Indonesia Morning News For June 22

Indonesia Morning News For June 22
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Indonesia morning newsIUU vessel tracker calls on more countries to share Indonesia’s lead, share data
Indonesia is a model that other countries should follow, according to a leading campaigner advocating for the sharing of fishing data to reduce illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
— SeafoodSource (blog)

XOX inks JV agreement to provide telco services in Indonesia
XOX Media Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of mobile application services provider XOX Bhd, has entered into a joint venture agreement (JVA) with Yayasan Nahdlatul Ulama, EH Integrated Systems Sdn Bhd and PT Nusantara Digital Telekomunikasi to provide telecommunication services in Indonesia.
— The Edge Markets

Anies to Cut Allowance of Jakarta Official Who Skips Work Today
Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan will give a sanction of cutting off a full month`s performance allowance for the Jakarta Administration officials who skipped work after the collective leave of 2018 Eid.

Radical Indonesian cleric faces death penalty ruling for 2016 attack
An Indonesian court is set to decide Friday whether to sentence a radical cleric to death for his role in a 2016 terror attack that was the first claimed by the Islamic State group in Southeast Asia.
— Free Malaysia Today

India, Indonesia finds common cause against UN Human Rights Commissioner
India and Indonesia have separately slammed but found a common cause against the office of the United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein.
— The Economic Times

SIM Card Registration Saves Telco’s Money, No Impact on Growth
Tighter registration requirements for prepaid SIM cards have helped Indonesian mobile operators save at least Rp 2 trillion ($142 million) annually, while having no negative impact on the growth in mobile data traffic.
— Jakarta Globe

Hundreds of Armed Forces-Police Force Personnels to Secure Aman Abdurrahman Trial
Hundreds of personnels from the Armed Forces and Police Force will be deployed to secure the trial of convicted terrorist Aman Abdurrahman taking place at the South Jakarta District Court on Friday, June 22.
— Netral News

Singapore-India telecoms target Indonesia and Australia
Singapore’s broadband internet provider MyRepublic is teaming up with India’s Tata Communications to provide new mobile services in the Asia-Pacific, as part of its plans to gain more market share in the region.
— Nikkei Asian Review (paywall)

JORR payment system integration not pretext to increase toll: Officials
Toll road operators and related agencies have emphasized that the integration of the Jakarta Outer Ring Road (JORR) payment system is not a pretext to increase the toll. Instead, it is aimed at increasing toll road services efficiency.
— The Jakarta Post

Indonesia’s growing thirst for coffee drains premium bean supplies
For decades, Indonesia has supplied coffee roasters worldwide with prized beans that give a distinctive taste to brews favored by connoisseurs. Most locals, however, preferred tea.
— Thomson Reuters Foundation

Indonesia to investigate death of journalist being held for defaming palm oil company
Indonesia’s national commission on human rights has vowed to investigate the death of a journalist who was being held on charges of defaming a palm oil company owned by a powerful tycoon.
— Mongabay

Organizing committee finalizes preparations for asian games opening
The Indonesia Asian Games Organizing Committee (INASGOC) is finalizing preparations for the opening of Asian Games 2018, so that it would be ready before the deadline of registration of participants (entry by name) by the end of this month.
— Antara News


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Stella-maris Ewudolu

Journalist at AEC News Today

Stella-maris graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Education from Ebonyi State University, Nigeria in 2005.

Between November 2010 and February 2012 she was a staff writer at Daylight Online, Nigeria writing on health, fashion, and relationships. From 2010 – 2017 she worked as a freelance screen writer for ‘Nollywood’, Nigeria.

She joined AEC News Today in December 2016.

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