Media Monitoring

We provide media monitoring services from selected Indonesian mainstream media, both print and online, as well as social media. Every day, our media monitoring team summarizes headlines and picks highlights of the day that help our clients meet their daily need for information.

Global trend to tax tech giants and Indonesian OTT regulation

The European Union’s decision to reform taxation rules on companies such as Google, Amazon and Facebook will likely influence other countries to adjust their regulations on these tech giants, including Indonesia. Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati responded positively to the EU’s decision to tighten its regulation on tech giants....

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Synergy is needed, or Indonesia will be flooded by drugs

Indonesia’s archipelagic geography has made the country an easy target for drug trafficking. With more than 850 kilometer long borders exist between West Kalimantan and Malaysia, as well as vast water territory have caused patrolling and monitoring ineffective. One solution proposed by the newly appointed chief of BNN is reducing demands through rehabilitation and drug education. Some other suggests a more cooperation and synergy between law enforcers and government institutions as a way to curb drugs' traffic into the country....

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New BNN head and RI’s war on drugs

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo expects the newly inaugurated National Narcotics Agency (BNN) chief, Insp. Gen. Heru Winarko, to ensure the integrity standards of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) are implemented in the anti-drug body. Heru, a former law enforcement deputy with the KPK, was sworn in at the State Palace in Jakarta on Thursday to replace Comr. Gen. Budi Waseso, who will retire in March....

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2019 could have three presidential candidates

Several surveys on the upcoming presidential election have revealed new possibilities for coalitions and names for the upcoming presidential election. Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono is considered to be a strong pair for both Prabowo and Jokowi in the upcoming election, according to Poltracking’s survey in February 2018....

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RI-EU CEPA negotiations to boost trade, CPO discussed on sidelines

The fourth round of Indonesia-European Union Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) is held from 19-23 February 2018 in Surakarta, Central Java. The negotiation is a momentum for the Indonesian government to boost European investments and exports, while also discussing the 'unfinished' talks on crude palm oil issue....

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4 new parties to tighten competition among secular nationalist parties

The General Elections Commission's (KPU) announcement about ballot number on Sunday evening (19/2) kicked off the 2019 general election. The entry of four newcomers indicates changing political market in Indonesia....

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