Daily Archives: November 27, 2020

Jokowi calls for reforming ecosystem of migrant worker dispatch

Jakarta – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has pressed for conducting reform of the migrant worker dispatch ecosystem to offer optimal protection and fulfillment of migrant workers’ rights.   In a statement here on Saturday, Jokowi highlighted the importance of ensuring that the welfare of migrant workers and their families improve.   “Ministries, agencies, and private

From Bogor to Putrajaya: Building strategic trust in APEC

  The year 2020 is crucial for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). Not only are we celebrating achievements after a quarter-century of implementing Bogor Goals for realizing free and open trade, but we are also at a crossroads of choice between conceding to major power rivalries or collaborating to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. When Indonesia

PPATK launches FIR to fortify financial system integrity

    Jakarta (ANTARA) – Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) developed and launched a macro review and micro-assessment instrument — Financial Integrity Rating (FIR) — on integrity of reporting parties of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CFT). The FIR will assess the effectiveness of the ongoing AML/CFT program and implement the second

BI offers scholarships to 361 students in Aceh

Banda Aceh, Aceh (ANTARA) – The Bank Indonesia (BI) Representative Office in Aceh offers scholarships to 361 students from various institutes of higher learning in the country’s westernmost province. “Recipients of Bank Indonesia scholarships 2020 will join the Bank Indonesia Scholarship Recipient Community called GenBI (New Indonesian Generation),” Chief of the BI Representative Office in

Jokowi inspects seedling center for environmental disaster prevention

Jakarta (ANTARA) – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on Friday inspected the development of the seed and seedling center in Rumpin, Bogor District of West Java that will provide seeds to conduct reforestation in regions susceptible to disasters. “Today, I am in Rumpin, Bogor District. This is the location of a seedling center to be developed