Indonesia up 44 places in ease of paying taxes

Viriya P. Singgih The Jakarta Post – Jakarta. Paying taxes in Indonesia is becoming easier thanks to digital technology and legal reforms. According to a joint study by financial consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the World Bank, Indonesia has improved to…

Jokowi, Prabowo Agree to Preserve Indonesia’s National Unity

The Jakarta Globe – Jakarta. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Prabowo Subianto, chairman of the Great Indonesia Movement Party, or Gerindra, have agreed to protect Indonesia’s national unity to prevent it from being fractured by political differences. “Mr. Prabowo and I…

SOE holding to strengthen global competition: Minister

Yogyakarta (ANTARA News) – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said that the establishment of State-Owned Enterprises (SOE) holding is expected to be a solution for a business entity to win global competition. “Hopefully, the holding will make the state enterprises…

ASEAN free market not a threat: Minister

Yogyakarta (ANTARA News) – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has called upon the public to not view the ASEAN free market or the ASEAN Economic Community as a threat. “Looking at ASEAN free trade as a threat is a view…

Dahlan Legal Team Optimistic with Pretrial Lawsuit

TEMPO.CO, Surabaya – The lawyer team for a graft suspect in a case related to the development of electrical relay stations for state-owned electricity firm PLN, Dahlan Iskan, expressed optimism they would win the pretrial lawsuit against the East Java Prosecutor’s…

Election Bill Special Committee to Hold First Meeting

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Special Committee (Pansus) for the draft bill on general elections has canceled its first meeting that was scheduled on Thursday, November 17, 2016. Riza Patria, Pansus member from the Great Indonesia Movement Party Faction, said that the first…

Indonesia Could be Affected by US Tax Amnesty Program

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) head Thomas Lembong viewed that the United States plan to roll out a tax amnesty program is likely to be realized due to a huge amount of funds parked by US-based companies outside the…

Gov`t Has Only Collected Rp41tn in Repatriated Funds So Far

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Finance Ministry’s Directorate General of Tax official Hestu Yoga Saksama said that as of October taxpayers have expressed their commitment to repatriate Rp143 trillion. However, only less than one-third of the figure has been realized. “The amount of…

Beware of the New Modus of World Terrorist Group

By: Julius Oksy PH *) REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, Today, terrorism has become a hot issue among the government elites all over the world. Terrorism can happen anywhere, anytime, and towards anyone. Almost all cases of terrorism that occurred in various parts of the…

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