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Fauzul Muna

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Before joining The Insider Stories as an editor, Muna was a journalist for macroeconomics and energy at Bisnis Indonesia. She received a Master of Science in International Development from The University of Manchester and bachelor degree in Social Development and Welfare from Universitas Gadjah Mada.

Palm Oil Producers, Lion Air Commits Develop Bioavtur

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)—The Indonesian Palm Oil Producers Association and the budget airlines Lion Air Group sign memorandum of understanding on reducing the using of fossil fuel in the aviation industry. Following the agreement, both parties will...

Indonesia to Fight Back Against EU Over Palm Oil Ban

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)—Indonesia’s governments threatened to fight back against EU in palm oil ban by cutting imports from the region. The European Parliament voted earlier this year to prohibit sales of biofuels made from the palm...

Indonesia to Regulate Prices of Non-subidized Fuels to Contain Inflation

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)— The government plans to regulate prices of non-subsidized fuels as it seeks to regulate inflation as well as maintain people's purchasing power, a government official said. Inodnesia still subsidizes some fuels, like diesel,...

Property Sector Relies on Low Income Housing for Growth

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)—Indonesia’s residential property sector saw a slow growth rate last year despite rising optimism at the prospect of various incentives offered by the government a year earlier to boost development of low income...

Dharma Djojonegoro: Challenging Year for Power Producers in Indonesia

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)—Power producers in Indonesia is facing  obstacles in developing power plants. The Independent Power Producers Association of Indonesia (APLSI) and PricewaterHouse Cooper said a report that major obstacles are regulatory uncertainty, lack of...

Policy Review: Downstream Industry Urges Incentives

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)—Indonesia urges to set up new incentive to boost the mining downstream industries. The country is currently trapped in a stagnation on this sector. Indonesia’s mining sectors have long served a large portion of Indonesia...

President Signs Simplifying Foreign Work Permit

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)— President Joko Widodo has signed a Presidential decree that aims to simplify foreign work permit process as the country seeks to improve investment climate in the country. The Perpres No. 20/2018, which revises...

Indonesia-Singapore to Boost Cooperation in Economic-Related Field

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)— The second meeting of Indonesia-Singapore Business Council that was held in Jakarta on Thursday (05/05) resulted in commitments from investors from the two Southeast Asian countries to enhance collaborations in the capital...

Pertamina Admits Oil Spill from Balikpapan’s Refinery Leaked Pipe

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)—PT Pertamina, finally admitted the oil spill that killed five fishermen in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan province came from the company’s leaked pipe. The state-owned energy company previously denied the oil spill comes from Pertamina...

Policy Review: Could Indonesia Catch Up Regional Peers in Industry Sector?

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)— President Joko Widodo launched Making Industry 4.0 roadmap as baseline the country's economic development during 2019 to 2030. So far the country lags behind regional peers in implementation of industry 4.0. Industry 4.0 is a...