9:19 am March 12, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia signed a new narcotics regulation focusing more on rehabilitating drug users instead of punishing them, a minister said on Tuesday.
11:31 am March 8, 2014 | 1 Comment
The country’s top cop has criticized legislators for their call to force Vice President Boediono to testify before the House of Representatives about a controversial bank bailout in 2008 — even as they now demand he be charged and tried.
10:09 am March 5, 2014 | 16 Comments
The move to put together a new presidential security detail, or Paspampres , to guard the family of a former president and vice president has elicited mixed responses from observers, some of whom claim the push stems from fear.
11:33 am February 22, 2014 | 2 Comments
A legislator has demanded that the government retake control of foreign-owned stakes in the country’s biggest telecommunications companies, following reports that subscriber communications were subjected to broad surveillance by US and Australian intelligence.
7:13 am February 11, 2014 | 10 Comments
Members of the police will continue to hunt down perpetrators behind the attacks on two police posts in the capital over the weekend, with National Police chief Gen. Sutarman vowing that those involved in the acts will be sanctioned without regard to their status amid speculation members of the Indonesian Military may have been involved.
6:59 pm February 3, 2014 | 2 Comments
Jakarta. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono urged Indonesian football fans to avoid violence, during a match at the start of the new season. “For Bobotoh and Sumselmania supporters, please show that you are the best supporters who love peace,” Yudhoyono wrote on his official Twitter account on Sunday, referring to the monikers for fans of Persib Bandung more »
8:55 pm January 22, 2014 | 14 Comments
Indonesia on Wednesday lashed out at Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in response to his statement that stopping asylum boats was a matter of Australian sovereignty.
10:30 am January 22, 2014 | 3 Comments
After years of dispute over the management of Surabaya Zoo, the central government on Tuesday said it would officially hand full authority of the controversial zoo to Surabaya Mayor Tri Rismaharini, ensuring substantial changes in its operations and its treatment of animals.