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President Joko Widodo distributes 2.797 land certificates in Bali

VOI NEWS, 14:00 LOCAL TIME, GMT+7, 09-09-2017

President Joko Widodo distributed 2.797 land ownership certificates in Badung district, Bali on Friday, as part of the program in which 3.500 certificates were issued through Complete, Systematic Land Registration (PTSL) program. He said that this program is aimed at preventing land disputes in districts and cities caused by the unavailability of certificates. He affirmed that he does not want land disputes with neighbors, government or companies to happen again in Indonesia. President Joko Widodo also stated that the government has set a target of producing five million certificates this year, seven million in 2018 and nine million in 2019. He admitted that the total number of plots needing certification in the country had reached 126 million, but so far only 46 million of them had been certified. (Ant)

 

Ambassador of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea: Indonesia has great potential cooperation

Potential cooperation between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and Indonesia is believed to be quite large in various sectors. Moreover, the potential is supported by the establishment of diplomatic relations and the distance between the two countries is not too far away. This was stated by the Ambassador of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to Indonesia, An Kwang Il in Jakarta recently.

“I believe that the potential, the cooperation between the two countries is much bigger than you respect. Two countries is connecting directly and the distance is not to be far. I believe there is a big potential in cooperation between two countries in investment, banking, science, technical cooperation, tourism, cultural exchange,” said Ambassador An Kwang Il.

Ambassador An Kwang Il added, the rapid infrastructure development in various regions across Indonesia carried out by President Joko Widodo also becomes one of the factors that supports the potential of such cooperation. (Rezha/Trans by Dhyka)

 

Indonesia to exchange pianists with some countries

Indonesia through the Education and Arts Foundation "Jaya Suprana School of Performing Arts" will exchange pianists with some countries. The exchange of the pianists is one of the forms of Indonesia's diplomatic efforts through art and culture. This was affirmed by Jaya Suprana as the Chairman of Education and Arts Foundation "Jaya Suprana School of Performing Arts" to RRI World Service -Voice of Indonesia in Jakarta on Thursday (September 7).

"That's an exchange of pianists between Cuba and Indonesia; we've established it with Poland, Lithuania, Germany, Japan, China, and Australia…. For North Korea, it will be planned, Insha Allah next year,” Jaya Suprana said.

Jaya Suprana further said that Indonesia has also cooperated with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The cooperation was initiated through Jaya Suprana's recent visit to Pyongyang, the capital city of North Korea. (Rezha)

 

Indonesia becomes member of international Maritime Pilots Association

The Indonesian Maritime Pilots Association -INAMPA has been elected to become a member of the International Maritime Pilots Association -IMPA. INAMPA’s President, Pasoroan Herman Harianja said in Jakarta on Friday that this is a matter of pride for Indonesia, because INAMPA has never been a member of IMPA. Currently, the Indonesian maritime pilots’ existence, role and capacity are equivalent to their other counterparts around the world. He stated that INAMPA also has played a significant role in supporting the Indonesian government, as the world maritime axis. He added INAMPA successfully organized the Asia Pacific Maritime Pilots meeting, which took place in Bali from August 28-30, 2017, and was attended by more than 200 participants from various countries such as South Korea, Japan, China, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Canada and the host, Indonesia. (Ant)

 

Bekraf calls on creative businesses to be legal entities

Head of Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf), Triawan Munaf stated that only 16 percent of creative businesses had obtained legal entity status. He said that Bekraf will continue to encourage creative industries to register their businesses as a legal entity. He added that being a legal entity would help the industry to manage taxes and business goals. He also stated that it is the reason why they have partnered with the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin). A franchise must have a legal entity. Bekraf has set a goal for the creative industry to contribute Rp1,000 trillion to the gross domestic product -GDP. (Tempo)

 

Jakarta`s first wholesale market officiated  

Jakarta Administration and city-owned market operator -PD Pasar Jaya officiated wholesale center called Jakgrosir on Friday, September 9. The Jakgrosir is located in the 3.800-square-meter Pasar Induk Kramat Jati, a traditional wholesale market in East Jakarta that could load 2.114 goods on its initial stage. PD Pasar Jaya President Director, Arief Nasrudin said that Jakgrosir is the base of Jakmart and Mini Distribution Center in Jakarta. Arief also explained that Jakgrosir implements cashless system. It means, that vendors who plan to shop for commodities must have vendor card or Monas Wholesale Business card (Monas Bisnis Perkulakan), which is currently distributed in a number of markets in Jakarta. In the future, Jakgrosir will be available in all areas across Jakarta, including Pulau Seribu (Thousand Islands) District in order to monitor prices of goods in Jakarta. Jakgrosir operates daily starting from 07:00 to 10:00 o’clock. (Tempo)

 

Jakarta administration and police vow to get tough in ban on roadside parking

The Jakarta administration is set to cooperate with the police on the enforcement of a city regulation demanding that residents park their vehicles only on their properties. The Jakarta Transportation Agency has warned residents that parking cars on the roadside could see the vehicles towed away.  According to the 2014 regulation, a car owner should have a garage on their property to park theirvehicle, which is a requirement for obtaining a vehicle registration document [STNK]. Jakarta Transportation Agency Deputy Head, Sigit Wijatmoko said that the administration would communicate with the Jakarta Police regarding the policy in relation to the STNK issuance. Even though the policy had not been strictly enforced since the regulation’s issuance in 2014, the transportation agency now looks committed to monitoring its implementation. (JP)

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