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Jokowi’s Food Estate Project in NTT

President Joko Widodo visited the East Nusa Tenggara province earlier this week. Jokowi went to the Regency of Central Sumba, Southwest Sumba, and Sikka to oversee the implementation of the Central Government’s food estate project and the inauguration of the Napun Gete Dam in Maumere. The big question is whether Jokowi’s food estate project will drive a meaningful change to the impoverished NTT.

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Asian Shares Advance

Major stock markets in Asia followed Wall Street higher on Thursday after the Fed reaffirmed interest rates would stay low for a long time. Meantime, a fresh stimulus in the US is imminent, with the House is likely to vote for...

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SBY’s Defense

The former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY), who is also the supreme leader of Democratic Party, finally spoke. He responded to the alleged attempt to overthrow his eldest son Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono (AHY) and take over the Democratic Party leadership. SBY, however, didn’t address the controversial Rp9 billion grant from the regional administration for the development of the Museum and Art Gallery of SBY-Ani Yudhoyono in his hometown Pacitan, East Java.

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The Military Job Rotation: A Hint

The Commander of the Indonesian Military (TNI) Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto instituted another round of job rotation affecting 114 high-ranking military officers. This is the second job rotation this year, but it is the...

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PKPU/Bankruptcy Journal: Margahayu Land

On Feb. 19, 2021, the Commercial Court at the Central Jakarta District Court registered two lawsuits on the suspension of debt payment (PKPU) filed by the same Company: Singapore-based Sccpre Sixteen S Pte Ltd. The Company has...

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Market Snapshots

Global stock markets ended mixed on Wednesday (Feb. 24) with United States (US) stocks rallying. The dollar index bottomed around 90.10 on Wednesday, as dovish-sounding remarks from US Federal Reserve (Fed) Chief Jerome Powell...

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MNC Lido Project: Some Concerns

It is a boost for MNC Land (KPIG) to develop its MNC Lido project after the Government awarded it a special economic zone (SEZ) for tourism status. The question is whether MNC Land could contribute significant economic growth...

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