4:10 pm July 31, 2015 | No Comment
Police in Jakarta has charged a senior Ministry of Trade official after $42,000 in cash from unclear provenance was found inside one of the desks in his office. The cash is believed to be bribes linked to the pre-customs clearance process at Indonesia's largest shipping port.
3:08 pm July 31, 2015 | No Comment
The city administration has announced it will expedite plans to install up to 4,000 cameras across town and hook them up to the national database of electronic ID cards.
2:15 pm July 31, 2015 | No Comment
Protecting the forest habitat of the orangutan has become as important as rescuing the great apes if the species is to survive, but global demand for palm oil has helped drive deforestation.
9:05 pm July 30, 2015 | 6 Comments
The Bali-based Sukarno Center will this year award its annual prize for global statesmanship to Kim Jong Un of North Korea, hailing him as a champion in the fight against neocolonialism and imperialism.
8:14 pm July 30, 2015 | 1 Comment
Ten Australian research scientists shared their experiences and highlighted Indonesia's largely untapped scientific potential during a discussion forum with their Indonesian counterparts in Jakarta on Monday.
6:52 pm July 30, 2015 | 2 Comments
The amount of funding pouring into Indonesia's fledgling e-commerce scene belies the general economic sputtering that has seen Indonesia post the slowest pace of quarterly GDP growth, at 4.7 percent in the first quarter of 2015, in five years.
5:59 pm July 30, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia's meteorological agency has detected more than a hundred fire hotspots in eight areas across Riau province on Thursday, warning residents and officials of exacerbating haze from forest and land fires.
5:24 pm July 30, 2015 | 24 Comments
Indonesia's top clerical council is demanding the government draw up legislation to make tourism in the country compliant with Islamic principles.
11:27 am July 30, 2015 | 3 Comments
As the growing world population will need more energy, food and water, future conflict is likely to shift to countries rich in such resources, the chief of the Indonesian Military (TNI) says, stressing the need for the nation's security forces to adapt.
7:15 pm July 29, 2015 | 36 Comments
Indonesia’s highest Islamic clerical body has issued a fatwa, or edict, denouncing the government’s universal health insurance program, claiming it fails to comply with Islamic precepts.
5:31 pm July 29, 2015 | 2 Comments
A court in Bali has thrown out a pretrial bid by a woman charged with the murder of her foster daughter, in a case that has captured national attention.
3:35 pm July 29, 2015 | 6 Comments
New requirements applied to this year's regional elections could pave the way for the emergence of "puppet candidates" who run merely to boost the profile of other candidates.