10:45 pm August 11, 2014 | 6 Comments
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has asked President-Elect Joko Widodo to focus on Indonesia’s sovereignty as his priority when he is inaugurated in October.
5:33 pm August 6, 2014 | No Comment
The Communication and Information Ministry has blocked access to websites about the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as well as the Islamic State (IS), the government announced on Wednesday.
4:11 pm August 1, 2014 | No Comment
The sale of subsidized fuel in Central Jakarta and on the capital's toll roads will be restricted starting this month in order to control rapid consumption which threatens to overrun the state's annual subsidy before the end of the year.
4:32 pm July 28, 2014 | No Comment
Over two weeks after Indonesians went to the polls to elect a new president, millions across the nation have shifted their focus, even if for a day, to the celebration of Idul Fitri, which marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan on Monday.
2:34 pm June 27, 2014 | No Comment
The Religious Affairs Ministry was scheduled to hold an isbat on Friday to finalize the government's official date for the start of Ramadan. This afternoon's formal meeting will not affect followers of Indonesia's second-largest Islamic organization, Muhammadiyah, which has already announced that the fasting month begins at midnight tonight.
11:25 am June 17, 2014 | 6 Comments
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono visited Fiji on Tuesday — the first visit by a sitting president of Indonesia to the island nation — in a move to strengthen ties with South Pacific states as well as to clear up diplomatic disagreements over the situation in Papua.
4:07 pm June 14, 2014 | No Comment
The founder of a tabloid accused of smear campaign against presidential candidate Joko Widodo has denied any wrongdoing, emphasizing that an overly pliant media had damaged Indonesia's ability to properly scrutinize its presidential candidates.
7:30 pm June 13, 2014 | No Comment
The chief of the National Police said on Friday that officers were looking at urban areas and would assign two officers to every polling station to ensure the smooth running of the July 9 election.