11:45 pm January 23, 2015 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo and his Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle could lose public support in the next election for not standing behind the beleaguered Corruption Eradication Commission.
10:54 pm January 23, 2015 | No Comment
The Jakarta administration has eliminated an allocation for honorary employees in this year’s budget, which is expected to save the capital up to 40 percent of its spending funds.
10:21 pm January 23, 2015 | No Comment
Australia-Indonesia relations are at question as President Joko Widodo plans to execute more people on death row despite persistent clemency for the Australian Bali Nine prisoners Andrew Chan and Myuran Sakumaran.
4:33 pm January 23, 2015 | 3 Comments
Following the shock police decision to arrest the deputy chief of Indonesia's respected anti-graft body, President Joko Widodo on Friday urged the National Police and the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to avoid any further friction.
10:56 am January 23, 2015 | 3 Comments
The National Police arrested Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) deputy chief Bambang Widjojanto on Friday, citing an election-dispute case in 2010.
11:23 pm January 22, 2015 | 5 Comments
While security analysts in Indonesia have voiced support for US President Barack Obama’s recent remarks calling on the world’s help in combating terrorism, a close reading of domestic experts’ remarks suggests some nuances of Washington’s call to action may have been lost on Indonesian audiences.
7:39 pm January 22, 2015 | 17 Comments
A politician of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle, or PDI-P, has launched a scathing attack against the chairman of the national antigraft agency over the probe against Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan.
10:33 am January 22, 2015 | 3 Comments
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has seized two Surabaya homes, six cars and Rp 100 million ($8,000) in cash from an East Java politician suspected of having taken kickbacks from an energy company in connection with a natural gas concession.
8:20 am January 22, 2015 | No Comment
Sudan’s government is seeking to develop its trade relations with Indonesia, following the nation’s 59th Independence Day, which fell on Jan. 1, its ambassador said on Wednesday.
11:26 pm January 21, 2015 | 4 Comments
The Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, on Wednesday confirmed that an activist in East Java who was recently ambushed and shot by unknown gunmen had been helping it in its investigation of a well-known local politician.
10:53 pm January 21, 2015 | 4 Comments
Fishermen across a number of regions have staged a wave of protests over the past few days against the fisheries minister’s new set of regulations imposing restrictions on the fish they can legally catch.
6:06 pm January 21, 2015 | 5 Comments
The reformist line cast by fisheries minister Susi Pudjiastuti met firm resistance on Wednesday after a fishermen's union arrived at Commission IV of the House of Representatives to state their opposition to new regulations.
3:09 pm January 21, 2015 | No Comment
The National Police bade farewell to Gen. Sutarman in an official ceremony on Wednesday, during which the outgoing police chief saying he would spend his retirement years farming.
1:58 pm January 21, 2015 | 2 Comments
The city government said on Wednesday it would question a local official who allegedly threatened his relatives with an airsoft gun during an argument.