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The Omnibus Law on Job Creation: Economic Growth First! – People, Environment and Democracy Later?


Kartika Manurung & Christine Holike*

In October 2019, the Indonesian government began to propagate the so-called omnibus law, which aims to change a number of regulations in existing laws that affect a wide range of issues, from business, environmental impact assessment, labour law, and education to halal certification and regional government powers. Neatly split into the packages of “job creation”, “state capital”, “tax” (already passed in January) and “pharmaceutical”, the “one bill for everything” highlights Jokowi’s ambition to put ... read more

Posted on 09:43 AM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Environment & Climate
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