Sunday, December 10, 2023

Tag: Government

PT Pertamina Geothermal (PGE) has announced a strategic partnership with Geothermal Development Company (GDC) and Masdar, one of PGE’s shareholders, to develop the Suswa geothermal field in Kenya. The joint statement was made by H.E. William Ruto, the President of the Republic of Kenya. […]
The Attorney General’s Office questioned Acep Jamhuri, Secretary of Karawang Regency, in a corruption case tied to Army Housing Mandatory Savings (TWP AD) for 2019-2020 […]
PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) has successfully secured four significant agreements aimed at expediting the incorporation of renewable energy sources during the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 28, held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates over the past weekend. […]
Budi Karya Sumadi, Indonesia’s Minister of Transportation, has extended an investment invitation to Saudi Arabia. The proposal involves Saudi Arabia becoming a shareholder and operator in Indonesia’s airports dedicated to Hajj and Umrah pilgrimages. The offer was conveyed during Budi Karya’s meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Transport and Logistics, Saleh Al-Jasser, in Riyadh. […]
PT Indonesia Stock Exchange (BEI) recently announced PT Waskita Karya Tbk (WSKT) to be removed from the stock exchange or delisted which has a direct impact on investors. […]
Indonesia has marked its presence at the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP28, by entering into several groundbreaking agreements focused on emissions reduction. […]
The National Council of Special Economic Zones (SEZ) has given the green light for the creation of three new SEZs—Setangga, Tanjung Sauh, and Nipa, in an effort to boost economic development.  […]
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) spans an incredibly diverse geography, covering approximately 4.5 million square kilometers, making it one of the world’s largest regional organizations in terms of landmass. […]
The government is advised to exercise caution in developing nuclear power plants (NPPs) as their development poses various risks that require careful consideration. […]
The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) dispute settlement body has agreed to form a panel to review the import duties imposed by the European Union (EU) on biodiesel imports from Indonesia. […]
The government plans to encourage larger exports to non-traditional markets such as India, Pakistan, and Mexico. Indonesia’s exports have traditionally been dominated by China, the United States, and European countries.  […]
The Indonesian government, through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM), is exploring collaboration with South Korea regarding the utilization of Carbon Capture and Storage/Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCS/CCUS) technology in the oil and gas industry. […]
PT PGN Tbk, a Subholding Gas under Pertamina, is committed to enhancing its responsiveness to customer complaints by implementing various initiatives. […]
The official establishment of the Comprehensive Investment and Policy Plan (CIPP) within the Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) marked a significant milestone in Indonesia’s move towards achieving net-zero emission. […]
President Joko ‘Widodo’ Widodo expressed pride as Bahasa Indonesia is officially acknowledged for use in the UNESCO General Assembly. The decision was made during the 42nd General Assembly of UNESCO in Paris, France, on November 20, 2023. […]
Arifin Tasrif, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM), has rejected the formation of a new renewable energy management agency proposed in the Draft Law on New and Renewable Energy (EBT). The proposal was put forth by the House of Representatives Commission VII on November 7-8, 2023. […]
The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) emphasizes the need for the swift implementation of cross-border carbon taxes following the European Union’s (EU) Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) policy, set to take effect in 2026. […]
The Ministry of Communication and Information (Kominfo) aims to finalize ethical guidelines for the use of artificial intelligence (AI) by December this year. The guidelines will provide recommendations and responsibilities for AI implementation in six key areas. […]
The Indonesian government intensifies efforts to develop nuclear power plants (PLTN) by incorporating it into the National Energy Policy (KEN) discussions. The revision of Government Regulation No. 79/2014 aims to promote both renewable energy and nuclear power. […]
Indonesia and Germany strengthen their collaboration in advancing green transportation systems, supporting “The Green Infrastructure Initiative.” The nations, with a 60-year diplomatic relationship, focus on reducing carbon emissions and combating climate change. […]
Presidents Joko Widodo and Joe Biden elevate Indonesia-U.S. relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership alongside collaboration between Pertamina with ExxonMobil and Chevron in Washington DC on November 13, 2023. […]
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the Arab League have granted Indonesia a special mandate, along with other countries, to work towards ending the conflict in Gaza. This mandate was issued following an extraordinary meeting of OIC leaders to discuss efforts to halt the war in the Gaza Strip, Palestine. […]
As the investment and installed capacity of solar panels have stagnated over the last decade, some businesses urge the Indonesian government to expedite the finalization of revisions to Regulation of the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) No. 26/2021 on Solar Rooftop Power Plants (PLTS). […]
The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (Kominfo), with assistance from think tanks, has reportedly drafted regulations and a roadmap for 6G by 2030. However, Indonesia is still grappling with the challenges of implementing 5G technology. […]
Ministry of Trade, led by Minister Zulkifli Hasan, announces four types of digital products—digital books, films, music, and software—added to the positive list under Regulation No. 31 of 2023. This allows their direct import via e-commerce, even if the value is below US$ 100 per unit. […]
The Constitutional Court’s Honorary Council (MKMK) deems nine Constitutional Court judges in violation of ethical standards for their handling of a case regarding the minimum age for presidential and vice-presidential candidates. […]
The establishment of a Nuclear Energy Program Implementation Organization (NEPIO) is suggested by experts followed by clear policies as essential in building a Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Indonesia. […]
Indonesia plans to relax export regulations for manufactured products to counteract declining exports, a significant factor in the nation’s recent economic slowdown. […]
The government of West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) signs a sister province agreement with Australia’s Northern Territory in a significant move for regional cooperation. […]
The Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Information (Kominfo) is encouraging a 3P approach, which stands for policy, platform, and people, to address the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology.  […]