Category: Business

BPPT focuses on development of eight priority sectors

The Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) will channel all attention to eight priority sectors with the objective of boosting the nation’s independence and competitiveness in 2021. “Innovation, science and technology are the nation’s main drivers of economic growth and development,” Head of BPPT Hammam Riza stated

PUPR Ministry continues to encourage One Million Houses Program

The Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) will continue to encourage the implementation of the One Million Houses Program to offer decent housing to the public. “The One Million Houses Program will continue to be encouraged, so that Indonesian people have decent houses,” Director of Housing Financing of

Measured fishing policy aims to balance ecology, economy: minister

Marine Affairs and Fisheries Minister Sakti Wahyu Trenggono has said that the implementation of the measured fishing policy prepared by his administration could ensure a balance between the ecological and economic aspects of fishing. “The policy also aims to ensure the sustainability of national fishery resources,” he said during a

Women’s role essential to counter extremism: Alissa Wahid

The role of women is essential to tackle and counter extremism in Indonesia because they can help strengthen and maintain a moderate religious outlook, Director of Gusdurian Network Indonesia Alissa Wahid asserted. “It is the women’s role to strengthen and maintain a moderate religious outlook because most extremism cases in

President expects more elaborate infrastructure financing scheme

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) expects the Public Private Partnerships (PPP) financing scheme to be more elaborate in order to address the imbalance in developing the nation’s infrastructure. “One aspect that is not the least important is the financing model, which we expect can be applied to toll roads that combines mixed

BNC lauds OJK regulations on digital banking products

Publicly-listed digital bank PT Bank Neo Commerce (BNC) has lauded two new regulations issued by the Financial Services Authority (OJK) to define online banking and streamline the publication of new banking products. “This is a positive sign from the regulator that supports the creation of digital banking that is healthy,