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Terror Convict Aman Abdurrahman sentenced to Death

Jakarta, June 22 (ANTARA News) - Terror convict Oman Rochman, alias Aman Abdurrahman, was sentenced to death by the South Jakarta District Court on Friday for his involvement in some terrorist attacks in the country.
Date: 22 June 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

UK eases Visa Application Processes for Indonesian Students

Jakarta, June 20 (ANTARA News) - The United Kingdom (UK) Visas & Immigration service is easing visa application processes for Indonesian students by reducing the documentation requirements for Tier-4 student visa applicants.
Date: 20 June 2018; Type: Students; Source: Antara

Indonesia, Finland organize High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation

Yogyakarta, June 19 (ANTARA News) - The governments of Indonesia and Finland organized the second meeting of the Secretary- General's High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation in Helsinki on Monday, the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) Jakarta said in a statement.
Date: 19 June 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Indonesia supports Maritime Labour Convention Amendment

Jakarta, June 11 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia has expressed its support for the ratification of the amendment of Maritime Labor Convention (MLC) governing the guarantee of financial rights for seafarers who are victims of pirate hostage or crimes at sea.
Date: 11 June 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Indonesia, Australia discuss Cooperation on Cyber Security

Jakarta, June 5 (ANTARA News) - The Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs, Wiranto, had a discussion on Monday with the new Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, Gary Quinlan AO, about cooperation on cyber security.
Date: 05 June 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Two Indonesians freed from Death Sentence in Saudi

Jakarta, June 5 (ANTARA News) - The Government of Indonesia has secured the release of two Indonesian citizens from death sentence in Saudi Arabia.
Date: 05 June 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Government, House agree to Macroeconomic Assumptions

Jakarta, June 5 (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government and House of Representatives have agreed to macroeconomic assumptions and development targets during their introductory meeting to formulate the 2018 state budget draft.
Date: 05 June 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Court sentences First Travel Boss to 20 Years in Jail

Depok, W Java, May 31 (ANTARA News) - A court in Depok, West Java, has sentenced two bosses of travel company First Travel, Andika Surachman and Anniesa Hasibuan, to 20 years and 18 years in jail respectively, for defrauding 63,310 Umrah pilgrims of RP905 billion.
Date: 31 May 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Bank Indonesia to prioritize Monetary Policy

Jakarta, May 31 (ANTARA News) - Bank Indonesia will prioritise monetary policy oriented towards exchange rate stability as the Indonesian rupiah weakened by 37 points to RP14,025 from RP13,988 to the US dollar on Wednesday`s opening.
Date: 31 May 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

House of Representatives passes into Law the Bill on Terrorism

Jakarta, May 25 (ANTARA News) - A plenary session of the House of Representatives agreed in acclamation to pass into law a bill on terrorism on Friday after being shelved almost two years. "Is the report of chairman of the Special Committee on Terrorism Bill is approved and to be passed into law?" Deputy House Speakers, Agus Hermanto, who chaired t ...
Date: 25 May 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Direktur Jenderal Pajak v PT Waru Kaltim Plantation

Date: 29 March 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 705 B/PK/PJK/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Direktur Jenderal Pajak v PT Chuo Senko Consultant

Date: 29 March 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 704 B/PK/PJK/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Direktur Jenderal Pajak v PT Chuo Senko Consultant

Date: 29 March 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 703 B/PK/PJK/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Direktur Jenderal Pajak v PT Chuo Senko Consultant

Date: 11 April 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 702 B/PK/PJK/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Bank Indonesia to prioritize Monetary Policy

Jakarta, May 31 (ANTARA News) - Bank Indonesia will prioritise monetary policy oriented towards exchange rate stability as the Indonesian rupiah weakened by 37 points to RP14,025 from RP13,988 to the US dollar on Wednesd ...

President issues Regulation to eradicate Money Laundering, Terrorism Government not to propose Budget Revision for Subsidy Change Bank Indonesia studies Use of Blockchain more

Supervisory Commission to crack down on International Cartel Networks

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Business Competition Supervisory Commission (KPPU) will be immediately in charge of cracking down on the international cartel networks, chairman of the commission Syarkawi Rauf said at a press con ...

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Government to complete Draft Regulation on e-Commerce soon

Jakarta, Apr 13 (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government will soon complete a draft regulation on e-commerce, in order to create business equality in the country, Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita said. E-commerce ...

