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When bicycle seller Willie Sebastian was offered a plot of land by the Indonesian government, little could he have known it was the start of a long and ... 1975, when the region's then vice-governor Paku Alam VIII told officials not to issue land ownership certificates to Indonesians of Arab, Indian and Chinese ...
Putting an end to child marriages remains a challenge for diverse and populous countries like Indonesia, but experts and activists believe that it can be ... According to Lies, while the Indonesian government has shown commitment to ending child marriages, the problem is centered in the practice of dualism ...

“The deforestation of Indonesia is likely to be increased with this free trade agreement unless there are safeguards,” she told the Guardian. UK officials have previously described Indonesia's sustainable palm oil standard as having “a credibility issue” due to its lack of transparency or adherence to best ...
To answer the question, Indonesia first needs to deal with its internal problems. ... Reading is the next issue. ... The impact of this lack of a reading culture is disastrous to the extent that Indonesian students performed badly in the OECD Program for International Student Assessment or PISA 2015, achieving ...
Among the issues raised in the rallies was the approved amendments to the Indonesian criminal code (RKHUP) which would criminalize criticism of members of the House of Representatives (DPR). Participants also denounced the passage of legislative measures that outlaw adultery as well as the sharing ...
The deputy chairman of the Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) Dian Ediana Rae has said that the decree is also part of Indonesia's efforts to join the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI), a global initiative to fight tax evasion and tax avoidance. Before the issuance of the ...

As a regular visitor to Indonesia myself, there have been times when I've seen and experienced the country's pollution problem first hand. Last March, while snorkelling near Manggis on Bali's east coast, I encountered water coloured by a film of petrol, with rubbish – sweet wrappers, plastic bottles, ...
Video of an orangutan smoking a cigarette at an Indonesian zoo has gone viral. The footage led to ... Marison Guciano is an animal rights activist and founder of the Indonesia Animal Welfare Society. ... But, he said a lack of supervision and education for visitors by zoo management is also a big problem.
The British government is in talks with Indonesia over the disappearance of half a dozen sunken warships illegally salvaged from the Java Sea, together with the remains of hundreds of Dutch and British sailors. British diplomats met the Indonesian maritime ministry in Jakarta to discuss the missing wrecks ...
Although the recent Lowy Institute report by Andrew Rosser, “Beyond Access: Making Indonesia's Education System Work”, reveals an Indonesian education ... It presents a cyclical problem for Indonesia's higher education sector: if a degree from an Australian university is seen as a better investment, why ...
Indonesia has raised flight warnings around the Mount Sinabung volcano to their highest level after it sent a plume of ash more than 7km (4.4 miles) into the air, turning day into night for people nearby. ... An Indonesian man takes a picture of Mount Sinabung volcano as it spews thick volcanic ash.
Indonesia's Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati receiving the Best Minister Award from Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Prime Minister and ... "Hopefully, this award will motivate the Indonesian government further, to do various reforms for the young generation facing a revolution in ...
According to him, the Indonesian government should put contractors through a strict pre-qualification or pre-screening test. This will allow them to weed out low-skilled contractors from major construction projects. The government should also conduct a thorough performance evaluation after each project is ...
“The hateful rhetoric against (the LGBT) community that is being cultivated seemingly for cynical political purposes will only deepen their suffering and create unnecessary divisions,” U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said when visiting Indonesia this week. He said he raised the issue with ...
In his commentary, the writer says that religious and moral issues are difficult to police and may end up benefiting the more powerful majority. ... The study, conducted by Indonesia Law Reform Institute cofounder Anugrah Rizki Akbari, concludes that Indonesia has an "overcriminalisation" problem, with ...
ET has learnt that when Indonesian President Jokowi visited Pakistan after his India trip last month, Indonesia did not agree to a suggestion by Pakistan for inclusion ... It has also argued against a strong position on Kashmir issue in OIC (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation) meets during the past few years.
Indonesia's former finance minister has said that the country's central bank should issue digital currency as an official payment method to monitor its circulation. ... In 2015, the Bank of England (BoE) first raised the possibility of a central bank-issued cryptocurrency in its research agenda. However, at the ...

