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58.9% of our work force are Elementary & Middle School graduates: Demographic bonus or...

IO, Jakarta – Deputy Speaker of the House (DPR-RI) Fahri Hamzah offers a solution to create welfare in Indonesia, as mandated by the Constitution of 1945. Fahri stated that the Government may use several solutions,...

World parliamentary forum on sustainable development, JK: No developed country without financial network

IO, Bali - Vice President Jusuf Kalla (JK) opened the World Parliamentary Forum on Sustainable Development (WPFSD) in Bali, Wednesday (4/9/2019). On this occasion, Vice President JK conveyed the important role of partnerships to achieve...

No more dark days: Why Indonesia needs climate finance for its energy transition

IO - On 4 August 2019, a major power blackout hit the greater Jakarta area and West Java, affecting approximately 21 million people. Many were still without power the following day, which led state...

Loopholes in Criminal Code draft: a danger to lawyers, academicians, press, and common people

IO, Jakarta – After the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (Yayasan Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Indonesia – “YLBHI”) criticized the inclusion of tribal regulations in the Draft Criminal Code (Rancangan Kitab Undang-Undang Hukum Pidana – “RKUHP”), a...

Nawacita unreliable – Need to bring back Broad Guidelines of State Policy

IO, Jakarta – In the final term of President Joko Widodo’s Government, there is a suggestion that Indonesia might need Guidelines of State Policies in order to ensure that development plans may still continue, despite...

Jokowi urged to cancel plans to relocate the capital

IO, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo’s plan to move the Capital from Jakarta to a city located in the Regency of Kutai Kartanegara and Regency of North Penajam Paser has fallen under strong criticism. After...

Veronica Koman charged for provoking riots in Papua Coordinating Minister of Politics, Laws, and...

IO, Jakarta – The police have charged a new suspect in the case of riots in several areas in Papua. After provoking incidents. VA is deemed to have provoked people through social media. "In...

Minister of Female Empowerment and Child Protection: “Women’s representation in Parliament below target”

IO, Jakarta – The representation of women in the Parliament has increased in both the (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat DPR) and the Regional Representative Council (Dewan Perwakilan Daerah – “DPD”). KPU count in the 2019 Elections...

House Committee III: “We will work on KPK commissioners fit and proper test day...

IO, Jakarta – The House (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat – “DPR”)’s Committee III Chairman, Aziz Syamsuddin has said that a fit and proper test on the Corruption Eradication Commission’s Leader Candidates (Calon Pimpinan Komisi Pemberantasan...

Lack of legal certainty a major drawback

IO, Jakarta – An Indonesian Survey Agency (Lembaga Survei Indonesia – “LSI”) investigation shows that the Corruption Eradication Commission (Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi – “KPK”) is an agency most trusted by the public, with a trust...

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