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.
Cabinet secretary’s son to run in regency electionFebruary 17, 2020
Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung affirmed that he would back the regency candidacy of his son, Hanindhito “Dhito” Himawan Pramana, in the 2020 Kediri regency election, should the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), of which Pramono is a member, decide to officially back Dhito’s candidacy.
Job creation omnibus law to prompt concentration of powerFebruary 17, 2020
An omnibus bill on job creation, a draft of which was submitted by the government to the House of Representatives for deliberation last week, has been subject to more criticism. Regional autonomy and constitutional law experts said the bill would potentially concentrate power in the central government. This was indicated by the amount of power the central government would acquire, including its authority to revoke local regulations, should the bill get passed.
Former minister Imam Nahrawi indicted for accepting bribes, graftFebruary 14, 2020
The Jakarta Corruption Court has indicted former youth and sports minister Imam Nahrawi along with his personal assistant Miftahul Ulum for accepting bribes totaling Rp 11.5 billion from former National Sports Committee (KONI) secretary-general Ending Fuad Hamidy and former KONI treasurer Johnny E. Awuy.
Omnibus job bill divides unions, faces criticismFebruary 14, 2020
The government is set to reform the country’s labor regulations through a sweeping omnibus bill on job creation, in the face of workers’ objections and criticism from economists and businesspeople over several of the proposed bill’s provisions.
689 Indonesian nationals are stateless: State PalaceFebruary 13, 2020
The government has declared stateless 689 Indonesian nationals who left the country to join terrorist group Islamic State (IS), as affirmed by Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko. The government decided to make the Indonesian nationals stateless as they had deliberately burned their passports and willingly left the country to join IS.