Monday, June 5, 2023

Tag: Politic & Social

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 London-based Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) highlights human rights and environmental abuses in nickel supply chains in Indonesia and Philippines. The report mentioned that major companies have affected local communities adversely. […]
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. […]
President Joko Widodo’s second son Kaesang Pangarep triggers comments from various party after he was seen wearing a t-shirt with a picture of Prabowo Subianto during a podcast broadcasted on Youtube. […]
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. […]
The Omnibus Law has provided the way for 237,511 hectares illicit oil palm farms located on forest areas to become legal. […]
Reporters Without Borders ranks Indonesia in position 108 out of 180 countries in terms of press freedom. The Indonesian Criminal Code and Law on Information and Electronic Transaction only makes matter worse as both laws open the way to criminalize journalists. […]
Golkar is said to leave its old coalition to join with Gerindra and PKB in the Great Indonesia Awakening Coalition. PKB Chairman Faisol Riza said Golkar Chairman Airlangga Hartarto had met with PKB Chairman to discuss the plan. […]
PDIP initially suffered from low electability rate. However, the party managed to recover and increased its electability after nominating Ganjar Pranowo as presidential candidate. […]
Illegal cigarette sales are a major problem in Indonesia, which causes not only losses to the state but also health risks to consumers. Illegal cigarettes are sold much lower than regular prices and can cause harmful substances. […]
President Jokowi meet with six political party leaders at the State Palace. Expert believed that the meeting was to discuss political strategies for the 2024 Election. Meanwhile, Denny Indrayana said that the President has violated the constitution by meddling in election affairs. […]
An Indonesian actor revealed an alleged practice of monopoly within Indonesian detention centers and penitentiary. Son of Minister of Law and Human Rights Yasonna Laoly is allegedly involved in the monopoly practice. […]
A recent survey on public satisfaction against President Jokowi shows that the public is relatively content with the government. the survey results showed a 78.5 percent of public satisfaction rating against the performance of President Jokowi. […]
A shooting incident occurred at the office of the Indonesian Ulema Council. The perpetrator died and two people were reported to be injured. There was no fatalities reported so far. […]
The Association of Indonesian Trade Unions (ASPEK Indonesia) submit several demands in an effort to fight against detrimental policies stated in the Omnibus Law. Laborers demand the Omnibus Law to be revoked and basic laborer welfare provisions to be reinstated. […]
According to a 2020 report by McKinsey&Company, women make up only 27 percent of the workforce in the tech industry in Indonesia. In terms of leadership roles, the 2020 report by Women in Tech in Indonesia shows women hold only 12 percent of executive positions in the tech industry in Indonesia. […]
One Indonesian army personnel was killed, while another four injured and four others missing following an attack launched by a separatist group in Papua. […]
Papua separatist group launched an attack against the Indonesian military personnel on Sunday. Claims of number of victims varies from both sides. […]
KPK Chief Firli Bahuri has been reported to the KPK ethics committee for his alleged misconduct of leaking investigation information to parties outside the KPK. […]
Hundreds of workers staged a protest at the House of Representatives building. The protests is part of a series of attempt to reject the recently enacted Job Creation Law, with a nationwide strike planned to occur later this year. […]
The Indonesian Labour Party and trade unions will file judicial reviews, conduct a long march, and engage in international campaigns to reject the Job Creation Law. […]
Kurawal foundation mentioned that Luhut has no more good reputation and therefore an allegation on defamation against the Minister is baseless. […]
Indonesian National Cyber Security Agency prepares to repel possible cyber attacks in the upcoming 2024 General Elections. […]
The Corruption Eradication Commission searched through ministry of energy and mineral resources office in relation to an alleged corruption. […]
As the Chairman of 2023 ASEAN Business Advisory Council, Indonesia is trying to push new frameworks for ASEAN Energy Transition. The policy recommendations for ASEAN energy transition will be the expected outcomes. Through this chairmanship, Indonesia also leverage its position as EV and battery manufacturing leader market in the region. […]
Indonesia, as one of the largest economies in Southeast Asia, recognizes the importance of Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) to its economy. Therefore, the digitalization of MSMEs has been a priority for Indonesia in recent years. […]
Labour Party President Said Iqbal explained the rejection of the Omnibus Law on Job Creations was based on several reasons. […]
A massive nationwide strike will certainly affect production and will have major impact on the economy. […]
After successfully hosting the G20 Bali Summit in 2022, Indonesia has continued to place itself in a global position by holding the ASEAN chairmanship in 2023.  […]