Thursday, March 23, 2023

Tag: Security & Defense

Indonesia and Australia held a 2+2 meeting on February 8 and 9, 2023, in Canberra to delve into important foreign policy and defense/security matters both at the bilateral, regional and global levels. […]
The state should be present to mediate the workers and foreign investors in cases that could trigger violent acts such as the Morowali riot, which claimed two lives, and prevent the incident from recurring in the future. The root of the problems lies on inequality in working condition, job security, decent salary and social security between local and Chinese workers. […]
The South China Sea conflict and the military competition in the regions has forced Indonesia to modernize its defense industry. To anticipate the heightened conflict, Indonesia has purchased new jet fighters and submarines. […]
The United Nations peacekeeping force was a unit established by the UN to prevent conflict, reduce violence and strengthen security. Many countries have contributed to the UN peacekeeping force by sending their troops. Indonesia is one of them. Indonesia is well known to have a strong commitment to bring peace and stability to post-conflict countries. […]
The House of Representatives (DPR)’s Deputy Speaker Lodewijk Freidrich Paulus said President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo would send a Presidential Letter (Surpres) on the appointment of the new Indonesian Military (TNI) Chief to replace Gen. Andika Perkasa. Based on the information received by DPR, the Presidential Palace has already processed the Letter. […]
From political and security aspect, indigenous Papuans should be in the front line to socialize the development of the New Papua in order to weaken the propaganda effects of the separatist groups that are increasingly growing at home and overseas.Political Analyst Bony Hargens said that indigenous Papuan should be mouthpiece of the socialisation of the new Papua development agenda […]
State-owned shipbuilder PT PAL Indonesia and French defense company Naval Group are under negotiation on several issues in the purchasing of Scorpene submarines. A source from Naval told Indonesia Business Post that the discussion was focusing on the number of Scorpene submarine that will be purchased and the price of a submarine unit. […]
The domestic defense industry has continued to develop as the government provides ample space for the private sector to help build Indonesia’s defense industry, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said. “This is a very good development and most importantly we can adopt as many new technologies as possible in the field of military defense. The most important thing is that,” Jokowi said […]
Indonesian Ministry of Defense is in negotiation with French aviation company Dassault Aviation in the purchase of Rafale jet fighters. Logistic Assistant to the Air Force Chief of Staff First Marshal Oky Yanuar said the ministry was in negotiation on the price, specification and note agreement with the company. […]
The Sulu Sea Patrol is an important step toward confidence-building and securing the safety of trade routes at sea. Although, its effectiveness is still being questioned, and improvements are being made. But, for many as a symbol of unity. […]
Indonesian government officials should remain vigilant against the potential threat to the state ideology, the nation’s peace and harmony, despite the decline in online radicalization following the defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in the Middle East and worldwide. In an era of freedom and social media, the nation of Indonesia needs to remain vigilant against the […]
Over the years, anti-independence movements in Papua have attempted to unite a movement divided by strategy, personal interests, and competition among various factions ,but a recent conflict showed that it needs more efforts to do so. A conflict within the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) illustrates how difficult it is to unite all groups fighting for freedom […]
The massive amount of illegal fishing poses a genuine threat to the sovereignty of the Indo-Pacific countries, the majority of which have coastlines and the fisheries sector, which is the source of their economy and food security. This encourages these countries to combat illegal fishing in a variety of ways […]
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. […]