Monday, June 5, 2023

Tag: Government

Peace proposal offered by Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto received criticism at the 20th Asia Security Summit Shangri-La Dialogue. Ukrainian Defense Minister even rejected the idea. […]
The USAID cooperates with the Indonesia government, Hersey’s, Olam Food Ingredients, and Rikolto to initiate program on sustainable cacao farming. […]
Placing critical minerals as its foremost priority, the IPEF has made significant strides to foster global supply chains in the Indo-Pacific region, with the overarching goals of bolstering economic growth and ensuring energy security. […]
President Jokowi welcomed delegates from the United States – ASEAN Business Council (US-ABC) to the Presidential Palace to engage in discussions regarding the enhancement of trade and investment cooperation between Indonesia and the US. […]
Top officials from Indonesia and Malaysia are scheduled to visit the European Union HQ in Brussel to voice concern over EU’s new deforestation law. The new law is believed to be a hurdle for small farmers. […]
The China Committee of (KIKT) of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) has held the Indonesia-China Smart City Technology & Investment Expo 2023, on May 24 to May 26, 2023. The event is expected to provide information about the progress of smart city development and the establishment of Nusantara Capital City (IKN) to attract investment. […]
Coordinating Minister for Maritime and Investment Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan invited Chinese fiberglass giant to make strategic investments in Indonesia. According to Luhut, the presence of a fiberglass factory in Indonesia will support the downstream industry program envisioned by President Joko Widodo. […]
The Indonesian and the Iranian government had signed a preferential trade agreement encompassing various aspects. The agreement is considered important to generate momentum for Indonesia to expand its export to the middle-east. […]
Exxonmobil settled human rights case filed by villagers in Aceh in relation to crime and violence committed by the Indonesian Army paid by Exxon 22 years ago. […]
The 2024 election, is crucial in maintaining the important meaning of political participation for women in Indonesia. Activists continues to push for more women involvement in politics and for laws and legislation to make it easier for women to be involved in politics. […]
Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo met with several world leaders on the sideline of G7 summit. Jokowi met with the Japanese Prime Minister, the UK Prime Minister and French President Emmanuel Macron. […]
The Minister of Communication and Informatics (Menkominfo) Johnny G. Plate has been arrested for his involvement in the 4G Base Transceiver Station (BTS) corruption case. The National Democratic Party chairman Surya Paloh claimed that the party is ready to help the Attorney General Office to investigate the case. […]
Politicians responded to the recent meeting between President Joko Widodo with six political figures from different parties. The meeting is said to discuss future plans for the 2024 Election. […]
The government is pushing for real support from the International Partners Group (IPG) and the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) for the energy transition in Indonesia. The IGP and GFANZ are two entities included in the JETP scheme in which each entity has promised to provide US$ 10 billion assistance fund totaling to US$ 20 billion […]
The Indonesian government is currently the third largest shareholder in the Islamic Development Bank. With its newly acquired position, Indonesia can now have a greater say in global development, actively participate in the bank’s operations, and contribute to poverty reduction in its member countries. […]
PT Timah will be working with a Canadian company to process rare-earth mineral. The plan came after previously, Timah had a failed partnership with a Chinese company. […]
The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (Kemen ESDM) lowered the amount of security deposit for geothermal work area auction to US$ 5,000. This move is hoped to increase investors interest in Indonesia’s geothermal sector. […]
PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy and Chevron formed a joint venture company to take part in the auction of the Way Ratai geothermal field. The joint venture company will be competing with Ormat Teknologi Indonesia. […]
Susi Pudjiastuti, ex-minister of Maritime Affairs and owner of Susi Air, was furious during a conversation with Pastor Karel Phil Erari and a man known as Bishop, discussing the kidnapping of Philip Mehrtens by Papua’s KKB. […]
Women journalists remains vulnerable to sexual harassment and gender-based violence.A survey involving 1,256 respondents revealed that 85.7 percent women journalists have experienced gender-based violence. […]
Oil and gas businesses association explains reasons why foreign investors are leaving Indonesia. Some of the reasons was the delayed enactment of the Oil and Gas Draft Bill and natural resources nationalization issue. […]
The Omnibus Law has provided the way for 237,511 hectares illicit oil palm farms located on forest areas to become legal. […]
The method of avoiding gold import duty tax was revealed to involve various customs officials. This illicit practice caused trillions of state losses. Some officials said that this practice has been ongoing for a long time. […]
The Ministry of Finance and the Coordinating Ministry of Politics, Legal, and Security Affairs provide different statements on alleged suspicious transactions. The special task force on money laundering made 300 examinations against suspicious transactions involving officials of the Ministry of Finance. […]
Around 1,800 Indonesians fall victim to human trafficking. Many of Indonesians were lured by online recruitment advertising offering high wages, housing, and other supporting facilities. […]
Italian energy company ENI will become the new operator of the Indonesia Deepwater Development (IDD) project replacing Chevron. The IDD project will produce 500 million cubic feet per day (MMSCFD) of gas from the Gendalo Field in the Rapak Block and 420 MMSCFD from the Gehem Field in the Ganal Block. […]
Indonesia has reduced tax incentives to restrict investment in lower-quality nickel products, including nickel pig iron (NPI) and second-class nickel ore processing products. The government has made the decision to make the most of its abundant nickel reserves and to encourage more high-value investments in the downstream. […]
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio asked the Biden administration to investigate Ford Motor Co’s plan to partner with PT Vale Indonesia, and China’s Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt in a $4.5 billion nickel processing facility in Indonesia for the production of EV batteries. […]
Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Mahfud MD established a special task force to investigate alleged money laundering transactions in the Ministry of Finance. The suspicious transactions amount up to IDR 349 trillion. […]
PT Kereta Commuter Indonesia (KCI) will procure 16 new trains sets from PT Industri Kereta Api (Persero) valued at IDR 4 trillion. At the same time, KCI is still continuing its plan to import used trains from Japan. […]