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President will tour regions to promote omnibus bill on job creation: Airlangga

  • Nezar Patria, Esther Samboh, Adrian Wail Akhlas and Margareth S. Aritonang

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Jakarta   /   Wed, February 26, 2020   /  09:06 am
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Coordinating Economic Minister Airlangga Hartarto gestures during an interview with The Jakarta Post in Jakarta on Monday, Feb. 24. 2020. (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s administration submitted the controversial 1,028-page omnibus bill on job creation to the House of Representatives on Feb. 12, expecting the deliberations to conclude within 100 working days. The Jakarta Post’s Nezar Patria, Esther Samboh, Adrian Wail Akhlas and Margareth S. Aritonang recently sat down with  
Coordinating Economic Minister Airlangga Hartarto to discuss how the omnibus bill on job creation will ease doing business, attract investors, create jobs and boost economic growth. With protests becoming increasingly virulent from labor unions to environmentalists and human rights groups to regional governments, Airlangga said that public objections could be delivered to the House, which is in charge of deliberating the bill. President Jokowi and the government will also tour regions...