Wednesday, May 31, 2023

# policy

Latest news group about policy.

Gov't to Impose Stricter Restrictions in Several Cities in Java, Bali

The upcoming restriction on people's activities will only apply to several municipalities and districts in Java and Bali.
News Jan 7, 2021 | 2:35 pm

Child Predators to be Chemically Castrated Under New Regulation

Prior to the castration, a team involving medical and psychiatric experts must first carry out a clinical review on the child molester.
News Jan 4, 2021 | 3:42 pm

Jokowi Appoints Former Rival Sandiaga Uno As Minister in Cabinet Shake-Up

Sandiaga Uno will replace Wishnutama Kusubandio as the new Tourism and Creative Economy Minister.
News Dec 22, 2020 | 5:29 pm

Leadership in a Crisis

In a democratic country, public trust is the most important currency and Jokowi has earned it, again.
Opinion Dec 17, 2020 | 1:09 pm

Restaurant, Shopping Mall, Crowd Bans to Return as Covid-19 Cases Soar

 The government will limit restaurants', movie theaters', and shopping malls' operation hours and ban crowds and New Year 2021 celebrations.
News Dec 15, 2020 | 10:49 am

Jokowi Signs Controversial Job Creation Law

The president signed the 1,187 pages long law a few days ahead of the deadline.
News Nov 3, 2020 | 4:00 pm

Smartphone Makers Face Existential Threat Amid Government's Database Snafu

Since Sep 15, smartphone makers have not been able to register any new devices with the government, a critical step for making new sales.
Tech Oct 12, 2020 | 1:24 am

President Blames Disinformation for Violent Protests against Job Creation Law

He dismissed accusation by protesters that the new law adopts a time rate system, in which workers are paid by the hour.
News Oct 9, 2020 | 9:07 pm

Gov't Clarifies the Controversial Job Creation Law's Impact on Workers

The gov't assures that the bill still recognizes minimum wage as well as menstrual and maternity leave.
News Oct 8, 2020 | 4:57 pm

Workers to Get Unemployment Benefits as Gov't, House Clear the Last Hurdle for Omnibus Bill

The government and the House of Representatives have completed the discussion on the Jobs Creation Bill on Saturday.
Business Oct 4, 2020 | 4:26 pm

Palace Insists on Holding Elections on Schedule Despite Soaring Covid-19 Cases

Civil organizations have called for the government to delay regional elections in December, fearing the events may worsen the pandemic.
News Sep 21, 2020 | 4:57 pm

Jakarta Allows Movie Theaters to Reopen Soon to Make People Happy

Movie theaters have a slight risk of spreading Covid-19 disease but can increase people's happiness and immunity, the officials argue.
Lifestyle Aug 26, 2020 | 1:00 pm

TikTok, Facebook, Disney, Apple Agree to Collect 10% VAT for Indonesia

The global technology giants have followed Netflix's footsteps to collect value-added tax for the Southeast Asian largest economy.
Business Aug 7, 2020 | 11:00 pm

These 18 State Agencies, Committees Have Been Disbanded

More ineffective state agencies will follow according to proposal from the Bureaucratic Reform Ministry.
News Jul 21, 2020 | 3:42 pm

Jokowi Tasks Airlangga, Erick With Fixing the Economy and Defeating Covid-19

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has concocted a new committee tasked with dual aims of maintaining the economy and beating the pandemic.
Business Jul 21, 2020 | 11:56 am

Jokowi Mulls Disbanding “Never-Heard-of” State Agencies

Among them is the National Commission for the Elderly, which few has ever heard of its existence.
News Jul 15, 2020 | 12:13 am

Anies Defends Coastal Reclamation in Ancol

Anies has issued a permit for the reclamation project to build 155 hectares of new land in Ancol beach resort, North Jakarta.
News Jul 13, 2020 | 3:11 am

Gov't Demands More Jobs and Better Protection for Migrant Workers in Qatar

Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah said Qatar should hire more workers from Indonesia for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
News Jun 27, 2020 | 4:04 am

Gov't Prepares for 'Adaptive Bureaucracy' Post-Pandemic

Civil servants are expected to be more tech-savvy to speed up the transition to a "digital government."
News Jun 26, 2020 | 5:11 am

Your Covid-19 Donations Now Tax Deductible

The government also grants tax cuts to health supplies makers, health workers, and corporations buying back shares during the pandemic.
Business Jun 21, 2020 | 12:59 pm