“ASEAN – Korea: Free Trade Agreement.” Jakarta. Vol. Salna, Karlis. Minister of Foreign Affairs explained Indonesia’s foreign policy priorities for the period of 2019-2024 to reporters in Jakarta, Tuesday (29/10/2019). However, Retno said the four main priorities would not be achieved if they did not have a strong diplomacy infrastructure. While, 42 companies went to Thailand, 11 to the Philippines, and only 10 to Indonesia (ASEAN 2018; Salna 2019; Economic Times India 2019). The country has long punched below its weight when it comes to foreign affairs. The President Jokowi argues that foreign investment is the key for Indonesia to emerge from the global economic slowdown and it can also protect Indonesia from a global recession. Taiwan’s semiconductor industry will require major restructuring if it wishes to maintain its competitive edge in the crowded global market. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511575372.009. In a speech at the Australian parliament, Jokowi called Australia Indonesia’s closest friend. Vol. Based on the Indonesian economy growth, in 2019, only 5.02 percent compared in 2018 with 5.17 percent (BPS – Statistics Indonesia 2020). The Indonesia Jobs Bill aimed to make it easier for investor, but it felt like the parliament tried to ‘betrayed’ its own citizens. By Ankit Panda. 1. The four main priorities consist of strengthening economic diplomacy, diplomacy protecting Indonesian citizens, sovereignty and nationality diplomacy, increasing Indonesia’s contribution and leadership in the region and world, and one additional priority is strong diplomacy infrastructure. that have struggled with the drop in travel. […] Naqash Munir, Also published on Foreign Policy New... […] https://foreignpolicynews.org/2019/11/01/saudi-ara... […] https://foreignpolicynews.org/2019/09/18/what-the-... […] early morning and late afternoons. Jakarta (ANTARA) - Economic diplomacy has become the priority in Indonesia's foreign policy for the 2019-2024 period. ICCPR. 2019. Why did Armenia derail peace process in the South Caucasus? Why did Armenia derail peace process in the South Caucasus? The pandemic is set to tip the economy into its first annual contraction since the Asian financial crisis. June 03, 2020 Indonesia Cites 2016 South China Sea Arbitral Tribunal Award at UN. BPS – Statistics Indonesia. Southeast Asia’s largest economy has shut its borders to international visitors since April. During his second and final term, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s key priorities to improve bureaucratic efficiency in particularly regarding business permits and investment. The next question would be, what are the impacts of Indonesia Jobs Bill? Indonesia Jobs Bill actually contradicts with Pancasila, the foundational philosophical theory of Indonesia, on the fifth principle that stated “social justice for the entire people of Indonesia”.