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Indonesia To Raises Tobacco Tax 10% Starting 2020

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian government will raise tobacco excise tax in 2020 above 10 percent in the effort to generate state revenue. The...

Criticising Indonesia’s Poverty and Inequality Reduction

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)--As Indonesia poverty rate reached a record low, the government wasted time to claim victory while oblivious about the issue of income inequality. Central...

Policy Review: Boost Agriculture Investment to Reduce Poverty

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)— Indonesia is a world's major key producer of a wide variety of agricultural tropical products. This sector has been historically contributing significantly...

Maintaining Food Volatility to Reduce Poverty Rate

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The stability of food prices in recent years has aided the government's drive to reduce poverty rate, according to the Statistics...

ADB: Indonesia Must Create More ‘Quality Jobs’

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia has to create more ‘quality jobs’ to increase productivity and competitiveness for sustained and inclusive growth, an Asian Development Bank...