Jet Damazo-Santos has joined MLex from the Jakarta Globe where she held a senior editorial position. Jet covers South East Asian jurisdictions and works in several local languages.
Selected Insights by Jet
As a number of governments across the Asia-Pacific region struggle with how to ensure they still have a functioning aviation industry once Covid-19 restrictions ease.
It’s been a hundred days since Indonesia’s new team of anti-graft leaders took the helm of the respected anti-corruption agency amid a cloud of controversy, yet it appears to have done little to assuage fears that the commission would not weaken under them.
Ride-hailing firm Grab may have escaped Malaysian scrutiny over its controversial merger with rival Uber last year, but it is now facing the biggest antitrust fine yet in that country for alleged abuse of dominance practices.
With uncharacteristic haste, Indonesia’s outgoing legislative assembly today approved in a plenary meeting a controversial bill that has been widely criticized for being aimed at weakening the country’s highly respected anticorruption agency.