2:44 am May 28, 2015 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo inaugurated on Wednesday West Papua Deputy Governor Irene Manibuy and Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (Bakamla) chief Vice Admiral Desi Albert Mamahit at the State Palace.
1:46 am May 28, 2015 | No Comment
The Indonesian government is planning to examine the academic qualifications of all of its officials in an effort to clamp down on the recent discoveries of counterfeit university diplomas.
7:08 pm May 26, 2015 | 4 Comments
The two rival camps inside the Golkar Party are setting aside their differences temporarily in a bid to keep Indonesia's oldest and still-running political party from missing this year's regional elections. However, the opposing camps' fight at the court still continues.
8:56 pm May 25, 2015 | 9 Comments
President Joko Widodo said on Monday that he wants the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to be led by people with different expertise and skill sets to expedite the country’s fight against graft and better tackle cases that are getting increasingly sophisticated and complex.
9:13 am May 25, 2015 | 12 Comments
Nearly two decades after Indonesia's military was squeezed out of civilian affairs with the downfall of strongman leader Suharto, President Joko Widodo is drawing the army more closely into his wars on drugs, terrorism, and corruption.
3:17 pm May 24, 2015 | 2 Comments
The two feuding factions of the Golkar Party — Indonesia's oldest political party — have agreed to set aside their differences in order to select candidates for upcoming regional elections.
10:31 pm May 22, 2015 | 10 Comments
Human rights activists on Friday lambasted Attorney General M. Prasetyo’s remarks for seeking settlements and not a full investigation into past gross human rights violations in Indonesia.
7:29 pm May 22, 2015 | 36 Comments
Observers Slam Former KPK Adviser’s Misogynistic Remarks Over All-Female Antigraft Selection Committee
Jakarta. Abdullah Hehamahua, a former adviser for the Corruption Eradication Commission, has received intense criticism for making sexist remarks about the antigraft body’s all-female selection committee recently appointed by President Joko Widodo. Joko announced on Thursday his choice for nine new members of the committee, which will be led by economic analyst Destry Damayanti and […]
6:47 pm May 22, 2015 | 8 Comments
Indonesia's prominent anti-corruption body has estimated trillions of rupiah in state loss incurred from a corruption case involving Hadi Poernomo, former director general of taxation at the Ministry of Finance and former chief of the Supreme Audit Agency, or BPK.
10:22 pm May 21, 2015 | 2 Comments
President Joko Widodo announced nine new members of the Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, selection committee on Thursday, all of whom are women.
6:03 pm May 21, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. President Joko Widodo has instructed two of Indonesia’s most prominent political parties to settle internal rifts before upcoming regional elections. Teten Masduki, a member of the president’s communications team, said the president wanted the Golkar Party and the United Development Party, or PPP, to resolve their respective leadership disputes. Incumbent Aburizal Bakrie and his rival Agung […]
11:51 am May 21, 2015 | 2 Comments
The House of Representatives has threatened to use force to make Energy and Mineral Resources Sudirman Said attend a hearing with legislators, after he failed to show up for a second time on Thursday.
9:02 am May 21, 2015 | No Comment
Activists have called for transparency and public scrutiny to play a part in the selection process of members of a committee responsible for the appointment of new leaders to Indonesia’s anti-graft body.
3:54 pm May 20, 2015 | No Comment
Legislators are likely to grill Indonesia’s energy minister about allegations that the previous administration thwarted attempts to clean up corruption in the country’s oil and gas sector, but insist that this will not be the focus of their meeting on Thursday.
9:13 am May 20, 2015 | 4 Comments
Former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has chastised Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Sudirman Said for remarks suggesting the former president had intervened in attempts to reform Indonesia’s graft-tainted oil sector.