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  • 5 February 2015

The Government Regrets the Adverts ‘Fire Your Indonesian Maid Now’ in Malaysia


Minister of Manpower of Indonesia, Hanif Dakhiri

The Indonesian government feels uncomfortable and annoyed with ads that have the words “Fire Your Indonesian Maid Now” by a private company in Malaysia. Minister of Manpower, Hanif Dakhiri and Indonesian Ambassador to Malaysia, Herman Prayitno have expressed the strong protest against the adverts which harassing pride of Indonesia.

Minister of Manpower, Hanif Dakhiri claims to have coordinated with the Ministry of Manpower Malaysia, related to adverts of cleaning tools manufacturer of RoboVac, and the Malaysian said that would be assisted to solving it.

  • 4 February 2015

Starting on Thursday, President Jokowi Pay a Visit to Malaysia, Brunei, and the Philippines


Starting on Thursday, President Jokowi Pay a Visit to Malaysia, Brunei, and the Philippines

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) according to the plan starting on Thursday (5/2), will make a state visit to the three ASEAN countries, i.e. Malaysia, Brunei, and the Philippines.

“I have an agenda of bilateral meetings with Malaysia, Brunei, and the Philippines starting on Thursday, but on Monday (9/2) I’ve been back to Indonesia,” said President Jokowi after opening the National Coordination Meeting (Rakornas) the Emergency of Drugs 2015, at Bidakara, Jakarta, Wednesday (4/2).

In this three-day visit, First Lady Iriana, as well as Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi will accompany the President. Deputy Foreign Minister M Fachir Abdurachman previously said that the visit to these three countries is the first official visit of President Jokowi to friendly countries.

  • 4 February 2015

Support the Corruption Eradication, Special Envoy of the Chinese President Meets President Jokowi


President Jokowi welcomes the Chinese President’s Special Envoy, Meng Jianzhu, at the Presidential Palace, Jakarta, Tuesday (3/2)

Special Envoy of the President of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Meng Jianzhu, along with several members of the delegation visited President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), at the State Palace, Jakarta, Tuesday (3/2) afternoon.

Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Tejo Edhy Purdijatno who accompanied President Jokowi at the meeting explained that China supports the efforts and commitment of Indonesia in the eradication of corruption, legal, and policy issues of cyber.

  • 3 February 2015

Discuss the Papua Special Autonomy and Smelter Freeport, DPD Leaders Meet President Jokowi


The atmosphere of the consultation meeting between President Jokowi with the leaders of the DPD-RI, at the State Palace, Jakarta, Monday (2/2)

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) accompanied by Vice President Jusuf Kalla (JK) held a consultation meeting with leaders of the Regional Representative Council of the Republic of Indonesia (DPD-RI), at the State Palace, Jakarta, Monday (2/2). The consultation meeting of DPD leaders and President Jokowi is the first time since leaders of the DPD-RI 2014-2019 period, inaugurated last October.

DPD Chairman Irman Gusman said, consultation meetings held to discuss the strategic agendas of both institutions, in an effort to smooth the central and local government relations, Draft Law, Plus Special Autonomy for Papua and West Papua.

Moreover, Irman Gusman said, one-hour meeting also discussed the laws of the village, the acceleration of infrastructure, construction of the smelter PT. Freeport Indonesia, as well as a plan to amend the Constitution(UUD) 45, in an effort to strengthen the presidential system.

  • 3 February 2015

President Jokowi: Indonesian Ambassadors Should Explain Regarding the Execution of Drug Convicts


President Jokowi answering reporters’ questions after opening the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Work Meeting 2015, in the Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jakarta, Monday (2/2)

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) reminds, the Indonesian Ambassadors in friendly countries, that they also have a duty to explain government policies to implement the execution of death sentences against foreigners who convicted of crimes involved in narcotics and drugs (Narkoba).

“The task of our ambassadors to explain why the death penalty was carried out. Because of our positive law exists,” President Jokowi told to reporters after giving a briefing on the Work Meeting of the Foreign Ministry officials with Indonesia’s Foreign Representative, at Gedung Pancasila, the Ministry of Foreign Affairso office, Jakarta, Monday (2/2).

