9:35 pm March 2, 2015 | No Comment
Zulkifli Hasan, the newly elected chairman of the National Mandate Party (PAN), asserted on Monday that his party would stay in the opposition
9:16 pm March 2, 2015 | 3 Comments
The National Democratic (NasDem) Party on Monday retracted its support for a legislative inquiry that could lead to impeachment proceedings against Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama,
9:05 pm March 2, 2015 | 1 Comment
Indonesia's antigraft commission on Monday handed over its investigation into would-be police chief Budi Gunawan to the Attorney General's Office, an institution with far less success in prosecuting graft cases.
7:31 pm March 2, 2015 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo's chief of staff Luhut Panjaitan has been granted greater authority to coordinate key policy initiatives, under a new Presidential Regulation, or Perpres.
3:51 pm March 2, 2015 | No Comment
The National Mandate Party, or PAN, should strengthen its political appeal under new Chairman Zulkifli Hasan and take advantage of the ongoing identity crises that other Indonesian political parties have to deal with.
2:51 pm March 2, 2015 | 7 Comments
The National Democratic Party, or Nasdem, announced on Monday its lawmakers at Jakarta's provincial legislative council, or DPRD, would retract their request for an inquiry against the city's Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama.
11:32 pm March 1, 2015 | 31 Comments
A former foreign minister has called on the Indonesian government to tone down its seemingly gleeful rhetoric about plans for executing foreign nationals on death row, which he says gives the impression that Indonesia enjoys such killings.
11:20 pm February 27, 2015 | 32 Comments
Indonesia's antigraft commission has vowed to follow up on a report by Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama alleging budget irregularities by the City Council.
8:35 pm February 27, 2015 | 24 Comments
The death penalty is an inhuman form of punishment and not effective in deterring crime, the Indonesian Bishops Conference (KWI) said on Friday, ahead of the pending execution of 11 drug convicts.
10:10 pm February 26, 2015 | 27 Comments
The Jakarta City Council on Thursday unanimously decided to launch an inquiry against the capital’s governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, for submitting a budget proposal the council had yet to revise.
9:47 pm February 26, 2015 | 7 Comments
The Supreme Court must order all judges not to accept pretrial motions challenging a person’s suspect status, a legal expert has said
11:50 am February 26, 2015 | 25 Comments
Jakarta City Council will hold a plenary session on Thursday in an attempt to authorize the use of an investigation right against Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama — possibly with the goal of impeaching him.
12:59 am February 26, 2015 | 21 Comments
Indonesia’s second-largest Muslim organization, Muhammadiyah, has called on private firms to stop selling bottled water after the Constitutional Court revoked in its entirety the 2004 Water Resources Law, which regulates such sales.
12:32 am February 26, 2015 | 18 Comments
Foreign Minister Retno L.P. Marsudi on Tuesday shared her plans for Indonesia’s “new brand” of diplomacy, particularly in relation to the economy, following the delegation of a new task to all Indonesian envoys: to explore market opportunities for Indonesian businesses and safeguard those that currently operate overseas.