Indonesia, Somalia agree to enhance Trade Ties EU scraps Anti-Dumping Duty for Indonesian Biodiesel Latipah Hanum v PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk more

Terror Convict Aman Abdurrahman sentenced to Death

Jakarta, June 22 (ANTARA News) - Terror convict Oman Rochman, alias Aman Abdurrahman, was sentenced to death by the South Jakarta District Court on Friday for his involvement in some terrorist attacks in the country.

Indonesia, Australia discuss Cooperation on Cyber Security Two Indonesians freed from Death Sentence in Saudi Court sentences First Travel Boss to 20 Years in Jail more

Well Prepared Regulation needed before recruiting Foreign Lecturers: Lawmaker

Jambi, Apr 30 (ANTARA News) - A leading lawmaker has asked the government to carry out a study and issue a well prepared regulation before recruiting foreign lecturers for Indonesian universities.

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Emergency Decree to be lifted in More Areas

BANGKOK, June 24 (NNT) - The National Security Council (NSC) is considering withdrawing the Emergency Decree in more areas of the restive south after last week’s revocation of the special law in two districts.

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Chiang Mai Justice Office offers Guidance to Youth

CHIANG MAI, June 23 (NNT) - The Chiang Mai Justice Provincial Office is offering guidance to local youth to induce participation in preventing and solving the problem of crime in society.

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EC Member calls for use of Special Law to determine Constituencies

BANGKOK, June 23 (NNT) - The Election Commission (EC) has called on the government and the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to utilize Article 44 of the provisional constitution to speed up preparations for primary elections.

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Excise Department to take Tax Measure to encourage use of B20 Biodiesel

BANGKOK, June 22 (NNT) - The Excise Department is taking a tax measure to encourage the use of B20 biodiesel.

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Duterte appoints new CA Justice

MANILA, June  22 (PNA) - President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Dorothy Montejo-Gonzaga as associate justice of the Court of Appeals (CA).

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President to issue Online Licensing System

Denpasar, Bali, June 24 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said the government will soon issue an integrated licensing system through "online single submission" to speed up the process of business licensing.

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Journalists banned from Trial of Thamrin Bombings' Defendant

Jakarta, June 22 (ANTARA News) - Journalists reporting on the verdict on accused Oman Rahman involved in the Thamrin bombing in 2016 were banned from the main courtroom in the South Jakarta district court where the trial proceedings were ongoing.

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Temporary Work Visit Passes revoked from 11th Year

PUTRAJAYA, June 22 (Bernama) - The Immigration Department has denied a newspaper report that the Home Ministry (KDN) was withdrawing the approval of extending the Visit Pass (Temporary Employment) or PLKS for the second and subsequent years approved by the previous government.

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French Judiciary pursuing Scorpene Corruption Scandal - Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 (Bernama) - Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today met French Ambassador Frédéric Laplanche who disclosed that the French judicial system is pursuing the 1 billion-euro Scorpene submarine corruption scandal.

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Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus appointed as the Bank Negara Malaysia Governor

His Majesty Yang di-Pertuan Agong has on 19 June 2018 granted his royal consent to the recommendation of YAB Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad to appoint Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus as the new Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia.

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Actions against Companies in Enforcement Operation targeting Machinery Safety and Amputation Hazards

The Ministry of Manpower mounted a two-month enforcement operation in April and May 2018 targeting machinery safety to address hand and finger injuries at the workplace. 380 inspections were conducted at 350 companies in the manufacturing, construction and marine sectors.

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House unveils New Website

The House of Representatives has unveiled its new website house.gov.ph., in its effort to bring legislation closer to the public. The website is easily navigable and uses simple, easy-to-understand language to engage the public and encourage interest in legislation.

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Agreement on curbing Illegal Drug use through Preventive Education signed in New York

The Philippine Consulate General in New York witnessed the signing of a landmark Memorandum of Agreement between non-profit organization Friends Indeed USA Inc., and Philippine-based non-government organization People’s Volunteer Against Illegal Drugs on 27 May 2018 at Astoria World Manor, Queens, New York City.

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Philippines Champions Small and Medium Entrepreneurs at APEC Senior Officials Meet

The Department of Foreign Affairs championed Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSMEs) at the Second Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM2) of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

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DOJ-OOC continues Conduct of Judicial Training on Cybercrime for the ASEAN Prosecutors and Judges

The Department of Justice - Office of Cybercrime (DOJ-OOC), in partnership with the Supreme Court of the Philippines and the Global Action on Cybercrime Extended (GLACY+) Project, is set to conduct the Advanced Judicial Training Course on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence for Judges, Magistrates and Prosecutors for the ASEAN Region in Cebu, Philippines on 19-22 June 2018.

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