Betrayal by the elite

Betrayal by the elite

Betrayal by the elite

The Jakarta Post | 2021-02-12 18:27

The much-needed legislation to eradicate sexual violence to further protect women and children now remains elusive. So will our hopes for data protection in the face of our dependence on Big Tech and for a level playing field to encourage investment in renewable energy. The House of Representatives and the government agreed to include 33 priority bills in the National Legislation Program (Prolegnas) last month, including the House initiative bills on sexual violence eradication and renewable energy and the government-sponsored data protection bill. But the House plenary on Wednesday failed to endorse the Prolegnas, due to disagreement among factions on whether or not the Elections Law should be revised. Initiated by the House, the revision of the 2017 law is in the priority list of bills for lawmakers and the government to deliberate this year. Over the past few weeks, the country&...

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