Brand Protection in the Upcycling Era

Upcycling is more ecologically beneficial than recycling since it does not involve smelting or burning. Designer brands’ paper bags, for example, are transformed into mobile phone holders and a variety of other goods. Due to modifications in their appearance and functions, with well-known brand labels still visible, upcycled items often have a high market value. … Baca Selengkapnya

French PM announces aid cheques for people struggling with price hikes

The newly-appointed PM announced on Tuesday that financial aid would be distributed in September. It would be targeted at low-income households and would be paid directly into people’s back accounts in la rentrée (September). The scheme is likely to be similar to the chèque energie that was distributed to around 6 million people in 2020 … Baca Selengkapnya

France to increase engagement in Indo-Pacific in challenging times

Far from discouraging France and the European Union, the current geopolitical situation should encourage them to increase their Indo-Pacific engagement. Since their inception, the French and European Indo-Pacific strategies have aimed to show that an alternative vision to an increasingly confrontational and polarized environment could prevail in the region. France and the EU remain fully … Baca Selengkapnya

Indonesia shifts G20 focus to energy security   

The Office of Coordinating Economic Minister has vowed to focus on energy security in the first round of the Group of 20 sherpa track working groups. Indonesia’s G20 presidency has been focused on three pillars: strengthen global health architecture, digital transformation, and energy transition. Deputy Coordinating Economic Minister and G20 co-sherpa Edi Prio Pambudi explained … Baca Selengkapnya

Consular visit to Bali on 20-22 June 2022

French people living in Bali will be able to meet a consular agent at the premises of the Lycée français de Bali Jl. Umalas Kauh 1 No.76, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361. On this occasion, you could do your passport applications, life certificates for the payment of pensions, legalization of signature, … Baca Selengkapnya

USD 50 Million for Pandemic Prevention

The Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs said Indonesia plans to commit to a pandemic prevention of US$50 million in the Financial Intermediary Fund (FIF) Proposal. Deputy for the Coordination of International Economic Cooperation at the Coordinating Ministry for the Economy Edi Prio Pambudi said this was done for the prevention, preparedness and response (PPR) of … Baca Selengkapnya