Day: January 19, 2022

National Economic Recovery budget rises to US$31.7 billion

The budget for the national economic recovery program (PEN) has been increased to Rp455.62 trillion, or about US$31.7 billion, for 2022, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has revealed. “This indicates PEN has been included in the 2022 state budget,” she said during a meeting with Commission XI of the House

Regional police force should expedite COVID-19 vaccination: Prabowo

National Police Chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo spoke of dispatching more personnel in the regions to help the government accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations. “Today, I and the health minister undertook a visit to Kubu Raya District, West Kalimantan, to personally observe vaccination in this area. I have instructed the Regional Police,

KAI targets Jabodebek LRT to become operational in August 2022

President Director of state-owned railway company PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) Didiek Hartantyo has targeted the Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Bekasi (Jabodebek) light rail transit (LRT) to become operational from August 2022. “The Jabodebek LRT is targeted to commence operations in August 2022, and later, become fully operational using the level

ICW encourages consolidation to optimize corruption eradication

Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) researcher Kurnia Ramadhana, at a national webinar on Wednesday, encouraged the public to conduct consolidation or cooperate with the law enforcement authorities to optimize corruption eradication in Indonesia. “We still have a lot of work to do to eradicate corruption. To this end, the people’s consolidation

Minister Laoly reiterates importance of border security

Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna H. Laoly drew attention of the ministry’s officials to the importance of border security to safeguard local economic and social development in border areas. “Border security must be targeted to encourage and expedite development in border regions,” Laoly noted in a written statement received

Small businesses grateful for one-price cooking oil policy

Several small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have said that they are grateful for the one-price cooking oil policy enforced on Wednesday, which has capped the price of oil at Rp14 thousand per liter. “I am grateful for the (Rp14-thousand cooking oil) because (my business production) stopped for a while. (SMEs