Wednesday, August 5, 2020 | 02:56 WIB

“Made in Indonesia” Aircraft Controversy

IO - One of the forefronts of the aviation industry is an aircraft factory. Indonesia as the largest archipelago in the world with a very strategic location, covered mostly with mountainous regions;...

The stalled Pre-Employment Card Program

IO - The President has signed Presidential Regulation (Perpres) No. 76 of 2020 dated July 7, 2020, which is an update from Perpres No. 36 of 2020 concerning the Development of Work...

Annul Omnibus Law, transfer bridging funds to the people

IO - Public outrage over the Omnibus Law bill results from the absence of any economic “pie” to be created for the majority of Indonesians, and its impact on environmental sustainability. The...

Lucian K. Truscott and the Great American Split

IO - The Great Statue Dismantling Movement in the US has now reached its apogee: They are demolishing the Thomas Jefferson Memorial! You heard me right: That Jefferson in...

Save lives, avoid recession

IO - Announcement of 2657 new COVID-19 cases in Indonesia July 9, 2020, has broken the current record highs and completed a grim picture of the projections of the global economy and...

Indonesia Traffic Separation Scheme: Its Impact on International Shipping

IO - Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) is not new to international shipping. Article 41 under Part III of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) i.e. Straits used...

Anniversary of A Failed Coup

IO - Modern Turkish politics is no stranger to revolts. Turks, either having witnessed political turmoil firsthand or having read about pivotal events of Turkish history in their history books, can recall...

Prev-Prom as a starting point for revamping the National Health Insurance (JKN) ecosystem

IO - COVID-19 has hit all aspects of global life and especially the Indonesian people. The economy and business were so badly-affected; world economic growth continued to slow down and showed negative...

Charter schools as a solution to the chaotic PPDB

IO - Chaotic New Student Admission (PPDB) of Jakarta in 2020 has led to protests by parents whose children have not been accepted at state schools; this has colored mass media and...

The politics of a pandemic

IO - The Covid-19 outbreak across the globe has had an indelible impact on practically all aspects of the economy, our daily lives and general sense of well-being--it has affected how we...

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