Indonesia strengthens forces to secure elections World

Indonesia strengthens forces to secure elections

Indonesia will deploy 450,000 military troops and police personnel to handle possible riots when the 2019 elections results are announced on May 22, according to Indonesian Military Commander Hadi Tjahjanto.
Indonesian presidential candidates join final debate World

Indonesian presidential candidates join final debate

The fifth debate, which is the final debate between two presidential candidates of Indonesia Prabowo Subianto and Joko Widodo, took place on April 13 in Jakarta, focusing on economic and social welfare issues, finance, investment, trade and industry.
Indonesia aims to attract 7.7 billion USD into special economic zones World

Indonesia aims to attract 7.7 billion USD into special economic zones

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on April 1 inaugurated three special economic zones (SEZs) covering 2,200 ha of land in the provinces of East Kalimantan, North Sulawesi, and North Maluku in a bid to attract investment and spur economic growth in less-developed areas of the country.
RoK to speed up CEPA talks with Indonesia World

RoK to speed up CEPA talks with Indonesia

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) said on February 19 that it has decided to resume talks on the signing of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with Indonesia after a hiatus of five years.
Indonesian presidential candidates hold second debate World

Indonesian presidential candidates hold second debate

Indonesian presidential candidates Joko Widodo and his challenger Prabowo Subianto on February 17 spared over the issues of energy, environment, infrastructure, food, and natural resources in their second debate held two months ahead of the presidential polls.
FDI in Indonesia slows down in 2018 World

FDI in Indonesia slows down in 2018

Indonesia attracted 392.7 trillion IDR (27.86 billion USD) in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2018, down from the 430.5 trillion IDR lured in the previous year, according to the country’s investment coordinating board.