Here are the Headlines of several national newspapers published today, December 11 2018.
We begin with Media Indonesia which wrote, “Underdeveloped Villages Keep Decreasing.”
Slowly but surely, Indonesia will say goodbye to underdeveloped villages. Central Statistics Agency (BPS) recorded, Village Development Index 2018 increased compared to 2014. That was indicated based on five dimensions of Village Development Index. They are basic services, infrastructure condition, transportation, public service, and village administration. The underdeveloped village reduction also passed beyond government’s target in the 2015-2019 National Medium Term Development Plan, which are 5000 villages. While the target for independent village increase also went beyond the target of 2000 villages.
Moving on to Republika with, “Investigate e-KTP Case.”
Home Affairs Ministry asked for assistance from National Police to investigate the electronic ID card (e-KTP) cases. There are four cases being coordinated by the Ministry to the Police. Some perpetrators have been revealed and arrested, but the Ministry want deeper investigation to prevent it from repeating.
We end the Headlines with Sindo which wrote, “Millennials got Mortage Loan Subsidy.”
The government through Public Works and People’s Housing Ministry is preparing special mortgage loans for the millennials, including those who work in state-owned companies. This policy aims to give the millennials’ opportunity to have houses. Currently, the plan is under study by the Ministry, Financial Services Authority, and Finance Ministry. Minister of Public Works and People’s Housing, Basuki said, the mortgage loan scheme for the millennials is similar to the scheme for state civil apparatus, national army, and national police. The new scheme is expected to be launched next year.