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Health Bill Accommodates Professional Bodies' Wishes: Gov’tThe government has already included the professional organizations’ aspirations prior to submitting the so-called "inventory of issues".
News May 9, 2023 | 11:52 am
Finance Ministry Official Heru Pambudi Comes under Spotlight after House HearingHeru allegedly failed to pass PPATK reports of massive suspicious transactions to the finance minister.
News Mar 31, 2023 | 9:00 pm
Jokowi Tells Officials to Reallocate Iftar Party Budget to The PoorJokowi asked state officials to welcome the holy month of Ramadan with "the spirit of modesty".
News Mar 27, 2023 | 6:52 pm
Iftar Party Ban Only Applies to State Officials: Gov'tJokowi recently prohibited civil servants from hosting iftar gatherings.
News Mar 24, 2023 | 11:19 am
Pork-Flavored Vegan Noodle Can’t Get Halal Certification: MUIFood and beverage products must not contain the flavor and/or fragrance of pork, bacon, whiskey, brandy, or beer, according to the MUI.
Lifestyle Mar 22, 2023 | 4:26 pm
Indonesia Needs Powerful Bandwidth, Data Center for Civil RegistrationIndonesia wants to adopt an e-government based on the unique ID numbers (NIK), but the civil registry data center is outdated.
Tech Mar 10, 2023 | 6:00 am
Governor Under Fire for Ordering High Schools to Start at 5 a.m.The Indonesian Teachers’ Union Federation (FSGI) called on Governor Viktor Laiskodat to repeal the ruling immediately.
Lifestyle Mar 1, 2023 | 9:11 pm
No More Showing Off: Tax Officials’ Big Motorbike Club Told to DisbandAll eyes are now on Indonesian tax officials following an assault case that led to the public discovering their lavish lifestyles.
News Feb 27, 2023 | 2:02 pm
Jokowi Confident Presidential Palace in Nusantara Can Finish on TimeJokowi is confident that the government can celebrate Indonesia's 79th independence day anniversary at the presidential palace in Nusantara.
News Feb 23, 2023 | 11:37 pm
Jokowi Urges Basarnas to Pursue Advanced SAR TechnologiesJokowi pointed to countries like Japan and the US which possess numerous advanced technology such as rescue drones to evacuate victims.
News Feb 16, 2023 | 5:51 pm
Jokowi to Issue Publishers’ Rights Regulation in a MonthThe regulation will become a blessing for the press, as it will earn royalties if online platforms publish their content.
News Feb 9, 2023 | 3:38 pm
Still No Plans for Sugary Drinks Excise despite Health RisksIndonesian consumer group YLKI has urged the government to impose the excise on sweetened beverages this year.
News Feb 7, 2023 | 11:07 pm
Bappebti Alleged of Maladministration over Crypto Bourse LicenseBappebti under the suspicion of maladministration in its process of building the country’s crypto ecosystem, including the postponed bourse.
Business Feb 4, 2023 | 2:25 pm
Indonesia Drafts New Incentives for EV Charging StationsThe government is also optimistic that Indonesia will become one of the three largest EV battery manufacturers in the world by 2027.
Business Feb 3, 2023 | 12:43 pm
Indonesia Mulls Halting Copper Ore ExportsLast month, the president announced a ban on all bauxite exports starting in June 2023 under the so-called downstream industry policy.
Business Jan 31, 2023 | 11:22 pm
Equally Bad as Regular Cigs: Gov't Told to Get Tough on VapesThe government is receiving calls left and right to get tough on electronic cigarettes, also known as vapes.
News Jan 17, 2023 | 10:11 am
Indonesian Engineers Stand Up to Challenge of Building Nusantara from ScratchEngineers from across the archipelago and different disciplines are planning to brainstorm ideas that can help with the Nusantara project.
News Jan 16, 2023 | 11:53 pm
Gov't Issues Regulation in Lieu of Job Creation Law to Avoid AnnulmentThe Perppu was deemed necessary to guard against the grim global economic outlook.
News Dec 30, 2022 | 4:48 pm
Krakatau Steel CEO Appointed as Immigration ChiefHis CV is dominated by various jobs dealing with national defense and intelligence.
News Dec 26, 2022 | 10:00 pm
House Enacts Tough Law on Personal Data ProtectionThe new law carries jail sentences and heavy fines against individuals and corporations convicted of personal data crimes.
News Sep 20, 2022 | 12:17 pm
Supreme Court Justice Rearrested over New Corruption Charges
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Death of Henry Kissinger Met With Polarized Reaction around The World
South Korean Firms Enjoy Lucrative Businesses in Indonesia: Airlangga
Jokowi Departs for Climate Talks in UAE and G77 Summit in China