12:45 am October 30, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia’s first female foreign minister, Retno Marsudi, confirms predictions that the country’s foreign policy under President Joko Widodo will be directed toward supporting the national interest rather than maintaining or expanding previous administration’s international activism.
8:19 pm October 29, 2014 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo’s five-party Awesome Indonesia coalition, or KIH, plan to file a motion of no confidence against the leaders of the House of Representatives (DPR).
6:26 pm October 29, 2014 | No Comment
A 24-year-old man found himself in a compromising position last week after he was arrested for spreading pornographic pictures in which he had used editing software to replace the faces of the performers with those of President Joko Widodo and Megawati Sukarnoputri.
5:55 pm October 29, 2014 | No Comment
A righteous vigilante using social media to expose allegations of corruption, or an online muckraker responsible for disseminating damaging gossip and baseless rumor? Investigators at Jakarta Police say the hit Twitter account @TrioMacan2000 is in fact something altogether more shadowy.
4:51 pm October 29, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia's House of Representatives forged ahead on Wednesday with the selection of commission and committee leaders, despite a boycott from the five-party coalition of President Joko Widodo.
4:31 pm October 29, 2014 | No Comment
The Home Affairs Ministry has called on the Jakarta City Council to convene a plenary meeting to recommend the promotion of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama as governor, amid continued opposition from councilors.
2:18 pm October 29, 2014 | No Comment
Authorities in Papua have arrested a police officer and are questioning three soldiers suspected of supplying ammunition to an armed separatist cell blamed for attacks that killed at least six police officers in the past three years.
7:30 am October 29, 2014 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo has ordered funds intended for social aid programs to be administered by a single ministry to improve oversight, Social Affairs Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa said on Tuesday.