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Indonesia Starts New Capital City Construction in 2021

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia will start the construction of the new capital city in 2021, with a view to having the administrative center fully...

Indonesian House Urges the Gov’t Complete Omnibus Law Draft in January

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian parliamentary body urgers the government should complete the omnibus law draft within the next 1-2 months to get them into...

Indonesia Sees Bauxite Downstream Reaches US$13B Next Year

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia has the sixth-largest bauxite reserves in the world and the government sees the potential of bauxite downstream could reach US$13...

Indonesian Trade Ministry Targets Three Priority Programs in 2020

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -  Indonesian trade ministry targets the completion of three priority programs to be realized in 2020. It includes increasing non-oil exports to...

Indonesian President Revives Military’s Deputy Commander Position

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has decided to revive the post of military deputy commander after around two decades of the position's...

Indonesia Targets 15 Economic Priority Program Completed in Six Months

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian economic ministers are targeting 15 priority programs to be completed in the next six months to encourage growth, inclusiveness, sustainability,...

Widodo Wants to Double Indonesia – US Trade Values

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - President Joko Widodo wants the value of trade between Indonesia and the United States (US) to double from US$30 billion to...

Large Demo Looms If Widodo Not Fulfill Indonesian Students’s Demands

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian students endangering large demonstration if President Joko Widodo not immediately sign a government regulation in lieu of law of the...

Bambang Susatyo Leads Indonesian Consultative Assembly

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Politician of the Golongan Karya Party (Golkar) Bambang Soesatyo was elected as Chair of the People's Consultative Assembly period 2019-2024 in...

Soekarnoputri’s Daughter Lead Indonesian House Speaker

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian politician Puan Maharani, daughter of the chairwoman of Demokrasi Indonesia Perjuangan Party (PDIP), Megawati Soekarnoputri, has inaugurated as the new...

Widodo’s Coalition Not Supporting Moves to Drop Anti-Graft Law

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Political parties, which are backing the re-elected Indonesian President Joko Widodo, conveyed their disagreements for the government to issue a government...

Breaking News: Indonesian Law and Human Rights Minister Resigns after Meet...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia's minister of law and human rights Yasonna Laoly resigned on Friday (09/27) just hours after meeting President Joko Widodo at...

Indonesian Rallies Widens Ahead of Widodo’s 2nd Term

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Students rallies are raging in a number of regions in Indonesia protesting President Joko Widodo's government and the House of Representatives...

Indonesian Parliament Passes CEC Law Revision Amid Protests

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian House of Representatives has passed the controversial changes to a law governing the country’s most respected agencies Corruption Eradication Commission...

Indonesia Planning to Cut Red Tape to Win More Investors

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo asked his ministers to immediately cut the red tape to attract more investment enter the country. For...

Widodo Asks Ministers More Aggressives to Bring Investment to Indonesia

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo asked his staff more aggressive and solve all the obstacle that hampered investment in the country. This was said...

Indonesia to Revive Colonial Era Law, Imprison the President’s Insults

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian House of Representatives is preparing to revive the articles of insulting the President and Vice President in the criminal code...

Jakarta Govt Issues Bonds to Meet US$40B Investment Needs

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Jakarta provincial government will issue regional bonds to meet the investment needs of Rp571 trillion (US$40.21 billion) for 10 years...

Widodo Wants Indonesia Become the 2nd Largest EV Producer in ASEAN

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo wants to become the second largest electric vehicle (EV) production center in Southeast Asia (ASEAN) to enter the...

Damayanti Officially Become Senior Deputy Governor of BI

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Destry Damayanti officially becomes Senior Deputy Governor of Bank Indonesia (BI) after inaugurated today (08/7). She replaced Mirza Adityaswara whose term...

Indonesia’s PLN Prepares US$60M for Blackout Compensation

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The state electricity company, PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) has set aside Rp865 billion (US$60.48 million) for compensation on major blackout...

Indonesian Govt Inject Capital US$464M to PLN

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government injected fresh capital Rp6.5 trillion (US$464.2 million) to state-owned power producers, PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), said the government...

Subianto, Soekarnoputri Sends Signal to Join Force

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia's two top politicians, Gerindra Party chairperson Prabowo Subianto and Demokrasi Indonesia Perjuangan Party (PDI-P) chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri send a signal...

Widodo Criticizes Ministers for Indonesia’s Widening Current Account Deficit

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia' president Joko Widodo has criticized his ministers due to the country's widening current account deficit (CAD). In the first quarter...

Indonesia, China Agrees on Special Fund under Belt and Road Projects

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia and China agreed to prepare special funds in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) project as a result of bilateral...

US Puts 400% Import Duty on Vietnam Steel Imports

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The United States (US) imposes import duties of more than 400 percent on steel imports from Vietnam, due to certain products...

Japan’s Toyota Agrees to Increase US$2B Investment in Indonesia

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Japanese automotive giant Toyota Motor Corporation has agreed set aside Rp28.3 trillion (US$2 billion), to develop electric cars in Indonesia, Industry...

Indonesia, Argentina to Boost Cooperation in Economic Related Field

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia and Argentina are committed to increasing economic cooperation in several sectors ranging from trade, strategic industries, and agriculture. This was...

Indonesia Considers Kalimantan for the New Capital City

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Tuesday (05/7) visited Kalimantan Island to follow up on the plan to move the country' capital...

Widodo’s Man on Vortex Corruption Case

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - During the 2014 Presidential Election campaign, Joko Widodo brought new optimism to the public when he stated his plan to launch...