Sunday, April 14, 2024

Tag: Politic & Social

In the wake of the quinquennial political festivity, the movement towards reconciliation among competing factions within Indonesia’s political coalition has become an integral part of the country’s political dynamics. […]
Amalya Reza Oktaviani, Program Manager for Bioenergy at Trend Asia, has suggested that bioenergy is not the primary solution for a just energy transition, even considering it as a false one. However, presidential hopefuls are still keen on bioenergy. […]
Ahead of the third round of presidential debate on Sunday, January 7, 2024, each presidential candidates have apparently prepared themselves for the debate that will focus on defense, security, geopolitics and international relations. […]
Minister of State-Owned Enterprises, Erick Thohir, recently called upon executives of two state-owned construction companies, namely PT Waskita Karya (WSKT) and PT Wijaya Karya (WIKA), to discuss solution for their massive debts issue. […]
The surprising yet efficient approach of Anies Baswedan on TikTok by diving into several live-broadcasts has become head-to-toe momentum for almost all the Gen-Z. The Election Winning Team for candidate pair Anies Baswedan-Muhaimin Iskandar (Team AMIN) says that the lively reaction of netizens to Anies, who has recently been live streaming on TikTok, is a natural occurrence. […]
Indonesia Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi promises that she will bring the Palestine issue to United Nation’s Human Right Council as Indonesia has been elected […]
Law enforcement authorities have arrested Indra Charismiadji, spokesperson for the Anies Baswedan-Muhaimin Iskandar (AMIN) National Team and a legislative candidate from the NasDem Party.  […]
A member of the House of Representatives’ Commission VII urged KPK to follow up the Supreme Audit Body’s finding of state losses related to Freeport fines. […]
The National Capital Project (IKN) underwent scrutiny by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) to evaluate its alignment with sustainable development goals (SDGs). […]
Indonesia and Sweden government have agreed to cooperate in four sectors as part of Sweden-Indonesia’s Sustainability Partnership. […]
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. […]