The World of Business

BBC Radio

Business, Business News, News & Politics

Chart Positions

Business News 54

Insights into the business world - featuring content from BBC Radio 4's In Business programme, and also Global Business from the BBC World Service.


GlobalBiz: Two Women: 21 Mar 11

March 21st, 2011

Episode 72 of 649 episodes

Investment bankers are talking up Indonesia's chances of joining the BRICs nations. Indonesia's current main international significance is its exported raw materials: coal and oil and palm oil to China and other parts of Asia. But for this programme Peter Day has been hearing from two busy Indonesian women, both conservative Muslims, both mothers, who both have big ideas and businesses. Yanti Isa has a chain of fast food restaurants which she has managed to roll out throughout many of the country's islands. Ligwina Hananto is a personal financial advisor and radio host who believes that by managing their money the expanding middle classes can help advance their country. Producer: Richard Berenger Editor: Stephen Chilcott

Featured Podcast