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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

GRASS PLANTING METHOD

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GRASS PLANTING METHOD
PURSPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
This specification is meant as a guidance for BPJT (Indonesia Toll Road Authority) in planning reinforcement of embankment slope and excavation on Village and urban roads with the purpose of obtaining better roads in accordance with its function.
DEFINITION
Slope enforcement is a form of non structural construction and or grass plant to be used to protect the slope surface of excavation or embankment due to soil erosion. However, this slope reinforcement is not functioned to hold load.
Terracing is a slope condition formed as stairs with the terrace bench sloping inward, which can be used on high embankment or excavation and functioning to:
·         Add slope stability
·         Make it easy in maintenance
·         Make it possible as landscaping

SCOPE AND FUNCTION
SCOPE:
This specification includes matters that are related to:
·         Function of slope reinforcement;
·         Types of slope reinforcement;
·         Materials to be used;
·         Form of slope reinforcement.

FUNCTION:
Slope reinforced with plant/grass has several functions and benefits, inter alia:
·         To protect slope surface against erosion/sidementation and other disruptions from outside;
·         To stabilize slope;
·         To add to aesthetic;
·         Not to function as load bearing.

SLOPE STABILIZING METHOD
In stabilizing the slope, several types of slope-stabilizing materials can be used such as:
·         Construction materials;
·         Plant and grass;
·         Other materials.

SLOPE REINFORCED WITH PLANT/GRASS

Plants and grass that are used should be able to bear erosion on the slope effectively.
Soil covering plants/grass or plants of soil conservation can be in the form of:
·         Grass
·         Soil-covering plants
·         Plants with fibrous roots
·         Plants with deep and long roots


GRASS PLANTS

Grass plants usually used for grass-reinforced slope reinforcement at the slope of 0 - 60 degrees.
Grass planting has two methods, namely:
·         Grass planting with seeds or spring is recommended for areas with the slope of 0 - 30 degrees
·         Planting of sods (sodding) with the dimension of 0 - 5 cm with spaces of 5 - 15 cm in order to enable quick growing.

Spaced Sodding Method (Solid Sodding)


SOIL COVERING PLANTS

With planting pattern using dew grass (Polystria Amaura), planting points are made in stagger or in line (Strip sodding) in order that quick growth with natural assimilation assisted with sunlight can be obtained. Example of strip sodding is as follows:



GRASS MAINTAINING METHOD
PURPOSE, OBJECTIVES AND SCOPE
Purpose and Objectives
1)      The purpose of maintaining road plants is to be used as a reference for Indonesia Toll Road Authority in executing its duty related to maintenance of road landscape within the Right Of Road (DAMIJA).
2)      To uniform maintenance method so that good results will be obtained.


SCOPE
Maintenance method of road landscaping plant includes description, requirements, provisions, work method and schedule of road landscaping plant maintenance.

DEFENITION
Road landscape is the face of land character or site formed of road environment, either natural element such as land topography having beautiful panorama, or is formed with landscape element created by man adjusted to existing land.

Road landscape has characteristic as it should be adjusted to road geometric and designated especially for the comfort of road users. It is also made to create beautiful harmonious road environment and meets safety function.

Plant Maintenance Requirements
General Requirements of Plant Maintenance is as follows:
·         WATERING
·         SOIL LOOSENING AND WEED CONTROL
·         TRIMMING
·         FERTELIZING
·         PREVENTION AND ERADICATION OF PEST
·         REPLACEMENT OR REPLANTING

WATERING, SOIL LOOSENING & WEED CONTROLLING AND WEEDING
Watering
It is carried out to nourish plant, thus preventing decay.

Soil loosening & weed controlling and weeding
It is done to loosen soil and to get rid of weeds around the plant

TRIMMING
1.       Trimming at post planting maintenance is carried out:
·         On plant and weeds by means of trimming broken decayed/dried leaves or twigs in order the plant growth is not obstructed.
·         To maintain plant's health. Trimmed disease-affected leaves or twigs should be disposed of to prevent other parts from being infected.
2.       Trimming at routine maintenance is carried out:
·         To control untidy plant growth, which disturbs surrounding/road users' vision
·         To maintain plant's health, disease-affected leaves or twigs, fungi or other parasites should immediately be trimmed / cut to prevent them from spreading to other parts of the plants.
·         To get rid of destroyed, dead, old stalks/twigs.
·         To maintain the form or dimension of the plant.
·         To reduce evaporation in long dry season so that the plant will not die of dryness (carried out at the end of rainy season, to reduce number of leaves so that stalks will not be broken in rainy season.
·         To maintain plant growth well; trimming or cutting time needs to be well-scheduled.
·         To form the ideal shape of plants as planned, trimming or cutting should be carried out when the plants have thick leaves.

