1:12 am November 26, 2014 | No Comment
Markus Junianto Sihaloho & Hotman Siregar Discord between opposition lawmakers who control the House of Representatives and the president and his supporters has entered a new chapter with the revelation that President Joko Widodo has barred ministers from attending House meetings. In a Nov. 4 circular issued by Cabinet Secretary Andi Widjajanto, Joko ordered ministers […]
1:11 am November 26, 2014 | No Comment
Lenny Trisitia Tambun Following instructions from President Joko Widodo, Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama on Tuesday announced that he would do away with additional meeting allowances for staff in the capital’s budget for 2015. “We will cut allowances such as for employee meetings,” Basuki, who was inaugurated as the governor last week to replace Joko, […]
1:11 am November 26, 2014 | No Comment
Michael Taylor A prolonged fall in the price of palm oil is hitting Indonesia’s legions of smallholder farmers, forcing cutbacks that will reduce output in coming years and raising the prospect of a bout of sell-outs to major producers. Smallholder farmers account for about 40 percent of output from Indonesia’s vast plantations that cover an […]
12:31 am November 26, 2014 | No Comment
Vice President Jusuf Kalla, a former chairman of the Golkar Party, said on Tuesday that would summon the party's senior members if they were unable to settle their internal dispute.
6:10 pm November 25, 2014 | No Comment
State-owned energy company Pertamina on Tuesday officially launched a subsidized fuel scheme especially for fishermen in Cilincing, North Jakarta.
5:09 pm November 25, 2014 | 6 Comments
The Jakarta High Court has turned down an appeal by Akil Mochtar, once the highest judge in the land, to have his conviction and life sentence for corruption overturned.
4:29 pm November 25, 2014 | 6 Comments
The National Police and the Navy are ready to follow President Joko Widodo's orders to increase the number of sea patrols — as long as the government provides additional funds to buy fuel for their ships.
3:28 pm November 25, 2014 | 5 Comments
Three religious leaders on Monday offered conflicting views on interfaith marriage at the Constitutional Court.
1:21 pm November 25, 2014 | No Comment
Following instructions from President Joko Widodo, Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama on Tuesday announced that he would do away with additional allowances for staff in the capital's 2015 budget.
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