Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: Indonesia

The 2023 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, felt special since it was the first after the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak hit the world in 2020, which killed 6.74 million people. This year’s theme of “cooperation in a fragmented world” highlighted how countries would cope with the biggest issues such as the global recession and the Russia vs Ukraine war. […]
The global economic has seen a slowdown activity especially in past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Countries have issued stimulus measures, which included low interest rates and large-scale government spending, that led to an increase in the money supply and the potential of inflation. Supply chain disruptions caused by the pandemic eventually prompted increasing costs for goods and […]
The diplomatic and economic relations between Indonesia and Russia and Ukraine is thriving until now. Russia’s invasion to Ukraine on February 24, 2022, has worsened the bilateral ties between both countries. However, it does not affect the diplomatic ties of the two countries and Indonesia. […]
The refugee situation in Indonesia has prevailed since the beginning of the war on terror, especially today with the influx of refugees from the ongoing Rohingya crisis. Indonesia has harbored refugees from war-torn countries mostly from Afghanistan, Somalia and Myanmar. […]
Indonesia, like many other countries, has been affected by the surge of terrorism worldwide. Many Indonesians are indirectly funding terror groups within and outside of the country, without their knowledge. The indirect support comes in the form of financial aid, primarily through charity organizations that falsely advertises who and where their funds are going to be directed. […]
The Indonesian court’s ruling to release Bali bombings convict Umar Patek early on parole was like rubbing salt to unhealed wounds for many, especially for Australians whose family and friends fell victims in the 2002 bomb that killed 202 people and injured 209 others. […]
Norwegian ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl docked at the Tanjung Priok Port, North Jakarta, on November 7, 2022, for its One Ocean Expedition in a sustainable future from a global perspective. The vessel is part of the Statsraad Lehmkuhl Foundation. The One Ocean Expedition kicked off in August 2021 and would last for 19 months. […]
Thirty members of Norway’s Royal Guard unit have been dismissed after using illegal drugs while on leave, their commanding officer Trond Robert Forbregd told the country’s state broadcaster NRK on Wednesday. […]
During Indonesia’s presidency of the G20 this year, the issue of the energy transition has emerged as an essential topic. The Indonesian government is very serious about accomplishing net-zero emissions (NZE) by the year 2060, among other objectives, through bilateral cooperation to accelerate the energy transition by intensifying efforts in mitigating and reducing emissions. […]
As a result of the Western countries’ sanction to Russia related to Ukraine conflict , the economic situation may present an opportunity for Indonesia and Russia to foster business relations. The Russian Ambassador to Indonesia, Lyudmila Vorobieva, stated that while it is too early to assess the impact of the conflict on the bilateral relationship between the two countries, […]
Vasyl Hamianin, the Ukrainian ambassador to Indonesia, urged Indonesians to boycott Russian products and brands. Additionally, he urged the Indonesian government to prevent Russian President Vladimir Putin from attending the G20 summit. “I intend to boycott Russia,” he told Indonesia Business Post on March 24, 2022. […]
Indonesia bought 42 French jet fighters. Is it means that the country are moving closer to the Western defense block? […]
Since August 15, 2021, the Afghan government has been taken over by the rise of the Taliban. This is a serious concern for one of Indonesia’s trade relations with the Taliban. Previously, Afghanistan was ranked 127 Indonesia’s export destination country with an export value of US$ 21.38 million in 2020 with a contribution of 0.013% to the total value of […]
Honorary titles become less and less popular. Being addressed with those titles is also seen as a snobbish act. The abolition of honorary titles has made interactions a lot simpler and avoiding embarrassment when the incorrect title was used. […]