11:27 pm May 4, 2015 | 4 Comments
Indonesia’s leaders have given conflicting signals on whether a reshuffle is in the cards, amid mounting dissatisfaction among the public and politicians with members of the cabinet.
9:59 pm May 4, 2015 | No Comment
The administration of Bogor municipality will receive only a tenth of the figure it has proposed for financial aid from Jakarta, following the Home Affairs Ministry’s decision to cut Rp 3.6 trillion ($231 million) from spending plans this year.
9:46 pm May 4, 2015 | 9 Comments
The Indonesian government’s top official in charge of prisons handed in his resignation on Monday following the discovery last month that a drug kingpin on death row was continuing to run his empire from behind bars with the help of officials.
4:32 pm May 4, 2015 | 5 Comments
Senior Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator Novel Baswedan has filed a pretrial motion against the National Police over his arrest, which his lawyers say is riddled with irregularities.
3:43 pm May 4, 2015 | 23 Comments
North Aceh district has passed legislation requiring schools to teach boys and girls separately and hopes to follow that up with a ban prohibiting the two sexes from riding motorcycles together.
3:28 pm May 4, 2015 | 5 Comments
The National Police are widening their investigation to other suspects in the irregular procurement case of uninterruptible power supply, or UPS, devices for Jakarta schools last year. Estimated loss to the city's government from the graft case has hovered in the millions of dollars.
2:40 pm May 4, 2015 | 5 Comments
President Joko Widodo has threatened to cancel the licenses of wayward private hospitals if they continue to turn away patients requesting medical care with Healthy Indonesia Cards, or KIS.
12:07 pm May 4, 2015 | No Comment
The repatriation of Indonesians stuck in disaster-stricken Nepal may commence as soon as Tuesday, Indonesia's top military commander says.
10:46 am May 4, 2015 | 1 Comment
A suspicious package containing white powder and a threatening letter was found at Indonesia's embassy in the Australian capital on Monday, the Foreign Affairs Ministry has reported.
10:29 am May 4, 2015 | 2 Comments
Australia’s police force on Monday defended its involvement in tracking an international drug smuggling network that culminated in the execution of two Australians by firing squad in Indonesia last week.
10:06 pm May 3, 2015 | 12 Comments
The legal counsel of antigraft officer Novel Baswedan are deliberating whether to lodge a pretrial motion against the National Police following their client’s temporary arrest on Friday.
9:52 pm May 3, 2015 | No Comment
The Indonesian Forum for Budget Transparency on Sunday announced the launch of a special service in which members of the public may submit reports of irregularities in the distribution of cash handouts for urban wards and villages, a program set to kick off later this month.
9:21 pm May 3, 2015 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo is slated to make a second visit to the restive provinces of Papua and West Papua this weekend to launch several development projects.