Thursday, December 7, 2023

Tag: Politic & Social

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. […]
The government is advised to exercise caution in developing nuclear power plants (NPPs) as their development poses various risks that require careful consideration. […]
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.  […]
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. […]
Indonesia’s bankruptcy cases, both for listed and non-listed companies, have become a growing concern in the country. According to the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) report from 2020, Indonesia ranks 38th in the world in resolving insolvency issues, lagging behind regional peers such as Thailand (24th) and Singapore (27th). […]
J&T Express boldly discloses its innovative approach to circumventing foreign investment regulations in Indonesia, raising legal questions and concerns among local legal experts.  […]
Institute for Research on Economics and Society (LPEM) from the University of Indonesia (UI), has raised concerns about Indonesia’s potential failure to become a developed nation by 2045. […]
Recent announcement made by presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto to appoint the eldest son of President Joko Widodo, Gibran Rakabuming Raka, as his vice presidential candidate sparked negative sentiment from the public. […]
The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) in Indonesia plans to build a nuclear power plant (NPP) as part of its efforts to achieve the Net Zero Emission (NZE) target by 2060 or sooner. However, the construction of the NPP will require specific regulations, beyond the existing Nuclear Energy Law in Indonesia. […]
Bahlil Lahadalia, the Indonesian Minister of Investment and Head of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), has confirmed that the government will proceed with Xinyi Group’s investment plans in Rempang, Batam, Kepulauan Riau. However, the government will prioritize the welfare and rights of the residents of Rempang in this investment process. […]
Chairman of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), Firli Bahuri will be examined for his alleged connection to a suspected extortion case involving the former Minister of Agriculture, Syahrul Yasin Limpo. […]
The Constitutional Court of Indonesia has partially granted a petition to review an article of Law No. 7 of 2017 concerning General Elections (Election Law), which governs the age requirement for presidential and vice-presidential candidates. […]
Indonesia has pledged its participation in the ASEAN Power Grid (APG) program as part of its pursuit in an ambitious goal to achieve Net Zero Emission (NZE) by 2060. This initiative aims to establish an integrated network among ASEAN member countries, facilitating the implementation of policies to increase the capacity of renewable energy sources throughout the region. […]
Indonesia has set its sights on achieving Net Zero Emissions (NZE) by 2060, or even sooner, with a strategic focus on developing three key clean energy sources: hydrogen, nuclear, and ammonia. […]
President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo, has announced significant restrictions on the importation of 9 (nine) specific commodity categories. […]
Recent amendment to the IKN Law introduces two new articles that have the power to overwrite any provisions in any law that contradicts the interest of IKN development. […]
Minister of Investment, Bahlil Lahadalia, stated that President Joko Widodo will issue a Presidential Regulation regarding the implementation of the Rempang Eco City investment. This policy will govern land ownership for the communities affected by the investment. […]
The Indonesian Supreme Court has instructed the Election Commission (KPU) to revoke two articles that made it easier for former convicts of corruption cases to run as legislative candidates. These two articles are Article 11 Paragraph 6 of Regulation No. 10 of 2023 and Article 18 Paragraph 2 of Regulation No. 11 of 2023 issued by the KPU. […]
Zulkifli Hasan, Minister of Trade has announced plans to mandate that foreign sellers in local online markets adhere to national standards. This requirement is part of the recently issued Regulation of the Minister of Trade No. 31 of 2023. […]
President Joko Widodo recently claimed that he had possessed intelligence data related to political parties, which purportedly contains information about their internal affairs and strategies for the 2024 General Election. […]
The Indonesian government has officially prohibited social commerce platforms, such as TikTok Shop, from acting as producers and facilitating payment transactions on their platforms.  […]
The Indonesia Stock Exchange (BEI) has reported an impressive start to carbon trading, with transaction values reaching IDR 29.2 billion on the first trading day, September 26, 2023. […]
The youngest son of President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), Kaesang Pangarep, has been officially appointed as the Chairman of the Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI). This decision was made during the PSI National Gathering. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]