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Indonesia’s SMI Sees Infrastructure Financing to Grow 20% This Year

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - State-owned infrastructure financing company PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (SMI) intends to expand its financing for regional administrations to give local governments...

Indonesia Launches Special Economic Zone Rules

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has signed government regulation on special economic zones (SEZ), aiming to attract over US$50 billion investment into...

Indonesia Prepares US$121M for Labuan Bajo Tourism Zones

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The government has set aside Rp1.7 trillion (US$121.42 million) for the development of Labuan Bajo in East Nusa Tenggara province to...

Indonesian Workers Rejects Planned Omnibus Law

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Thousands of Indonesian trade unions confederation gather outside the House of Representative office on Monday (01/20) to protest against government omnibus...

Indonesian Govt Submits Omnibus Law to Parliament

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government hand over the omnibus law draft to the parliament this week to replace dozens of existing, overlapping laws with...

UAE’s Prince Leads New Capital Committee

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed will lead the steering committee of Indonesia's planned new capital city, officials said...

Indonesian Workers to Rally over New Labor Law, Health Insurances Fee

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian Trade Unions Confederation pledge to mobilize thousands of people around the country next week to reject the government' plan to...

Indonesian President Wants Foreign Policy Focus on Economic Diplomacy

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - President Joko Widodo wants Indonesia' foreign policy direction and priorities in the next five years focus on economic diplomacy. The head...

Morning Briefing: Thousands Protester Hit Indian Street

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Indians are defying bans on assembly in cities nationwide as anger swells against a citizenship law seen as discriminatory...

Indonesian President Pushes Omnibus Laws Completes in March

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo urged the House of Representatives to finish discussing the draft omnibus laws in three months. The government...

Indonesia Prepares US$71.42M to Quell Current Account Deficit

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The government had allocated a state capital injection worth Rp1 trillion (US$71.42 million) in the state budget in a bid to...

Widodo Confirms Not Issuing Anti-Graft Lieu of Law

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian presidential palace spokesman Fadjroel Rachman announced on Friday (11/29) that President Joko Widodo would not issue government regulations in lieu...

Indonesia’s Patimban Port Worth US$36B to Complete in 2027

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian government is targeting the development of the Patimban port in Subang Regency, West Java Province to be completed in...

Widodo Sees Indonesia’s Economy to Grow 5.04% This Year

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo predicted economic growth will be in 5.04-5.05 percent at the end of 2019. It is lower than...

Indonesia Offers Four Toll Road Projects Worth US$8B

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian ministry of public works and public housing on Thursday (11/21) offered four toll roads worth Rp112.96 trillion (US$ 8.06 billion)...

Indonesia Issues Positive Investment List in January 2020

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian government will publish a positive investment list in January 2020 to begin promoting priority industries that are open to...

Indonesian SOEs Minister Cuts Deputy, Remodel Board of Directors

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - After picked two vice ministers,  state-owned enterprises (SOEs) minister, Erick Thohir, announced on Monday (11/18), that he would cut the number...

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...