2:26 pm March 5, 2015 | No Comment
The Indonesian government has reportedly rejected an Australian offer to exchange two drug convict set to be executed for Indonesian inmates held Down Under.
2:12 pm March 5, 2015 | No Comment
Deputy Governor Djarot Syaiful Hidayat is throwing his weight behind his boss in the e-budget feud with Jakarta's Legislative Council, or DRPD, despite the possibility that its inquiries may lead to Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama's impeachment.
12:47 pm March 5, 2015 | No Comment
Preparation for the execution of ten convicts on death row has nearly reached completion, the Coordinating Minister for Politics, the Law, and Security claimed on Wednesday. Over 100 officers are being readied to fire the shots in Central Java's Nusakambangan prison.
12:15 pm March 5, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia's National Narcotics Agency, or BNN, will work with the Interior Ministry's Directorate General for Demographics and Civil Registration to prevent drug dealers from obtaining multiple unauthorized identity cards.
12:02 am March 5, 2015 | No Comment
The Jakarta administration on Wednesday launched its own petition ahead of a planned legislative inquiry which could see the city’s governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, impeached.
11:20 pm March 4, 2015 | No Comment
Two Australian convicted drug traffickers facing imminent execution amid rising international pressure on the Indonesian government have arrived at a maximum security prison on Nusakambangan island, off the coast of Central Java, where 10 inmates will likely be shot within days.
11:16 pm March 4, 2015 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo has said that he wants harmony between the Corruption Eradication Commission and the country’s other law enforcement agencies, a move that many say undermines the credibility of the antigraft body and provides impunity for corrupt law enforcers.
11:08 pm March 4, 2015 | No Comment
Hundreds of members of the military command in Central Java’s capital, Semarang, attended the screening of “Senyap” (“The Look of Silence)” last week by award-winning American director Joshua Oppenheimer — a documentary movie on Indonesia’s bloody past of anti-communist purge, which has often been blamed on the Indonesian Military.
1:25 pm March 4, 2015 | No Comment
Two Australian convicted drug traffickers facing imminent execution amid rising international pressure on the Indonesian government, have arrived at the maximum security prison on Nusakambangan island off the coast of Central Java, where the two will likely be shot within days.
11:27 pm March 3, 2015 | No Comment
The rift dividing Indonesia’s oldest political party, Golkar, continued to widen as two rival factions drew different interpretations of a verdict issued on Tuesday by Golkar’s internal tribunal concerning the party’s dual leadership.
11:17 pm March 3, 2015 | 5 Comments
The National Police have promised to drop pending investigations into two antigraft deputies, but say ongoing probes against two others will continue.
10:56 pm March 3, 2015 | 4 Comments
Protests by fishermen against Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti’s new ban on the use of some fishing equipment continued in Central Java over the past couple of days,
9:00 pm March 3, 2015 | 3 Comments
Former National Mandate Party (PAN) chairman Hatta Rajasa has hit out at his chief detractor a day after narrowly losing a bid for re-election, defending himself against insinuations that he was not loyal to the opposition bloc.