Importing Gas Not Solution

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry has stated that the proposal of the Indonesian Petroleum Association (IPA) to import gas will not help the government’s effort to curb gas prices applicable to the industry. The proposal is one…

Minister to boost surveillance against smuggling

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Indonesias Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Susi Pudjiastuti said here on Monday she would order increased surveillance against smuggling activities in the countrys waters. “Smuggling has been proven as one of the reasons for the…

Illegal Fishing is International Crime: Jokowi

TEMPO.CO, Yogyakarta – President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo dubbed illegal fishing as the biggest crime at sea. “Illegal fishing is an organized international crime,” Jokowi said at The 2nd International Symposium on Fisheries Crime in Yogyakarta on Monday, October 10, 2016. According to President…

Top tax official not satisfied with tax amnesty results

Ayomi Amindoni The Jakarta Post Taxation director general Ken Dwijugeasteadi has said he is not satisfied with the results of the first round of the tax amnesty program even though it has collected Rp 97.2 trillion (US$7.49 billion) in redemption or 58.99…

Tax amnesty pockets Rp 142t in repatriated assets

Ayomi Amindoni The Jakarta Post The directorate general of taxation reports that the government’s flagship tax amnesty program has collected Rp 142 trillion (US$10.92 billion) in repatriated assets as of Oct. 7 and Rp 97.3 trillion in tax revenues since…

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