (Persero) to issue bonds worth Rp 700 billion. Proceeds from the bond issue will be used to support the company’s expansion.

Preparation of the bond issue amid accelerated. “Using fiscal year 2012 financial statements, we expect bond issuance could take place the first half of this year,” said Finance Director PTPN X Dolly P. Pulungan in Surabaya, on Tuesday (04/09/2013).

The move has also been sanctioned mentioned the Ministry of SOEs. Later, PT Bahana Securities and PT AAA Securities to be implementing the underwriters in the issuance of these bonds.

“We get ratingA + Rating Agency of PT Indonesia (Pefindo.) This illustrates a stable outlook and the company’s performance continues to increase, so we’ll coupon bonds attractive to investors,” said Dolly P Pulungan.

The bond proceeds will be used for working capital replacement refinancing of banks with interest rates that are high enough to sustain the business three sugar mills (PG) in South Sulawesi, which Takalar PG, PG Bone, and PG Caming.

Three sugar mills, said Dolly P Pulungan, now managed by PTPN X corresponding duty of the Ministry of SOEs. With the proceeds of the bonds, the company could obtain cheaper funding costs than bank credit that has been used by the three PG.

“In the future we will be racing performance by improving the farming sector (on-farm) and processing (off-farm), especially with mechanized approach for optimal results,” added Dolly P Pulungan.

Three sugar factories in South Sulawesi, continued Dolly P Pulungan, has been working on a land area of ​​11,000 hectares. In the future, will be developed into 15,000 acres along the expansion.

PTPN X will apply best agricultural practices by providing superior varieties, cultivation methods are effective, and that grade plant processing systems by optimizing engine performance.

Dolly P Pulungan added, in addition to the three PG in South Sulawesi, the bond proceeds will also be devoted to boost the performance of eleven sugar factories owned by the company’s in East Java.

“We are targeting production of 538,000 tons of sugar this year, up from last year’s 494,000 tonnes. We are the market leader in national sugar industry since 2006 and until now has not been deterred,” he said.

Currently, PTPN X has 11 sugar mills in various cities in East Java, three tobacco plantations in Jember (East Java) and Klaten (Central Java), a subsidiary of the production of plastics, a subsidiary of the field of health care services, and investments in manufacturers edamame export oriented. In addition, the company was also tasked by the Ministry of SOEs to manage three PG in South Sulawesi who previously managed another state.

In addition to proceeds from the issuance of bonds, it also set up internal cash to sustain performance improvement. “We will improve the quality of the sugar with the purchase of five tools smoothing juice worth USD 25 billion, which is used to smooth juice with the ultimate goal of improving the efficiency of purification. If the quality of the sugar increases, automatic selling price of the auction will be increased. This is consequential to increase revenue,” he explained.

In 2012, PTPN X posted a pretax profit of Rp 506 billion, an increase of 140 percent compared to the achievements of 2011 amounting to Rp 210 billion.

Muslim clothes merchant turnover in Condet Reaches Rp 5 Million / Day

Idul Fitri 1434 H, the demand for ever increasing number of goods, including the Muslim clothes for men clothes Koko. Momentum is not wasted as it is by the merchants Condet impromptu at Jalan Raya, precisely near Masjid Al-Hawi, Kramat Jati, East Jakarta.

In a typical day traders only sell clothes such Koko perfume refill, however, ahead of the holiday, this Condet merchants met impromptu Koko clothes. Visible row of hawkers crowded Muslim clothes look as if to welcome the day of victory of Muslims.

One trader, Henry, said that if he sells daily from 08.00 am until 03.00 am in the morning. At his stall selling, sold a variety of needs Lebaran, among other various types of clothes, cap, gloves and perfumes.

The goods were obtained from different regions, namely East Java, Jakarta, and even directly from Saudi Arabia. The price offered was varied according to the quality of the material.? “Gloves Rp 40,000-Rp 300,000. Most expensive of silks. Koko Then from 50 thousand to 150 thousand,” he said.

