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Renewal of LSBU Application Process



On 25th November 2021, the Minister of Public Work and Housing issued Circular Letter No. 21/CL/M/2021 Regarding Procedures for Fulfilment of Business Licensing Requirements, Implementation of Construction Work Competence Certification, and Implementation of Business Entity Certificates and Construction Work Competency Certificates (CL 21/2021). The Circular Letter stipulates many things, such as Fulfilment of LSBU/ Lembaga Sertifikasi Badan Usaha (Business Certification Institute) Business Licensing Requirements, Fulfilment of LSP/ Lembaga Sertifikasi Profesi (Profession Certification Institute) Business Licensing Requirements and the Fulfilment of Business Licensing Requirements for Construction Services Business Entities.

Progress of Solar Photovoltaic in Asean Countries: A Review



The present global energy scenario, in which fossil fuels play a preponderant role, faces significant energy and environmental challenges. To help address these challenges, countries across the world are increasing the contribution made by renewable energy (RE) resources to their energy supplies. Feed-in Tariff (FiT) is one of the most effective incentive policies used to promote the RE sector especially at the micro-generation level.

Public Activities Restriction in the Island of Java and Bali



The Minister of Home Affairs issued The Minister of Domestic Affairs Instruction No. 03 the Year 2022 regarding the Implementation of Public Activities Restrictions Corona Virus Disease 2019 Level 3, Level 2, And Level 1 In Java and Bali islands. This Instruction clarifies the level of Community Activities Restriction (PPKM) in these areas, along with the list of activities that are allowed and prohibited.

Domestic Coal Market Obligation and Temporary Export Ban



Domestic Market Obligation (DMO) of coal is the obligation of Business Entities to submit part of its share of coal production to the state through the Implementing Body in the context of supplying coal to meet domestic needs, the amount of which is regulated in the Cooperation Contract. This DMO regulation is essential to control the amount of coal

Feed-in Tariff for Solar Photovoltaic: The Rise of Japan



Japan started implementing a national Feed-In Tariff (FiT) mechanism on the 1st July 2012, which included specific payment tariffs for solar photovoltaic (PV) installations. This marks a new era in the renewable energy landscape in Japan. This paper aims at analysing the solar PV prospect in Japan, particularly in both residential and non-residential sectors.

Calculating the Overtime Wage: Key Provisions Your Company Should Know



The calculation of overtime wage is regulated in Article 26, Article 29, Article 31 Paragraph (1), Article 31 Paragraph (2), Article 31 Paragraph (3) and Article 32 of Government Regulation no. 35 of 2021 concerning Employment Agreements for Certain Time, Expert Power, Working Time and Rest Time, and Termination of Employment ("GR 35/2021"). Company Obligation Article 26 states that overtime can only be worked at most 4 (four) hours in 1 (one) day and 18 (eighteen) hours in 1 (one) week and Article 29 further

Are You Ready for Tax Amnesty Volume II?



The Indonesian reformation period promotes continuous new innovations led by its people, thus helping Indonesia's economic stability. Indonesia is a country that has high economic potential, potential that is starting to be noticed by the international community due to the prosperity of natural resources contained in the motherland. Of course, rapid materialistic success is encouraging news for business actors, but for some people, this is just one edge of a double-edged sword. At the other edge of the blade is an obligation for business actors to pay taxes on their income.

Annual Prediction Output of an RADTIRC-PV Module



The number of solar photovoltaic (PV) installations has been increasing worldwide but the high capital cost of installation continues to be the main challenge, particularly in many developing countries. The solar concentrator, a device that focuses the sunlight onto a small area, has the potential to minimize the use of expensive PV material while maintaining the system's performance, ultimately bringing down its overall cost.

Asia Law Portal: 30 People to Watch in the Business of Law in Asia in 2022



Naz Schinder, the Founder of Schinder Law Firm and the Founding Chair / CEO of the non-profit, Bali International Arbitration and Mediation Center (BIAMC), Bali's first and only arbitration and mediation center, is one of the 30 People to Watch in the Business of Law in Asia in 2022. She specializes in a broad scope of projects within the Indonesian infrastructure and energy fields, and has assisted numerous foreign investment companies, institutions, and organizations successfully invest in the Indonesian market.

Is COVID-19 Still Considered a Force Majeure?



Whether COVID-19 can be considered a Force Majeure in a contract or not is still a somewhat debatable topic. By definition, which is regulated in Article 1244 and Article 1245 of Civil Code, Force Majeure is a situation that occurs suddenly and is beyond the control of the parties, which causes an agreement to be hampered or unable to be carried out at all. The key words are "beyond the control of the parties" and "causes the agreement to be hampered or unable to be carried out at all."

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