OJK Launches SICANTIKS: Empowering Women in Sharia Financial Literacy

The Financial Services Authority of Indonesia (OJK) has introduced the SICANTIKS program on September 14, 2023, known as “Sahabat Ibu Cakap Literasi Keuangan Syariah” (Mother’s Friends on Promoting Sharia Financial Literacy). This initiative aims to enhance sharia financial literacy by engaging mothers in their communities. Prominent Attendees The launch event in Bandung on Thursday saw […]

Indonesia Leads the Way in Sovereign Securities 

In the world of sovereign securities, Indonesia has taken center stage in the past week with a flurry of activities. The government has been actively engaging in the sovereign securities market, showcasing its commitment to diversified financing options and Shariah-compliant instruments.  Indonesia’s Cash Waqf-linked Sukuk Series SWR004 The Indonesian government has recently issued its cash […]

High Muslim Population: Russia is Preparing to Introduce Islamic Banking

Russia launched Islamic banking for the first time as part of a two-year pilot program on September 1, 2023. With a sizable Muslim population estimated at around 25 million and growing, Islamic financial institutions have existed in Russia until now. However, this marks the first time the country’s legislation officially supports the establishment of such […]

Jakarta Opts Remote Work and Learning to Reduce Pollution. A Lesson Learned from the Pandemic of COVID-19.

According to IQAir data, Jakarta was once among the most polluted cities globally. While its ranking improves, pollution remains a concern. Jakarta aims to reshape its urban landscape by promoting remote work and learning, reducing pollution, and redefining citizens’ interactions with their environment. Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic have led to innovative solutions beyond healthcare, […]

Power Plant Energy in Indonesia and the Role of the Financial Industry

In the global pursuit of environmental sustainability and the reduction of carbon emissions, coal-fired power plants have emerged as a focal point of contention due to their contribution to environmental degradation, health concerns, and climate change. Across the world, there has been a growing demand for a shift towards cleaner sources of energy, prompting widespread […]

Polusi di Jakarta: dari PLTU? Bagaimana regulasi pemerintah?

Beberapa waktu terakhir tingkat polusi udara di Jakarta dikabarkan semakin memburuk. Polusi udara yang semakin memburuk tidak hanya berdampak buruk bagi kehidupan sosial di jakarta serta “image kota jakarta” yang menjadi sorotan nasional bahkan internasional tetapi yang lebih penting adalah dampaknya yang negatif bagi kesehatan, antara lain; seperti penyakit jantung, stroke, kanker, dan penyakit pernapasan. […]