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
Parliament & Legislation
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
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
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
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
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
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – The government has said that it will soon submit two omnibus bills to lawmakers so that the two parties can begin deliberations over them.
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
November 8, 2019
Jakarta – Members of Jakarta Legislative Council (DPRD) Commission B overseeing finance have asked that their names be engraved on a monument after the second phase of the MRT conclude
October 17, 2019
Jakarta – People's Consultative Assembly Speaker Bambang Soesatyo has made assurances to the public that the constitutional articles on the presidential election will remain untouched
October 14, 2019
Jakarta – The People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Bambang Soesatyo seems unburdened by the MPR's big agenda of amending the 1945 Constitution for the fifth time, for the purpo
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The meeting of NasDem and Gerindra Party chairmen, Surya Paloh and Prabowo Subianto, resulted in several political agreements.
October 11, 2019
Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – The Indonesia Parliament Watch (Formappi) called for people to tightly monitor and control the political dynamics within the House of Representatives (DPR) as th
October 9, 2019
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The Democrat faction head at the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR), Benny Kabur Harman, said that there is no urgency to amend the 1945 Constitution.
October 8, 2019
Ester Arlin, Jakarta – Constitutional law expert Bivitri Susanti argued that the plan to amend the 1945 Constitution (UUD 1945) is not backed by a solid reason and slammed it as a mere
October 4, 2019
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Golkar Party politician and former House of Representatives speaker Bambang Soesatyo has been elected by acclamation as the new People's Consultative Assembly
Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – A senior politician with Indonesia's second-largest party Golkar, Bambang Soesatyo, has been appointed Speaker of the People's Consultative Assembly (M
October 3, 2019
Kharishar Kahfi, Jakarta – The House of Representatives just got its first female speaker on Tuesday with the election of Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) politician Pua
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), the largest party in the House of Representatives and President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's coalition leader, h
Indonesia's newly appointed legislators don't seem to be trying to at least pretend that they care about representing the people, even when all eyes are still on them on the first days
October 2, 2019
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Amy Chew – Indonesia's new Parliament got its first female speaker of the House of Representatives when Puan Maharani, the daughter of the country's first female president, Megawati Su
October 1, 2019
Marlinda Oktavia Erwanti, Jakarta – The new speaker of the House of Representatives (DPR), Puan Maharani, says that the eight draft laws (RUU) which were postponed by the previous DPR
Markus Junianto Sihaloho & Carlos K.Y.
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Lawmaker Puan Maharani, the former coordinating human development and culture minister and daughter of Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) chairwom