The private sector, including technology companies, must actively drive social and economic inclusion of the 14 per cent of Asean’s population that still lives below the international poverty line.
“Indonesia has a huge market for this segment… Student loans are relatively untouched by financial services and technology, so we think that this is the right time for us to address this.”
Since the last standoff between China and Indonesia in 2016, Indonesia has been increasing its defence, but not to the extent that it has deterred China from causing problems.
“There is a big opportunity in Indonesia… It has a growth story, political landscape and valuations.”
[Decentralisation] means that getting a unified view of Indonesia, or building a unified strategy for it, is very difficult with centralized information systems.
The new subscription service, called GoFood Plus, allows signed-up users to receive a certain number of food orders per day for a fixed monthly fee.
President Joko Widodo has said he wants public and private transportation in Indonesia’s new capital city to be the first in the world that uses only autonomous and electric vehicles (EVs).
Among the projects on the Indonesia shortlist are research on the protection of coastal communities from climate change impacts, and urban resettlement through the lens of gender.
The “consequences” of this system seems to fall squarely on the students’ shoulders and not on other education actors that actually have the resources and capacities.
Going forward, Indonesian unicorns are expected to adopt a cautious approach, even though listing is generally an important move for such companies.
Depok mayor says that he also wants to rehabilitate ‘victims’ in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.
The discussion with Jokowi centered around building a smart city using the newest technology that will be green and supported by lots of artificial intelligence.
Floods are a global problem. Other neighbouring mega-cities such as Bangkok in Thailand, and Manilla in the Philippines also face escalating costs from flood in the future.
The implementation of sharia economy in Indonesia is not just related to economics, but also the politics of identity and winning votes – and it can lead to discrimination.