6:39 pm November 22, 2014 | No Comment
Franky Sibarani, a top official with Indonesia’s biggest business lobby, has reportedly been tapped as the country’s next investment chief, in yet another appointment that appears to come with political strings attached.
6:53 pm November 21, 2014 | No Comment
resident Joko Widodo has already selected new chiefs for the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) and the Agency for the Placement and Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers (BNP2TKI),
6:28 pm November 21, 2014 | 6 Comments
Amnesty International on Wednesday called on Indonesia’s new government to usher in an era of respect for human rights.
7:45 am November 21, 2014 | 2 Comments
Visiting European Union chief Herman Van Rompuy has praised the progress of Indonesia’s democracy and its economic development, and says the EU can offer much more to Indonesia than the current level of cooperation.
12:15 am November 21, 2014 | 7 Comments
President Joko Widodo continues to surprise with his appointment of officials for top posts, this time drawing the ire of antigraft activists and academics over his pick of a politician from his ruling coalition as the country’s next attorney general.
12:05 am November 21, 2014 | 2 Comments
Analysts have slammed the process for selecting the next president director of state-owned energy company Pertamina, amid accusations that a third-party firm hired by the state enterprises minister to assess the candidates is not independent.
5:02 pm November 20, 2014 | 1 Comment
Despite mounting criticism from analysts and activists, President Joko Widodo on Thursday inaugurated a politician as the country's new attorney general.
8:05 am November 20, 2014 | 2 Comments
Jakarta is set to relinquish some of its authority over the autonomous province of Aceh, a top Jakarta official said, on condition that the local government there back down from adopting a flag, which greatly resembles that of the now-disbanded separatist Free Aceh Movement.
12:05 am November 20, 2014 | 12 Comments
Despite violent protests by hard-line Islamic vigilante groups and threats of boycotts by rival politicians, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama on Wednesday was officially inaugurated as governor of Jakarta.
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