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Every state that practices democracy definitively provides a constitutional path. In Syarah Konstitusi (On the Constitution), Masdar Farid Mas'udi wrote that a constitution, as a basic law, is a general agreement (consensus) of citizens on...

Implementation of the Indo-Pacific Concept

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It is encouraging, the Indo-Pacific concept that was pioneered and campaigned for by Indonesia was adopted as ASEAN Outlook at the 34th Summit. The 34th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) took place in Bangkok...

Route Transfers Believed to Spur Development

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Starting July 1, domestic flights will be transferred from Bandung to Kertajati. It is believed that this will trigger the construction of supporting facilities, such as hotels and commercial areas, around the airport. MAJALENGKA,...

Stability vs Stimulus

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During the Bank Indonesia (BI) board of governors meeting on 19-20 June 2019, the central bank again decided to maintain its benchmark interest rate at 6 percent. This means that the BI’s interest rate has remained unchanged for eight...

Constitutional Court Justices Ready to Give Verdict

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JAKARTA, KOMPAS — The justices of the Constitutional Court are set to read out their verdict on the election dispute on June 27, one day earlier than scheduled. All parties must accept the court's decision. A lawsuit was filed by the...

Catching the Last Lobster Larva

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Just before dusk, RA headed out to sea to catch lobster larvae on an outrigger boat from Cisolok Beach in Sukabumi regency, West Java. Different from fishing boats, RA’s outrigger boat was equipped with four poles, each with three lights...

Authorities Urged to Hunt Down Lobster Larva Collectors

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The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry has data on the flow of money behind the country’s illegal lobster larva trade that involves local fishermen. The police are urged to arrest lobster larva collectors to clamp down on the...

Expectations for Jakarta

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The Ciliwung River flows through dense urban neighborhoods on 13 April 2019 in Bukit Duri, South Jakarta. The Jakarta administration has introduced its 2019 naturalization program for three reservoirs and two rivers in the city: the...

The Modus Operandi of Lobster Seed Smuggling

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For about a year, IA has often reported activities of lobster fry smuggling in his village in Nipah Panjang district, East Tanjung Jabung regency, Jambi, to the local office of the Fish Quarantine and Fishery Quality Control Agency. He...

Zoning System and Comfort Zone

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In the last few weeks, education circles have been getting noisy following the controversy over the implementation of the zoning policy as instructed in the Education and Culture Ministererial Regulation Number 51/2018 on the new students...