To achieve its emissions target, the government needs public support and participation. One way to do this is by appealing to the smallest administrations, villages, through the Village Fund.
The only way the tech ecosystem can stay balanced in countries like Indonesia is if enough seed money and opportunities remain to rear the next generation of unicorns.
“[The ministries previously] had various figures before we set the agreed figure. But now we have a standardized [figure].”
An ongoing graft case involving the firm’s ex-CEO Karen Agustiawan, the first woman to run a SOE in Indonesia, shows the challenges inherent in running these firms that play a major role in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.
Hoping to help improve the yield of small-scale farmers, three researchers decided to figure out what kind of creatures pollinate the durians in Sulawesi, a large island at the center of Indonesia.
The country has already met its goal of becoming the largest digital economy in Southeast Asia by 2020, and is expected to continue to enjoy sharp growth in the sector.
Tokopedia said that the policy “will hamper the growth of small and medium enterprises”, as many vendors will hesitate to start businesses online.
“The Indonesian market is very dynamic, as customers make different choices over time, creating a repertoire of products” PT Nestlé Indonesia president director Dharnesh Gordhon said.
“We are in coordination with GEM and CATL to build lithium battery plants in Indonesia,” Pandjaitan told reporters, referring to Chinese battery firm GEM Co Ltd and Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd.
“As the digital technology movement would enable new kind of jobs in Indonesia, it would accommodate the diaspora with a lot of work opportunities and problems to be solved.”
“Together, we have agreed to deepen our cooperation in the areas of peace keeping, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, and of course maritime security.”
As global growth slows, Indonesian officials have become increasingly worried about the state of Southeast Asia’s largest economy.
Hand-made batik artisans in Indonesia preserve tradition and teach tourists their cloth-making secrets
Inscribed on the Unesco list of intangible cultural heritage, batik making is taught to villagers in childhood, and now also to local and foreign visitors.
“The problem is now how we, including university administrators, as part of society, help change the mindset of people towards disabilities. It’s also our responsibility as able-bodied persons.”