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January 3, 2022

Kompas.com - January 3, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The parliamentary watchdog Forum of Concerned Citizens for Indonesia's Parliament (Formappi) has criticised a working visit (kunker) by the Capital City Draft

December 31, 2021

Antara News - December 31, 2021

Putu Indah, Raka Adji, Jakarta – The Sexual Violence Bill (RUU TPKS) and the Personal Data Protection Bill (RUU PDP) should be the main priorities for the government in 2022, political

December 24, 2021

Tempo - December 24, 2021

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has sent a presidential letter to the House of Representatives (DPR) asking the council to discuss the draft bill on the second ame

December 16, 2021

Tempo - December 16, 2021

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Deputy Chair for Academic and Research at the Indonesia Jentera School of Law (STH), Bivitri Susanti, criticized the House of Representatives (DPR) for not inclu

December 3, 2021

Al Jazeera - December 3, 2021

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – For the past week, commercial lawyer Christopher Panal Lumban Gaol's phone has been ringing off the hook.

November 29, 2021

Tempo - November 29, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto said Monday the government will work together with the House of Representatives (DPR) t

Jakarta Post Editorial - November 29, 2021

Jakarta – For sure, the Constitutional Court's order on Thursday for the government to amend the controversial Job Creation Law in two years, or else it will be declared unconstitutiona

Reuters - November 29, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia's President Joko Widodo on Monday said his government would ensure legal certainty for investors, offering continuity guarantees amid jitters and confusion over last

November 27, 2021

CNN Indonesia - November 27, 2021

Jakarta – Although it has received appreciation in accepting a formal test of a law for the first time in its history, the Constitutional Court (MK) has still been criticised over rulin

November 26, 2021

Tempo - November 26, 2021

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Constitutional law expert Bivitri Susanti on Thursday argues that the Constitutional Court (MK) took a compromise in its latest verdict on the Job Creation Law

Jakarta Globe - November 26, 2021

Jakarta – The government and businesses find reprieve in the fact that the 2020 Law about Job Creation remains valid for the next two years, giving plenty of time for making revisions a

November 25, 2021

Channel News Asia - November 25, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday (Nov 25) ordered the government to amend parts of a new job creation law within two years, citing procedural flaws in how the cont

November 23, 2021

Tempo - November 23, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Constitutional law professor from the Padjadjaran University, Susi Harijanti, on Monday argues Indonesia's law making process during the Covid-19 pandemic lacks public

October 19, 2021

Indonesia at Melbourne - October 19, 2021

Rizky Argama – Over the past few months, senior lawmakers have been pushing to amend the 1945 Indonesian Constitution again.

October 6, 2021

Fulcrum - October 6, 2021

Made Supriatma – PAN's entry into Jokowi's ruling coalition has cemented the President's strong grip over Indonesia's legislative assemblies and could make passing constitutional amendm

July 29, 2021

CNN Indonesia - July 29, 2021

Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) has again created controversy over a plan to provide special three-star hotel facilities for lawmakers, staff members and civil servants who

July 28, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - July 28, 2021

As the dust settles on the outrage surrounding a proposal for a dedicated COVID-19 hospital for members of the House of Representatives (DPR), the people's representatives have shown on

April 6, 2021

New Mandala - April 6, 2021

Amalinda Savirani and Linda Yanti Sulistiawati – Under the Indonesian Constitution Article 20A Paragraph 1, the legislative branch of the government (Parliament) has 3 functions: legisl

December 15, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - December 15, 2020

Members of the Jakarta Regional Legislative Council (DPRD) walked out of a plenary session yesterday in an apparent show of displeasure against the Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI) fac

December 2, 2020

Antara News - December 2, 2020

Imam Budilaksono/Suharto, Jakarta – Deputy House Speaker Azis Syamsuddin urged Indonesia's government to act sternly and promptly against the claim of the United Liberation Movement for

November 24, 2020

Tempo - November 24, 2020

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) legislation board (Baleg) has decided to stop deliberating the controversial draft family resilience bill (RUU) which

Jakarta Globe - November 24, 2020

Jakarta – A controversial bill proposed by an Islamic political party that will dictate how husbands, wives, and family members behave has stalled at the House of Representatives after

November 23, 2020

The Conversation - November 23, 2020

Choky R. Ramadhan – Members of the Indonesian parliament have just proposed an alcohol prohibition bill, setting off a public debate.

