9:36 pm April 19, 2015 | No Comment
As the world’s top businesspeople begun the World Economic Forum in Jakarta on Sunday, the 60th commemoration of the Asian-African Conference kicked off in the Indonesian capital on the same day, a testament to Indonesia’s rising clout at the global level.
2:45 pm April 19, 2015 | 2 Comments
The 60th commemoration of the Asian-African Conference kicked off in the Indonesian capital on Sunday, amid high hopes to boost cooperation among countries of the Global South.
12:28 am April 19, 2015 | No Comment
The Indonesian government's ban on the sale of alcoholic beverages in minimarkets nationwide was among the most-read stories on the website of the Jakarta Globe in the past week.
9:16 pm April 18, 2015 | 3 Comments
Several commercial flights arriving and departing from Halim Perdanakusumah airport in the capital have been diverted to naval airbase in Pondok Cabe, South Jakarta, due to the Asian African conference.
11:00 pm April 17, 2015 | 12 Comments
Activists on Friday criticized President Joko Widodo’s silence on the beheading of two migrant workers in Saudi Arabia this week, arguing that his resumption of the death penalty at home was undermining attempts to rescue Indonesian citizens on death row overseas.
10:31 pm April 17, 2015 | 2 Comments
The National Police finally had their definitive chief on Friday, for the first time since January, when President Joko Widodo swore in Badrodin Haiti to the post and promoted the former deputy chief to full general.
6:27 pm April 17, 2015 | 42 Comments
The French ambassador in Jakarta on Friday warned Indonesia that executing a Frenchman on death row on drugs charges would have "consequences" for the bilateral relationship.
4:26 pm April 17, 2015 | 9 Comments
Millions of Jakarta commuters will have to struggle through the world's most congested traffic for almost another decade, authorities believe, and they may have to wait even longer if $4 billion worth of new railway projects don't work out as planned.
4:20 pm April 17, 2015 | 4 Comments
Education and Culture Minister Anies Baswedan will file a lawsuit against a teacher who stole and uploaded national examination materials to Google Drive, a file storage service.
2:57 pm April 17, 2015 | 12 Comments
The Indonesian government has expressed regret at Saudi Arabia's decision to execute another Indonesian domestic worker.