However, approaching the holidays, the number of buyers has increased. So even turnover. He says one day can pocket up to 5 million. Furthermore the buyer also sometimes buy at any given time.
? “Want to dawn is also no subscription buy, usually lunch he could not come, so lately like overwhelmed,” he said.?

? A buyer, Adit said he chose the area as a hunting ground Condet Eid clothes because the price is in accordance with the regular employees such as himself. ? “Want to buy a shirt and koko for brothers, for Eid. Usually when you want to Lebaran this way, down the price,” he said.?

Condet as a place to buy equipment Lebaran because quality is assured. In fact according to him, the area was already known.? ? “My friend was given out, he said good here, so I bought here. Buy a hell, koko,”

Came the afternoon and evening alone, addition can freely choose clothes without bersumpek-sumpekan, trading activities indeed result in traffic being choked, it can even lead to congestion.

United Tractor Dividend Coverage Rp 2.31 Trillion

PT United Tractors Tbk (UNTR) will pay dividends of Rp 2.31 ​​trillion, or Rp 620 per share to shareholders. Issuer’s stock dividend UNTR coded 40% of net income in 2012 which reached Rp 5.78 trillion.

“Distribution of cash dividends amounting to Rp 620 per share, including the interim dividend of Rp 210 per share,” said Secretary Sara Loebis United Tractor Company after the General Meeting of Shareholders Year (AGM) Hotel Ritz Carlton Pacific Place, Jakarta, Monday (22 / 4/2013).

The interim dividend was paid on 2 November 2012, while the remaining Rp 410 per share will be paid on May 31, 2013.

“In addition to dividends, the shareholders also approved the residual net income after dividend will be recorded as income in the resistance,” he added.

In the same place, Finance Director of United Tractor Gidion Hasan said, the company is ready to pour the period 2013 capital expenditure (capex) of U.S. $ 230 million.

“Most of the U.S. $ 197 million to our subsidiary PT Nusantara Pamapersada (Coal Mine),” he said.

United Tractor currently has three business units namely the type of Komatsu heavy equipment sales, contractor mining, and coal mining concession. This year, a subsidiary of PT Astra International Tbk is planning to enter the ship-care industry.

United Tractor at this year expects to sell 5,000 units of weight or decrease of the period amounted to 6,200 units sebelunya. This decrease occurs because the coal and oil commodity prices are still volatile.

PT Intiland Record 70 Percent Increase in Net Income

Intiland Development (Intiland) recorded an increase in its net profit by 74.85 percent to Rp140, 48 billion compared to the previous acquisition valued at Rp80, 18 billion. The increase also followed the company’s operating profit also increased by 76.17 percent to Rp250, 62 billion compared to the previous.

Director of Investments and Capital Management Intiland Pradono Archied Noto explained, the increase was primarily due to the soaring profitability of the company’s total operating revenues. Value of revenues increased in all business segments, both derived from real estate development, mixed-use and high rise, industrial, and hospitality.

“The first six months of this year, the property market is prospective and the trend is likely to increase people’s needs. This phenomenon is also reflected in revenue growth Intiland, either from development or re-curring income income, “he said in a written statement on Sunday (07/28/2013).

Based on financial statements as of June of 2013, the company posted revenue of 764.89 billion, up 44.12 percent compared to the first half of 2012. Increased revenues are primarily derived from the sale of residential and industrial areas.

“The increase in sales due to the recognition of revenue from the segment of residential areas, especially from Graha Natura project at Talaga Bestari in Surabaya and Tangerang, as well as sales of Ngoro Industrial Park II,” said Archied

Further, revenue from development (development income) stood still the largest contributor to the company’s valued at Rp687, 78 billion, or 89.92 percent of the total operating revenues Intiland. The number surged Rp224, 11 billion, up 48.33 percent compared to the first half of last year.

Real estate development segment was the largest contributor by contributing sales of Rp324, 91 billion or 42.47 percent reach. That number has increased by 30.16 percent compared Rp249, 62 billion in the first six months of last year.
The next largest contributor by Archied, derived from the industrial park development segment with sales valued at Rp185, 46 billion or 24.24 percent of the total revenue.

