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5 March 2021

In this edition: 

Ref Wkly analyzes complaints, from Partai Demokrat and Partai Berkarya, about government elements involved in attempt to usurp opposition party leaders.  A renegade congress in Deli Serdang is attempting to insert Presidential Chief-of-Staff Moeldoko as Partai Demokrat chair. 

Also: the president rescinds new provisions on alcohol production in four provinces and South Sulawesi Governor Nurdin Abdullah enters custody. 

Plus, a roundup of case trends and vaccination news, including a health minister decree regulation Indonesia’s two concurrent vaccination programs — Vaksinasi Program and Vaksinasi Gotong Royong.  

Next, an in-depth look at a finance minister decree that exempts certain expats temporarily from worldwide taxation — and what this means for attracting investment. 

Finally, a government webinar outlines the scope and priorities of the Investment Authority (Ina).  

Reformasi Weekly Review provides timely, relevant and independent analysis on Indonesian political and policy news. Delivered electronically every Friday, Reformasi Weekly is written by Kevin O’Rourke, author of the book Reformasi. For subscription information please contact. Reformasi Weekly is a product of PT Reformasi Info Sastra.
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