President Jokowi asks police to enforce law firmly

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has asked the Indonesian Police to conduct firm legal enforcement and not to hesitate in imposing it to any small groups, organizations or figures. “Dont hesitate in imposing firm legal enforcement. It…

Indonesia eyes electricity exports to neighboring countries

Anton Hermansyah The Jakarta Post – Jakarta. Indonesia plans to sell electricity to Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore as the government is targeting greater profitability from several coal mine-mouth power plants that are anticipated to soon be completed in Sumatra. National Development Planning…

Only 11 out of 118 Banks Join Tax Amnesty: Sri Mulyani

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said that most of Indonesian banks have yet to join the tax amnesty program. Data from the Directorate General of Tax shows that only 11 out of 118 commercial banks and Regional Development…

Internet Has Not Killed the Radio Star: Survey

The Jakarta Globe – Jakarta. You might not expect it, but in this age of the internet apparently radio — which one might be forgiven for thinking is fast slipping into an anachronism — still attracts many young audience and…

It`s Fair for Google to Pay Taxes in Indonesia: Sri Mulyani

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said any company seeking income in Indonesia must pay taxes, including Singapore-based Google Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. Sri Mulyani said she did not care where the headquarters of the company is. “I have told Google:…

US Election Will Affect the World: Kalla

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Vice President Jusuf Kalla said the outcome of the US presidential election will affect the world. Kalla said the next US president should maintain peace. However, a lot of people are worried Donald Trump will threaten peace. “It…

Ride-Sharing Platforms Help Indonesia Reduce Unemployment: BPS

The Jakarta Globe – Jakarta. Indonesia’s unemployment rate has decreased significantly, the latest data from its Central Statistics Agency showed, thanks to tech companies like Uber and Go-Jek, which have poured billions of dollars into their ride-sharing platforms and attracted…

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