10:54 pm December 23, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia’s highest Muslim authority has offered to mediate a truce between warring factions of the country’s oldest Islamic party, calling the rift a “saddening” development.
9:41 pm December 23, 2014 | No Comment
The chief justice of the Constitutional Court, Hamdan Zoelva, has caused controversy by declining to appear at a selection interview to enable him to serve a second term, saying he had already met the requirement in 2010.
9:55 pm December 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
The Jakarta administration is pessimistic that the 2015 budget will be approved before the end of the year by the City Council, which breaks for recess this week.
3:57 pm December 21, 2014 | 3 Comments
A survey published on Sunday revealed that public support for the administration of President Joko Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla remains high, despite their controversial fuel subsidy cut.
12:02 am December 20, 2014 | 11 Comments
The Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, announced on Friday that it will soon launch a preliminary investigation of former Jakarta Governor Fauzi Bowo in relation to several suspicious transactions in his bank account.
12:46 am December 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
Balinese artists take part in “cultural fight” to shift the public’s attention to environmental issues, particularly those concerning Benoa Bay.
12:12 am December 19, 2014 | No Comment
The head of Indonesia’s migrant worker authority says he is seeking to repatriate as many as 1.8 million Indonesians who are stuck abroad without work permits.
12:07 am December 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
The Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, could be forced to find office space for part of its operations if State-Owned Enterprises Minister Rini Soemarno proceeds with the sale of her ministry’s headquarters.
12:06 am December 19, 2014 | 3 Comments
Legal analysts have blasted Indonesia’s home affairs minister for a seemingly politically motivated move to spare the Bogor district chief, who was convicted in a corruption case last month, from a dishonorable dismissal.
12:03 am December 19, 2014 | 6 Comments
President Joko Widodo is questioning the commitment of his staff to protect Indonesia’s maritime resources, ordering officials to be more serious about sinking foreign vessels caught poaching on Indonesian waters.
1:35 pm December 18, 2014 | 7 Comments
Indonesia's former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has taken to Twitter to defend himself against criticism that while in office he did not do enough to prop up the rupiah, which has tumbled to lows not seen since the 1998 Asian financial crisis.
12:07 am December 18, 2014 | 12 Comments
A lack of safe parking areas and alternative routes sparked mass confusion and heated protests among motorcyclists as a new traffic regulation banning them from two of Jakarta’s main streets came into effect on Wednesday morning.
12:06 am December 18, 2014 | No Comment
Newly inaugurated Jakarta Deputy Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat said he plans to revive blusukan, or impromptu visits, to the city’s poorer areas, an act abandoned by city officials since former governor and pioneer of the practice Joko Widodo became president.
6:36 pm December 17, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama inaugurated Djarot Saiful Hidayat as his deputy on Wednesday.
3:12 pm December 17, 2014 | No Comment
The National Mandate Party (PAN) will hold its national congress in March next year, with senior members keen to avoid any of the displays of disunity that have split the Golkar Party and the United Development Party.
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