National Police Chief has rotated high-ranking officers to the regions to anticipate any potential conflict ahead of the campaigns for the 2019 presidential and general elections.
Economic growth in the second quarter was higher than the forecasts of analysts and economists, but keeping this up until the end of the year could be difficult.
The US government says the national payment gateway implementation will deliberately hamper and shut down the business of international electronic financial service firms.
President Joko Widodo met with dozens of business players to strengthen the rupiah and seek the return of DHE. He is offering new facilities and policies to boost exports and investment.
President Joko Widodo could gain political advantage if the government realises the takeover of Freeport shares before the presidential election in 2019.
Statistics Indonesia show a fall in the poverty rate and Gini ratio as of March 2018, with the indicators of people’s welfare important factors for Jokowi’s run for the presidency next year.
Tourism is expected to become a potential sector to boost the economy and gain forex. Data on tourism has been positive in recent years.
The government planned not to revise the state budget since last year. The failing assumptions of the rupiah and oil price did not disturb the plan.
President Jokowi’s OSS system for easier online business license faces opposition. Minister Darmin and BKPM have different views, and the House of Representatives has rejected it.
The efforts of 12 prominent figures and several organisations to secure a judicial review of presidential threshold requirement in General Election Law No. 7/2017 could bring new candidates.