7:45 pm October 31, 2014 | No Comment
Five Indonesian sailors and a Malaysian crewman remained missing on Friday two days after their tugboat was apparently rammed by an unidentified container ship nine kilometers off the coast of Tanjung Gelang on the country's east coast, Indonesia's deputy ambassador to Malaysia said.
6:25 pm October 24, 2014 | 12 Comments
Yogyakarta Police banned a media literacy workshop about Islamic fundamentalism intended to be conducted on Friday morning after threats were circulated by an Islamic fundamentalist group.
10:08 pm September 20, 2014 | 3 Comments
Despite the fact that his tenure will soon end, the new Religious Affairs Minister is said to be planning to make progress in resolving a dispute in East Java that has forced tens of Shia families from their homes.
9:31 pm September 19, 2014 | 8 Comments
Indonesia's recently appointed religious affairs minister said on Friday that he would start a dialogue with the hard-line group that rejects GKI Yasmin, an embattled church in Bogor that has been shut down years ago by the government.
9:43 pm September 15, 2014 | 16 Comments
Indonesia's oldest Islamic party still in existence is facing a serious crisis of leadership, with its chairman refusing to step down and accept his replacement, who was appointed on Sunday.
7:17 pm September 9, 2014 | 5 Comments
Right activists on Tuesday expressed serious concerns about a plan to pass a bylaw that would impose a Shariah-based criminal code on non-Muslims in Aceh.
7:45 pm August 22, 2014 | 6 Comments
If Joko Widodo's supporters thought that Thursday's Constitutional Court ruling had removed the final obstacle standing between their man and the State Palace — they had underestimated the ability of Indonesian law to throw in one last Kafkaesque twist.
8:22 pm August 8, 2014 | No Comment
Lawyers for the General Election Commission (KPU) on Friday demanded the Constitutional Court throw out the case filed by Prabowo Subianto
7:40 pm July 25, 2014 | 12 Comments
The new religious affairs minister has indicated that the Baha'i religion should be the seventh religion to be recognized by the country as an official faith.
5:22 pm July 22, 2014 | No Comment
Police and security officers have beefed up safety measures at the Jakarta Governor’s office after a bomb threat addressed to president elect Joko Widodo was faxed to City Hall.
10:38 pm July 9, 2014 | 2 Comments
The ethic council of a pollsters’ group in Indonesia will begin an investigation on two polling stations that reported results on the presidential election that deviated from the majority.
6:06 pm July 9, 2014 | No Comment
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Wednesday appealed for calm from both camps in the presidential election, after each pair of candidates declared their ticket as the winner
12:52 pm June 27, 2014 | 4 Comments
Ten people were injured on Wednesday in a clash between hundreds of farmers and thousands of police officers south of Jakarta over a land dispute between farmers and a company owned by property developer Agung Podomoro.
5:06 pm June 26, 2014 | 3 Comments
An Ahmadiyah mosque in Ciamis, West Java, was shut down by the local Public Order Agency officers on Thursday, not long after hundreds of Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) members rallied against the group in front of the local district chief's office.