Compared to the first half of last year’s acquisition amounted to Rp46, 06 billion this year then its value soared up to four times. Development of mixed-use and high rise recorded contributed Rp177, 41 billion or 23.19 percent.

Meanwhile, for a sustainable income, Intiland recorded at Rp77, 10 billion, or 10.08 percent of total company revenue. This number is up 14.98 percent compared to the first half of last year. Revenues from the office segment reached Rp45, 51 billion or contributed 5.94 percent, followed by contribution of sport and golf is reached Rp21, 75 billion (2.84 percent), as well as the hospitality segment Rp9, 85 billion (1, 28 percent).

Commodity price doldrums, Uno Uno Corporate Profit Drops 65%

Saratoga Investama Tbk PT Federal International (SRTG) made a profit of Rp 188.34 billion in the first half of 2013, down 65% when compared to the same period last year of Rp 539.61 billion. The fall in profits due to weak performance in the subsidiary coal and palm oil sector.

“Weakness in the coal and palm oil sector makes to the weakening performance,” said President Director of Saratoga Uno Uno S in Jakarta, Thursday (08/01/2013).

The Company recorded revenue of Rp 1.165 trillion in the first six months of this year, revenue rose compared to the previous year in the same period to Rp 1.138 trillion.

Load reduced income from Rp 1,063 to Rp 1,038 trillion trillion at the end of June 2013. So the gross profit and operating profit growth is still positive.

The company’s net profit could decline due to other expenses are quite high, especially because of the performance of subsidiaries in the coal sector and palm oil weakened.

Saratoga continued to invest in three key sectors to drive economic growth in Indonesia with a long-term outlook is very positive.

“By providing long-term benefits, Saratoga will continue to contribute to Indonesia and the wider community,” Uno added.

One of the company’s subsidiary in the consumer sector, PT Mustika Pinasthika Mitra Tbk (MPMX), earned revenues of Rp 6.78 trillion, contributed by higher sales of motorcycles in East Java and East Nusa Tenggara.

Sales volume increased by 26% to 447,578 units in the first half of 2013 compared to 355,758 units in the same period a year earlier. It is also supported by MPM automotive rental business, which rose 74%, from 6,995 units in the first half of 2012 to 12,104 units in the first half of 2013.

While the sector PT Tower Bersama Infrastructure Tbk (TBIG) won pendapatam surge by 96% This is caused by the growth of a significant tenant of organic growth and through acquisitions, from 8,584 tenants as of June 2012 to 15 277 tenants in June 2013.

In line with the increase in revenues, gross profit TBIG also been increased by 98% in the first half of 2013.

Saratoga Investment in PT Lintas Marga Sedaya managing highway projects Cikampek-palimanan goes according to schedule. Overall construction was started in January 2013.

The entire land has been acquired, the work permit has been issued by the authorities and senior debt facility is executed as well as drawdown begins in line with the project an important milestone.

While the natural resources sector, global sentiment towards commodities affect the performance of associated companies (investee companies) engaged in integrated coal sector, mining and palm oil.

Such as PT Adaro Energy Tbk (ADRO), Provident Agro, and PT Agro Maju Raya (Amara) which was corrected earnings

Expand in Insurance and Banking

Entering the second half of 2013, the company plans to enter into the insurance and banking sectors. This sector, said Uno, still very attractive in Indonesia.

“We are open to look at opportunities in the banking sector. Banks in Indonesia are very good, the growth of the industry is still good,” he said.

The Company is developing in the direction of the two sectors of the industry. How, can by buying an existing company or create new company from scratch.

“The business model we are usually targeting existing enterprises and capital needs. But it could also open opportunities from zero,” he said.

Projected industry growth of 6.5 percent

National industry growth is projected to end the year at 6.5 percent, in line with national economic growth sought to remain above six per cent.

