Anies Baswedan Opts French Firms to Develop Jakarta MRT

PT MRT Jakarta established partnerships with two French railway companies, Alston and Thales, to develop the MRT network. Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan said that the collaboration was carried out on the basis that the Jakarta MRT will serve as the backbone of the city’s changes in mobility. PT MRT Jakarta president director William Sabandar and … Baca Selengkapnya

The faces of France’s new government

Freshly re-elected President Emmanuel Macron has unveiled his new government, which will serve under newly appointed Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne. The list includes some new faces in key posts but Macron notably opted for continuity at the finance, interior and justice ministries. Macron’s revamp of his administration is, in part, aimed at building momentum ahead … Baca Selengkapnya

Indonesia Hosts UN Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction

“The meeting will be held for change of experience, best practices, and as well as capacity building in the context of how the state handles and anticipates disasters, which of course do not happen only once,” Indonesia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi said May 24. The GPDRR Summit in Bali is the 7th event organized … Baca Selengkapnya

Yasonna planned changes to citizenship regulation

Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly said the government was revising Government Regulation (PP) No. 2/2007 on mechanisms to obtain Indonesian citizenship and expected the changes to offer “solutions to problems faced by children of mixed marriages”. Yasonna also noted that regulators were discussing the potential extension of the deadline for such children’s citizenship … Baca Selengkapnya

House paves way for omnibus law return

The House of Representatives passed a revision to a 2011 law on Tuesday to give lawmakers the authority to pass omnibus laws, opening the way for the controversial and previously “procedurally unconstitutional” Job Creation Law to be rectified and implemented. The law previously had been rushed through law making process using the omnibus vehicle, which … Baca Selengkapnya