  • 2 February 2015

President Jokowi Ask the Indonesian Ambassador Emphasizes the Economic Diplomacy

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Jokowi President delivered a speech in Ministry of Foreign Affairs Work Meeting 2015 at Gedung Pancasila, the Foreign Ministry, Jakarta, Monday (2/2)

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) asked the Indonesian ambassador to friendly countries in order to put forward the economic diplomacy. He said, the Indonesian ambassador should be having keen instinct to see economic potential in the state placement.

“Actually, there are opportunities everywhere and opportunities are taken in areas which, clearly visible. During the three months became president, 90 percent are taken care about  economy, “President Jokowi said when opening Working Meeting of the Officials of Foreign Ministry with the Indonesian Representatives Abroad, at Gedung Pancasila, Foreign Office, Jakarta, Monday (2/2 ).

President Jokowi said that his experience while serving as a Governor of Jakarta, in 2012-2014. During two years as governor of Jakarta, Jokowi said, mostly or approximately 99 percent of the affairs are handled together with the representatives of friendly countries in Indonesia is related to the economy.

  • 2 February 2015

Submit Thousands of Free Tractors, President Jokowi: In 2-3 Years, We Should be’ve Rice Self-Sufficiency


Submit Thousands of Free Tractors, President Jokowi: In 2-3 Years, We Should be’ve Rice Self-Sufficiency

After visiting Ngawi Regency, East Java (Java), President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) accompanied by First Lady Iriana Widodo directly proceed to the village of Sonorejo, Sukoharjo, Central Java, Saturday (31/1) afternoon, to deliver aid of thousands of tractors free of charge to local farmers’ groups.

Accompanied by the Minister of Agriculture Amran Solomon and Governor of Central Java Ganjar Pranowo, President Jokowi said that the assistance of 6,082 units of hand tractor was not really free, but there is a target that is to increase production.

The president said that he would oversee the production target of rice in Central Java, because later after being given another of tractors, given more fertilizers, more seeds, this province should be able to increase production to 2 million tons.

  • 2 February 2015

The Government Require Every Regency/City Should Establish the Joint Office of SAMSAT

Loket Samsat

The Government Require Every Regency/City Should Establish the Joint Office of SAMSAT

In order to implement the provisions of Article 67 Paragraph (4) the Act No. 22 of 2009 on Traffic and Transport, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on January 19, 2015 has signed a Presidential Decree No. 5 of 2015 on the Implementation of One Stop Integrated Administration System (SAMSAT) of Motor Vehicles.

According to this regulation, SAMSAT aims to provide services Registration and Identification of Motor Vehicles, taxes payment of motor vehicles, and Compulsory Contribution of Traffic Accident and Transportation Fund (SWDKLLAJ) which integrated and coordinated with fast, accurate, transparent, accountable, and informative.

The service scope of Samsat include: a. Registration and Identification (Regident) of motor vehicles (Ranmor); b. Taxes payment of motor vehicles; and c. SWDKLLAJ payment.

  • 30 January 2015

President Jokowi: Indonesia’s Foreign Politic is Free and Active, the Benefits Should be Perceived by the People


Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs AM. Fachir after received by President Jokowi, at the State Palace, Jakarta, Friday (30/1) morning.

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) asked all heads of representatives of Indonesia abroad to be able to translate the government’s priority issues, among others, the protection of citizens, territorial integrity, and economic diplomacy.

President Jokowi submit the request to the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, AM Fachir at the State Palace, Jakarta, Friday (30/1), to report on the readiness of the Work Meeting of the Foreign Ministry with all representatives of Indonesia abroad. As planned, President Jokowi will give a briefing and open work meeting that will take place in Jakarta on February 2, 2015.

“The meeting will discuss the main issues, namely sovereignty, economic diplomacy and the protection of citizens, and good government,” Fachir said.

  • 30 January 2015

Meets Jokowi, B.J. Habibie: President Elected by the People and Should Favor the Interests of People


Former President BJ. Habibie gave a press statement accompanied by President Jokowi, after meeting at the State Palace, Jakarta, Thursday (29/1)

After receiving the visit of former candidate for President and the Chairman of Gerindra Prabowo in Bogor, West Java, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) back to Jakarta, to receive the visit of former President BJ Habibie, at the State Palace, Jakarta, Thursday (29/1) afternoon.

In a press statement, former President BJ. Habibie admitted that he had the honor and opportunity to stay in touch and exchange information with President Jokowi. Habibie said, in the state system in Indonesia, the President was not like the Old Order or New Order era, which is elected by the Assembly of Representatives (MPR). Currently, the President is elected directly by the people.