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Suzy Hutomo joins ReelOzInd! jury – and Cika Prihadi and Andrew Mason return

Suzy Hutomo joins ReelOzInd! jury – and Cika Prihadi and Andrew Mason return

June 14, 2019

  “[Being] easy to watch and share … coupled with shortening attention spans, makes short film one of the most powerful ways to communicate, educate and entertain!” – Suzy Hutomo   Suzy Hutomo is the Executive Chairwoman of The Body Shop Indonesia and the founder of sustainable lifestyle site sustainablesuzy.com. This background, combined with a […]

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Indonesia launches renewed attack on the world’s “most polluted” river

Indonesia launches renewed attack on the world’s “most polluted” river

June 14, 2019 By Jesse Thomas

Indonesia has a waste problem – and its waterways are among the hardest-hit. On Tuesday 11 June 2019, the regional government of West Java received funding from the World Bank amounting to USD 100 million (AUD 143.76 million), for cleaning up the Citarum River. Having gained a reputation for being the world’s most polluted river […]

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Indonesia leaps up competitiveness rankings, as focus shifts to skills training

Indonesia leaps up competitiveness rankings, as focus shifts to skills training

June 7, 2019 By Jesse Thomas

A report released in late May shows Indonesia jumping up the IMD World Competitiveness Ranking charts, now at 32 in the world. In 2018, Indonesia ranked 43. This move is encouraging following the Indonesian elections, suggesting that Jokowi’s investment in infrastructure during his first term has paved the way for economic progress. Jokowi now shifts […]

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More support, regulation coming for Indonesian digital payments

More support, regulation coming for Indonesian digital payments

May 31, 2019 By Jesse Thomas

In a world less and less dependent on paper money, Bank Indonesia (BI) has developed a digital payment roadmap for 2025. Executive Director of BI, Onny Widjanarko, said that “this vision is a response to digitalisation, which has significantly changed the risk landscape [of the financial sector]”. Perry Warjiyo, Governor of BI, announced the roadmap […]

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Najwa Shihab bergabung juri ReelOzInd!<br>Najwa Shihab joins ReelOzInd! 2019 jury

Najwa Shihab bergabung juri ReelOzInd!
Najwa Shihab joins ReelOzInd! 2019 jury

May 28, 2019

Baca artikel ini dalam Bahasa Indonesia Read this article in English   Najwa Shihab bergabung tim juri ReelOzInd! 2019 Festival dan Kompetisi Film Pendek ReelOzInd! dengan antusias mengumumkan bahwa Najwa Shihab akan menjadi anggota dari tim juri tahun ini. Sebagai salah satu jurnalis Indonesia yang paling populer dengan 2.5 juta pengikut di Youtube dan 3.5 […]

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Pandaan-Malang toll road adds another link to Indonesia’s growing transport network

Pandaan-Malang toll road adds another link to Indonesia’s growing transport network

May 17, 2019 By Jesse Thomas

Projected to reduce travel time between Surabaya and Malang from four hours to less than one, the newly opened Pandaan-Malang Toll Road forms a vital part of Indonesia’s transport network, crossing Pasuruan Regency, Malang Regency and Malang City. The project is in line with Jokowi’s targeted efforts to improve Indonesia’s infrastructure. Jokowi championed infrastructure as […]

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Indonesia on track to enter top five world economies by 2045

Indonesia on track to enter top five world economies by 2045

May 10, 2019 By Jesse Thomas

Indonesia’s vision is to become one of the world’s top five strongest economies by 2045 – one-hundred years after independence. Indonesia is currently ranked as the 16th largest economy, just two places behind Australia. At the core of their strategy, Jokowi is pushing for greater self-sufficiency by up-skilling Indonesia’s massive population, attracting more investment and […]

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Indonesian capital city to move outside Java

Indonesian capital city to move outside Java

May 3, 2019 By Jesse Thomas

In a high-profile move immediately following elections, Jokowi has reinvigorated discussions to relocate the capital city to outside of Java. On 30 April 2019, Jokowi asked Indonesians for their views on moving the capital city from Jakarta, tweeting “Jakarta now bears two burdens at once: as a centre of government and public services as well […]

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Reelozind! 2019 is open for submissions<br>Pendaftaran ReelOzInd! 2019 telah dibuka

Reelozind! 2019 is open for submissions
Pendaftaran ReelOzInd! 2019 telah dibuka

May 1, 2019

Baca rilis pers ini dalam Bahasa Indonesia. The fourth edition of the ReelOzInd! Australia Indonesia Short Film Competition and Festival is open for submissions. Filmmakers, aspiring filmmakers and anyone who can get their hands on video recording device are invited to submit a film of 10 minutes duration or less. Submissions close 16 August. Established in […]

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