12:48 am May 23, 2015 | 11 Comments
Indonesian authorities have arrested a second prison guard this month for alleged drug-dealing, this time working ironically enough at a penitentiary for drug offenders.
10:31 pm May 22, 2015 | 1 Comment
Human rights activists on Friday lambasted Attorney General M. Prasetyo’s remarks for seeking settlements and not a full investigation into past gross human rights violations in Indonesia.
8:03 pm May 22, 2015 | No Comment
Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama inaugurated on Friday the Lenggang Jakarta food court and souvenir center located in the IRTI parking lot at the National Monument, or Monas, in Central Jakarta.
7:29 pm May 22, 2015 | 11 Comments
Observers Slam Former KPK Adviser’s Misogynistic Remarks Over All-Female Antigraft Selection Committee
Jakarta. Abdullah Hehamahua, a former adviser for the Corruption Eradication Commission, has received intense criticism for making sexist remarks about the antigraft body’s all-female selection committee recently appointed by President Joko Widodo. Joko announced on Thursday his choice for nine new members of the committee, which will be led by economic analyst Destry Damayanti and […]
6:47 pm May 22, 2015 | 4 Comments
Indonesia's prominent anti-corruption body has estimated trillions of rupiah in state loss incurred from a corruption case involving Hadi Poernomo, former director general of taxation at the Ministry of Finance and former chief of the Supreme Audit Agency, or BPK.
4:23 pm May 22, 2015 | 1 Comment
Comedian Sri Wahyuningsih admitted on Friday that she had received a substantial amount of money from former health minister Siti Fadillah Supari, who was named a graft suspect by the Corruption Eradication Commission in 2012.
2:57 pm May 22, 2015 | 12 Comments
Indonesia's Healthy Ministry is set to meet with the Trade Ministry next week to discuss regulating the sale of electronic cigarettes.
1:54 pm May 22, 2015 | No Comment
The capital's provincial government is requesting the central government to expedite the building permit for an athletes' village in preparation for the 2018 Asian Games.
1:22 pm May 22, 2015 | 10 Comments
Armed separatists in Indonesia’s Papua province have declared open war on the military and non-Papuan civilians, insisting that their decades-long struggle for independence is not over and denouncing as a lie President Joko Widodo’s reassurances that the region is peaceful.
12:02 pm May 22, 2015 | 3 Comments
Myanmar’s military commander-in-chief said some “boatpeople” landing in Malaysia and Indonesia this month are likely pretending to be Rohingya Muslims to receive United Nations aid and that many had fled neighboring Bangladesh, state media reported on Friday.
10:22 pm May 21, 2015 | 2 Comments
President Joko Widodo announced nine new members of the Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, selection committee on Thursday, all of whom are women.
9:36 pm May 21, 2015 | 8 Comments
An Indonesian court has sentenced a 73-year-old Japanese man to life in prison for trafficking 2.35 kilograms of methamphetamine into the country from Macau.
8:02 pm May 21, 2015 | No Comment
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday that he had ordered the navy to conduct search and rescue missions for thousands of migrants adrift at sea as Thailand's prime minister said his country would not provide shelter.