6:34 pm March 12, 2014 | No Comment
The National Police on Wednesday said it was prepared to send extra personnel to Aceh to safeguard the legislative election a day after an unknown assailant threw a grenade at the office of a political party.
8:45 am March 12, 2014 | 4 Comments
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was relaxed as he joked with senior editors on Monday evening at the Bank Mega office. The event was arranged by Bank Mega founder and owner Chairul Tanjung as part of a series of meetings between the press and leading politicians and potential presidential candidates.
11:40 pm March 10, 2014 | 2 Comments
Indonesia continues to divert its resources from its agricultural sector, causing it to import various food staples and risking the nation’s independence, agriculture researchers have said.
8:56 am March 10, 2014 | 1 Comment
As the legislative elections draw near, speculation surrounding poll-topper Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo’s nomination intensifies with the Indonesia Democratic Party of Struggle, or PDI-P, saying it will make no decision until after next month’s poll.
10:25 pm March 7, 2014 | No Comment
Although more and more Indonesian women have successfully climbed the career ladder, the fight for gender equality continues. A recent report by the World Economic Forum showed that Indonesia ranked 95th out of 135 countries in terms of gender equality, scoring far below its neighbor, the Philippines, which ranked fifth.
10:20 pm March 6, 2014 | 2 Comments
Former Bank Indonesia deputy governor Budi Mulya attended the first day of his trial as a defendant in the Rp 6.7 trillion ($583 million) Bank Century bailout case on Thursday, which could see Vice President Boediono face similar charges.
12:22 pm March 6, 2014 | 4 Comments
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's ailing Democratic Party is targeting 15 percent of the seats in the House of Representatives after next month's legislative elections, the party's managing chairman said.
10:55 am March 6, 2014 | 10 Comments
Indonesia should keep more resources such as natural gas at home to bolster its domestic industries, according to Aburizal Bakrie, who rates himself the favorite to win a presidential election to be held in July.