The Jakarta Post (Indonesia)
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - That Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati publicly expressed her outrage on Wednesday upon learning that ministries and government agencies made revisions to 52,400 budget authorisation documents or spending warrants last year, reflects her great concern over the urgent need to speed up the budget implementation.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The Indonesian Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry plans to maintain current electricity tariffs until the end of 2019, forcing state-owned electricity firm PLN to find leeway to ease its mounting financial burden.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post) - The decision to issue a moratorium on sending migrant workers to Malaysia is in Indonesia’s hands, whether or not the neighbouring country agrees, says an official.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The Indonesian government is preparing to file an objection to the United States’ decision to impose anti-dumping duties on Indonesian biodiesel with the World Trade Organization (WTO) after the US decided to increase the duties, one to a record high of 276.65 per cent.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Anti-graft body investigator Novel Baswedan returns home after being treated in Singapore for his injured eyes due to acid attack last April.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Japan is offering to help Indonesia learn about digitally archiving its cultural heritage, as the Southeast Asian country is lagging behind its neighbours like Singapore and Malaysia, according to a prominent researcher in the heritage conservation field.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Tuesday’s conference on how Indonesia should improve productivity through quality jobs was a solid opportunity for gathering policy input amid the government’s preparation of a new medium-term economic development plan.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Malaysia and Kuwait asked Jakarta on Wednesday to rethink its moratorium on sending migrant workers, saying it would be detrimental to Indonesia if it carries on with the plan.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - While showing appreciation for the government’s tax incentives, analysts and businesspeople said more policies could be implemented in order for Indonesia to realise its potential to attract more investment.