FERTILIZING
Fertilizing is done at post planting maintenance to expedite root and vegetative growth such as leaves / stalks at routine maintenance in order to:

·         To increase soil fertility by means of giving additional organic and inorganic fertilizers
·         To repair physical condition of the soil, i.e. effective depth of the soil is the depth of soil layer where plant rooting can develop freely, texture, moisture and HVAC ground.
·         To repair chemical condition of the soil, i.e. by fertilizing, observing soil reaction and the availability of nutrient for plant growth and to repair soil pH value so that it will rach pH of around 6.5 (Neutral pH).
·         To repair biological condition of the soil, i.e. microbiological condition of the soil as soil organic material, humification, mineralization and air nitrogen fixation.

PREVENTION

Prevention and Eradication of Pest/Disease

Prevention and Eradication of Pest or Disease is required to maintain plants so that they will not be infected with pest/disease, namely by means of spraying pesticide onto the stalks, leaves or all twigs.

REPLACEMENT OF PLANTS AND REPLANTING
Replacement of Plants and Replanting
Road landscape plant that needs replacing is:
·         Lost/dead plants
·         Broken plants (due to being hit by vehicles)

·         Plant, which is heavily destroyed by pest, so it may spread to other plants

Friday, February 3, 2017

UN Swissindo - We are legitimate

By on 9:03 PM

It is true that UN Swissindo International Orbit is doubted by some circles. This is due to UN Swissindo International Orbit has made  shocking efforts since 2016, inter alia, the issuance of DBLC followed by the Certificate stating that debt of the Government of the Republic of Indonesia has also been repaid by UN Swissindo International Orbit. The parties who are still doubtful question that if it has been repaid, why there are statements in the mass media regarding Government’s debt issue still needs resolving.
According to certain parties, confusions of the news and awkwardness have contributed to the pros and cons of existing UN Swissindo International Orbit.  Due to the confusion and obscurity in regard to UN Swissindo International Orbit, especially after DBLC has widely been disseminated, OJK and BI made statements in mass media that UN Swissindo International Orbit is an illegal organization, which has disturbed the community and issued false certificates. Therefore they said UN Swissindo International Orbit should be sued.
To haters, if you think UN Swissindo International Orbit should be sued, this could have happened a while ago, not just recently. UN Swissindo International Orbit is not a new organization, it has existed since hundred years ago and has clear purpose and objectives and is legitimate. That is why there has been no lawsuit filed against UN Swissindo International Orbit so far.
The followings are facts assuring you that UN Swissindo International Orbit is legitimate and if it were not, the chairman would have been arrested by Government. It is expected that these facts will make the haters or those who still doubt UN Swissindo International Orbit re-review what they have set in their mind:
To put it briefly:
1.       The use of United Nations Logo and Logo of The Republic of Indonesia
If UN Swissindo International Orbit is not legitimate, the chairman of UN Swissindo International Orbit would definitely been sued for using such logos.

2.       Semar Super Semar Aston Hotel Event in 2014
Semar Super Semar Event at Aston Hotel Cirebon held in March 2014 and attended by UN Swissindo International Orbit’s delegates from foreign countries was certainly detected by State Intelligence Agency. If UN Swissindo International Orbit is not legitimate,  the event would have been stopped and those attending would been arrested.

3.       At Semar Super Semar Event, all delegates also had to put their signatures on the uncut US Dollar Bills. (See photo attached). If UN Swissindo International Orbit is not legitimate, why didn’t the U.S President take any immediate action to put Bapak Sino into custody?
There are still many other facts that prove UN Swissindo International Orbit is a legitimate World Organization. The haters or other parties may have had a question why the Government does not do anything. Because the Government does not do anything, the haters think UN Swissindo International Orbit is fraudulent.
As regard to the accusation, a reporter in Kendal after the inauguration of Officers for Kendal Regency also interviewed M1 regarding illegibility of UN Swissindo International Orbit.
Since it concerns the livelihood of the people of the world, it is expected that all parties take positive attitude. UN Swissindo International Orbit is aware that there are people who make use of the name of UN Swissindo for their personal benefit. Therefore, law enforcement officers should be observant in investigating which is right and which is wrong – not catching people offhand.
We hope that this comment can cool down the haters’ feeling. Let’s close the ranks in order that our Grand Mission can immediately be realized. Amen.

