12:15 am October 31, 2014 | No Comment
The lone minister to survive the cut in President Joko Widodo’s cabinet from the previous administration has unveiled plans to draft a bill that would afford unprecedented protection to religious minority groups, continuing where he left off in his battle against rising religious intolerance.
4:47 pm October 30, 2014 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo's five-party strong Awesome Indonesia Coalition, or KIH, plans to hold a plenary meeting on Friday where they will inaugurate their own speakers in the House of Representatives (DPR).
10:29 am October 30, 2014 | No Comment
In his mission to raise revenue available for investing in roads, rail and ports in Southeast Asia’s largest economy, President Joko Widodo’s administration is planning to expand the ranks of tax collectors. Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro, who took office Oct. 27, said in an interview on Wednesday that the campaign will target both companies and individuals.
10:06 am October 30, 2014 | No Comment
China must not use its “great force” to create regional instability, Indonesian military chief Gen. Moeldoko said, as his nation seeks to avoid being drawn into China’s territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
7:30 am October 30, 2014 | No Comment
The Awesome Indonesia coalition’s caucus in the House of Representatives declared its own version of the legislature’s speakership board on Wednesday, an announcement that followed a move by the majority Red-White coalition, which officially controls all leadership positions in the House, to appoint its own members as heads of all 11 House commissions.
7:15 am October 30, 2014 | No Comment
Donal Fariz, an Indonesia Corruption Watch researcher, said President Joko Widodo should pick either Muhammad Yusuf, the current chief of the Financial Transactions Report and Analysis Center (PPATK), or Yunus Hussein, his predecessor.
7:00 am October 30, 2014 | No Comment
Experts have expressed their opinions on the future direction of Indonesian foreign policy, particularly regarding the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, under the administration of President Joko Widodo over the next five years.