Indonesia Morning News For July 10

Indonesia Morning News For July 10
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Indonesia morning newsWhy Indonesia must ratify nuclear weapon ban treaty
A year ago on July 7, 2017, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that pushes forward a new treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
— The Jakarta Post

Social affairs minister distributes rp6.9 billion to victims of Sinabung
Social Affairs Minister Idrus Marham handed over life insurance aid, worth Rp6.9 billion, to the victims of Mount Sinabung eruption in temporary shelters in the third phase of relocation in Karo district, North Sumatra Province.
— Antara News

Mining, financial sectors excluded from OSS system
Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution has clarified that the mining and financial sectors were not included in the online single submission (OSS) licensing system.
— Antara News

Indonesia starts online business registration with one-hour permit
The Indonesian government on Monday launched a new online system for business registration to cut the country’s notoriously lengthy bureaucratic procedures in a bid to drive more investment from both domestic and foreign sources.
— Nikkei Asian Review (paywall)

Initiative Launched to Protect More Than 200,000 Migrant Workers’ Rights in Jordan
The Arab Migrant Resources Centre (MRC) on Friday launched a project aimed at supporting and empowering a total of 230,000 migrant workers from Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Indonesia based in Jordan.
— Albawaba

Indonesia says to negotiate with U.S. over special tariff treatment
The Indonesian government will lobby the U.S. government for maintaining special tariff treatment for some of Indonesian exported products, a senior official said here Monday.
— Xinhua

RI pushes for implementation of circular economy
The Indonesian government is pushing for the implementation of the circular economy concept in Indonesia.
— The Jakarta Post

Indonesia central bank confident on yields as it assesses rate path
Indonesia’s central bank governor said on Monday assessments of the domestic economy and global indicators would determine whether monetary policy needed to be tightened further, after three rate increases in two months to defend the currency.
— Nasdaq

Massive Fire Destroys Dozens Of Boats At Bali Port
A massive fire laid waste to dozens of boats at a Bali port on Monday as firefighters battled to bring the dramatic blaze under control.
— NDTV

Motorcycle Sales Rise in 1st Half
Motorcycle sales in Indonesia posted a strong gain in the first half this year, as purchasing power has recovered, giving manufacturers hope to rebound from a four-year-long slump.
— Jakarta Globe

INDONESIA TESTS RICE FARMING ‘DIGITALISATION’ PROGRAM TO BOOST OUTPUT
The Indonesian government has
launched a farming “digitalisation” project in West Java
province which may increase rice output by at least 20 percent,
officials said on Monday.
— Reuters/ Successful Farming

Indonesia consul calls for shorter, more direct trade routes
Trade between the Philippines and Indonesia has been steadily growing, but most of the cargo traffic still moves between Luzon and Java, which is costlier than more direct routes originating from Mindanao, according to Indonesian Consul General Berlian Napitupulu.
— BusinessWorld Online

Bank Indonesia : IDCCI Improves in June 2018
Bank Indonesia (BI) communication department executive director Agusman Zainal said based on BI’s survey the consumer confidence index (IDCII) rose in June 2018.
— Tempo.co

Is Indonesia retreating from democracy?
For much of the past 20 years, Indonesia has been held up as a model of democratic transition for other countries, particularly those with significant Muslim populations.
— The Conversation

Indonesian Navy Launches KRI Albakora-867
Navy Chief of Staff Admiral Siwi Sukma Adji led the launching ceremony of Navy Vessel (KRI) Albakora-867 to help strengthen the Indonesian Navy, and also confirming the commander of KRI Albakora-867 at Sunda Kelapa Port, Batavia, Ancol, North Jakarta on Monday, July 9.
— Netral News

Indonesia seeking industry partner for 150 Gbps national HTS project
The government of Indonesia aims to team up with a satellite operator to build, launch and operate a high-throughput satellite to bring internet access to unreached parts of the island nation.
— Space News

Indonesia Clinical Laboratory Market Analysis & Outlook 2012-2022 – Analysis by Type and Type of Test
The “Indonesia Clinical Laboratory Market Outlook to 2022 – By Type (Public Clinical Lab, Private Hospital Labs and Private Independent Labs), By Type of Test (Routine, Non Laboratory and Esoteric)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.
— PR Newswire (media release)

Pertamina discontinues LNG terminal project, seen as unfeasible
Indonesia’s state owned energy holding company, Pertamina, has decided not to go ahead with what would have been the country’s second land-based receiving terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG), its chief executive said on Monday.
— Reuters

 

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