11:27 pm March 3, 2015 | No Comment
The rift dividing Indonesiaâ€™s oldest political party, Golkar, continued to widen as two rival factions drew different interpretations of a verdict issued on Tuesday by Golkarâ€™s internal tribunal concerning the partyâ€™s dual leadership.
11:17 pm March 3, 2015 | No Comment
The National Police have promised to drop pending investigations into two antigraft deputies, but say ongoing probes against two others will continue.
9:00 pm March 3, 2015 | 1 Comment
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.
6:47 pm March 3, 2015 | 15 Comments
Vice President Jusuf Kalla has denounced neighboring Singapore and Malaysia for complaining about the severe haze caused by Indonesian forest fires. He said he took note of the way the neighboring countries had kept complaining when toxic haze from adjacent areas in Indonesia, Riau in particular, fouled their air.
6:15 pm March 3, 2015 | 2 Comments
Jakarta's provincial legislative council, or DPRD, has on Tuesday appointed the lawyer who defended Comr. Gen Budi Gunawan to help the Jakarta councillors refute the allegations that Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has made against them.
5:28 pm March 3, 2015 | 1 Comment
Indonesia's security forces must prioritize the prevention of terrorism in the country, President Joko Widodo said on Tuesday during a meeting with leaders of the National Police and the Indonesian Military (TNI).
9:35 pm March 2, 2015 | 2 Comments
Zulkifli Hasan, the newly elected chairman of the National Mandate Party (PAN), asserted on Monday that his party would stay in the opposition
9:16 pm March 2, 2015 | 15 Comments
The National Democratic (NasDem) Party on Monday retracted its support for a legislative inquiry that could lead to impeachment proceedings against Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama,
9:05 pm March 2, 2015 | 13 Comments
Indonesia's antigraft commission on Monday handed over its investigation into would-be police chief Budi Gunawan to the Attorney General's Office, an institution with far less success in prosecuting graft cases.
7:31 pm March 2, 2015 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo's chief of staff Luhut Panjaitan has been granted greater authority to coordinate key policy initiatives, under a new Presidential Regulation, or Perpres.
3:51 pm March 2, 2015 | No Comment
The National Mandate Party, or PAN, should strengthen its political appeal under new Chairman Zulkifli Hasan and take advantage of the ongoing identity crises that other Indonesian political parties have to deal with.
2:51 pm March 2, 2015 | 13 Comments
The National Democratic Party, or Nasdem, announced on Monday its lawmakers at Jakarta's provincial legislative council, or DPRD, would retract their request for an inquiry against the city's Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama.
11:32 pm March 1, 2015 | 67 Comments
A former foreign minister has called on the Indonesian government to tone down its seemingly gleeful rhetoric about plans for executing foreign nationals on death row, which he says gives the impression that Indonesia enjoys such killings.