2:44 am January 28, 2015 | No Comment
Analysts and politicians have called for President Joko Widodo to break away from his political patron, Megawati Soekarnoputri, after a politician in the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle that she chairs called for Joko’s impeachment.
2:26 am January 28, 2015 | No Comment
Amid rising tensions and an onslaught of criticism triggered by the ongoing skirmish between the National Police and the national antigraft agency, President Joko Widodo has managed to come out on top in the eyes of one group.
12:06 am January 28, 2015 | No Comment
The Indonesian lawyer for members of the so-called Bali Nine on death row said he would submit a second judicial review as he is of the opinion that Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran had been treated as “numbers, not human beings.”
11:40 pm January 27, 2015 | No Comment
The Indonesian government is set to enact a regulation mandating public officials on all levels to disclose their wealth, Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Yuddy Chrisnandi said on Tuesday.
9:32 am January 27, 2015 | No Comment
Former deputy justice minister Denny Indrayana petitioned the Constitutional Court on Monday to review the legal basis for the legislature’s approval of President Joko Widodo’s nomination and dismissal of the National Police chief.
9:00 am January 27, 2015 | No Comment
Activists were quick to lament President Joko Widodo’s stance, and some predicted that attacks on the KPK would not only continue, but grow more aggressive.
1:51 am January 27, 2015 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo’s popularity was plunging sharply on the eve of his 100th day in office, which is today, while analysts scrutinize his cabinet’s poor performance obscured behind a series of increasingly scandalous policies.
4:26 pm January 26, 2015 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo has inaugurated Triawan Munaf as the director for a new agency dealing with the creative economy, a sector previously under the remit of the Tourism Ministry.
12:25 am January 26, 2015 | No Comment
Protests are mounting against what some observers increasingly believe now to be systematic efforts to incapacitate the Corruption Eradication Commission — Indonesia’s last bastion of hope against systemic corruption — which seems to have been cast adrift now with only the public as its faithful ally.
8:53 am January 25, 2015 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo and his administration continued to face criticism, and those stories were among the most viewed in the past week.
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.
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