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October 15, 2020

Tempo - October 15, 2020

Jakarta – The Job Creation Law ignores environmental aspects and workers' rights. It will end up reducing investment.

October 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 14, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The House of Representatives has handed over the final draft of the controversial Job Creation Law to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Wednesday.

October 12, 2020

Tempo - October 12, 2020

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The final draft of the omnibus job creation law that the House of Representatives (DPR) passed on October 5 has yet been published up until Sunday, Octobe

Indonesia at Melbourne - October 12, 2020

Abdil Mughis Mudhoffir and Rafiqa Qurrata A'yun – The highly contentious omnibus bill on job creation (RUU Cipta Kerja) has just been passed into law by the House of Representatives (DP

October 11, 2020

Straits Times - October 11, 2020

Linda Yulisman, Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja and Arlina Arshad – Jakarta's iconic Tugu Selamat Datang, or welcome monument, featuring bronze statues of a man and a woman waving warmly was the

October 10, 2020

South China Morning Post - October 10, 2020

Aisyah Llewellyn and Tonggo Simangunsong – Protests continue to sweep across Indonesia following the passing of the unpopular Omnibus Law on October 5.

Jakarta Post - October 10, 2020

Jakarta/Palembang, South Sumatra – A number of regional leaders have expressed their intention to lobby the central government to cancel or reassess the recently passed Job Creation Law

October 9, 2020

Tempo - October 9, 2020

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Mahfud MD, said that the Omnibus Law, or the Job Creation Law, which was recently enacted by the

Jakarta Post - October 9, 2020

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – In his first public comment on the passage of the controversial Job Creation Law, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has said that criticism of the law is merely

Jakarta Post - October 9, 2020

Jakarta – The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) has criticized the passage of the controversial Job Creation Law, which was rushed through in spite of significant public opposition, leadin

Jakarta Post - October 9, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The House of Representatives passed on Monday at midnight the controversial omnibus bill on job creation into law, which aims to simplify the business licensing

Deutsche Welle - October 9, 2020

A controversial measure aimed at cutting red tape by amending dozens of laws covering taxation, labor and environment regulations has workers, trade unions and environmental activists f

Jakarta Globe - October 9, 2020

Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Friday detailed a number of misleading reports and hoaxes in social media, which he said have led to nationwide protest

Jakarta Post - October 9, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's Job Creation Law may facilitate investment and help revive the economy, but relaxed environmental regulation and widespread protests by labor u

Reuters - October 9, 2020

Fathin Ungku, Gayatri Suroyo and Bernadette Christina, Jakarta/Singapore – Environmentalists in Indonesia are calling for the reversal of a controversial law aimed at job creation becau

October 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 8, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti and Arya Dipa, Jakarta – Several groups, including the Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) and laborers in West Java, have called on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to issue a r

Jakarta Post - October 8, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Said Aqil Siradj, the chairman of Indonesia's largest Islamic mass organization Nadhlatul Ulama (NU), has stated that the recently passed Job Creation Law is "o

Nikkei Asia - October 8, 2020

Shotaro Tani, Jakarta – Police and protesters clashed in Jakarta on Thursday on the third day of demonstrations across Indonesia against the contentious "job creation" omnibus bill.

October 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 7, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Labor, environmental and human rights activists have spoken out against the recently passed omnibus law on job creation, saying it rolls back social protection

Kompas.com - October 7, 2020

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Academics from scores of tertiary education institutions across the country have expressed their opposition to the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation which was

Jakarta Post - October 7, 2020

Jakarta – A number of the country's labor unions plan to challenge the recently passed Job Creation Law through a petition for judicial review with the Constitutional Court.

October 6, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 6, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Indonesian religious figures have joined members of the public who stand in opposition to the newly passed Job Creation Law, calling for a judicial revie

Jakarta Post - October 6, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya and Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – The government and the House of Representatives passed on Monday the controversial omnibus bill on job creation into law, which is ex

Bloomberg News - October 6, 2020

Abhishek Vishnoi and Chester Yung – Indonesia's stocks and currency rallied after the nation passed a bill simplifying labor and investment rules, making it easier for companies to secu

Al Jazeera - October 6, 2020

Indonesian workers have launched protests in several cities to oppose the passage of a controversial new jobs law that the government says is vital to attract investment but critics vie