“I am optimistic the industry growth of 6.5 per cent until the end of the year,” Industry Minister MS Hidayat said after giving the poor kapada Eid gifts and employee groups I and II in the Ministry of Industry, said here on Thursday.

He asserted that the target can only be achieved if other ministries involved escorting a number of investment plans in the industry in order teralisasi this year.

Ministry of Industry, he added, still rely on labor-intensive industries, such as textiles and footwear, as well as other technology-intensive industries and are able to give effect to the creation of the industry chain and new business growth as a draft.

“Labor-intensive industries absolutely must be maintained and are allowed to survive,” said Hidayat. It was judged too important to keep going no huge unemployment in the country.

Hidayat believes processing industry, including the furniture industry, still has a growing trend, compared to primary raw materials-based industries whose prices are falling. Moreover, he said, consumption in the domestic sector is still a mainstay of the national economy, in addition to investment and exports.

“The government agreed to seek national economic growth of not less than six percent,” said Hidayat, who had previously participated in a meeting with the Governor of Bank Indonesia five economic ministers to discuss the current macroeconomic situation.

To keep the national economic growth remained above six per cent, he said, among other things to keep the unemployment rate did not increase, so labor-intensive industries play an important role.

PTPP get New Contract Rp 9.5 Trillion

PT PP Tbk (PTPP) to new contracts worth Rp 9.5 trillion as of June 2013. The new contract is 2.5 times higher than the same period of the contract in the previous year.

“This acquisition nearly 50% against the target of a new contract this year from Rp 19.7 trillion,” said Corporate Secretary of PT PP Betty Ariana in a statement on Tuesday (07/16/2013).

With the acquisition of this new contract the company’s order book as of June 2013 reached Rp 25.3 trillion. This year the company is targeting sales of USD 10.2 billion with a net profit of Rp 370 billion.

Turnover and profit will be contributed from the five areas of the company’s business digeluri, construction, property, EPC, investment, and production of precast concrete.

Major projects that the company achieved, among others, the Port-Cilegon Krakatau Bandar Samudra, Nifaro Apartments, St Moritz, The Kencana, Cikampek Toll-palimanan, Tunjungan Surabaya Plaza V, Terminal 3 Seekarno Hatta Cengkareng Airport, railway in South Sumatra by PT KAI, infrastructure Sarulla 300 MW power plant in North Sumatra, Banten Intermark apartments and EPC projects Tanjung kitbag 120 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant, 160 MW power plant Bangkanai, and CNG Muara Tawar.

In addition, the company also received a new contract abroad, namely in Tibar Gleno Road, East Timor, amounting to Rp 264 billion.

Major program in the property sector which will begin in late 2013 the development landbank owned by the company, in the form of mixed use on an area of ​​4 hectares in Surabaya and a land area of ​​20 hectares in Jakarta. The target market is upper middle class.

Impact of Selling Assets in 2011, Merck Profit Drops 53%

Pharmaceutical and chemical company, PT Merck Tbk recorded a decrease in net income in 2012. The German issuers, incised profit of Rp 108 billion, down 53.24% from the previous period which amounted to Rp 231.16 billion.

Director of Finance Bambang Nurcahyo explain, the decline in 2012 net profit, due in 2011, the company is selling assets. This has an impact on revenues soaring Merck in 2011, while in 2012, there is no asset sales.

“The decline in performace 2012, causes the 2011 to sell property assets and Kemang BSD net profit of Rp 70 billion. Assets sold in 2011,” said Bambang at Public Expose Merck headquarters in Pasar Rebo, East Jakarta, Wednesday (20/03/2013).

In 2012, Merck’s sales reached Rp 930 billion, up 1.18% from the 2012 period amounted to Rp 919 billion. This sale, supported by three business units namely Chemicals Rp 359 billion, Merck Serono worth Rp 405 billion and Rp Consumer Healthcare 166 billion.

Merck also will perform a dividend of Rp 75 billion to shareholders. However, Bambang reluctant to mention the target profit, revenue and business plans and capital expenditures in 2013.