Takeaways from the final round of France’s parliamentary elections

Sunday’s runoff elections have led to an unprecedented political situation in France: President Emmanuel Macron’s coalition has fallen well short of a majority, leaving no single party dominant in the chamber. The president’s Ensemble (Together) group retains the most seats in parliament, but Sunday’s results dealt a severe blow to a party that for the … Baca Selengkapnya

The Paris Club 2021 Annual Report

In 2021, the Paris Club continued its efforts to very actively promote coordinated multilateral solutions to sovereign debt problems encountered around the world. Its considerable efforts resulted in the exceptional measure adopted in April 2020 by the G20 and the Paris Club and extended until the end of 2021 to provide support to the 73 … Baca Selengkapnya

Tourism Minister Calls for Affordable Airfares

The Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno said he hopes the number of commercial flights can be expanded to increase seating capacity which would help solve the issue of expensive airfares. Sandiaga Uno said the revenge traveling phenomenon happening across the globe as pandemic restrictions are loosened has created high demands in the transportation … Baca Selengkapnya

Central Sulawesi Prepares 3 Sectors to Support IKN

The government of Central Sulawesi has prepared three potential sectors to support the Capital of the Archipelago (IKN) in East Kalimantan. The three sectors are transportation, agriculture, and mining. One form of support provided by the Central Sulawesi Provincial Government as a buffer zone is to build a port in Donggala Regency. In addition, the Provincial … Baca Selengkapnya

France generates electricity from offshore wind farm for the first time

“The Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm produced the first megawatt hours from French offshore wind,” said the consortium owning the park and grid operator RTE in a statement. The Saint-Nazaire offshore park, the first in France to come into service, will eventually have 80 wind turbines, which will be gradually installed by the end of the … Baca Selengkapnya

Creative Economy Products from Indonesia Filled BHV Marais

Collaboration between the Central Government, Local Government, and the private sector is the key to success in promoting Indonesia’s creative economy products abroad. This is evidenced in the collaboration that presents creative economy products from Indonesian MSMEs in Paris. The activity entitled “Indonésie, de Java Bali” which is fully supported by the e-commerce platform Shopee … Baca Selengkapnya

The 3rd Infrastructure Working Group (IWG) Meeting Strives for Global Digital Infrastructure Development

The 3rd IWG’s first day focused on three agendas: sustainable infrastructure investment, social inclusion and regional inequality, as well as post-pandemic transformative infrastructure. Several reports supporting the completion of deliverables have been completed and presented by international organizations, including the OECD’s Report on Advancing the Environment and Data for Sustainable Infrastructure Financing and the GI … Baca Selengkapnya

Jokowi Officially Inaugurates 5 New Ministers and Deputy Ministers

President Joko Widodo officially inaugurated 5 new ministers and deputy ministers in the Kabinet Indonesia Maju. The list of ministers appointed by Jokowi are Chairman of the National Mandate Party (PAN) Zulkifli Hasan as Minister of Trade replacing Muhammad Luthfi, Former TNI Commander Marshal (Ret.) Hadi Tjahjanto as Minister of Agrarian Affairs replacing Sofyan Djalil, … Baca Selengkapnya