Day: January 16, 2023

KSP pushes informal workers’ participation in social security

Jakarta- Chief of the Presidential Staff (KSP) Moeldoko has emphasized the importance of vulnerable informal workers’ participation in the Workers Social Security Program (BPJS Ketenagakerjaan/BPJS TK).”I thank BPJS Ketenagakerjaan for consistently pro…

Indrawati optimistic of 5.3% economic growth in 2022

Jakarta- Minister of Finance, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, has said she is optimistic of overall economic growth of 5.2–5.3 percent in 2022, with a possibility of growth in the range of 5.0 percent in the fourth quarter.”Our economic growth has also started …

Number of poor at 26.36 mln in Sep 2022: BPS

Jakarta- The number of poor in Indonesia reached 26.36 million in September 2022, an increase of 0.20 million compared to March the same year, according to Statistics Indonesia (BPS).The poverty rate in September 2022 was influenced by many factors, ra…

South Sulawesi govt committed to handling abrasion in Takalar

Makassar, South Sulawesi- The South Sulawesi provincial government has committed to handling abrasion in Kanaeng Village, Takalar District, in 2023.”I met (with the related parties). It was agreed that an embankment in Kanaeng Village will be intervene…

Govt to push state, regional budget spending on domestic products

Jakarta- The central and regional governments will be encouraged to use their budget to absorb domestic products to offset the risks from potential layoffs (PHK) in the short term.Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto made the r…

Ministry urges nickel company to hold dialogue with staff

Jakarta- The management of nickel smelter company PT Gunbuster Nickel Industry (PT GNI) in North Morowali, Central Sulawesi, must engage in a dialogue with employees to come to a fair resolution for everyone involved, a minister said.Industry Minister …