A purview of many international studies regarding Indonesia politics and economy is dominated by foreign organzations, consulting companies and NGOs. Simply too many chefs tend to spoil the soup.
World Environment Day 2015 was celebrated on June 5 with the UN tagline: “Seven billion dreams. One Planet. Consume with care”.
Despite a negotiation frenzy as contribution rates were determined for the pension program for salaried and non-salaried workers, the Workers’ Social Security Agency, (BPJS Ketenagakerjaan
I refer to your articles “Amnesty for financial crimes” and “Discourse: Putting an end to capital flight by forgiving financial crimes” of June 22 and 23, 2015, respectively.
Indonesia is soon to resume previously stalled negotiations on the comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) with the EU.
We are entering a new era of human-machine interface for repetitive and rote processes. More than ever, software tools are emerging as the “robots” for knowledge work and driving real impact.
The Indonesian government is planning to revise regulations in taxation law to provide a tax amnesty to those willing to bring back their funds from overseas to Indonesia.
In my work over the decades I have interviewed many political figures. But of course I have not interviewed everyone under the sun.
Indonesia is committed to becoming one of the top ten countries contributing to UN peace operations.
There is actually not much new in the revelation last week by the director general of inter-government fiscal relations Boediarso Teguh Widodo that as of May, more than Rp 255 trillion (US$18.8 bil
The nine-strong, all-women team tasked with selecting candidates for Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) leadership posts has completed one of its duties, passing 194 out of 611 people who had
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo consulted 11 economists this week, seeking their opinions on the nation’s economic challenges and prospects as public pressure mounts for sweeping changes withi
The Jakarta Police chief position is always regarded as one of the last major steps for a rising-star general to reach the highest position at the National Police headquarters. For Insp. Gen.
The government fully enforced the 2004 National Social Security System (NSSS) Law wednesday, when President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo launched NSSS Employment for salaried and non-salaried workers ,
Beyond our deep sympathy to those who perished in the Hercules C-130 military plane crash in the North Sumatra capital of Medan on Tuesday, the accident has again reminded us of the pressing need t
The National Police celebrates its 69th anniversary today. As an armed force, the National Police inherited a culture and a system from the Dutch colonial government.
The mandatory use of rupiah for domestic cash and non-cash transactions, scheduled for fully-fledged enforcement on Wednesday, is a sensible policy that will help curb onshore demand for dollars an
Amid reports of some local leaders wishing to build their political dynasties, the acceptance of 174 independent candidates to contest the simultaneous regional elections scheduled for Dec.
A statement by Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro earlier this week was a shock to many. The government’s intention to deliberate a tax amnesty bill sounds absurd, if not impossible.