New Year Expectations
On New Year's eve, the tax directorategeneral chief of the Jakarta branch, Muhammad Haniv, received a phone call from Budi Prasetyo, head of the ministry's foreign corporate and individual tax office, and Haniv's subordinate. Significant developments had occurred in the Google AsiaPacific tax dispute, requiring Budi to seek counsel on the urgent matter.
The reason behind the new year’s eve phone call was news that Google was willing to…
The quick counts of five polling groups indicated that running mates in the Jakarta governor’s election, Agus Yudhoyono and Sylviana Murni were eliminated in the first round last week. In the upcoming April runoff election, the Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama and Djarot Saiful Hidayat ticket will face running mates Anies Baswedan and Sandiaga Uno. Those who voted for Agus-Sylviana will determine the winner.