Revving Up The Economy for 2017
The tax amnesty program that will run through March 2017 offers hopes of increased economic growth. The government may be euphoric over the additional revenues generated, but the success should not tempt it to rest on its laurels.
The much-touted tax amnesty program has managed to collect Rp93.6 trillion as of last September, albeit a far cry from the government's target of Rp165 trillion. While going at the target,…
HASTO Kristiyanto stopped for a moment as he was about to take a sip from his mineral water in Tempo’s editorial meeting room last Friday. The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) secretary-general apologized for his petai, or stinky bean, breath. "Last night I was served stinky-bean fried rice by the President.