November 6, 2020

November 5, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 5, 2020

Jakarta – The State Secretariat has sanctioned an official responsible for preparing the final draft of the Job Creation Law after legal experts complained that the final document, whic

November 4, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 4, 2020

Ardila Syakriah and Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – The highly contentious Job Creation Law that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo signed on Monday contains what some legal experts consider "fata

November 3, 2020

Jakarta Globe - November 3, 2020

Dion Bisara, Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – The government has acknowledged shocking typos in the 2020 Law on Job Creation but insist on the law, which President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo h

October 27, 2020

Tempo - October 27, 2020

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The House of Representatives' (DPR) Legislation Body (Baleg) member from the Prosperous Justice Party (PKS), Mulyanto, claimed that PKS discovered substa

October 22, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 22, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya and Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Yet another draft version of the Job Creation Law has emerged, even after the House of Representatives handed over the supposed final

Jakarta Post - October 22, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Labor unions have called on the House of Representatives to conduct a legislative review on the recently passed omnibus law on job creation, challenging the Dem

October 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 15, 2020

Jakarta – The Executive Office of the President has said that the government will "immediately" begin drafting regulations for the implementation of the Job Creation Law following the s

Tempo - October 15, 2020

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – University of Indonesia's Law Faculty Center for Constitutional Law Studies (PSHTN FHUI) concludes that the drafting of the omnibus job creation law had

October 14, 2020

Tempo - October 14, 2020

Jakarta – In the drawing up of the Job Creation Law, the House of Representatives (DPR) acted exactly like a furniture factory producing a wooden cupboard ordered by the administration

October 13, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 13, 2020

Jakarta – A building within the House of Representatives compound in Central Jakarta has been on lockdown since Monday after at least 41 House lawmakers and staff members tested positiv

October 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 10, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Amid the uproar that has resulted from the passing of the controversial Job Creation Law by the House of Representatives, a lawmaker has claimed the legislature

October 9, 2020

Indonesia at Melbourne - October 9, 2020

Rizky Argama – On Monday, the House of Representatives (DPR) and the government agreed to pass the omnibus bill on job creation into law.

Coconuts Jakarta - October 9, 2020

The resistance against Indonesia's controversial new jobs creation law has played out on multiple fronts, including on the streets, where protests turned violent, and TikTok.

October 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 8, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – As Indonesia contends with large-scale protests against the endorsement of the Job Creation Law, the government has encouraged those who oppose the law to

Jakarta Post - October 8, 2020

Jakarta – Widespread protests against the passage of the controversial Job Creation Law have extended to cyberspace, as netizens flood social media to criticize lawmakers, but certain t

October 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 7, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The House of Representatives compound in Senayan, Central Jakarta, will remain open despite more than 40 staff members having tested positive for COVID-19, 18 o

October 6, 2020

CNN Indonesia - October 6, 2020

Jakarta – Opposition by the parties or the political parties outside of the administration against legislation which does not side with the people is seen by many as a joke.

September 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 8, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The government has begun preparing regulations so the omnibus bill on job creation can be implemented within a month after being passed into law, expe

Jakarta Post - September 8, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The House of Representatives and the government have agreed to revise the 2007 Disaster Mitigation Law in response to the global coronavirus pandemic.

September 3, 2020

Kompas.com - September 3, 2020

Palupi Annisa Auliani (editor) – The threat posed by the Covid-19 pandemic has distracted public attention.

September 1, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 1, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – House of Representatives Speaker Puan Maharani claimed on Tuesday that lawmakers maintained transparency when deliberating bills, amid criticism questioning the

August 31, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 31, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – House of Representatives Speaker Puan Maharani said the House and the government must immediately discuss the revision to Law No.

August 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 26, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The Democratic Party faction has once again joined the deliberation of the controversial omnibus bill on job creation after withdrawing from the working committ

August 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 24, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The House of Representatives has started deliberating the draft revision to the 2011 Constitutional Court Law amid experts' questions over the seeming need for

August 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 15, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Lawmakers are speeding up the deliberation of the controversial omnibus bill on job creation as they aim to complete it by September for endorsement amid mount