Sunday, September 24, 2023


Corporate, competitive and government-relation intelligence and interview
Inner Circle
In response to the growing water crisis in Indonesia, Universitas Pertahanan (Defense University) in collaboration with Indonesia Business Post Media organized a Water Security Seminar – Technology for Indonesia on September 22, 2023. […]
The Ministry of Trade is targeting the completion of the revision of Ministerial Regulation No. 50 of 2020 later this month. This revision will incorporate several rules related to social commerce, such as TikTok Shop. […]
The Ministry of Industry has broadened the scope of its electric motorcycle subsidy program, allowing the general public to own electric motorcycles, subject to the condition of one unit per National Identification Card (KTP). Subsidy recipients will receive a IDR 7 million discount from the original price of an electric motorcycle. […]
The Indonesian government, through the Financial Services Authority (OJK), has announced that carbon trading through a carbon exchange will commence on September 26, 2023. […]
Indonesian textile businesses are expressing concerns about the ongoing influx of illegal textile imports from China. […]
A recent report indicates that the social commerce market for TikTok Shop is estimated to reach US$2.9 trillion globally by 2026, equivalent to around IDR 44,000 trillion. […]
The State-Owned Electricity Company PLN has introduced the PLN Climate Click platform as a supporting tool for carbon trading among power generators in Indonesia. […]
TikTok’s Project S initiative had previously raised concerns within the government, as it was feared that it might disrupt business competition, especially among small and medium-sized enterprises (UMKM). […]
The government-owned enterprise PT Indonesia Battery Corporation (IBC) is gearing up to commence battery standardization in collaboration with three domestic electric motorcycle manufacturers: Gesits, Alva, and Volta. This transformative initiative is expected to kick off no later than early next year. […]
Telkom, being a leading digital telecommunications company with connectivity covering over 98% of Indonesia’s population, seized the ASEAN Indo-Pacific Forum (AIPF) opportunity to support connectivity expansion plans. […]
Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, was giving a strict warning to nickel smelter facility management companies to operate in accordance with existing regulations, including environmental standards. […]
The Indonesian Financial Services Authority (OJK) is in the process of revising Indonesia’s green taxonomy, including the possibility of granting a green label to coal-fired power plants (PLTU) involved in energy transition. […]
As Indonesia strives towards its net-zero emission (NZE) target by 2060, or possibly sooner, two government policies have come under scrutiny for impeding the energy transition. However, eliminating such policies could impact electricity prices in Indonesia. […]
The Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin), Arsjad Rasjid, has stated that he has not yet responded to the appointment by the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) to lead the National Campaign Team for Ganjar Pranowo as a Presidential Candidate for 2024. […]
The Indonesian government plans to implement downstreaming policies in the tin and copper industries, says Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan. […]
The Minister of State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN), Erick Thohir, has ambitious plans to position Indonesia as the leading data center hub in Southeast Asia. This vision involves encouraging the state-owned company PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (Telkom) to establish partnerships within the ASEAN region. […]
The YouTube channel of the House of Representatives (DPR), located at @DPRRIOfficial, has been compromised. As of Wednesday morning, September 6th, the DPR RI YouTube channel was hacked and used to livestream online gambling activities. Secretary-General of DPR RI, Indra Iskandar, confirmed this incident. […]
The General Elections Commission (KPU) in Indonesia has officially opened the registration process for prospective legislative candidates, known as “caleg.” The submissions of caleg names are simultaneous, occurring at the national, provincial, and district/city levels. […]
Arsjad Rasjid, the Chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin), has been appointed as the head of Ganjar Pranowo’s campaign team for the upcoming 2024 Presidential Election.  […]
Corruption has long been a serious threat to the governance and progress of Indonesia. High-profile corruption cases with losses amounting to trillions of rupiah serve as clear evidence of the severity of this issue. […]
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is leaving no stone unturned in its mission to combat corruption, with the possibility of investigating former Minister of Manpower, Muhaimin Iskandar, who served from 2009 to 2014. This potential probe is in connection with an ongoing investigation into allegations of corruption and bribery. […]
Anies Baswedan, the potential presidential candidate backed by the Coalition for Change and Unity (KPP), has chosen Muhaimin Iskandar, the Chairman of the National Awakening Party (PKB), as his running mate for the 2024 Presidential Election. This decision has raised concerns within the Democrat Party, which claims to have been sidelined during the selection process. […]
Based on data from the Central Statistics Agency (BPS), Indonesia imported nickel ore and concentrate with HS Code 26040000 from the Philippines, totaling 38,850,000 kilograms in May 2023. […]
The recent death of Brigadier Ignatius Dwi Frisco Sirage, a member of the National Police Special Detachment 88, has raised numerous suspicions. […]
A study conducted by Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) has revealed that approximately 150 individuals on the Provisional Legislative Candidate List (Daftar Caleg Sementara – DCS) for the Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) have family relationships. […]
A member of the Presidential Secret Service identified as Praka RM has been arrested for suspected abduction and murder. […]
Member of an election watchdog identified one of the members of the selection supervisory agency to be affiliated with a political party. […]
Komjen Agus Andrianto, Deputy Head of the Indonesian National Police (Wakapolri) was appointed Minister of State-Owned Enterprises Erick Thohir to become Deputy Main Commissioner of PT Pindad (Persero). […]
The recently arrested terrorist suspect in Bekasi uses QR codes and chain messages to lure unsuspecting people to donate to terrorism cause […]
As many as 12 former corruption convicts have registered as legislative candidates and will take part in the upcoming 2024 election. […]