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Happened and Happening in Indonesia (June 12-16), new CEO appointment and Jakarta Great Online Sale

Idul Fitri holiday is just around the corner. Happened and Happening in Indonesia discovered what the startup community is up to 

Bukalapak speaks up about the BukaEmas partner controversy

Bukalapak confirmed that it has not been partnering directly with PT Antam for its gold-based investment product 

Indonesian edutech startup Ruangguru reportedly closes US$7-8M Series B funding round

Ruangguru has recently raised a grant from global mobile operator trade body GSMA 

Indonesian P2P lending site Investree to enter Vietnam, launches sharia-based service

Investree has recently secured a peer-to-peer lending license from the country's financial services authority 

Blibli acquires, further strengthening its foray into travel industry

Rumours about acquisition by GDP Ventures, which backed Blibli, has been spreading around Indonesian startup scene for more than a month 

Sports wearables developer TuringSense gets another funding from Ideosource

TuringSense will focus on expanding product marketing and foster sustainable innovation 

PrivyID is Indonesia's answer to DocuSign, and it just raised pre-Series A funding

PrivyID believes that a trusted cyberspace identity and a legally binding digital signature are the foundations of a healthy e-transaction ecosystem 

Indonesia finance minister confirms tax deal with Google for 2016

In Indonesia, Google allegedly has avoided tax payments for five years and could face a US$400 million bill for 2015 alone 

Indonesian game studio Arsanesia raises funding, wants Pippo Penguin to be as big as Angry Birds

Arsanesia runs a business line called Arsa Kids, which focusses on producing educational content for kids