Monetary Policy vs Swissindo's Payment 1-11 Offer http://www.exploring-lampung.com/2016/10/monetary-policy-vs-swissindos-payment-1.html


Monday, January 30, 2017

This is what M1 said in an interview after Inauguration in Kendal

By on 11:01 PM

UN Swissindo
On January 22nd, 2017, M1 inaugurated UN Swissindo for Kendal Central Java. The following is the script of an interview at the Inauguration Event in Kendal Central Java, which may be important message made by King of Kings:


READ: M1'S SPEECH AT KENDAL EVENT

Reporter
UN Swissindo has so far been considered illegal by OJK. What’s your take on it, Sir?
M1
If they think it is illegal, it’s up to them to say so. If I ask them back who is responsible? This is about a country, and we are here of the same citizenship. We all know the historical background. Although I am a man of a new generation. I feel I know better regarding the matter. Regarding OJK, when was it born? I am a holder of the Country Certificate. What can they do about it?
Reporter
OJK said UN Swissindo was illegal. Will Swissindo carry on despite OJK’s such statement?
M1
Of course it will. Well, look at the fact. The people have nothing to pay their debt although they struggle hard to pay but they can’t. Do they have to kick the bucket or slaughter their necks? Meanwhile …. (sound distorted) that violates many regulations, will OJK be responsible for it? Will OJK repay the State’s debt? Will OJK, especially the Government, be responsible? Say the people will not care about it but I will.


SEE ALSO KENDAL INAUGURATION

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Ciawi – Sukabumi Toll Road Construction, Section Completed Soon

By on 7:11 PM

ciawi --- sukabumi toll road
Jakarta – Ciawi – Sukabumi Toll Road Construction, Section I will soon be completed. The project, which has been neglected since 1997, is targeted to be completed at the end of this year.
With the completion of physical construction of Section I at the end of the year, it is hoped that the toll road of 15.35 km connecting Ciawi, Bogor to Lido, Cigombong can be operated at the beginning of 2018.

“Completion target of physical construction of Section I is the end of this year,” said Managing Director of Waskita Toll Road, Herwidiakto to detikFinance when he was contacted in Jakarta, Thursday (26/1/2017)

Meanwhile, Head of Indonesia Toll Road Authority (BPJT), Herry Trisaputra Zuna said that the company will continue making an effort to push the construction of Section I to be completed at the end of this year. However, last year, the adverse weather obstructed the project progress.

“Admittedly, it is targeted to be in operation at the end of the year upon the construction completion. So, it is assumed to start operation in 2017,” he explained.

As it is known that PT Waskita Toll Road has become the biggest shareholder in consortium  enterprise of Ciawi – Sukabumi Toll Road Construction, which is divided into 4 (four) sections.
Section I,Bogor or Ciawi -  Lido, Cigombong as long as 15.35 km; Section II, Cigombong - Cibadak with the length of 11.9 km; Section III Cibadak – Sukabumi with the length of 13.7 km; and Section IV, West Sukabumi – East Sukabumi with the length of 13.05 km.

Based on monitoring data of BPJT at the end of December 2016, land acquisition for Section I has reached 95.53%. The Toll road is expected to overcome congestion in area of Puncak, Bogor Regency. (wdl/wdl)

Reference:

https://finance.detik.com/ekonomi-bisnis/3406810/bogor-lido-tersambung-tol-akhir-2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

Judicial Review of Act No.21 of 2011

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Judicial Review of Act No.21 of 2011
Some circles submitted a request for Judicial Review of Act No.21 of 2011 concerning OJK (Finance Service Authority) (State Gazette of 2011 Number 111) to Constitution Assembly. Their reasons for doing so are as follows:

I.      It is related to the function of Central Bank, of OJK and unconstitutionality of Law of OJK against 1945 Constitution.

·      About the Function of Central Bank
1.       Whereas the provisions regarding Central Bank is regulated in Article 23D of 1945 Constitution where it is mentioned therein that the State has one central bank, whose formation, position, authority, responsibility and independence are governed by virtue of the Law.

2.       The provisions of Central Bank was then set forth by virtue of Act Number 23 of 1999 in juncto (in connection with) Act Number 3 of 2004 juncto Act No.6 of 2009 concerning Bank Indonesia (Act of Bank Indonesia).

