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.
Critics, political opponents slam new labor regulationApril 23, 2018
Political contestation is heating up again, this time over controversial Presidential Regulation No. 20/2018. Political opponents and the House of Representatives criticized the regulation harshly. Even the House took extra steps by looking into forming a special inquiry committee in response to the regulation.
Increasing debts and global financial riskApril 20, 2018
The International Monetary Fund’s World Economic and Financial Surveys Fiscal Monitor April 2018 revealed mounting debts in the world economy. The report, however, showed good signs for Indonesia’s economy, as the country’s debt-to-GDP ratio at 28.7 percent lies far below the global average of around 50 percent.
Popularity at the price of the economyApril 18, 2018
With elections around the corner, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo appears to be backtracking on his reform agenda with a string of populist measures, most noticeably in energy, the Fitch Group’s think tank BMI Research stated in a report published on Tuesday.
Advancing export surplusApril 18, 2018
The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) reported a trade surplus of US$1.09 billion in March 2018. Exports in March grew by 10.24 percent to US$15.58 billion from the preceding month, marking a turnaround from trade deficits recorded since December 2017.