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad al-Hussein (2nd L) meets with Indonesia's President Joko Widodo (R) at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia Feb 6, 2018. (Photo: ... Zeid said he had raised the LGBT issue when he met Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Tuesday.
Last week, as expected, Indonesia and Australia finally inked a new defense cooperation agreement following the expiry of a previous one last year. The signing of the pact, ... On February 1, Australian Defense Minister Marise Payne and Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu inked a new DCA.
The rising influence of Islamist terror groups is not just confined to Indonesia. It's a problem that also afflicts many of its closest neighbors. In May 2017, ISIS-aligned militants occupied the Philippine city of Marawi, located just a few hundred miles from Indonesian territory. The city was recaptured only after a ...
"Shooting dead suspected drug offenders is not the way to tackle this problem. Everyone has the right to a fair judicial process," Zeid said. Zeid began his visit on Monday at the invitation of the Indonesian government. He has held meetings with the country's top officials, including President Joko "Jokowi" ...
And Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi believes Asean can remain in the driver's seat when it comes to matters affecting the region, as well as stay ... Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said in a statement after the retreat that the ministers also discussed a proposal by Indonesia to ...
... the Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) more than a year after President Jokowi announced the moratorium on palm oil expansion in mid-April 2016. However, the environment ministry's new director of forestry Sigit Hardwinarto says although it was legally obligated to issue of the permits ...
Indonesia to issue first green bonds in 2018 Green financing: National Development Planning Minister's assistant for development financing Kennedy Simanjuntak (left), Climate Bonds Initiative CEO Sean Kidney (second left), PT EBA Indonesia president director Yudhi Ismail (second right) and PINA CEO ...
According to a report in Reuters, Indonesia's central bank not only warned about the risks of monetary loss for citizens who invest in cryptocurrencies, but it also said digital currencies are a potential threat to the stability of the entire country's financial system. The report noted that previously, the Bank of ...
The governor of Indonesia's Aceh province has extended for another six months a moratorium on issuing new mining permits. ... That move was itself spurred by a decision by Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to establish a nationwide moratorium on palm oil and mining concessions in forest ...
The large-scale draining of carbon-rich peat swamps by oil palm and pulpwood planters renders the land highly combustible, and the annual burning has made Indonesia one of the world's biggest emitters of greenhouse gases. Legislators backing the bill appear to acknowledge the issue, but insist that ...
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But one of the lesser known but nonetheless urgent examples of this has been in the Indonesian island of Bali. The popular tourist destination has seen the beach on its coast inundated with an avalanche of plastic waste, and the problem has continued to escalate, leading to what has been termed a ...
The negotiations with Indonesia in 1972, therefore, posed a difficult problem. The position in international law Australia argued in the seabed committee was that it enjoyed sovereign rights to the edge of its continental margin. In the Timor Sea, the Australian continental margin ended in the Timor Trough ...
Three state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are set to issue Komodo bonds this year, following state-owned toll road operator PT Jasa Marga's move of issuing ... Santoso praised PT Jasa Marga's move to issue Komodo bonds at the LSE as it would pave the way for other Indonesian companies to do the same.
“We are trying to solve the problem,” Mungkasa said. ... to the city centre, and will therefore not be a silver bullet to cure chronic traffic problems.
'Marlina' and other films shed light on 'unseen' eastern Indonesia ... Why are we – Indonesian moviegoers – being constantly shown the ... It is hot, it is less urban, and it has tons of problems we urban citizens don't think really matter. ... of prolonged drought, water sanitation, education and health issues, ...
Indonesia's Mount Agung volcano erupts as seen from Amed, Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia November 26, 2017. REUTERS/Jose Colreavy.
Indonesian start-up Evoware, which makes the cups, as well as other ... Indonesia produces 10 million tonnes of seaweed each year and ...
Education is a major problem for disabled people in Indonesia. ... Mawar Sari Hidayat: The curriculum that is currently used by Indonesian special-needs schools is the 2013 curriculum. ... One more problem: When it comes to the issue of SLB students doing the .... Environmental Issues in Southeast Asia ...
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak and Indonesian President ... on Rohingya Muslim issue, both Malaysia and Indonesia reacted in a ...
Indonesia this week convened an international conference to address ocean issues and the challenge of sustainable development faced by ...
JAKARTA — Indonesia said Singapore's travel advisory to avoid parts of ... "It's excessive for Singapore to issue an advisory on Bali as only a ...
How disabled drivers in Indonesia help passengers with their own mobility issues ... myself that any disabled person in Indonesia must have the same problem.” ... Doddy Kaliri is the vice-chairman of the Indonesian Disability ...
Indonesian defence company PT Pindad has issued a medium-term note (MTN) programme to support its industrial expansion. The company ...
The Indonesian government is planning to issue a new regulation to ... "We need a new regulation on tuna fishing in Indonesia, desperately.
Despite this, Indonesia is the largest drugs market in Asia, and many tourists are involved ... particularly Java's Jakarta and Yogyakarta, to have the worst drug problems. ... Eunike Sri Tyas Suci, Indonesian director of the International ... “The issue of drug abuse in Gili Trawangan is so bad that it seems as if ...
Along with its impasse with the Indonesian government, Freeport has also been facing workforce-related issues at the plant. The issues have a ...
How Indonesia's model of inclusion and religious tolerance can root out extremism in the region ... Indonesian Muslim activists shout slogans during a rally outside the ... The issue constitutes a serious threat to the stability and identity of ... Part of the problem is that secular approaches, which aim to codify ...
However, the problem of connectivity remained as not everyone or every ... He said another issue Indonesia found after shifting the service ...
(Jakarta) – Jakarta's new governor, Anies Baswedan, should act to protect and promote human rights in the Indonesian capital, Human Rights ...
(File pix) Indonesian military Chief Gatot Nurmantyo gesture as talks to ... been no “proper explanation” as to what exactly transpired that caused the problem. ... The visa glitch revolves around Indonesia's top general Gatot ...
Indonesia's 1:5 breeder/feeder rule front of mind issue at Townsville ... to feeding in Indonesian feedlots that lie a short 4-5 day boat trip away.
Indonesian-Nigerian vice presidents discuss bilateral issues ... Kalla said currently Indonesia has 17 companies doing business in Nigeria in ...


 

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