JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (CEC) opens the opportunity to call on the Minister of Religion Lukman Hakim Saifuddin regarding the alleged bribery case of buying positions in the Ministry of Religion against the former Chair of the Persatuan Pembangunan Party (PPP) who is also a member...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) –Indonesia' National Disaster Management reported 2 people were killed by flood and landslides in Sentani regio in Papua province. The agency said, 77 people were killed by the disasters in the areas. The spokesman Soetopo Purwo Nugroho told reporters on Monday (03/18), rescue teams are searching for 43 people still...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -- Indonesia government strongly opposes European Union (EU) decision to adopt the Draft Delegated Regulation, said government official on Monday (03/18). The country labelled the regulation as an outright discrimination and a disguised protectionist measure against palm oil. Moreover, Indonesia considers that EU classification on palm oil as...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to Europe starting this week in an effort to increase trade relations while trying to end a trade war with the United States (US). He would travel to France, Italy and Monaco from March 21 to 26. "The invitation...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Japan’s trade balance turned to a surplus of JPY 339 billion (US$ 3.0 million) in February on a non-seasonally adjusted basis, following four consecutive months of a deficit. On a seasonally adjusted basis, the balance also turned to a surplus of JPY 116 billion, after recording...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Protectionism and trade war are the most real threats to the world economy today, said International Monetary Fund (IMF). Caused of the facts, the Fund cut its global economic growth forecast in 2019. The IMF predicts this year' global economic growth of 3.5 percent, lower than 2018 at...
US, Asia Makes Global Economic Disruption, says Analysts
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The biggest source of disruption to the global economy in 2019 might come from various technologies being developed in Asia and the United States (US), said an analyst. The rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and industry had encouraged the creation of a global economic disruption,...
Bank of Japan Maintains Negative Interest Rate
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Bank of Japan (BoJ) maintained a negative interest rate of minus 0.1 percent, even though Japanese politicians demanded rate increase, based on its written statement. In the monetary policy meeting, the central bank also decided to purchase Japanese government bonds (JGBs) to keep the 10-years yields will...
Elderly Amin Versus Energetic Uno in the Third Debate
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Vice Presidential (VP) Candidate Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno will optimize the OK-OCE and Ready to Workhouse programs to ensure the availability of skilled labor as a strategy to reduce unemployment rates to two million peoples in five year. He also promised to creating new entrepreneurs through the...
Insight: Waiting the “Stage” of Two Candidates for the Vice President
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – With the three cards namely Indonesian Smart Card (ISC) for college, Pre-work Card, and Cheap Food Packages that will be made with presidential candidate Joko Widodo, Mar'uf Amin guarantees that Indonesia's future will be better. "To my children, you should not be afraid to dream, aspire. Parents...

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Insight: The Indo-Pacific Cooperation's Significance for Indonesia

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JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesia held a High-Level Dialogue on Indo-Pacific Cooperation (IPC) in Jakarta on March 20, 2019, with the theme "Towards a Peaceful,...
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