4:00 am March 31, 2015 | No Comment
Megawati Soekarnoputri is slated to continue as chairwoman of the country’s biggest political party for a fifth consecutive term despite strong public demand for a new brand of leadership.
10:47 pm March 30, 2015 | No Comment
Search and Rescue Agency, or SAR, personnel and local residents on Monday have recovered all known victims of a landslide that claimed 12 lives and caused untold damage to houses in Sukabumi, West Java.
9:56 pm March 30, 2015 | No Comment
The National Police and the Indonesian Army are planning to deploy 30 snipers to beef up security during the upcoming Asia-Africa Conference in Bandung. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the first Asia-Africa Conference, also in Bandung, that set out to promote economic and cultural cooperation in the newly independent countries of Asia and Africa.
9:32 pm March 30, 2015 | No Comment
Bandung’s Indonesian Computer University, or Unikom, made a clean sweep of the Liga Mahasiswa, or Lima, badminton tournament, taking out both the men’s and women’s top honors.
6:21 pm March 30, 2015 | 1 Comment
Vice President Jusuf Kalla said on Monday that he disagreed with changes to Indonesia's education system, which now give schools the sole responsibility for students' graduation, rather than national exams.
6:17 pm March 30, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. The Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (Bakamla) and Australia’s Border and Custom Protection Service are hosting the sixth Maritime Security Desktop Exercise in Yogyakarta this week, an event aimed at enhancing cooperation on maritime security and maritime-resource protection. Nineteen guest countries are scheduled to attend the three day long gathering, which started on Monday and runs until Wednesday. “We’re hosting […]
4:07 pm March 30, 2015 | 1 Comment
Indonesia's government has stepped up repatriations of Indonesians living in Yemen after Iranian-backed Houthi fighters forced President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi into exile last week and plunged the country deep into civil war.
2:31 pm March 30, 2015 | No Comment
Washington has every reason to worry that the AIIB will challenge the existing US-dominated international regime of development finance.
11:00 am March 30, 2015 | No Comment
4:45 am March 30, 2015 | No Comment
Prominent feminist and artist Dewi Candraningrum exhibited her visual artworks "Dokumen Rahim," or "Documents of a Womb," in Yogyakarta's Sangkring Art Project earlier this March.
11:25 pm March 29, 2015 | 3 Comments
President Joko Widodo returns home from his trip to Japan and China with more tokens from the latter, raising question as to how this will influence Indonesia’s geopolitical stance in the region and whether it will gravitate more toward China.
10:43 pm March 29, 2015 | No Comment
Musim Mas, one of Indonesia’s biggest traders in palm oil, has announced that it has joined the Indonesian Palm Oil Pledge, environmental group Greenpeace said in its press release.
10:29 pm March 29, 2015 | No Comment
During his trip to Japan and China, Joko has managed to utilize his predecessor’s achievements to woo both Chinese and Japanese investment.
8:45 am March 29, 2015 | No Comment
Newswire stories were among the most-viewed on the Jakarta Globe's website in the past week. Reuters reported, citing two government officials, that the Indonesian government would withdraw a plan that would force foreign workers to take local language proficiency exams after protests from investors. Bloomberg News posted a feature on the impact of lost beer sales
3:14 pm March 28, 2015 | No Comment
The Ministry of Health has placed a woman in Tangerang under observation after her husband and two-year-old child died of bird flu last week.
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