3.       According to Act of Bank Indonesia, Bank Indonesia’s objective is to achieve and maintain IDR Value stability (Article 7), where to achieve the objective, Bank Indonesia shall carry out sustainable, consistent , and transparent monetary policy, which shall have regard to government’s public policy in economy (Article 7 Section (2) of Act of Bank Indonesia)

4.       IDR value stability as referred to above is the IDR stability against goods and services as well as against foreign currencies, by which the stability is measured by virtue of inflation rate, while the stability against foreign currencies is measured by foreign exchange rate (Explanation of Article 7 under Act of Bank Indonesia).

5.       To achieve the objective, Bank Indonesia has other tasks, inter alia, (a) to determine and execute monetary policy; (b) to regulate and maintain smoothness of payment system; (c) to regulate and supervise banks (Article 8 of Act of Bank Indonesia).

6.       The task of “Regulating and Supervising Banks” is specifically set forth in the provisions of Article 24 through 35 of Act of Bank Indonesia.

7.       Whereas Act of Bank Indonesia constitutes a regulation established to replace the regulation governing  previous Central Bank enshrined under Act Number 13 of 1968 concerning Central Bank,  which cites the two  main tasks of Central Bank, that is, first, to assist Government in regulating,  keeping and maintaining  IDR value stability, and secondly, to assist Government in promoting smoothness of production and development as well as broadening employment; to improve people’s wellbeing (Article 7 of Act Number 13 of 1968).

8.       Then to execute the main tasks, Central Bank shall carry it out based on the policy determined by Government, where in determining the policy, the Government is assisted by a Monetary Council (Article 8 Section (1) and (2) of Act Number 13 of 1968.

9.       Against one of the tasks of Bank Indonesia, namely "regulating and supervising banks" enshrined in Article 8 of the Law of Bank Indonesia, then it is separated and reintegrated with the regulatory and supervisory functions on the Capital Markets and Insurance, Pension Funds, Financing Institutions, and other Finance Service Institutions by forming a body referred to as Finance Service Authority (OJK).

II.   Concerning Function and Authority of OJK
1.  Act of Bank Indonesia in the provisions of Article 34 Section (1) states that “the Task of supervising Banks will be carried out by an independent finance service institution, which is formed by virtue of Law.
·      Based on the provisions of the said Article, an institution was formed, which has a function of organizing regulatory and supervisory system integrated into all activities in finance service sector referred to as Finance Service Authority (OJK) as enshrined in the provisions of Article 5 of Act Number 21 of 2011 concerning Finance Service Authority.
·      Whereas as mentioned above, the function of regulating and supervising banks is included in the sphere of finance service of which the regulation and supervision will be carried out independently and separately. This function was previously the domain and authority of Bank Indonesia as governed under Act of Bank Indonesia.
·      OJK itself has two main authorities, namely regulation and supervision of nearly all finance services. In terms of Regulation, OJK can spread a variety of policies and new regulations in finance sector. Meanwhile, in terms of supervision, OJK has broad authority including, among other things, supervision, investigation, licensing and law enforcement. From a viewpoint of content and coverage, Act of OJK covers not only banking supervision, but supervision of capital market industry and non-bank finance industry as well. (See provisions of Article 1 of Act of OJK).
·      The establishment of OJK was also based on development of finance system has become very complex, where complexity of the issue includes product, transactions and interaction amid finance service institutions as a result of conglomeration of ownership of the finance service institutions.
·      Initiation of establishing OJK historically constitutes a mandate of the letter of intent (LoI) between IMF and Government of Indonesia, in which OJK has no direct derivative of 1945 Constitution. This was then worsened by experiences of several countries where similar Institutions like OJK did not give significant impact; such institution even failed in the U.K.
·      Establishment of OJK was also based on the fact concerning Bank Century Case, where customers were deceived by a sale of Antaboga Discretional fund, which was not banking product. Development of variety of financial product, which was a mixture of or combining banking to insurance or vice versa. As an example, an insurance product being used at the same time for investment referred to as Unit-Link, which in fact has not yet existed or did not exist in Act of Indonesian Insurance.
·      Constitutionally, OJK's legal base is not clearly stated in 1945 Constitution, whether it has a mandate or is derived from Articles, where each authority obtained by OJK (Banking, Capital Market and Insurance as well as other finance institutions) comes from asymmetrical derivatives. Banking itself constitutes direct derivative of Article 23 under 1945 Constitution, which governs Central bank, while Capital Market and Insurance as well as other finance institutions come from the Act.

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