It is not yet known how the Constitutional Court will address this constitutional problem. However, the Court has also set a precedent by issuing an ambiguous verdict when deciding on the Job Creation Law.
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The government issued regulations regarding green transitions in the electricity sector and battery-based electric vehicle usage as official vehicles, as well as electric stoves trial. The substance of the rules is broader than the title describes.
More than half of the world saw an increased risk of civil unrest since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Russian invasion of Ukraine worsened the situation, causing disruption to energy markets and food supply chains, and triggering price hikes.
The Indonesian Government stays firm with its plan to ban exports of unprocessed metals and minerals, with tin, bauxite, and copper in a queue. A long list of countries in Asia and Europe are at the greatest risk of being impacted.
The Indonesian government is looking at ways to "normalize" the energy subsidy budget. One-fifth of the state budget is at risk of being used up for this need this year.
The government has ensured that the capital city relocation from Jakarta to East Kalimantan will start in 2024. Therefore, the Nusantara Capital City (IKN) construction must begin immediately.
Key points: energy price increase signal a rise; limited infrastructure budgets; social protections budget drop, while several tax incentive programs stop as the economy further recovered.
When National Police Chief Gen. Sutanto launched massive crackdowns on gambling activities throughout Indonesia, the kingpins were forced to create an informal network to carry out mitigation efforts. The forerunner of the "Consortium" was born.
Being blindsided by Canberra's plans to form the AUKUS, Jakarta considers this as "a slap to the face," showing the lack of trust from the neighbor and showing that Australia has never viewed Indonesia as a peer and equal in the region.
Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is spreading fast in Indonesia. Within three months, the disease has affected 447,257 cattle, buffalo, goats, and pigs in 22 provinces, forcing the government to establish a Specific State of Emergency for FMD.