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March 23, 2020

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Jakarta Post - March 23, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Members of the House of Representatives and their families are to be tested first for COVID-19, with or without symptoms, triggering an outpouring of anger on

March 21, 2020

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Jakarta Post - March 21, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The House of Representatives has extended its recess period for seven days until March 29 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with Jakarta – which house the House comp

March 2, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Parliament & Legislation
Indonesia at Melbourne - March 2, 2020

The House of Representatives (DPR) published in January its list of priority bills (National Legislative Program, Prolegnas) for 2020.

February 27, 2020

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Jakarta Post - February 27, 2020

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February 24, 2020

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Jakarta Post - February 24, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Coordinating Economic Minister Airlangga Hartarto has asked protesters to direct their criticism of the controversial omnibus bill on job creation toward

February 21, 2020

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Jakarta Globe - February 21, 2020

Tara Marchelin, Jakarta – According to Jakarta-based Regional Autonomy Watch, or KPPOD, the omnibus bill on job creation should be revised to take in more local government interests, e

News ›› Indonesia ›› Parliament & Legislation
Jakarta Post - February 21, 2020

Esther Samboh, Jakarta – Last week the government submitted the controversial omnibus bill on job creation to the House of Representatives, aiming for a conclusion in deliberation with

February 20, 2020

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Jakarta Post - February 20, 2020

Riska Rahman and Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has shot down allegations of him having the power to override laws thanks to an omnibus bill on job creation, s

February 19, 2020

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Jakarta Post - February 19, 2020

Jakarta – Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Mahfud M.D.

February 18, 2020

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Jakarta Post - February 18, 2020

Esther Samboh and Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The government has dismissed concerns the omnibus bill on job creation will centralize power under the president as lawmakers express co

February 17, 2020

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Jakarta Post - February 17, 2020

Jakarta – Amid the contentious public debate surrounding the recently submitted omnibus bill on job creation, nongovernmental organization Indonesia Halal Watch has raised concerns abo

February 14, 2020

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Bloomberg News - February 14, 2020

Karlis Salna and Arys Aditya – Indonesia moved a step closer to passing a series of sweeping reforms that will effectively strengthen President Joko Widodo's control over economic poli

February 13, 2020

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Jakarta Globe - February 13, 2020

Nasori, Dion Bisara, Jakarta – Indonesia plans to cut the minimum requirement for the number of founding members in a cooperative from 20 people to three as the government moves ahead

February 12, 2020

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Jakarta Post - February 12, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas and Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The government has submitted a letter to the House of Representatives to officially start the deliberation of an omnibus bill on job cre

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Jakarta Post - February 12, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The government has set up a team comprising government officials, businesspeople and labor representatives tasked with coordinating deliberations and publ

January 31, 2020

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Nikkei Asian Review - January 31, 2020

Asmiati Malik – Indonesia, which sits below Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand in global competitiveness rankings, is a classic example of how legal uncertainty, legislative sprawl and l

January 29, 2020

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Jakarta Post - January 29, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has signed a letter to officially start deliberations of the government's omnibus bill on taxation in the House of Represen

January 28, 2020

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Tempo - January 28, 2020

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Jokowi has yet again reasserted the importance and urgency to pass the omnibus law during the Constitutional Court (MK) annual plenary in Jakarta today

January 23, 2020

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Jakarta Post - January 23, 2020

Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – The House of Representatives has listed 50 bills to be prioritized in the 2020 National Legislation Program (Prolegnas) during its eighth plenary session

News ›› Indonesia ›› Parliament & Legislation
Jakarta Post - January 23, 2020

Jakarta – Cargill Indonesia, the local arm of the US agribusiness giant, has pointed to regulatory consistency as vital to attaining the desired impacts of the omnibus law, as legal un

January 22, 2020

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Bloomberg News - January 22, 2020

Arys Aditya – Indonesian lawmakers agreed to prioritize bills related to jobs, taxation and the relocation of the capital, key to President Joko Widodo's efforts to boost investment an

January 21, 2020

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Jakarta Post - January 21, 2020

Jakarta – A supposed draft of the omnibus bill on job creation circulating in the media is fake, the government has said, adding that it has yet to submit a final document to the House

January 17, 2020

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Tempo - January 17, 2020

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – A number of legislators in the House of Representatives (DPR) argue against the rule overseeing a legislator's maximum term in office following a reques

January 15, 2020

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Jakarta Globe - January 15, 2020

Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said on Wednesday he expected the government to complete three much-anticipated omnibus bills by next week.

December 13, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Parliament & Legislation
Jakarta Globe - December 13, 2019

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The government plans to drop a complicated licensing process and an expensive capital requirement for small businesses, making it easier for them to open up